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  1. Most satisfied with prevention steps

    Posted May 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Three-quarters of people interviewed were happy with the government's work to prevent an outbreak of swine flu, a university survey showed. Nearly 76 per cent of respondents said they were satisfied with the administration's flu-containment plan, Chinese University's Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies found after conducting the monthly ...

  2. Political Animal

    Posted May 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Brickbats follow that budget blitz The government certainly cannot be accused of doing too little to drum up public engagement in its budget. Figures provided to lawmakers yesterday show that between December 1 and February 15, announcements of public int ...

  3. Tough line on food safety

    Posted Jan 12th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee The chief executive yesterday promised tougher food safety measures that could lead to all food importers registering with the health authorities and providing certificates before their products can enter Hong Kong. Donald Tsang Yam-kuen ackno ...

  4. Tsang has a month to make amends

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... prevention of bribery rules that apply to political appointees and top civil servants. Had it adopted the change, the mere contemplation of favours from tycoons surely would have set alarm bells ... other political appointees to be 'totally inappropriate'. Sections 3 and 8 of the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance cover soliciting or accepting an advantage and the bribery of civil ...

  5. Poor defence

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... legislation, section 3 of the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance is not applicable to the chief executive. Unless there is sufficient evidence to prove that Tsang has transferred benefits to others, ... learned his lesson from this painful episode, Tsang should do his best to prevent similar incidents by improving the regulatory system that handles potential conflicts of interest for top ...

  6. Right to protest must be respected

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fancy is a central pillar of it. It is therefore worrying that the government has prevented activists from sailing to the Diaoyu Islands to side with mainland China over a claim of sovereignty against Japan. The protests have been taking place since 1996. They are not pleasure cruises; they aim to raise flags on the islands and confront Japanese vessels sent to prevent them. ...

  7. Tsang aide rejects calls for refunds

    Posted Jun 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... An independent review committee led by former chief justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang yesterday also made a raft of recommendations on regulating the hospitality that the chief executive receives to prevent ... The chief executive is liable under the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance section applicable to civil servants and political appointees. An independent committee will grant permission to the chief ...

  8. City is ready to listen

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Prevention of Bribery Ordinance to cover the chief executive. Tsang said he had developed his own 'internal code' on these matters, opting to pay 'market price' rates for trips ...

  9. Tsang must explain

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... tycoon. Tsang has appointed an independent panel to review the rules designed to prevent potential conflicts of interest. Brian Fong Chi-hang, a lecturer in social studies at City University, said ...

  10. Leung's audit chief seen as a minus

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... official trips. Pan-democratic lawmakers accused incoming chief executive Leung Chun-ying of appointing a political ally to the key position to prevent his government from being criticised. Sun ...




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