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  1. Tsang's post-80s aide wants you to check him out on Facebook

    Posted Aug 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The 27-year-old, who resigned from the Southern District Council to join the government seven weeks ago, was dubbed by his colleagues as the 'director of new media' soon after he joined ... to run in the Legislative Council election and is now a lawmaker. Appointed at the age of 29, Gary Chan had also been a district councillor and was seen as a rising star in the Democratic ...

  2. Bets are open for top financial job

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the money, we have fund managers; and for production and on-going advice, we have lawyers and accountants.' But he said the analogy has its limits: financial reforms usually take a long time ...

  3. Chan challenges the men as bean counters vote on council vacancies

    Posted Nov 20th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Final call for all bean counters aiming for high office. Nominations for the annual council elections of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants close this afternoon. Seven vacancies are up for grabs this year on the council with about 26,000 accountants in the city eligible to cast their vote. The council has 23 members, of whom 14 are elected ...

  4. Jack So to head TDC and lead expo fight

    Posted Sep 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... business as chairman of the Trade Development Council. His appointment, to a two-year term, was announced yesterday. He takes over from Peter Woo Kwong-ching on October 1. 'At a time when Hong ... its strategy for promoting Hong Kong business, products and services might be changed under Mr So's chairmanship to handle the 'complicated situation'. The government spokesman ...

  5. Council accuses Tsang of downgrade

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Chester Yung and Liz Heron New chairman 'blow' to sustainability group Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has infuriated members of the Council for Sustainable Development by giving it an independent chairman in place of outgoing Chief Secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan. Council vice-chairman Edgar Cheng Wai-kin replaces Mr Hui as chairman of the advisory body today after ...

  6. Consumer Council gets new chief

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Moderate pan-democrat Anthony Cheung Bing-leung has been given another cap to wear- Consumer Council chairman- making him one of the few former core members of the camp to head a post-handover statutory body. The City University professor of public and social administration has been a member of the council since 2002, and is no stranger to public life. Appointed ...

  7. Opportunity missed in council appointments

    Posted Dec 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the larger scheme of Hong Kong politics, district councils play a role that is largely symbolic. They advise Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa on matters affecting the neighbourhoods ... council appointments he is entitled under the law to make. That he did make the maximum number of appointments represents an opportunity missed. In the month since voters turned out in record ...

  8. Final plea for minimal council appointments

    Posted Dec 17th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... appointments to district councils. Ending a week-long sit-in in Central, the Anti-Appointment Alliance urged Mr Tung not to pre-empt legislators' efforts to pass amendments next year to end ... to the district councils, in addition to 27 seats reserved for rural representatives. Four hundred district councillors were elected last month. The list of appointees is expected to be announced ...

  9. HK adviser to NPC defends council list

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung A leading pro-Beijing figure has accused the Democratic camp in Hong Kong of using the district council appointments issue to stir up public grievances. On Saturday, Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa defied critics and picked 102 councillors to the 18 district councils, a move that the opposition camp said would distort the votes of the 1.06 million people who returned ...

  10. Executive Council?s role to be expanded

    Posted Oct 12th 2005, 12:00am by Robert Cairns

    ... ROBERT CAIRNS Updated at 1.13pm: The role of the Executive Council in Hong Kong would be expanded in order to improve governance, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said on Wednesday. ... of the council and the Commission on Strategic Development.?And, I will rejuvenate the membership of advisory boards and statutory bodies to harvest the experience of leaders in their fields and provide ...




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