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  1. Tsang's Macau trip may have broken bribery law

    Posted Feb 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang and Amy Nip Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday faced accusations he might have breached the bribery law in a private visit to Macau, during which he stayed on a luxury yacht offered by a tycoon friend. Tsang's office denied that he violated the law, saying he paid a 'market price' for the benefits. Legislators at a special meeting voted ...

  2. Lai See

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kong, he said they would be introduced in the Legislative Council for discussion before the end of this year. 'I hope that the law will be enacted, and I will try my very best to have them ... Properties has set itself an ambitious target: it wants to sell its new luxury Wings project, on top of Tseung Kwan O MTR station, for more than twice the price of nearby properties. Others ...

  3. It may be time for officials to revise outdated regulations on illegal structures

    Posted Jul 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... laws and building codes and work out a solution that would be safe to the public and allow property owners to reasonably modify and upgrade their homes? Officials at the highest level would ... Over the past few months we have been inundated with a litany of transgressions of the Building Department's laws and codes committed by many top government officials, including our ...

  4. When property bubble bursts, pin blame on outgoing administration

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong' s property bubble must be burst now or at least sooner than later. Just as Andy Xie wrote in his article, Hong Kong must kick its property addiction ('High on property', April 23). The bubble is real and has to break. Since house prices reached their ridiculous and unsustainable heights last year, there have been very few genuine transactions ...

  5. Expat police body insists Tsang's campaign poster be taken down

    Posted Feb 15th 2007, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... be damaging to its reputation. Mr Williams said police had 'no say' because the building was owned by the Government Property Agency. 'The police should be totally apolitical. The property belongs to the government and basically whatever Donald Tsang wants to do with any government property, he can,' Mr Williams said, adding that he had lodged a complaint ...

  6. Do you think Donald Tsang broke the bribery law?

    Posted Mar 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tsang has fallen foul of the bribery law. Other scandalous revelations about chief executive candidates have prompted public concern about the integrity of officials. At difficult times like ... the bribery law. There is no direct evidence that proves he accepted bribes. What we have are some allegations that may raise some questions. These allegations indicate that Tsang accepted some ...

  7. Property developers brace for more woe

    Posted Oct 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as further bad news for the property market, said Patrick Chow Moon-kit, head of research at property agent Ricacorp Properties. The continued fall in property sales and prices could also trigger a slide in the share prices of property developers, warned a fund manager. Tsang's admission in a radio programme on Saturday, in which he also acknowledged that the mistakes had fuelled ...

  8. Basic Law 'last resort' to stop mainland mums

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee and Ada Lee It would be difficult- and strictly a last resort- for Hong Kong to seek a reinterpretation of the Basic Law to stem the influx of mainland women giving birth ... in a pre-recorded interview with RTHK broadcast yesterday. It was his first public comment on whether the government should look at amending or reinterpreting the Basic Law to tackle the issue. Tsang, who ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Donald Tsang deserves to know his fate in ICAC's graft probe

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by GRENVILLE CROSS

    ... five government ministers had escaped prosecution, for undisclosed reasons, for having allegedly illegal structures on their properties, and this lamentable precedent has done little to inspire ... and the reasons made public. Either way, Tsang must be told his fate, as basic justice requires. Grenville Cross SC, an honorary professor of law at the university of Hong Kong, is the vice-chairman ...

  10. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... On Financial Secretary John Tsang warning potential homebuyers of a property bubble: Patrick Shu Wing-lee- It is too late and useless... [It is] necessary to implement effective measures before the bubble bursts. While the speculators benefit, most people suffer. High property prices and rents have pushed up inflation, and those with low incomes suffer most. Bruce Lee- Funny how ...




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