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  1. A time for reflection and vision

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... of difficult- but pressing- issues, including health-care funding, and a goods and services tax, the administration does not seem to have the political capacity to find long-term solutions through ... will herald profound economic changes. As public discussion about the city's role and position in Greater China intensifies, the 10th anniversary will be a timely occasion for Beijing ...

  2. Out of sight, out of mind

    Posted Oct 12th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... here. Society faces a worrying list of chronic issues including health-care financing, poverty and family problems linked to economic restructuring, and an ageing population. These are no small ... careful not to inflate expectations, either. Quite the contrary, Mr Tsang has stuck to the pledges made in his campaign. Taking his cue from the Beijing leadership's approach to governance, ...

  3. A job that suddenly got a whole lot harder

    Posted Apr 05th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... and health care. Thursday's publicity offensive came on the heels of high-profile remarks by Mr Tsang on two burning issues in the past fortnight. First, he weighed into the row over the use ... to speak for the majority of people who are opposed- if the opinion polls are correct- to the league legislators' choice of language. And by giving the portfolio for tree care to Mr Tang, he ...

  4. Defining moment for Tsang's leadership

    Posted Oct 13th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... relief packages in this year's budget and an extra giveaway in the summer. Also on the livelihood front, Mr Tsang could report progress on the consultation on health care financing, cuts ... allowance, to transport subsidies and health care financing, may become more acute. With election pledges by the major political parties including an increase in the old-age allowance to HK$1,000 per ...

  5. Double standards at work

    Posted Jun 12th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Health-care reform and the Commercial Radio poll controversy are separate issues, clearly. Yet, comparing the way the government approached them last week makes ... models for health-care reform, originally scheduled for this summer. Critics suggested that the proposed financial options could have affected any re-election campaign by Chief Executive Donald ...

  6. Steady as he goes

    Posted Jan 21st 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... that the government would not introduce a goods and services tax (GST) and health care financing system in his current term. The former official, who preferred anonymity, said: 'You may call it governing ... day in his calendar for their first Greater China conference. Turning his attention to the renewed push for urban renewal in his 2005 policy address, Mr Tung put a personal touch ...

  7. Shades of '97 in optimism about a new leader

    Posted Mar 13th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... If none has highlighted the health reason he gave for the resignation, it is because few people really cared what prompted the first post-colonial leader to quit his job prematurely. Many have ... greets sunny days' (Oriental Daily News); 'Sad to go' (Hong Kong Economic Times); 'Goodbye, Tung Chee-hwa' (Sing Tao Daily News); 'Uncle Tung, take care' (Hong ...

  8. Gridlock in the system

    Posted May 18th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... of accountability may seem elusive. But to the average man and woman on the street, it means having a responsible administration that governs effectively in every realm, from traffic management to health care. Whether it is realistic or not, hopes are high that the imminent elevation of veteran public administrator Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to the post of chief executive will help bring back ...

  9. Quick action is needed on the road to a fresh start

    Posted Jun 17th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... on health-care financing reform Way forward on Airport Authority privatisation after consultation ended on May 31 World Trade Organisation ministerial conference, plus accompanying anti-globalisation ... the gulf between his ideals and reality. Viewed positively, the high level of public trust and confidence in him will create the right environment for him to rally the people in making a fresh ...

  10. Forget low politics- Tsang is betting on good policies

    Posted Oct 15th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... The respective expertise of the new members is also indicative of the priorities on Mr Tsang's policy agenda, which include measures to further promote financial services, health-care financing, ... of the elitist system of the colonial era in order to cope with changes in the new political landscape. Capitalising on the negative public perception of political parties, Mr Tsang has emphasised ...




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