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  1. Don't introduce tax unless it is spent on social welfare, parties insist

    Posted Jul 19th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... health care and education. 'Those people who linger on the fringe of society have already been through a hard time, and the new tax proposal could be used to improve their lives ...

  2. Religious heads want rethink on reform plan

    Posted Nov 08th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... and health-care professionals. Actors and film directors are also mobilising their colleagues to support the pro-democracy march. ... constitutional reform package because it is undemocratic, and urged the public to march on December 4 for universal suffrage. They made the call as other groups stepped up mobilisation of their members ...

  3. Tsang's budget draws fire from all sides

    Posted Feb 26th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... the large number of benefits citizens currently enjoy, including health care and education, which he said accounted for a large part of the government's annual expenditure. While those ... graduates, who earn only HK$10,000 a month, buy a home?' A teacher who said she lived in a public flat said the budget did not address rising property prices. 'I want to improve my ...

  4. City pays tribute to 'father of rehabilitation' Sir Harry Fang

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Ella Lee

    ... and smiled again.' Executive Councillor Leong Che-hung, who also studied under Sir Harry around the same time, said he helped achieve major breakthroughs in health care in the 1980s as a Jockey ... was a workaholic, but he was always nice to people,' Mr Lee said. Deng Pufang, a vice-chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and a former head of the China Disabled ...

  5. Legco probe into Sars outbreak may not begin until next year

    Posted Oct 04th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Ella Lee, Klaudia Lee

    ... not start until next year, as pro-government parties want to give health officials time to fix the defective health-care system. The overseas experts, who did not blame any health official ... and their families, but I hope they would consider the greater public interest.' He admitted that a delay could harm a patient's pending lawsuit against the government for compensation, but said ...

  6. Tsang gives HK a crisis cushion

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... with a tourism economy, strengthening technology research, and raising spending on health care, urban renewal and social services. 'In a financial crisis, having a secure job is like an anchor ... of the public, Mr Tsang brushed aside suggestions that he and other ministers should undertake a collective pay cut- a move he said might attract applause but was not really pragmatic. Last year, ...

  7. Domestic agenda

    Posted Feb 09th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... to help them understand family violence. Paediatricians from the public health-care system have also participated in short-term training courses in family therapy, to give them new perspectives ... the traditional health care and social welfare practices of tackling the problems presented- for example, by treating behavioural problems in children or eating disorders in adolescents, which often ...

  8. A perfect day to sweat for democracy

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... health care'. The group's leader, Alexander Yuan, a doctor who campaigns for naturopathic therapy, among other issues, has openly distributed campaign booklets announcing his plans ... the sea of placards and slogans on display were complaints about inflation and public anger over Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's naming of political aides. But Mr Tsang's ...

  9. Wen says the nation is strengthened

    Posted Jul 01st 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Elaine Wu, Joseph Lo

    ... contributed to the 'great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation'. In a moving reference to the eight Hong Kong health-care workers who died, he said: 'Their great names, heroic deeds ... for the Chinese people, but it has elevated our national spirit.' Mr Wen said the public, who had lived through despair and fear under the shadow of the virus, were seeing a ray of hope ...

  10. Tries hard, but then he could do better

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... and lawmakers in 2020. Another unfulfilled promise, from his 2007 speech, saw the deferral of the final round of public consultations on health-care-financing reform, which should have started early ... repeatedly, has always been the issue closest to the public's heart. Many in the pan-democratic camp, however, feel the biggest cheque he has bounced was his 2007 election promise to 'go all ...




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