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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

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

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

    ... and the evidence seems relatively straightforward, which makes the delay all the more surprising. There could of course be more to the allegations than has been reported, but Tsang and the public need ... in January, he promptly handed responsibility to the director of public prosecutions who had "no connection with the persons involved in the cases". Secondly, last November, a spokesman ...

  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE HOWARD WINN

    What about the ICAC's probe into Donald Tsang?

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Council. Memories of the Lonely Planet Those of a certain age were treated to a nostalgia trip by Tony Wheeler, the founder of Lonely Planet Publications. Speaking at the Royal Geographical ... on January 1, means casinos can designate at least up to half of their gaming floors as no smoking. Smoking was banned in most public places in Macau at the beginning of 2012 but casinos were ...

  3. Business - Comment

    Regina Ip versus Paul Zimmerman on Facebook

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... be described as close. Zimmerman defeated a candidate supported by Ip for the Southern District Council in 2010. In a rather petulant piece in the South China Morning Post, she attributed the victory ... about reform, it should make members and officials publicly declare their assets. At present, there is an internal declaration of assets, which is not public. The shortcomings ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    C.Y. reprimanded for blaming Donald Tsang for popularity woes

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... countered yesterday that Leung's remark might give the public an impression that he is trying to shirk responsibility. "No new government takes office without playing the game of chess ... responsibility. Meanwhile, Basic Law Committee deputy chairwoman Elsie Leung Oi-see said in a public lecture that there was an anti-communist sentiment in Hong Kong, She insisted that under the Basic Law, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    Leung's popularity at new low, polls show

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... the past three months have not helped boost its popularity. The government should address the situation before this lack of public support hinders its effectiveness in ruling." A poll released by the University of Hong Kong's public opinion programme yesterday recorded Leung's latest rating at 46 points - 0.5 points lower towards to end of September than earlier in the month. Programme ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    A history of how national education was introduced in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... said: "I have something special to say about young people in Hong Kong because they represent the future of Hong Kong, indeed, the future of China … We should foster a strong sense ... address, announcing plans to launch "moral and national education" as a subject. Tsang, and the then secretary for education, Michael Suen Ming-yeung, reassured the public that national ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    More pressing needs for Hong Kong than 'city of lifts' plan

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... issues are high on the new government's agenda. Providing a barrier-free environment for the disabled and elderly has long been the government's policy. But some facilities in public ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Bloomberg gets a taste of the Dalai Lama effect

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... We hear that Bloomberg is paying the price for its examination, two months ago, of the wealth of the extended family of Xi Jinping, the man expected to be China's next president. None ... suffered a 12.5 per cent fall in exports to China the following year. This is an effect that generally lasts for two years. The study doesn't say if victims of this effect can get time knocked ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PROTOCOL

    Police chief Andy Tsang defends failure to announce visit to Beijing

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Police chief defends silence on trip Police Commissioner Andy Tsang Wai-hung, under fire for failing to make public in advance a visit to Beijing, ... , the director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, and deputy minister of public security Chen Zhimin, was a courtesy call. He said the pair had not discussed legislation for national security ...


    Fight for 'justice' for hostages in 2010 Manila shooting goes on

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... compensation, for officials to be disciplined and better protection for Hong Kong tourists. Tse said he has felt helpless contending with the complex diplomatic and economic relations between China ...




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