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  1. One year left- and still much to do

    Posted Jul 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... has lost direction. Our city needs leadership. We face many challenges- introducing health care reform, tackling the housing issue, easing concerns about the wealth gap, and creating a more ... When Hong Kong returned to China and put into practice the novel 'one country, two systems' concept, our city took a step into the unknown. Before the handover, there were many ...

  2. 'Incrementalism' is the price Hong Kong has to pay: think-tank chief

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Sarah Monks

    ... taken 'bold initiatives' in the past year to tackle thorny issues that had long been deferred, such as health-care financing reform. As for the accusation that Mr Tsang had pulled back ... If the government paid attention to public opinion, it had to move carefully, he said, adding that Hong Kong was in a difficult period, with newly empowered 'actors' who were neither from London ...

  3. Form over substance

    Posted Sep 04th 2008, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... on building physical infrastructure to boost economic growth rather than on the city's 'software'. For example, despite the rhetoric, there is still a lack of public investment in quality education and guaranteeing Form Six places for all students. Investment is also urgently needed in health care, the environment, energy efficiency, urban design and planning, and good ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Time for Tsang to live up to high expectations

    Posted Apr 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on many different fronts, from health care reform to combating pollution. But the heaviest responsibility resting on the shoulders of Mr Tsang is to ensure the continued success of the 'one country, two systems' concept. One lesson we have learned during the first 10 years since Hong Kong's return to China is that the chief executive's job is not an easy one. He stands ...

  6. Show us you can do better, C.Y.

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... society in which to live and work. That calls for reforms of health care and education, a population policy that combats an ageing workforce and meaningful action to tackle air pollution. Core ... behind him and repairs public trust, so he can focus on the issues that really matter to Hong Kong people, and on enhancing the city's future as a special part of China under the 'one ...

  7. The virtues of electoral competition

    Posted Aug 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... until 2012, he needs to think about health-care reform from a qualitative perspective- rather than just getting the public to pay more. Now, Mr Tsang has put forward a consultation paper ... Other important issues of public concern are education and health care. Mr Tung did focus on primary and secondary education. Those in frontline politics should research why he failed. Both Mr ...

  8. Good luck Donald, you'll need it

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... if the community wants it to happen. Reforming our tax structure and health-care financing are easy to do on paper, but it will be very difficult to get public support. With the government recording a big, ... Health-care financing is similar. Public hospitals are coming under strain, but people don't see any urgency. The temptation will be enormous for Mr Tsang to leave these issues for five years. ...

  9. Donald Tsang defends officials' handling of Sars

    Posted Jul 10th 2004, 12:00am by Felix Lo, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... and the Hospital Authority,' Mr Tsang said. He described Dr Yeoh, Dr Chan and Dr Leong as 'courageous, persevering and dedicated professionals'- as were all health-care workers who fought ... was political rather than from the angle of health care, he had no choice,' said an academic at the meeting. The Association of Hong Kong Nursing Staff yesterday said it welcomed the resignations ...

  10. 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 ... management. After weeks of lying low, Mr Tsang has switched to a more proactive public relations strategy. Sources said the chief executive had also urged ministers and their deputies to step up ...




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