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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Losing hope of reform … and fearing for the future: Brian Fong

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Tony Cheung

    ... lecturer, who has attempted to steer a moderate course and find a way of reconciling the pan-democrats' demand that the public be allowed to nominate candidates and the insistence of Beijing ... Anthony Cheung Bing-leung's articles," Fong recalled, referring to the transport and housing minister, a City University political scientist then. "I thought, I can be … a public ...

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    Readying watchdog for major surgery: Joseph Lau

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by Emily Tsang

    ... as there is a conflict of interest; the public would not like me either as my work might not be understood by many people. "But I still feel the job is an honour," said Lau, whose day job is an expert ... when it comes to disciplining them and punishing them too lightly for the public's liking. Major surgery is expected to be announced by the government later this year, ...

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    Consumer champion Connie Lau Yin-hing ready to take on public sector

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:26am by Amy Nip

    ... to take on the public sector For the past four decades, Connie Lau Yin-hing has stood up against unscrupulous merchants in defence of consumer rights. Now it's time for the government to feel the heat. Starting next month, she will head the city's independent watchdog of public administration when she becomes the new Ombudsman, replacing Alan Lai Nin. Lau is best known for her role ...

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    'I'm not a spy', says Jimmy Lai's right-hand man Mark Simon

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... of pan-democrats during her visit to Hong Kong in 2009. While the documents suggest nothing illegal, Simon was annoyed by how it went public. "I am truly tired of them being called leaks. ...

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    No 2 at Health Bureau is just what the doctor ordered

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... out the problems and suggestions on how to solve them. Real action comes with policymaking." When Food and Health Secretary Dr Ko Wing-man- a former administrator at a public hospital ... campaign brought her into the public eye, fitted the profile. She pioneered the first local training programme in stop-smoking counselling and has been a consultant to the World Health Organisation ...

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    Democrat ready to build on public's victory in Macau

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:20am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... the administration to back down. Macau Chief Executive Dr Fernando Chui Sai-on withdrew the bill last Thursday, admitting the government should have paid greater attention to public opinion. The developments ...

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    Jasper Tsang: Legco middleman finds little sympathy

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Joyce Ng

    ... would facilitate the debate, he urged. The political heavyweight says the current atmosphere in the city- with Occupy Central preparing to take to the streets once Beijing rules out public ... Riots, by Post journalist Gary Cheung Ka-wai. When the 1967 riots broke out in Hong Kong, Tsang, a self-proclaimed Marxist, published two articles in a student publication of the University ...

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    Faculties should be 'diplomatic', says HKU's new law dean Michael Hor Yew Meng

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Stuart Lau

    ... this should take priority over almost everything else. "On the other hand, demonstrators have to be concerned about keeping public order, keeping the businesses running, keeping the taxis ...

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    Scientist swimming against the tide: Dr Samuel Hung

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by Ernest Kao

    ... ferry routes southbound around the island. Hung is now trying to lobby the public to oppose the plan during the 30-day public inspection period, which ends on July 19. "At such a critical ...

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    Saturation point- for the trains and for Leung's man Cheung Chi-kong

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:31am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... harsh and direct." In March, he took aim at the University of Hong Kong's public opinion programme, which conducts polls on Leung's popularity, saying Dr Robert Chung Ting-yiu's team was misleading the public by only unveiling the average scores. A poll that month put Leung's popularity at 47.5 marks out of 100. But Cheung said the raw data showed 62 per cent ...




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