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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    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 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    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 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    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 ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    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 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    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 ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    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 ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    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 ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Academic Benny Tai proves he is not all talk and no action

    Posted May 19th 2014, 05:07am by Tanna Chong

    ... has focused on how to resolve public disputes in a pluralistic society. This is a chance for me to put my previous thoughts into practice." As a pro-democracy scholar, Tai perceived ... and Beijing officials. None of the moderates saw their own ideas, which excluded public nomination, make it onto the shortlist. That means moderate proposals will be left out of a second ballot, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Jay Walder: the man who set in train the high-speed rail link fiasco

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by DANNY LEE

    ... with the recent barrage of public criticism and calls for him to quit over the two-year construction delay and costly budget overruns in the city's high-speed cross-border rail link project, he says. ... in April and Cheung's comments last week have led to claims of a cover-up. The public was also earlier angered by "avoidable" faults with the railway system. In February, faulty ...

  10. Business - Money - PROFILE

    Barry Cheung: the man behind the failed HKMEx

    Posted May 10th 2014, 01:20am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Barry Cheung was a rising star in the private and public sectors, but all that changed when his dream commodity project HKMEx collapsed Exchange of ideals ... The collapse of HKMEx does not only hurt Cheung's business life but also his public persona. A month after the collapse, he quit the Executive Council and all other public duties after police ...




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