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  1. Public Eye

    Posted Oct 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... walk the walk? We'll see. Why realtors are flat-out wrong Don't believe Public Eye when we say entrenched tradition rules in Hong Kong? Just look at how a handful of powerful ... developers to get away with it for so long? Yes, entrenched tradition. Bust it all up, Mr Chief Executive. We're fully behind you. Curtain falls on Rita's charade Here's Public ...

  2. Critical public can show leader

    Posted Jun 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be mindful that we are now, through China, a signatory to an international World Health Organisation convention on tobacco which, when ratified in the near future, will place us under international ...

  3. Public dissatisfied with Tsang apology

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the 'accountability system' of ministerial responsibility and justify his actions to the public. The Democratic Party said yesterday it would ask Tsang to resign. Following the disclosure of Tsang's ... it was 'totally inappropriate' the chief executive was not covered by rules banning other public officials from accepting advantages. Chan, of the New Century Forum, said lawmakers should impeach ...

  4. Public to get chance to suggest ideas for HK chief's new code of conduct

    Posted Mar 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang and Colleen Lee Public opinion will be taken into account in setting up a code of conduct that would apply to Hong Kong chief executives, says the chairman of the review committee charged with setting it up. Andrew Li Kwok-nang, the former chief justice, said the public would be able to attend an open forum on the issue- probably in the middle of April- as well ...

  5. Final address must tackle housing issue

    Posted Oct 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in 2003. In a random telephone survey conducted by the University of Hong Kong's public opinion programme since September, 69 per cent of about 1,000 respondents said housing was a 'very important' issue for Tsang to address, followed by health care policy (60 per cent). Tsang, in a rare admission, said in a radio programme on Saturday there had been shortcomings in government ...

  6. Public Eye

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Chugani Budget will be more of same Today is budget day but don't hold your breath. Public Eye can tell you right now what not to expect from Financial Secretary John Tsang ... not? Hear, hear for hardball politics Shock! Horror! The chief executive candidates have started playing dirty. Some people are aghast at the sudden nastiness. To them Public Eye says: phooey. ...

  7. An honest public servant who just wants a quiet life

    Posted Oct 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com When Donald Tsang Yam-kuen completes his tenure as chief executive on June 30 next year, he'll have notched up 16,240 days as a public servant- 2,567 ... retirement task, and he would leave public life to do just that. 'I must leave for a while so that I won't be grilled by people like you and others... I don't want to comment ...

  8. Clear policy needed on consultations

    Posted May 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of prime harbourside sites, health, education and sustainable development. Some of these have adopted an open-minded approach, inviting the public to shape the policy from the start. Others ... Donald Tsang Yam-kuen used his first public speech as acting chief executive to identify the essential ingredients of good governance. Few would disagree with his assessment: ...

  9. Public Eye

    Posted Jun 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... That's not where the money is. Instead, it drove families from ageing but stable buildings in higher-class areas to build upscale homes for the rich. The URA now has billions in the bank. Public ... trouble sometimes understanding what exactly our bureaucrats mean when they talk? Public Eye certainly has. John Tsang says he doesn't want a property bubble that sends home prices sky-high. ...

  10. Tsang backing for Margaret Chan's WHO bid

    Posted Aug 01st 2006, 12:00am by Celine Sun, Polly Hui

    ... public health professional with a strong sense of responsibility and a solid professional and academic background.' He said Dr Chan had first-hand experience in handling infectious disease ... years with the WHO. Dr Chan said she was confident her 28 years of experience in public health had prepared her for the job. Royal Society fellow Malik Peiris, the chair professor ...




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