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  1. RTHK pulls the plug on live racing coverage

    Posted Jul 10th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Critics say the decision, taken in May, could signal broad changes at the government-funded station There will be no live horse racing on RTHK next season, a change seen ... quarters because he revealed the decision to pull the plug on racing programmes had been taken in May, after he met the director of broadcasting. RTHK staff say they were kept in the dark, ...

  2. RTHK to contract out radio programmes

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Public broadcaster announces move amid controversy over ending live calls of horse racing RTHK will for the first time contract out radio programmes this year to provide ... broadcasting of horse racing. Mr Tai said the station had used its 'professional judgment' when making its decision but he added the Legislative Council had played an 'important ...

  3. James Tien challenges Tsang on cultural hub

    Posted Apr 17th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Tien Pei-chun, who last week ruled himself out of the chief executive race said: 'Mr Tsang has never expressed his stance on important policy issues, such as the single-developer approach ... to be the only serious challenger to Mr Tsang. But he ruled himself out of the race on Wednesday after the results of an internal opinion poll showed Mr Tsang was 10 times more popular than he ...

  4. Article 45 group looks to the future

    Posted Mar 28th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... said he and legislator Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee had privately tried to persuade Audrey Eu Yuet-mee- the most popular of the group's four legislators- to join the race. Ms Eu said she had ... the race for chief executive, Ms Eu said: 'We are just a group of lawyers wanting to give opinions on constitutional and legal issues, but not a political group... I'm not interested, ...

  5. Weight of expectation blinded the nation to injury problems

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... the difference. 'You know it's your biggest [race] in your whole career and the biggest [expectation] is placed on you,' he said, adding that athletes in similar situations know that losing ...

  6. People's choice for chief okay by us: Beijing

    Posted Feb 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Klaudia Lee

    ... Ambrose Leung and Klaudia Lee Beijing would accept any candidate standing for chief executive as long as they were acceptable to most Hong Kong people, a senior state official said last night. The remarks by Yang Wenchang, the Foreign Ministry's commissioner in Hong Kong, marked the first time a senior central government official had commented directly on the race ...

  7. Henry Tang's ambitions capture centre stage

    Posted Feb 20th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen may be silent about the race for the next chief executive, but interest in his political future surfaces even when he is meeting the public on the forthcoming budget. Mr Tang yesterday faced demands ranging from restoring the salaries tax to the 2003-2004 level to shelving the proposed increase in hospital fees and lowering ...

  8. Democrats fight for elector seats

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Several pro-democracy candidates will today compete for seats on the committee that picks the next chief executive. But the by-election is expected to have little impact on the race. About 47,000 voters are eligible to choose candidates for 15 vacancies in nine sub-sectors of the Election Committee. Forty candidates are vying for the seats. Although the pro-democracy ...

  9. Ministers can campaign in July 10 election

    Posted Apr 16th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Ministers will be allowed to join in electioneering for candidates in the chief executive race under proposed guidelines unveiled by the electoral watchdog yesterday. They should not use public resources and must ensure there is no 'actual or potential conflict of interest' with the government's operation or their official duties, said Electoral ...

  10. Praise from all quarters for Tsang's abilities

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... and Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food York Chow Yat-ngok all said they would support Mr Tsang if he joined the chief executive race. While Dr Chow described Mr Tsang as a 'suitable ...




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