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    Radicalisation, undecided voters and infighting leave Legco race wide open

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Chan Yuen-han has seen her poll rating fall by five percentage points to 13 per cent, although she is still the best-ranked candidate in the race. And she's not the only one. In Kowloon ...

  2. Restructuring plan faces race against time

    Posted Jun 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com The Legislative Council's finance committee yesterday began a marathon series of meetings in an effort to push through Leung Chun-ying's government restructuring plan before he takes over as chief executive in two week ...

  3. Tang supporter in race for top advisory post

    Posted May 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com A supporter of failed chief executive candidate Henry Tang Ying-yen is tipped to be the next government's top adviser but he says he has not had an offer to take up the job. Dr David Wong Yau-kar, chairman of the Busi ...

  4. The race that was, the city that will be

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Leung Chun-ying It is hard to prevent sparks between candidates during an election... But starting from today, there is no division between Leung's camp, Tang's camp or Ho's camp. There is only Hong Kong's camp. Hong Kong is moving tow ...

  5. Race for HK's leader down to the wire

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporters Front runner Leung Chun-ying yesterday frantically lobbied his supporters ahead of Sunday's Election Committee vote for the city's next chief executive, possibly coming within at least a dozen ballots of avoiding an abortive resu ...

  6. Beijing gets its two-horse race as Tsang backs out

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'two-horse' race, but also avoids a possible abortive election, as well as maintaining the primacy of executive-led governance in Hong Kong. 'I don't have enough time to work ... and give me a fair evaluation.' He added that joining the race might trigger concern about party politics- which is supposed to be absent from the chief executive race- and could affect ...

  7. Delegates await word of Beijing's thinking on race

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... today. Tung, a vice-chairman of the CPPCC, has not publicly commented on the race to succeed Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, although he is expected to support Leung. The source said he was not approached ...

  8. Legco president eyes chief race

    Posted Feb 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee, Gary Cheung and Tanna Chong Beijing-friendly heavyweight and Legislative Council president Tsang Yok-sing is considering whether to step into the chief executive race ... consideration was whether he was capable of leading the city. He would also have to resign as Legco president should he stand for the race, he added. But he is not required to quit the Democratic ...

  9. CE election race shows up our flawed political culture

    Posted Feb 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ronald Ling, University of Hong Kong Public concern has been growing over the integrity of candidates in the race for the chief executive election. I am among those citizens who are increasingly unhappy about the entire election. What worries me most is the apparent lack of talented candidates for the position. The same goes for previous holders of Hong Kong's highest ...

  10. Fourth candidate in race denies he is vote spoiler

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com The fourth candidate to put his name forward for chief executive denied yesterday he had entered the race as a 'vote spoiler' for the other three. 'I run to seek a chance to serve Hong Kong. My confidence is based on my capacity to manage Hong Kong,' said Yu Wing-yin, 64, who declared his candidacy for the post on Wednesday. ...




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