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  1. Freedom to run polls is not at risk, academic says

    Posted Apr 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee The findings of a study on freedom to publish opinion polls in more than 60 countries and territories, including Hong Kong, will be published in June, when the city hosts its first international conference on polling. Robert Chung Ting-yiu, director of the University of Hong Kong's public opinion programme, which will host the World Association for Public ...

  2. HKU wants you to have a say on next leader

    Posted Feb 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com People will get a chance to indicate their choice for Hong Kong's next chief executive in a simulated ballot if the University of Hong Kong can raise at least HK$500,000 to conduct the exercise. Veteran pollster Dr Robert Chung Ting-yiu, head of the university's public opinion programme, said they would decide in two weeks whether to go ...

  3. Pollster wants end to 'false claims'

    Posted Jan 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Cultural Revolution-style criticism would do nothing for Hongkongers' sense of belonging, a pollster said yesterday, after a Beijing official claimed some surveys 'served political interests'. Dr Robert Chung Ting-yiu was responding to an article by Hao Tiechuan, director of the publicity, culture and sports department ...

  4. Danger within

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Frank Ching Academic freedom has been in the news, largely as a result of the angry response of mainland officials and pro-Beijing newspapers to a survey on the identity of Hongkongers, which was conducted by the University of Hong Kong. The main target of their anger was Robert Chung Ting-yiu, director of the university's public opinion programme. This recalls events ...

  5. Official crossed line, HKU poll chief says

    Posted Jan 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com A University of Hong Kong academic has deemed as 'politically motivated' a Beijing official's criticism of its survey, which found that locals view themselves more as Hongkongers than Chinese citizens. In heated remarks on a radio show yesterday, Dr Robert Chung Ting-yiu, head of HKU's public opinion programme, which released the survey, ...

  6. Beijing envoy criticises HKU poll

    Posted Dec 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... citizens', according to television reports. The reports said Hao was speaking in a personal capacity. In response, Dr Robert Chung Ting-yiu, director of the University of Hong Kong's public ...

  7. Public to get a vote on chief executive

    Posted Dec 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Hongkongers may have the opportunity to show their preference for the city's next chief executive under a simulated vote. Veteran pollster Dr Robert Chung Ting-yiu, head of the University of Hong Kong's public opinion programme, plans to hold a citywide vote two days before the Election Committee's 1,200 members choose Hong ...

  8. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Feb 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In yesterday's C1 report 'Stars press for action on privacy rights laws', a comment that the survey was a result of 'frustration at the government's 'inaction' over the [Law Reform] Commission's proposal' was attributed to Robert Chung Ting-yiu, of the University of Hong Kong Public Opinion Programme. He did not make the comment, which ...

  9. Survey revises rally turnout to 210,000

    Posted Jul 17th 2004, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... ranged from 180,000 to 210,000. The latest study was conducted by prominent pollster Robert Chung Ting-yiu and fellow academics from University of Hong Kong, Chinese University and Hong Kong ... of a capacity of 170,000 on the designated route at one time; and the fact that it takes 1.5 hours to march from Victoria Park to Central, the five-hour procession roughly comprised 530,000 Robert Chung ...

  10. Tsang still undecided on Peak garden plan

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... protection over the mansion at 75 Peak Road since the end of January, when its one-year provisional monument status expired. Owner Ho Min-kwan, granddaughter of tycoon Robert Hotung, who built ...




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