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  1. Lame-duck governance not on Tsang's agenda

    Posted Sep 10th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday dismissed recent criticism that, with less than two years in office, he would become a lame-duck chief executive. Speaking in his first district consultation session for next month's policy address, in Tsim Sha Tsui, he said: 'I have heard some comments that I will only be a caretaker government... ...

  2. Ducking flak after jumping the wages gun

    Posted Apr 20th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Two days after saying the government's voluntary minimum-wage initiative has been a failure, Executive Council convenor Leung Chun-ying went into full damage-control mode, making rare appearances on radio phone-in programmes to clarify hi ...

  3. Bishop swings, education chief ducks

    Posted May 28th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung and Benjamin Wong Church leader runs ads against school bill; Arthur Li misses Legco meeting Bishop Zen Ze-kiun, the leader of the Catholic Church in Hong Kong, has stepped up his criticism of the education chief for supporting changes to scho ...

  4. Stadium 'was a duck, not a swan'

    Posted Jan 28th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford Hong Kong Stadium's former manager could not be blamed for failing to turn 'what was effectively a duck into a swan,' the Court of First Instance was told yesterday. Adrian Huggins SC told Mr Justice William Stone that Wembley International (HK) had inherited a pitch with inherent defects. 'It did all that it reasonably could to maintain what ...

  5. HKIS ducked our challenge, say rivals

    Posted Nov 27th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Defending champions West Island School are furious that undefeated rivals, Hong Kong International School (HKIS), appear to have ducked a match against them in this year's inter-school rugby competition. The two teams were set to clash at the end of October in what was widely regarded as the match which would confirm the best side for 2003. But West Island ...

  6. Why Donald cannot duck Teddy's bear

    Posted Feb 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the US, has gone down in popular mythology for refusing to shoot an ageing bear tied to a tree by his eager-to-please subordinates for the sake of a kill after a failed hunting trip. I asked a nine-year-old girl w ...

  7. Lack of action exposes the failings of lame-duck leader

    Posted Jan 13th 2005, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... Joseph Cheng Hong Kong people did not have high expectations of this policy address because they see the Tung administration as a lame duck. Sadly, they have been proven correct. ... a strategy of inaction and avoiding controversies, it only reaffirms its status as a lame-duck government, further pushing the media and the community to look to Mr Tung's potential successors. ...

  8. Food

    Posted Mar 25th 2010, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... from 11.30am), 6.30pm-11pm Signature dishes: Pressed duck (one week's advance notice), gratinated burgundy snails, bouillabaisse, daube of beef bordelaise. $$$$ Brasserie on the Eighth 8/F ... truffle capellini and pumpkin emulsion, warm duck foie gras with sweet and sour red berries. $$$$$ Cepage 23 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai Tel: 2861 3130 Open: noon-2.30pm, 7pm-10.30pm Signature ...

  9. Marketing scheme cause for concern

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... centres. According to a proverb, if it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, looks like a duck, it must be a duck. It is therefore understandable that the instructor goes to such lengths ...

  10. Who said it?

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... It remains unknown whether the appointment is a plus or minus DAB lawmaker Starry Lee Wai-king, on being made a member of Exco The brother's arrest is the most symbolic sign yet of President Lee having become a lame duck A commentator on the bribery charges facing the brother of South Korean President Lee Myung-bak (above) The family is still grabbling [sic] with the most ...




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