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  1. My team is no lame duck, says Tsang

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... denied his government was a 'lame duck', saying it played a role in shaping his successor's 'zero' quota. Banning private hospitals from admitting pregnant mainlanders ...

  2. A lame duck lost up a blind alley

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... weak government, now into its early lame-duck stage, tied even tighter. It is now open for attack from all sides without any credible options for defence. The immediate consequence is that our ... will this hand-tied, lame-duck government have the guts to take tough action, and will its decisions be allowed to be effectively followed through? Even as an optimist, I can only say I am not sure. After ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Public Eye

    Posted May 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... saying they should rubber-stamp it anyway? We suggest Tsang's cabinet only rubber stamps Leung's ministerial shake-up on one condition- that it creates a Ministry Against Rubber-Stamping. ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Mar 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... further recriminations on this issue. Jessie Tong, Melbourne, Australia Public opinion uses duck test It is curious that Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, should need a panel of five people and three months to find out where the needle on his moral compass should be. It seems public opinion in Hong Kong has used a far simpler device- the duck test. If something looks like a duck ...

  6. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... has to tackle, as these Hongkongers have been deliberately left out in the cold by the lame-duck government of Donald Tsang. Ela Sashimi- Many of these cubicle dwellers are not new migrants ...

  7. Public Eye

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Chugani Tsang's a lame duck, but he doesn't deserve this Our outgoing chief executive has gone from lame duck to political corpse. The circling vultures know this. That's why they're swooping down to tear out chunks. There's nothing like gorging on dead meat. Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has less than a month left in office. He should be taking farewell ...

  8. Tsang and Leung have to co-operate

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... claims that his administration had turned into a lame duck government. He maintained that the transition had not run into any problems. Unfortunately, recent developments suggest otherwise. ...

  9. NPC approves HK electoral changes

    Posted Aug 29th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung The national legislature yesterday rubber-stamped Hong Kong's electoral changes for 2012. The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress approved two amendments to the Basic Law. One increases from 800 to 1,200 the number of electors allowed in the group that will elect the chief executive; and the other will increase the number of Legislative ...

  10. What was Donald Tsang thinking?

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Scandalous revelations in the race for chief executive have prompted public concern about integrity in government. At times like these the community looks to institutions charged with upholding its core values of decency and fairness. One that comes to mind is the chief executive's office itself. Politically, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen may be regarded as a lame duck with only ...




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