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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 new way to duck succession question

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung The constitutional affairs chief has again ducked the question of whether he still stands by his previous position- backing a full five-year term for Tung Chee-hwa's successor. A day after the 67-year-old chief executive confirmed he had submitted his resignation to Beijing, Stephen Lam Sui-lung no longer said he would not comment on speculative reports. ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Let Tsang finish his term, then conduct a proper probe

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... resignation is probably wishful thinking on the part of the politicians who had tried to score points with the public by humiliating this lame duck. For their wish to come true, they must be able ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... food supplies come from the mainland. These last few years have seen disease in chickens, melamine in milk, malachite green in fish, Sudan red in duck eggs and a possibility that Sars started ...

  8. Tsang still has time to look ahead

    Posted Aug 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... able to follow instructions. But the chief executive has stressed that he does not intend to be a lame-duck leader for the remainder of his term. This will necessarily involve making the best ...

  9. Tsang's address lives up to low expectations

    Posted Oct 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the run-up to his penultimate policy address, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen stressed he would not lead a lame-duck administration. But the government was careful not to raise ... that lame duck quacking. That would not be entirely fair. It is not that this was a poor policy address so much as that our city has been bereft of visionary leadership for so long. What could we ...

  10. Tsang's blank cheques will leave us in trouble

    Posted Jul 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... problem areas for which solutions are needed urgently. But, for a lame-duck government with a little less than two years left in office, it is not a very credible pledge. Short of giving out ... days of prolonged debate before they are passed or vetoed: the recent one on minimum wage legislation will be standard in future. The lame-duck government will be further immobilised. Under ...




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