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  1. Letters

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the world, is only contested at the top level by a few countries lends itself to allowing a city like Hong Kong to take advantage. I applaud the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union for its work, yet ... universities and others in Hong Kong in the years ahead. Ann Kildahl, sustainability manager, University of Hong Kong Why rugby is such a success in Hong Kong I read Alvin Sallay's column on rugby ...

  2. Scandal a painful but useful lesson, Tsang says

    Posted Apr 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... section for 'Rough and Tumble', taken at the Hong Kong rugby championship grand final. The awards, organised by the Newspaper Society, attracted a record 523 entries. Sixty-five prizes ... Tsang spoke as he officiated at the presentation of the Hong Kong News Award 2011, in which the South China Morning Post claimed six prizes. The revelation in February that Tsang had accepted ...

  3. Union hopes to forge closer ties with the government

    Posted Apr 07th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee The head of the main Beijing-friendly union in Hong Kong says the group plans to request a meeting with Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to review their co-operation and cement closer ties with his ruling team. Wong Kwok-kin, chairman of the Federation of Trade Unions- one of Mr Tsang's key allies in his re-election campaign- said he also wanted to urge ...

  4. Union chief wants Tang to mediate in talks

    Posted Sep 10th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... their differences, and return to the discussion table as soon as possible.' Highlighting the mediating role the government had been playing, he said: 'This is what all Hong Kong people would also ... Ng Tze-wei in Sydney, Agnes Lam and Denise Hung Labour unions have urged Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen to act as a mediator between striking ironworkers and contractors. The call- ...

  5. Two student unions snub chief executive meeting

    Posted Aug 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and education policy. But Li Yiu-kee, speaking for the Chinese University union, said: 'The Chinese University and City University of Hong Kong's student unions had requested the meeting ... for the meeting. Mr Tsang exchanged views on education and constitutional development with representatives of the Hong Kong Federation of Students and student unions of six tertiary institutions ...

  6. Reward civil servants who switch to politics, says union

    Posted Jun 13th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... compensate for the loss of civil service benefits is also a matter of concern. The Hong Kong Senior Government Officers Association said the administration should consider offering a compensation ...

  7. Hong Kong can't afford to stand still

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Philip Bowring Hong Kong is in danger of entering the equivalent of the Brezhnev/ Andropov/Chernenko era of the Soviet Union- two decades of stasis as a system incapable of change ... Mikhail Gorbachev tried belatedly to reform it. Hong Kong is no empire, but to be a world city requires constant improvement in quality. It is falling behind. 'Brezhnevisation' does ...

  8. Union boss wants better work hours

    Posted May 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has been urged to do more to improve the problem of long working hours in Hong Kong. 'He should listen to the cries and anger of the working people in this year's Labour Day rally,' said legislator Lee Cheuk-yan, of the Confederation of Trade Unions. Mr Lee attacked the acting chief executive for not showing concern when he was asked about ...

  9. Tsang off to witness history

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fencing, rugby sevens and diving during his two-day trip. Hong Kong have seven gold, 13 silver and nine bronze medals. ... Chan Kin-wa Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen will be on hand to cheer on Hong Kong's most successful Asian Games team today, against China in the squash competition. Tomorrow, ...

  10. Scottish leader backs charity, business ties

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Niall Fraser and John Carney The political leader of Scotland rounded off a week-long visit to China in Hong Kong yesterday by backing an initiative that could see disadvantaged young ... was at the Police Sports and Recreation Club in Mong Kok yesterday to back discussions between the Hong Kong charity Operation Breakthrough, which promotes sport and related activities to first-time ...




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