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  1. Tang runs from protest before saying 'I'll run'

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... experienced or capable, they cannot replace the chief executive.' But Tang was in no mood to engage in a war of words. 'I would not compare myself with others who intend to run ...

  2. Two divisive lawmakers out of the running

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and publication sector. Fellow Beijing loyalist Chim is expected to announce he will not run for a sixth term, despite submitting his nomination on Wednesday. Chim voted against a fast-track vote on Chief ... to be the city's first culture secretary. 'Fok told me that he was not going to run,' Fei said at the campaign launch. 'I believe Fok and Ma sometimes communicate and Fok probably supports ...

  3. National studies course runs into more opposition

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tony Cheung and Johnny Tam The row over national education deepened as more political heavyweights and a former official added their voices yesterday to those opposing introduction of the controversial course in September. Three eminent Hongkongers asked ...

  4. Election hopefuls off and running

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... electoral reforms. The party will run two slates, one led by Executive Council member Starry Lee Wai-king, the other comprising only one candidate, her fellow lawmaker Lau Kong-wah. Their likely ... Bruce Liu Sing-lee, with Tuen Mun district councillor Yim Tin-sang as his running mate. In New Territories East, Liberal Party honorary chairman James Tien Pei-chun will join deputy chairwoman ...

  5. Critics round on 'outsider' tipped to run culture bureau

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... is not the appropriate person for the ministerial post.' Yung said leadership and co-ordination with other government bodies would be crucial for the future culture bureau. In the short run ...

  6. Ex-arts chief may run for Legco seat

    Posted Apr 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Former Arts Development Council chairman Ma Fung-kwok (left) is 'seriously considering' running to represent the sports, performing arts, ... not instigated a motion in a decade. Fok has held the position since 1998 and won the seat uncontested in 2000 and 2008. 'I'm seriously considering [running for election],' Ma told ...

  7. 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, di ...

  8. Hong Kong's system is running on empty

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Our executive-led system of government is cracking. Its inherent limitations and flaws have been exposed by the bruising chief executive race. Its worsening strains have been apparent under the administrations of Tung Chee-hwa and ...

  9. Regina Ip rules out run for top job

    Posted Dec 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee and Ng Kang-chung Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee has dropped the idea of running for the city's top job next year but says she might run in 2017. The chairwoman of the New People's Party also said she had no interest in serving in the next chief executive's cabinet as chief secretary, a post that she had been approached to consider. Ip had too few supporters ...

  10. I'll run if my favourite doesn't- Fan

    Posted Sep 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau and Ng Kang-chung Former Legislative Council president Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai has hinted she would be prepared to run in next year's chief executive election if her 'favourite candidate' does not. The Beijing loyalist said that if her favourite, whom she did not name, decided to run he would have her unconditional support '[But] if I find no candidate ...




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