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  1. In search of someone to blame for running a bad race

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... health risk of long-distance running events. Fearful of a political backlash over the marathon controversy, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has acted swiftly. On Monday, he reportedly ... in next year's event, if only to get closer to the people who run the race. ...

  2. Running on the spot

    Posted Jan 31st 2011, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani If you're middle class, have a good job, have worked half your life and are now ready to buy a home that matches your status, forget it. You won't be able to afford anything that comes even close to your middle-class standing unl ...

  3. Athletes set for eight hours of running for a cause

    Posted Dec 24th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung Hong Kong Elite Athletes Association's (HKEAA) annual charity event, 'Run With Your Heart 2010', is marking its 10th anniversary. This year, it will be held at Hong Kong Sports Institute, following the venue's renovation. The charity run raises funds for the Elite Athlete Charitable Trust and Regeneration Society. More than 70 teams from primary ...

  4. Tsang still running with Games bid

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung and Tanna Chong The government made a last-ditch effort yesterday to persuade people to support the city's proposed bid to host the Asian Games in 2023. As the 10-week consultation period came to an end, Chief Executive Donald Tsang ...

  5. Public appearances not about run for top job, Exco chief says

    Posted Jul 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at a public function yesterday, to insist they are not about a bid for the government's top job but about connecting with different sections of society. He did not deny he intends to run ... to police officers' grievances about pay rises in an open forum at the police headquarters. For years Mr Leung has insisted in public that he would not run for chief executive. Asked yesterday ...

  6. Exco convenor is eyeing run for the top job

    Posted Apr 11th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung and Ambrose Leung Executive Council convenor Leung Chun-ying has privately confirmed his intention to run for chief executive in 2012, a source says. He has been publicly non-committal about running, despite much speculation that he will. But there have been growing signs in recent months that he is preparing to do so. The source said Mr Leung had stated categorically ...

  7. Running the show

    Posted May 30th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Donald Tsang's changes to the political appointees system have done little to alleviate calls for better governance, writes Chris Yeung When former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa decided in 2000 to go ahead with the introduction of an accountability s ...

  8. Warning on cronies running cultural hub

    Posted Feb 11th 2008, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung The proposed authority to oversee the West Kowloon Cultural District development lacks checks and balances and may become unaccountable to the public, Frontier legislator Emily Lau Wai-hing has warned. She was concerned that Chief Executive D ...

  9. More track needed before the capital 'through-train' runs

    Posted Nov 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung Some tracks have yet to be laid before the mainland's capital 'through-train' can run to Hong Kong. Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen met People's Bank of China deputy governor Wu Xiaoling yesterday on the first day of a three-day trip to Beijing. The two discussed the proposed plan to allow individual investors to buy Hong Kong shares, ...

  10. Trust the key word in running for the top

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ahead of the publication this summer of a green paper on political reform, pro-Beijing voices are trying to dampen any expectations provoked by the chief executive election in March between incumbent Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and his Civic Party rival Alan Leong Kah-kit. That Mr Leong snared the 100 nominations from the Election Committee members needed to run apparently ...




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