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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Speculation swirls over run for top job by Rita Fan

    Posted Jun 25th 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Albert Wong, Gary Cheung and Fanny W. Y. Fung Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai has repeatedly denied that she intends to run for chief executive, but that has done nothing to dampen speculation ... said he had not heard about any plan for Fan to run for chief executive. He declined to comment on whether she would make a suitable candidate. Tam said that those who are interested ...

  4. Credit fever that led to property frenzy is running its course

    Posted May 09th 2010, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp 'The government has great power to ruin the property market but there is little it can do to stabilise property prices during a slump.' Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen South China Morning Post, May 7 Will wonders never ce ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Alan Leong hits 100 target to run in poll for chief

    Posted Jan 31st 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Pan-democrat candidate to send Tsang 'declaration of war' Chief executive-hopeful Alan Leong Kah-kit, a Civic Party lawmaker, has secured the 100 nominations which qualify him to run as Hong Kong's first pan-democrat candidate in the election for the city's next leader. Ahead of an announcement today on his list of nominators, Mr Leong urged ...

  7. A running mate for Donald

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Nai-keung Anson Chan Fang On-sang has apparently said that she may have reservations about running in the race to be the next chief executive. That is good news for everybody- well, ... It would be difficult to convince members of the Election Committee to nominate either of them to run against Mr Tsang- especially when there are other possible candidates in the background who may ...

  8. Will I run? Watch this space, says Anson Chan

    Posted May 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters Former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang kept everybody guessing last night over whether or not she will stand for chief executive next year, telling a newspaper awards ceremony: 'Watch this space.' She faced down repeated ...

  9. Run for top job an uphill battle: Democrat chief

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... the nominations he needed to run in the election for chief executive. His decision to run came as a member of the House of Lords in Britain suggested that Hong Kong's legislature should elect ... for the last Election Committee. We did not make an effort to persuade people who share similar views with us to run.' Mr Lee said he decided to run for the post after Martin Lee Chu-ming, ...

  10. Donald Tsang resigns to run as Chief Executive

    Posted May 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.52pm: Chief Secretary and acting Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-Yuen on Wednesday afternoon resigned from the government to run in the Chief Executive election. ... stipulated by the Basic Law. 'Donald Tsang tendered his resignation today in view of his intention to run for the chief executive election,' the government said in a statement. ...




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