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  1. Democrats launch bid for Election Committee seats

    Posted Feb 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in at least 10 sub-sectors and the Article 45 Concern Group had at least two. An Election Committee sub-sector poll will be held at the end of this year. The committee will in turn select Hong ... Dikky Sinn The pro-democracy camp has begun its campaign to garner at least 100 of the 800 seats on the Election Committee that will choose the next chief executive, the Democratic Party ...

  2. Tsang signs constitutional reform package

    Posted Jun 30th 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... the package. Tsang gave his consent to the draft amendments, passed in the legislature last week, to Annexes I and II of the Basic Law concerning the methods for selecting the chief executive and forming the Legislative Council in 2012. The documents will be submitted to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress. The reforms will take effect once the committee approves ...

  3. Building owners must have committees if Team Clean rules get go-ahead

    Posted Aug 10th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Patsy Moy

    ... Building owners will be forced to set up committees to manage their properties if Team Clean's drastic plans for a cleaner Hong Kong become reality. And judges may be asked to approve the sale of a property to pay for cleaning it up. Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said the government would hire companies to clean buildings that lacked owners' committees. If flat-owners did ...

  4. Democrats need to be realistic on way forward

    Posted Feb 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the pragmatic one. The prime proposal they have put forward is based on principle. It is that there should be no nominating committee to select the candidates permitted to stand in an election based ... that there be a 'broadly based' nominating committee is to be found in Article 45 of the Basic Law. This is the same provision which states that the ultimate aim is the selection of the chief executive ...

  5. Long Hair's outburst prompts request for tougher Legco rules

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... lawmakers and chairmen of standing and select committees to order rowdy lawmakers to leave the chamber. Under the rules, panel chairmen are not entitled to the same power, he wrote. A panel chairman ... Peter So Legislative Council president Tsang Yok-sing has asked a Legco committee to study whether panel chairmen should be given the power to order lawmakers who act in a disorderly ...

  6. Criteria for torch-bearers disclosed

    Posted Apr 09th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Bureau, which is organising the torch relay, said a selection subcommittee had been set up and all procedures were in line with the requirements of the Beijing Organising Committee for the Olympic ... Celine Sun The selection criteria for the Olympic torch-bearers in Hong Kong were revealed yesterday. The runners will either have made contributions to the city's sports development ...

  7. HK takes second bite of the cherry

    Posted Dec 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the central authorities to determine whether the city is ripe for universal suffrage. The last attempt, by former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa in 2004, gave rise to the Standing Committee ... and concludes with a formal request to amend the methods of selecting the chief executive and the forming of the Legislative Council. In 2004, Mr Tung's administration established a constitutional ...

  8. Motions to investigate Donald Tsang fail

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... by the Labour Party to appoint a select committee to probe the scandals was defeated by 30 votes to 20. Lee said: 'Many doubts of the public and lawmakers remain unresolved. He [Tsang] declined ... Colleen Lee, Emily Tsang and Tanna Chong Legislators voted down two motions in Legco's House Committee yesterday to investigate Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's dealings ...

  9. Donald Tsang rewards top educators

    Posted Jul 08th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Awards committee chairman Pang Yiu-kai said: 'Teachers tend to keep a low profile, but they are really the frontline people educating future generations of Hong Kong people. Their work is quite thankless and too often goes unrewarded.' The winning teachers were selected from 145 nominations of individuals and groups of teachers. The presentation ceremony will be held ...

  10. New jobs for outgoing officials

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... was selected through an 'open-cum-internal' recruitment exercise. In 2008, Chen was appointed as the No 2 education official by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, when Tsang expanded ... of corporate communication. That's according to a government advisory committee that scrutinises post-government jobs of outgoing chief executives and politically-appointed officials. Jeremy Young ...




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