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  1. Be socially responsible, Tsang urges young

    Posted Aug 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said youngsters should shoulder more social responsibility instead of merely engaging in confrontations. He said on a radio programme that he understood youngsters were naturally rebellious and passionate, but a successful person should be socially responsible as well as bold about doing something different. He also said he did ...

  2. No excuse to shirk social responsibility

    Posted Jul 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In response to your editorial 'Greater effort needed to stop welfare abuse' (July 15), an increase in the number of people abusing Comprehensive Social Security Assistance does not mean that all young parents of working age should be deprived of social benefits, especially if they have offspring. Most recipients of social welfare are young and uneducated. They have ...

  3. Government shows it is trying to be responsive

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... they are anxious not to venture into proposals that would have a profound political impact on fiscal and social policies. Among those are cash handouts to every citizen or an increase in the old-age ... to a minimum. More importantly, it aspires to usher in an era of hope and optimism, following a lengthy period of economic malaise and social pain since 1998. In line with the chief executive's ...

  4. Tsang can still leave a social enterprise legacy

    Posted Oct 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... enterprises, introduce training programmes to nurture young entrepreneurs and organise fairs to raise community awareness and promote socially responsible consumption. None of these have happened. Its ... Ming Wong In last year's policy address, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen used the words 'social enterprise' nine times. This year he did not mention them even once. ...

  5. Angry lawmakers ask what 'collective responsibility' means

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

    ... and it is also the responsibility of the whole governing team.' At a Legislative Council house committee meeting yesterday, League of Social Democrats lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung ridiculed Mr ... of government blunders that have occurred without any official accepting responsibility. Executive Council convenor Leung Chun-ying said he felt the government had been slow to react to the turmoil ...

  6. Tsang must make having children a HK responsibility

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Acting Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has correctly pointed out that more babies are needed in Hong Kong for economic and social viability. We are an ageing population. Plummeting ... But another is to encourage all members of society to take an active role in being responsible for future generations. Maintaining the viability of Hong Kong depends on this. GORDON TRUSCOTT, Yuen ...

  7. Tsang's praise for Stephen Lam gets a fiery response

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com The chief executive might be full of praise for newly appointed Chief Secretary Stephen Lam Sui-lung, but young internet users apparently see Lam differently. Appearing on a live online chat organised by the Hong Kong Federation ...

  8. Social shortfall

    Posted Nov 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... the implication that Hong Kong will face similar problems if it further expands social welfare spending is extremely misleading. Our level of social spending in Hong Kong stands at only about 30 per cent ... distributed over HK$180 billion in well-publicised handouts in the past four years, resulting in no significant impact on economic or social development and no improvement in the levels of basic ...

  9. Donald Tsang vows to uphold 'social order'

    Posted Sep 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... at another disrupted forum last week,' said Tsang at yesterday's forum in Leighton Hill Community Hall in Causeway Bay. 'We will handle those who disrupt social order according ... a group of about 20 protesters from the League of Social Democrats staged a demonstration. League lawmaker 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung attempted to throw a bag of rubbish and a bag ...

  10. Rita Fan airs 'suspicions' over Li Wangyang death

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the central government authorities to reflect the concerns of the Hong Kong public. 'After seeing the response from the local government [in Hunan], I think I needed to do something,' Fan ... if the authorities in Beijing could publicly answer these questions, and identify people who may be responsible as soon as possible. Last night, a week after Li's death, 1,500 attended a memorial vigil ...




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