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  1. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Leung Chun-ying sees virtue of well-placed aides in getting job done

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by Tammy Tam

    ... of four new board members. Lam quit the Executive Council last year over alleged misconduct in the sale of two of his flats ahead of the start of new stamp duties. His resignation was seen ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Picking sides in the battle for reform

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by Tammy Tam

    ... he had expressed his appreciation for precisely this neutrality, saying he did not think it fair to put the burden of political duties on the shoulders of the city's civil servants. We ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Macau may make more noise after perks bill U-turn

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:20am by Tammy Tam

    ... constitutional duty under Article 23. But problems have emerged in Macau, with development focused on the casino business, and Beijing has urged the city to diversify. The wealth gap has widened ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Where to draw line of communication

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by Tammy Tam

    ... buyers' stamp duty on non-residents. It is a measure apparently aimed at deterring wealthy mainland property buyers from flocking to town. This surge in buyers has been cited as a major factor ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Will naming names for poll cause waves in Beijing?

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 05:40am by Tammy Tam

    ... that Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying went to Beijing for his annual duty visit last week, updating top leaders on the city's affairs. As usual he got Beijing's firm backing. But back ... political stage. Antony Leung resigned 10 years ago, under great public pressure, for avoiding tax by buying a luxury car before the budget he drafted imposed heavy duties on new car sales. Tsang, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Leung's media man must get to grips with realities of job

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 05:00am by Tammy Tam

    ... comments, as not only is his boss an eloquent speaker who never shies away from the cameras, but also that Fung might have misinterpreted his duties. Some then compared his role to that of former ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Pan-democrats and Beijing need to find a way to talk

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 05:23am by Tammy Tam

    ... attacks on its role as an attempt to prevent it from carrying out its rightful duties. The latest example of the conflict came when members of the Legislative Council sought to invoke its ... the pages of pro-Beijing newspapers, arguing that it had a duty to liaise with people from various sectors, including lawmakers, and that an "exchange of views" did not constitute ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Forget the philosophy, let's have answers

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by Tammy Tam

    ... especially on how to curb soaring property prices. The surprise new property stamp duty is obviously a "special measure with a special timing", instead of a real remedy. Last Wednesday, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    TV transparency furore could rear its head again in 2015

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 06:21am by Tammy Tam

    ... carries a different meaning. They think the government, being the licensor, has the duty to ensure all licensees are quality operators- and that it needs to answer public demand for more ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    New trials for city's law enforcers when peer groups clash

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Tammy Tam

    ... and younger police officers will be called on more often to keep the peace. Whatever conflicts arise, we expect and trust the police to carry out their duties professionally and according to the law. ...




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