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  1. Rightful duty

    Posted Nov 06th 2010, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... minority groups' right to education and employment. But Lam doesn't seem to be too concerned about discharging his duties. He is lukewarm on the issue of promoting the rights of minority ... and pretending to be a public hero to cover up and excuse his neglect of duty. I am not against Lam for criticising the government. But, he should do his job properly as a guardian of human rights, ...

  2. Stamp of authority?

    Posted Oct 11th 2007, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... Pragmatic Donald Tsang clearly had his legacy in mind when setting out his policy agenda, writes Michael Chugani It has been an extraordinary life's journey for Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, the kind of fairy-tale rise to the top that can ma ...

  3. Tax the billionaires

    Posted Aug 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that you do not serve at their sufferance by: raising the stamp duty on share transactions back to 0.3 per cent; and requiring offshore companies to report their presence and earnings. ... on residents bringing in duty-free cigarettes, will bring more revenue. Cancel the rail extension to Lok Ma Chau - it is a white elephant. The congestion is not on the trains as the same number of them ...

  4. A constitutional duty

    Posted Jun 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng taipan@albertcheng.hk Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's first political task, after he is sworn in for his second term as chief executive on July 1, will be the release of the green paper on constitutional development. In his election campaign, Mr ...

  5. Tsang poised to win support on his duty visit to Beijing

    Posted Dec 26th 2006, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Donald Tsang Yam-kuen ill fly to Beijing today for his last duty visit to the capital before the chief executive election in March. Political analysts predict that during ... for the Chief Executive's Office said Mr Tsang, who attended midnight Mass at Wah Yan College in Wan Chai on Christmas Eve, spent yesterday preparing for his duty visit. Political commentator Allen ...

  6. Donald Tsang will start his duty visit to Beijing on Boxing Day

    Posted Dec 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Denise Hung Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has been spared the prospect of spending a chilly Christmas Day in Beijing and will begin his annual duty visit to the capital on Boxing ... days for his duty visit. A spokesman for the Chief Executive's Office said the dates for the duty visit would be announced in due course. Mr Tsang will brief President Hu Jintao ...

  7. A duty to explain to Beijing what people in Hong Kong want

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung It is Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's duty to explain to Beijing what Hong Kong people want, because sometimes their views will be in conflict, said former chief ... perhaps the views of the central government might not agree with the views of the Hong Kong people. I believe under these circumstances Donald Tsang at least has the duty to explain to the central ...

  8. Tsang's budget draws fire from all sides

    Posted Feb 26th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... prices - including an increase in stamp duty on luxury flats to curb speculation - struck the right balance. 'I hope people will consider their ability to pay when deciding to buy flats, ...

  9. Boost in land supply to build 40,000 flats

    Posted Feb 24th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Paggie Leung, Sandy Li

    ... when the government imposed a special stamp duty and other measures to crack down on speculation. Democratic Party spokesman Lee Wing-tat urged the government to hold regular land auctions. ...

  10. A failure to bring home the bacon

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... introduced a special stamp duty to curb speculation and drafted a law to cover areas ranging from ensuring accuracy in show flats to timely disclosure of transactions. The proposed law, which ...




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