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  1. Out of the bag

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... Civic society is growing and, with it, calls for greater accountability - much to the annoyance of those in power, writes Stephen Vines It may be a stretch, but it's just possible ... it really want to wait until this opposition reaches boiling point? Stephen Vines is a Hong Kong-based journalist and entrepreneur ...

  2. 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 of Youth Groups last night, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said Lam was a 'superb choice' to fill ...

  3. Stephen Lam has to win public trust

    Posted Oct 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The revelations by Henry Tang Ying-yen about having strayed in his love life have drawn attention away from the appointment of his successor as chief secretary. But the selection of Stephen Lam Sui-lung has been controversial, given his low popularity in the opinion polls. The veteran civil servant's first challenge in his new role will be to win over the public. ...

  4. Stephen Lam in line to succeed Tang in reshuffle

    Posted Sep 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com The government is bracing for a reshuffle of its principal officials, with Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen widely expected to resign next week. Stephen Lam Sui-lung, the secretary for constitutional and mainland affairs, is tipped to succeed Tang, according to a government source. It is widely believed that Tang will tender his resignation ...

  5. Giving the young a head start

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng, Emily Tsang and Ng Kang-chung Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying announced a HK$1 billion plan to build 3,000 hostel units where young people could live for a limited period, ... plan as too expensive and generous, with some doubting that young people were the most deserving of taxpayers' aid. 'I am pleased to see many non-governmental organisations willing ...

  6. Young people being misled by power-hungry pan-democrats

    Posted Apr 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... violence. People need peace, and a decent living. I do not blame the young people. I blame those new leaders, who once declared openly that they wanted every child to learn about democracy by the age of seven. They are misleading youngsters. Let our young people think things out for themselves, and not be misled by loud demonstrations before they know all the political background. ...

  7. 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 passiona ...

  8. Official trips cost HK$24m

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... for justice were not requested by lawmakers, but a spokeswoman for justice chief Wong Yan-lung said he had spent HK$717,536 on 23 trips. Chief Secretary Stephen Lam Sui-lung's spokesman said he ...

  9. Long way to accountability from a suite in Brazil

    Posted Apr 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Vines Let's be honest about this- spending other folk's money is far more fun than spending your own. However, when it comes to spending public money, those responsible ... discovered after years of close proximity to politicians, they seem quite willing to risk so much for so little. Stephen Vines is a Hong Kong-based journalist and entrepreneur ...

  10. Canada joins guest workers scheme

    Posted Dec 07th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Hongkongers aged 18 to 30 will be able to live and work in Canada for a year under a new working holiday arrangement reached in the city yesterday. Young Canadians will have ... and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Secretary for Labour Matthew Cheung Kin-chung and Canadian Minister of International Trade Stockwell Day signed the memorandum at Government House. A working ...




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