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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

    ... with leukaemia seven years ago but was able to return to work after months of intensive treatment in the United States. But his conflict with Lo over airport developments became an open secret, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - GOVERNANCE

    Former CY Leung aide admits to breaking conflict of interest work rule

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... Joshua But joshua.but@scmp.com Charles Kwan claims he inadvertently failed to obtain conflict of interest clearance to set up company in latest gaffe to mar administration Ex-C.Y. aide ... up the company, but insisted its business - consultancy services related to publishing, translating and printing - did not represent a conflict of interest with his work at the central policy ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The limits of Chinese parochialism

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... to be involved, and so the sooner it does so, while its hands in the region are seen as relatively clean, the better. No one would wish China to join the crowd of interlopers into Syria's messy civil war, but it does enjoy reasonable relations with the two key protagonists in the Middle East conflict: Iran and Israel. The US pretence at being a mediator is belied by its de facto support ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Former adviser warns Leung of middle-class backlash over welfare spending

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 12:55pm by Gary Cheung

    ... that Leung's spending plans may be sowing the seeds of conflict between the middle class and low-income residents. "People of middle-class background generally feel they get little benefit from the policy address," Lau said. "The anxiety and grievance among the middle class will intensify the conflict between them and low-income groups." Lau, now a professor emeritus ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Chief Executive Leung backs police over Mong Kok melee

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... members Franklin Lam Fan-keung and Barry Cheung Chun-yuen deserved apologies from the people that reported them to the Independent Commission Against Corruption over possible conflicts ... should not be used as "a political tool" and pointed out the government had now reviewed its conflict-of-interest guidelines for ministers. The Democratic Party's chief executive, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - WATCHDOG

    CY Leung slammed for ‘politicising’ ICAC

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... over possible conflicts of interest. Yesterday, executive councillor Cheung Chi-kong said he was "shocked" by Li's comment. "It is totally unacceptable if one equates ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    CY's popularity sinks below the 'warning line'

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... will then decide if there are any conflicts of interest and whether [Cheng] should abstain from the discussion." A group of retired police officers cancelled a protest over the junket that they were ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    NPC head full of praise for Hong Kong's chief executive and police

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 02:18pm by Tony Cheung

    ... revealed Beijing's fears about escalating conflicts in Hong Kong, including the looming threat of the pro-democracy Occupy Central movement. In July a video of a teacher yelling abuse ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, November 20, 2012

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... future. Mr Leung will have to use his leadership skills to deal with groups and political parties that have conflicting interests. Obviously, such a herculean task is unlikely to succeed unless he ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - All round town

    City's dragon symbol flies into sunset

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 12:00am

    ... their conflict-of-interest scandals. Lam Cheuk-ting has been making quite a splash in the media, and is said to have been working hard on local issues in the northern New Territories in the past few months. He has ...




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