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  1. Time for new strategy on US: Exco chief

    Posted Jun 26th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung in New York With 1997 jitters no longer an issue 10 years after the handover, Executive Council convenor Leung Chun-ying has called for a change of strategy in exploring ways ... important role and benefit from those areas,' he said. Mr Leung was concluding a five-day visit to Washington and New York with the Better Hong Kong Foundation, which was founded by business ...

  2. New team needs to be given time

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong's new ruling team has been sworn into office, albeit not quite in its final shape. The voices of the people in Sunday's protest have also been heard. Now that ceremonies and protests are over, the public awaits some actions from the government. On Monday, Leung Chun-ying and his team spared no time in reaching out to the community. Although the district ...

  3. Hidy and seek

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Edited by Andrew Sun Local designer Hidy Ng made her mark at Hong Kong Fashion week in January, with her Love Behind the Veil show attracting an impressive list of guests and fans to the Convention Centre. The couturier has established a name for herself internationally in the boutiques of Miami, New York, Beverly Hills and Japan, and this presentation was a chance to bring her ...

  4. It's time for the big sell

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... that also acknowledged the need to build up the new cabinet's team spirit. This declaration sounded heartfelt, coming in the weeks since March 25, when Leung was chosen as the city's new ... Chun-ying is a person with integrity as he is embroiled in the illegal structure saga?' Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, who as the new chief secretary is Leung's second-in-command, phrased her ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Anti-red' sentiment takes centre stage in Legco election for first time

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by TOMY CHEUNG

    ... 'Anti-red' sentiment takes hold in election For the first time, "anti-red" sentiment has taken centre stage in the city's politics amid the fight for Legislative Council seats- ... that it accepted large donations from the I-Sky Group, founded by an honorary president of the Beijing-loyalist New Territories Association of Societies. Lingnan University political scientist Li ...

  6. Restructuring plan faces race against time

    Posted Jun 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that the proposals, which include the creation of new bureaus, be approved before he takes office on July 1. People Power lawmakers, who led last month's filibuster stand-off over the by-election reform ... of interest. Pan-democratic lawmakers then spent hours during the evening questioning Leung's rationale for adding new deputies to the chief secretary and financial secretary and creating two new ...

  7. Time for Leung 'to hand in his homework'

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com A new executive councillor has called on Leung Chun-ying to announce how and when he will introduce three promised social benefits to win back public ... Leung should deliver his proposals before October.' The new administration is mired in controversy. Leung and health minister Dr Ko Wing-man are caught up in the row over illegal ...

  8. Time for leaders to listen

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... consultation. 'The new administration will need time for team building and prioritisation of policy initiatives before the delivery of Leung's maiden policy address [in October],' Law ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com A restructuring will give government leaders more time to hit the streets and gauge the mood of the public to feed into their long-term plans, the chief ...

  9. Reshuffle may not be passed in time, says D.A.B.

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei and Colleen Lee The controversial government restructuring plan may not be passed before the new government takes over on July 1 if filibustering continues in Legco, a key member ... in the plenary meeting scheduled for June 20. 'The meeting of the Finance Committee [on June 15 could also] drag on for a long time and many questions may be raised,' he said. The recent ...

  10. It's all down to a question of timing

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee, Peter So and Tony Cheung The timing of former central banker Joseph Yam Chi-kwong's call for a review of the Hong Kong-US dollar peg could be a bid to press incoming ... to Tang during the campaign. 'The timing was very sensitive as it is now the transition period of the two administrations,' said James Sung Lap-kung, an academic co-ordinator at City ...




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