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    Posted Mar 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of decisiveness during three economic recessions. The New York Times His resignation is likely to present Beijing with two political novelties: first, a Chinese territory run by a knighted former British ... the territory in 1997, calls for new elections to be held within six months of the resignation of the chief executive. Financial Times China, which selected Mr Tung before Hong Kong?s handover from ...

  2. Lai See

    Posted Nov 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... writing in The New York Times, says he has a solution for the problem of bankers who take risks that threaten the general public- eliminate bonuses. He argues that anyone who works for a company ... Tang's main Central outlet until the end of the year as a stop-gap until its new store opens in March. The exact location of the new store remains a mystery, since Shanghai Tang has said only ...

  3. Danger on the horizon

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Team' is now in full operation, trying to prevent stock markets from dropping disastrously. An editorial in The New York Times on March 15 observed: 'Borrowers presently faced with losing ... and the Hong Kong dollar at the same time. This is an entirely new game, compared to what happened 10 years ago. Neither Mr Tsang nor Joseph Yam Chi-kong, the chief executive of the Hong Kong Monetary ...

  4. Tributes and a triumph as old make way for the new

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... There was a party in the office of Dr York Chow Yat-ngok, whose staff paid tribute to their boss with farewell cards as he prepared to leave the Food and Health Burea. He promised to retain his interest ... of new flats. Cheng said earlier that passing the bill was the only outstanding item on a list of tasks Tsang had given her to complete. Lawmakers paid tribute to Cheng for her willingness ...

  5. A global face

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with open arms. Any speeches he gives in, say, New York and Washington would be well attended; trips to Europe and Japan should also be considered. Even in Hong Kong, Leung is wrestling ... he takes the helm, in the course of time the world will learn of him. But, for now, there is a need for him to make himself known to the international community. Hong Kong's leader needs ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to sit on the bed in his hotel room. Maybe the critics should take a look at how New York's mayor, Michael Bloomberg, or the mayor of London, Boris Johnson, behave when they are on official ... be for the actions of Donald Tsang Yam-kuen during his time as chief executive ('Quit calls as Tsang says sorry again', June 2). What will history make of 'local-boy-made-good' ...

  7. To boldly go...

    Posted Jun 21st 2007, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... Last week, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said he thought Hong Kong needed to increase its population to 10 million to be on par with London and New York. It was unclear whether he was properly briefed. London reached an all-time peak of 8.6 million people in 1939, while New York's population in 2005 was 8.2 million, up from 7.3 million in 1990. The issue is surely not so ...

  8. Good times

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... sentiment at a time when the wealth gap is driving a wedge between the haves and have-nots. The political objective is clear- to disregard his achievements and, ultimately, discredit those central ... is no different from when he took over. He also introduced the minimum wage to improve the quality of life for low-income workers. This helped bring the unemployment rate to a new low of 3.2 per cent; ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... to say that the problem was not dealt with swiftly because he was experiencing difficulties in his marriage at the time. Shifting responsibility to someone else is not offering a solution ... in not setting out his platform and his utter contempt for the intellect of the people of Hong Kong with his totally unbelievable denials of knowledge over the building works in York Road- has changed my ...

  10. Time to rock the boat- Philip Bowring

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... But the final exposure of his one-time Beijing-favoured opponent as unfit to lead Hong Kong is no proof that Leung can succeed. It was unfortunate that eventually Beijing made its own support so clear, ... a policy platform that suggested a willingness to embrace new policies. Beyond that, very little is really known about Leung, who has never been in government, never taken part in an election ...




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