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  1. 'Huge deficit' looms amid global crisis

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Dennis Eng

    ... impact on Hong Kong would not be as severe as the one a decade ago, although economic recovery might take longer this time. The 1998 crisis heralded five years of deflation and a drop in property ... crisis and uncertainty over the extent of the fallout in Hong Kong, experts said the government could be forced to raise taxes and trim the size of the civil service. PricewaterhouseCoopers tax ...

  2. Tsang backed despite ratings drop

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung A top central government official in Hong Kong has vouched for Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's integrity, as the chief executive's popularity fell to a record low of 48.4 points out of 100 amid alleged favouritism towards his relatives. Li Gang, deputy director of the central government's liaison office, made the remarks yesterday as a University of Hong Kong ...

  3. Traditional openness is key to city's future, Tony Blair says

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Hong Kong's 'strong foundation' will sustain it through the financial crisis, but how it fares as a financial centre depends on how well it maintains its traditional openness, according to former British prime minister Tony Blair. Mr Blair said yesterday that while Hong Kong faced the same tough situation as Britain, the city had an edge over the rest ...

  4. The big race- heavyweights step forward

    Posted Sep 19th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... an '80 per cent popularity rating'. 'There had also not been the problems frequently raised in the past few years about Hong Kong being marginalised or Hong Kong's relationship ... Shuk-yee, who hosts a talk show on Cable TV, Leung said he would not have ruled out standing had he foreseen the challenges Hong Kong faced in the past decade. 'At the time I did not know ...

  5. Tsang looks to national spirit to see off turmoil

    Posted Oct 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung and Eva Wu Tenacity key asset in fighting financial crisis Hong Kong should reflect on the 'indomitable spirit of the Chinese nation' amid the intensifying global financial crisis, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said in his speech to mark National Day. Mr Tsang described the past year as 'a year of joy and sorrow' for China with 'mixed ...

  6. Stay confident despite the hard times, Tsang urges

    Posted Dec 25th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... 'We should not neglect our advantages in difficult times. Hong Kong's solid economic foundation and the support from the central government are our advantages to tackle the difficult ... this Christmas because over-consumption had caused the current financial crisis. Saying 'warmth and affection are the greatest wealth' and that people were more important than wealth, Cardinal ...

  7. Survey finds few people satisfied with policy address

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... low, with only 19 per cent of respondents to a survey saying they were positive about his speech last week. An academic, a politician and the man who led the University of Hong Kong survey said ... of respondents said they were satisfied with Mr Tsang's policies. Friday's follow-up survey also found 42 per cent of respondents believed Mr Tsang could lead Hong Kong out of the financial ...

  8. Police chief triggers new row

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... to resolved the crisis with unionists before Mr Tang's intervention. Mr Tang's apparent success in staving off the first police protest over pay in 30 years had only made matters worse, he ... chairman of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, said individual department heads had for some time been siding with staff in talks with their superiors. ...

  9. Liberals to the rescue before vote on budget

    Posted Apr 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... and Progress of Hong Kong, cannot vote. A government source expressed confidence in achieving a 'comfortable margin' of 33 votes in support, but admitted that the number of 'no' ... the biggest 'no' vote yet for an appropriation bill- as budgets are called. In 2003 in the wake of the Sars crisis there were a record 19 votes against the appropriation bill, stoked ...

  10. Chief accused over free-market jargon

    Posted Oct 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... in response to a reporter's question after a summit last month on Hong Kong's role under the mainland's five-year economic policy blueprint. 'He should not have talked about ... Ambrose Leung Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen is not trying to change Hong Kong's free-market economic philosophy, an economist and a legislator say. Mr Tsang's recent ...




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