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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Legco set to defeat motion to thank Leung Chun-ying on policy address

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Legco all set to tell Leung: no thanks The Legislative Council was set to defeat the motion to thank Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying for his policy address, as a three-day debate began yesterday. Six pan-democrats filed amendments to the traditional vote of thanks tabled by House Committee chairman Andrew Leung Kwan-yuen to instead express ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Exco convenor Lam says public will not back Leung if he does not deliver

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Tony Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung and Tony Cheung Exco convenor Lam points out public will not back Leung if there is no substance to promises Adviser says CY must deliver on goals The next six to nine months will be a "critical period" for Leung Chun-ying's administration, according to his top adviser. Executive Council convenor Lam Woon-kwong said the embattled chief executive must deliver concrete ...

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    Sham Shui Po, Yuen Long empowered to get community works done faster

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 07:45pm

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Sham Shui Po and Yuen Long will be the first two districts where district officers will be empowered to break a logjam that is delaying works in the community, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying says in his policy address on Wednesday. District councillors from both districts said they hoped the scheme would resolve long-standing problems that had ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Think tank's silence raises concern

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 03:57am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Think tank's silence raises concern A leading think tank's decision not to submit any recommendations for today's policy address has raised questions over the effectiveness of the government's campaign to gather public views ahead of the chief executive's keynote speech. The Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre was seen ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Lawmakers question lack of political reform measures in Leung's speech

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 04:15am by Tony Cheung, Tanna Chong

    ... Tony Cheung and Tanna Chong Where is the political reform, lawmakers ask Yesterday's question-and-answer session in the Legislative Council showed that, for some lawmakers, what Leung Chun-ying didn't say in his policy speech on Wednesday was just as important as what he did. Top of their list of subjects under-represented in the chief executive's speech was political ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    No plans to scrap MPF 'offsetting' mechanism, says Leung Chun-ying

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 12:52pm by Tony Cheung and Jennifer Ngo

    ... Tony Cheung and Jennifer Ngo Chief Executive still weighing up action on employers' use of retirement fund for severance No plans to scrap controversial MPF 'offsetting' Speculation that Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying was planning to abolish the much-criticised offsetting mechanism in the Mandatory Provident Fund was a "misunderstanding", the city's ...

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    HK$10 billion discrepancy over welfare bill after policy address

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 03:58am by TANNA CHONG AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... Tanna Chong and Tony Cheung Confusion as officials appear unsure of whether package will cost HK$20 billion, or just half that HK$10b discrepancy over welfare bill Despite repeated reassurances that the generous welfare package rolled out in Wednesday's policy address is "financially sustainable", top officials appear unsure of what the total bill will be. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Help for poor as Chief Executive reveals HK$10b spending spree in policy address

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Gary Cheung, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung Chief executive unveils HK$3b-a-year allowance for low-income families among raft of measures, but middle class will have to shoulder burden Help for poor in HK$10b spending spree Boosting land supply, helping the poor and enhancing Hong Kong's long-term economic competitiveness were at the core of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's ...

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    Radicals up to old their Legco antics again during policy address

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 03:46pm by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung Radical lawmakers continued to add colour to the Legislative Council chamber during Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying’s two-hour policy speech on Wednesday, with four being expelled. People Power lawmakers Wong Yuk-man,  Albert Chan Wai-yip  and Raymond Chan Chi-chuen, who chanted such slogans such as “down with the Hong Kong communist regime” and called for Leung  ...

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    Hong Kong may have to import workers to build homes, Leung says

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung, Dennis Chong

    ... Tony Cheung and Dennis Chong Local workforce could struggle to meet rising demand, Leung says, but unionists fear wages would be cut and call for more training FOREIGN LABOUR MIGHT BUILD FLATS The government will have to import foreign labour to build public housing if the construction industry's workforce proves too small to meet growing demand, Chief Executive Leung ...




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