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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Tony Tse Wai-chuen criticises Leung Chun-ying in bid for Legco seat

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Tony Cheung

    ... Joyce Ng and Tony Cheung C.Y. supporter turns critic in bid for Legco seat A supporter of Leung Chun-ying's who is now running for the Legislative Council has criticised the chief executive for failing to lay down a clear and effective housing policy in his first months in office. Tony Tse Wai-chuen, who like Leung is a surveyor, is vying for the seat for the architectural, ...

  2. Stars won't swing votes

    Posted Dec 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Having an all-star campaign team and celebrity endorsements may not be crucial in winning the chief executive race, with only few Hong Kong voters saying these factors hold sway, a survey has found. More than half of voter ...

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    Left-right split in Legco seating plan

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com A house divided awaits its occupants As was the case in the previous Legislative Council, the pan-democrats in the new Legco will sit to the left of the president's seat, while the pro-establishment camp will sit on the right (as shown in our illustration, above), when the legislature convenes on October 10. Among the pan-democrats, the Civic Party ...

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    Henry Tang backers set to form powerful Legco bloc

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Tang backers set to form strong Legco bloc Pro-business group Economic Synergy is apparently leading the race to court independent lawmakers to strengthen its clout in the new Legislative Council. The group may forge an alliance with four other legislators to create a bloc at least seven strong, which would make it the second-biggest political ...

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    'Long Hair' laments failed poll strategies

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com 'Long Hair' laments failed strategies Mistakes in election strategy cost the major pan-democrat parties four directly elected seats, radical legislator and veteran activist "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung said yesterday. Leung, chairman of the League of Social Democrats (LSD), also apologised to nearly 88,000 voters who cast ballots ...

  6. Leung refuses to comment about Li Wangyang suicide report

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying refused to comment on the mainland investigation report that concluded that June 4 dissident Li Wangyang committed suicide. Li, who was almost completely deaf and blind and who struggled to walk, was found hanged in Shaoyang, Hunan province, on June 6. He spent more than 22 years in jail after taking part ...

  7. Leung to press on with public meetings

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com The chief executive is still planning a third series of public meetings, despite legislators' calls that the sessions be stopped because they create too much chaos and put pressure on civil servants. Leung Chun-ying and his cabinet have visited 12 districts in the past two weeks. They are expected to visit the remaining areas- Wan Chai, ...

  8. Rivals gripe over Peck's wrong number

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Pamela Peck Wan-kam, who is contesting a 'super seat' in the Legco election, has received complaints from pan-democratic candidates in all five geographical constituencies because she is using the wrong candidate number on her banners for next month's poll. The so-called super seats will be elected by a citywide ballot open to 3.2 million ...

  9. Beijing loyalists set for Legco poll fight

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com The battle for functional constituency seats in next month's elections will pitch supporters of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying seeking to gain ... in the finance seat. Leung nominator Tony Tse Wai-chuen and pan-democrat Stanley Ng Wing-fai will challenge incumbent Patrick Lau Sau-sing in the architectural, surveying and planning constituency. Ma ...

  10. C.Y.'s aide figures out how to help election bid

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com A former aide of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying is back in the political arena, but this time as a voluntary adviser to a pan-democrat candidate for the accounting sector in the Legislative Council election. Scott Cheng Hei-huen, formerly a senior media relations manager in Leung's electoral campaign office, said he was helping Kenneth Leung ...




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