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  1. Tien set to head tourism body

    Posted Mar 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Hong Kong Tourism Board after Donald Tsang Yam-kuen wins an expected second term in Sunday's chief executive election. Two sources familiar with the situation said the government had ... The Tourism Board, a government-subsidised body, was founded in April 2001. It spends more than HK$100 million each year to market and promote Hong Kong as a destination worldwide. However, critics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/585636/tien-set-head-tourism-body
  2. Serving Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Do I smell sour grapes in the criticism that greeted Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa's appointment of Selina Chow Liang Shuk-yee to the Executive Council? There was one over-riding criterion for this depoliticised appointment: who can serve Hong Kong best? Mrs Chow has a wealth of experience in the critical communications and tourism sectors, not to mention the political ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/429266/serving-hong-kong
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must act now to create a comprehensive population policy

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The latest population projections from the Census and Statistics Department put into sharp focus challenges for Hong Kong that we are well aware of but have done little to address. Society ... in Leung's zero-quota policy for mainland women not married to Hong Kong men giving birth here. That there will be so few wage earners financially responsible for so many without incomes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1014951/hong-kong-must-act-now-create-comprehensive-population
  4. Rising star tipped for finance bureau post

    Posted Oct 31st 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... a hotel seized by the Bank of East Asia in June, but rejected calls for greater oversight of hotels, despite the damage to Hong Kong's image as a tourist destination. ... Gary Cheung Commissioner for Tourism Au King-chi is expected to be promoted in the next few months to permanent secretary for financial services and the treasury. A government source said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/658414/rising-star-tipped-finance-bureau-post
  5. Jackie Chan rejects two sites offered

    Posted Feb 28th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Hong Kong Tourism Board chairman James Tien Pei-chun said yesterday. Mr Tien urged the government to take up the matter because the conservation of the historic houses was a social ... of an alternative that could speed up procedures so as to preserve historic treasures and promote Hong Kong. Mr Tsang said the government would continue negotiating with Chan. Tourism sector lawmaker Paul ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/671484/jackie-chan-rejects-two-sites-offered
  6. A royal pointer for Hong Kong's hybrid politics

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong seems to have acquired the worst of both worlds. We have an allegedly elected head of government but that election is notoriously rigged and confined to a small circle of participants; meanwhile, the head of state is far away in Beijing, effectively chosen in secret by a small cabal of Communist Party grandees. Of the two heads of government in Hong Kong so far, one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1003432/royal-pointer-hong-kongs-hybrid-politics
  7. Tsang's style of government has contributed to Hong Kong's decline

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Allan Zeman's comment on the mainland's progress compared to Hong Kong is ironic ('Mainland outpacing HK, Zeman says', May 21). First, nobody in the present ... to be contradicting these comments. Second, in the same article Zeman still affirms Henry Tang Ying-yen as playing a continuous role in Hong Kong, especially with a possible attempt at the chief ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1002525/tsangs-style-government-has-contributed-hong-kongs-decline
  8. New chief executive will have to rebuild trust of sceptical Hong Kong citizens

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Although the chief executive election produced a mandate for Leung Chun-ying to govern Hong Kong in the next five years, his mandate is naturally limited because of the 'small-circle election'. The election campaign brought out so many scandals and revelations that the entire political system of Hong Kong is heading towards deep distrust in the coming years. In view of the deep ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996731/new-chief-executive-will-have-rebuild-trust-sceptical-hong-kong-citizens
  9. Hong Kong's system is running on empty

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is either greater authoritarianism or full democracy. Hong Kong people must choose. Our hybrid governing system is not without political genius. It is an amalgamation of British colonialism ... a Hong Kong citizen today- barring the lack of his right to vote- is as free as anyone living in a full democracy. As the city's mayor, the chief executive leads a government that can ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996770/hong-kongs-system-running-empty
  10. Head of HKSAR. Made in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kwong Head of HKSAR. Made in Hong Kong Artist Commune This group show couldn't have come at a better time. Jointly organised by Project 226, C&G Artpartment and Asian Next-Gen Culture and Economic Institute, 'Head of HKSAR. Made in Hong Kong' takes a collective swipe at the upcoming 'election' of this city's next chief executive, calling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/993698/head-hksar-made-hong-kong

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