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  1. Leung's record run blown off course

    Posted Jun 01st 2008, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... record of 20.94 seconds by clocking 20.78- with Tang trailing along behind him in lane five. Leung had run 20.90 seconds in the early afternoon heats, but once again the wind was slightly over ...

  2. Parties reach for familiar tactics as they return to the campaign trail

    Posted Jul 21st 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Leaders of the Liberal Party also returned to the election routine of ditching their usually immaculate suit jackets on the campaign trail in favour of white T-shirts- rumoured to be made ... 'Actually, there are not many new things we can do. Not everyone uses the internet. If we don't print leaflets, it will be hard to reach voters,' he said. Kam Nai-wai, who is running ...

  3. 'Front runner' Tang trails in third place in poll for next chief executive

    Posted Jul 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen, who has long been seen as front runner for next year's chief executive election, trails in third place among five ... tipped as the main candidates for next year's chief executive poll. So far, none of them has confirmed they will run. Dr Li Pang-kwong, director of the public governance programme at Lingnan ...

  4. Why it's too risky for Anson Chan to run

    Posted Sep 05th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong. All the other potential pan-democratic candidates trail Mrs Ip in opinion polls. So Mrs Chan, who remains highly popular, has become the obvious choice ... the seat. It is an open secret that Mrs Ip has set her sights on next year's Legco election as her next step towards running for chief executive in 2012. She set up the Savantas think-tank last ...

  5. Early nod by Beijing for city's new chief

    Posted Jul 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... executive poll. So far, none of them has confirmed he or she will run. Tang, who has long been seen as the front runner for next year's chief executive election, trails in third place among ...

  6. Independents lay down 100-day plan

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung, Paggie Leung

    ... thinking about how to run our campaigns, but also how we will prepare ourselves to serve Hong Kong,' the candidates said in a joint statement. Under the plan, Ms Eu will launch a campaign aimed at reducing class size from 30 to 25, while Ms Ho will lead a public debate on health-care financing. Both women are running for seats in the Hong Kong Island constituency. Alan Leong ...

  7. Accountants work the numbers on ruling council leaders

    Posted Dec 12th 2006, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Yuk-chi, who had 71 backers. All three trailed Lau Ki-chit of Asia Insurance, Mr Charnwut Chan's family-owned insurance company but Mr Lau has no intention of running for Legco, a source said. ... Jardine's Wilson Fung, BDO partner Albert Au and PricewaterhouseCoopers' Paul Winkelmann. Which ones are willing to run for election is not yet known. Li stops running If Eric Li Ka-cheung ...

  8. Hong Kong may just see a real contest for its top job

    Posted Sep 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the run-up to the 2012 chief executive election have stood the expression on its head. The credit for this, if such there be, belongs mainly to Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai. I have said before that, in my ... executive. She clearly toyed with the idea of running, saying she would take a few months to think about it, and, in the meantime, commenting freely on a range of political issues. In the past two ...

  9. Shallow pool

    Posted Jul 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... the potential to become the ruling party one day. Ip's personal political ambitions have always been obvious. She has repeatedly said it is still too early to say whether she will run ... of the Hong Kong people is quite another. Party politics is still immature in Hong Kong and our parties are far from ready to run the government. At the same time, we have to adhere to the notion ...

  10. Competence, not gender, key for politicians

    Posted Oct 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... University, is running for a seat on Kowloon City District Council as a Democratic Party candidate. She said female politicians had no problem attracting support, but persuading women to run ... from family.' She said 19 of the 113 Democrats running for district council were women. Su Mei Thompson, executive director of The Women's Foundation, said Hong Kong was beginning ...




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