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  1. '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 ...

  2. Civic Party makes early start on campaign trail to Legco

    Posted Jun 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Islands district councillor Amy Yung Wing-sheung formally announced their intention to run in the Hong Kong Island constituency and 16 more members are slated to contest other seats. ... executive and district council elections, and the Island by-election. Despite the candidates' accumulated experience, Ms Eu said this would be toughest run yet because the system for returning ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Tang runs from protest before saying 'I'll run'

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... experienced or capable, they cannot replace the chief executive.' But Tang was in no mood to engage in a war of words. 'I would not compare myself with others who intend to run ...

  7. Two divisive lawmakers out of the running

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and publication sector. Fellow Beijing loyalist Chim is expected to announce he will not run for a sixth term, despite submitting his nomination on Wednesday. Chim voted against a fast-track vote on Chief ... to be the city's first culture secretary. 'Fok told me that he was not going to run,' Fei said at the campaign launch. 'I believe Fok and Ma sometimes communicate and Fok probably supports ...

  8. National studies course runs into more opposition

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tony Cheung and Johnny Tam The row over national education deepened as more political heavyweights and a former official added their voices yesterday to those opposing introduction of the controversial course in September. Three eminent Hongkongers asked ...

  9. Election hopefuls off and running

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... electoral reforms. The party will run two slates, one led by Executive Council member Starry Lee Wai-king, the other comprising only one candidate, her fellow lawmaker Lau Kong-wah. Their likely ... Bruce Liu Sing-lee, with Tuen Mun district councillor Yim Tin-sang as his running mate. In New Territories East, Liberal Party honorary chairman James Tien Pei-chun will join deputy chairwoman ...

  10. Critics round on 'outsider' tipped to run culture bureau

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... is not the appropriate person for the ministerial post.' Yung said leadership and co-ordination with other government bodies would be crucial for the future culture bureau. In the short run ...




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