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  1. Cost fears over competition law

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Most of Hong Kong's business and opinion leaders believe a competition law would improve the city's business environment, and that consumers and small and medium-sized enterprises would be major beneficiaries, a survey has shown. But ...

  2. Support for Tsang from top state leaders

    Posted Jun 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Meanwhile, the United States has congratulated Mr Tsang on his appointment as Hong Kong's new leader. 'We congratulate Donald Tsang on his being named chief executive of Hong Kong,' ... Tsang, who was appointed by the State Council as the city's new leader on Tuesday, is scheduled to fly to Beijing today to take his oath of office at a ceremony in the Great Hall ...

  3. Tsang to meet Hu at forum

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... has met the president since filling Tung Chee-hwa's shoes in March. The forum, organised by the United States-based Fortune magazine, is scheduled to be held from May 16 to 18. Mr Hu ... at this stage for any formal meeting between Mr Tsang and any state leader during the acting chief's visit to the capital. More than 300 overseas participants will attend the forum, including ...

  4. Call for new law to buy time for troubled firms

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung A policy think-tank close to the chief executive wants the government to enact a law similar to one in the United States to allow troubled companies a cooling-off period during ... a law similar to chapter 11 of the United States bankruptcy code, which gives a breathing space for troubled companies to reorganise their debts during a cooling-off period,' Mr Wu said. ...

  5. City's affairs 'for Hong Kong alone'

    Posted Nov 18th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Martin Lee Chu-ming's forthcoming trip to the United States and Europe could be seen as an appeal for foreign intervention in Hong Kong affairs. Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen ... said. Mr Lee, the founding chairman of the Democratic Party, is scheduled to visit the United States and Britain next week to counter messages spread by Mr Tsang during earlier visits to the two ...

  6. Macau denies entry to June 4 protest leader

    Posted Jun 04th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Peng. After the crackdown he fled to France, then the United States, where he studied at Harvard. In 1994 he married Chen Hui-ling, a native of Taiwan, and in 1996 moved to Taipei and became a Taiwanese citizen. He works as an investment banker. Wuerkaixi's denial of entry came days after another Beijing student leader, Xiong Yan, who has spent 17 years in exile in the United States ...

  7. Rising star tipped for finance bureau post

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

    ... yesterday that Margaret Fong Shun-man, formerly the commissioner for economic and trade affairs, United States, would succeed Ms Au as commissioner for tourism at the end of next month. ...

  8. Hong Kong bids to host next round of WTO talks

    Posted Sep 13th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... ministerial conference. But the finance chief was confident that police could handle any demonstrations. About 130 anti-globalisation activists yesterday staged a march from Chater Road to the United States consulate to protest against the WTO talks. ...

  9. Tycoon's $1b gift lifts bar on donations

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... gift', saying it rivalled those made in the United States. The biggest previous donation to the University of Hong Kong was $500 million given by the Kadoorie family. Professor Cheng said ...

  10. US concerned at denial of visa for Taipei mayor

    Posted Jan 08th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung The United States yesterday criticised Hong Kong's decision to deny a visa to Taipei Mayor Ma Ying-jeou. 'We believe the decision in this case was not a constructive one,' said Susan Stevenson, a spokeswoman for the US consulate-general in Hong Kong. She declined to comment further. The rare criticism came as Pao Cheng-kang, managing director of the Chung ...




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