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  1. The sway of Big Business reaches right to the top

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lau Nai-keung Political scandals in this city have finally reached the very top. The recent expose of dealings between Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and some business tycoons have left many citizens gasping. To a lot of people, the term 'government-business collusion' was previously just a feeling, a suspicion, a conspiracy theory- and perhaps very few actually ...

  2. Business and elections

    Posted Jan 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Liberal Party chairman James Tien Pei-chun may seek direct election to the Legislative Council in September. Pro-democracy politicians say that if he does run, it would eliminate the business sector's worries about direct elections. What do you think? Write to us. ...

  3. HK business group detained after rally

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... nothing radical. We don't understand why they detained us.' The businesspeople, who describe themselves as the Hong Kong China Investment Rights and Privilege Concern Group, said they had been cheated out of money over business disputes on the mainland. They had not been able to get their money back despite having won their cases in the courts. Protester Sze Yuk-chun said ...

  4. Democracy not your business, Europe told

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... People's Congress Standing Committee veto of universal suffrage in 2012. 'I hope the chief executive doesn't feel that simply giving us a package for 2012 is the end of it,' Mrs Chan ...

  5. Assurance on poverty fight as chief talks business

    Posted Jun 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun, Colleen Lee

    ... will continue with the task.' At a symposium on social enterprises, the chief executive described them as a key initiative for tackling poverty. Mr Tsang said a social enterprise was a business with primarily social objectives, most of whose profits were reinvested in the business or invested in the community in pursuance of those objectives. It was not driven by the need to maximise profit ...

  6. Exco scraps meetings due to lack of business

    Posted Jun 12th 2006, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Quinton Chan

    ... something for us to approve, otherwise the policies could be kicked back pretty easily. The chief executive pays a lot of respect to the opinions made by the unofficial members in Exco.' ... officials and business leaders to Guangxi and Yunnan last week. 'There were precedents of Chief Secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan chairing an Exco meeting in the capacity of acting chief executive ...

  7. The serious business of satire

    Posted Aug 08th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... sell very well. So, I like them from a business point of view. What first comes to mind when you hear mention of the company Subculture? It must be Silly Old Tung and Broomhead Ip. But our ... was the easiest to make jokes about. Indeed, the things he said and did were laughable. And his lovely wife, Betty, provided us with lots of material too. Making jokes about Mr Tsang is harder, because he ...

  8. Tsang gets straight down to business

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... each other, but we have endless room for being united. We can't waste time on arguments every day. We can only quietly immerse ourselves in hard work. 'Let us put aside our past ...

  9. HK seen as key in Sino-US links

    Posted Jul 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Hong Kong's political issues are not among the main concerns of US business leaders and academics, Executive Council convenor Leung Chun-ying said yesterday. There is more ... by the Better Hong Kong Foundation, had 26 meetings with US officials, congressmen, think-tanks and business and community leaders in Washington and New York. 'The prominent concern is about ...

  10. Give us a new perspective on politics

    Posted Jul 12th 2006, 12:00am by Fanny Wong

    ... with forces close to Beijing. Democracy doesn't depend on the acts of one or two individuals, no matter how well known or popular they are. The indisputable truth is that, without the business ... there is only one solution: those who represent the interests of people at the other end of the spectrum- the more conservative business elites- need to be fully involved in the political process ...




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