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  1. Wen warns Leung to keep government clean

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Premier Wen Jiabao yesterday urged chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying to maintain a clean government, amid an outbreak of corruption scandals surrounding Hong Kong's top officials. ... Citing a passage from The Analects of Confucius in the meeting in Zhongnanhai, the leadership compound in Beijing, Wen said: 'To govern means being upright. If you lead the people by being ...

  2. Wen's concern over mainland mums

    Posted Dec 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... yesterday. Speaking during his four-day briefing in the capital, Tsang said his discussions with Premier Wen Jiabao marked the first time the issue had been raised at central government level. Tsang briefed Wen on the implications and difficulties that Hong Kong faced as a result of the influx of pregnant mainlanders and how his administration would deal with it. 'For the first time, ...

  3. Heed Wen's advice for a better tomorrow

    Posted Nov 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Premier Wen Jiabao visited Singapore last week for important regional meetings and returned to Beijing with Hong Kong on his mind. He later told Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen why. '[Hong Kong] is facing very strong competition - the situation is pressing,' he said in talks on Friday during Mr Tsang's duty visit to the capital. Mr Wen was comparing the city ...

  4. Premier Wen praises HK's economic progress

    Posted Dec 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Updated at 2.09pm: Premier Wen Jiabao on Friday heaped praise on Hong Kong for its economic achievements but urged the territory's leaders to keep clear heads when coping with the challenges to come. While meeting Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, who was on a duty visit to Beijing, Mr Wen said the general picture of Hong Kong's economy this year was good. He said ...

  5. Tips from Mr Wen you wouldn't want to wager on

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp Premier Wen Jiabao yesterday warned Hong Kong of the fierce competition it faced from neighbours and gave Donald Tsang Yam-kuen four tips on bolstering ... centre while closer neighbours are nipping at its heels in other economic activities. This is indeed a state of affairs that should have Mr Wen thinking of Hong Kong. How glad he may ...

  6. Wen's words a timely reminder for Tsang not to drop his guard

    Posted Dec 30th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Premier Wen Jiabao's reminder, during a meeting with the chief executive in Beijing yesterday, of the importance of keeping a cool head over Hong Kong's developments could not be more timely. With the public mood lifted by the festive season, Mr Wen's call for Donald Tsang Yam-kuen not to lose sight of the city's 'existing problems' is also targeted ...

  7. Hu, Wen give firm backing to Tsang

    Posted Dec 30th 2006, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Cheong. Speaking at a meeting in Zhongnanhai leadership compound, Premier Wen Jiabao praised Hong Kong's economic performance such as its 6.5 per cent growth and 4.4 per cent jobless rate. 'These two years are Hong Kong's best in the nine years since the handover,' Mr Wen said. But he cautioned: 'Of course under this robust situation, we have to maintain a clear head ...

  8. Wen refuses to be drawn on Tsang's failure

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Premier Wen Jiabao has been drawn into the saga over the chief executive's failure to declare an interest before announcing the issuing of coupons to buy green light bulbs. 'The public's expectations of the government arising from the social and economic conflicts could be handled in accordance with the law and through proper channels,' Wen ...

  9. Beijing backing for HK as yuan trading centre

    Posted Mar 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung and Tanna Chong in Beijing, Colleen Lee Beijing supports Hong Kong's drive to develop into an offshore yuan trading centre, Premier Wen Jiabao reiterated yesterday. ... of the phrase 'promoting democracy' this year. 'In their past speeches, state leaders such as President Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao have listed 'the promotion of democracy' as one ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... buses were alighting in the middle of the road. Hardly best practice. Irony of Premier Wen's US accolade Premier Wen Jiabao was the unlikely recipient of the 'Best Friend of American Worker' award last week. It was granted him by the Port of Boston International Longshoremen's Association (ILA). Ambassador Zhang Yesui travelled to Boston to receive the award on Wen ...




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