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  1. Bad polls a whip to spur me on: Tang

    Posted Oct 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong and Peter So Chief executive hopeful Henry Tang Ying-yen said yesterday a drop in popularity was 'a whip' to get him to do better. The remarks came after a University ... after visiting a secondary school in Kowloon Tong. 'Increasing popularity is an encouragement, while a decreasing rating is a whip that will remind me to further perfect what I have been ...

  2. The public's whipping boy

    Posted Nov 26th 2003, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... Anthony Cheung The results of Sunday's district council elections have surprised many people. Although commentators had talked about the impact of the July 1 protests before the polls, most believed that any such impact, if it were realised, would no ...

  3. Whipping up a political whirlwind

    Posted Aug 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani It was a perfect summer storm before the customary August lull we have come to expect. This political typhoon drew life from a coincidental clashing of titans in an arena that had become lifeless. They clashed not with swords and spears bu ...

  4. The media: everybody's favourite whipping boy

    Posted Jun 27th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... CHRIS YEUNG Raymond Wu Wai-yung, a veteran pro-Beijing figure, is adamant the Hong Kong media has done a poor job since the handover. The media, he says, is partly to blame for the tension in mainland-Hong Kong relations and the divisions in society. Dr W ...

  5. CY's aide in a league of her own

    Posted Apr 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Are you now or have you ever been a member of the Communist Party? That was the infamous question that epitomised the worst excesses of McCarthyism in 1950s America. So, congratulations to those pan-democrats and their media allies who have whipped up a storm in a tea cup over chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying's hiring of a former Communist ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ELECTION COUNTDOWN

    Infighting could dash hopes of pro-government parties in HK legco election

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Tanna Chong, Joyce Ng

    ... Tanna Chong and Joyce Ng In the third part of a series on the Legco geographical constituencies, we look at Kowloon East Infighting could dash hopes of pro-government parties In past Legislative Council elections, the rivalry within the pro-establishment camp rarely rose to the surface. This carefully orchestrated and party-whipped harmonious veneer is close to cracking open ...

  7. Police are accused of demonising protesters

    Posted Aug 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... on the opportunity to demonise civil society as organisers of violent protests, and whipping up anti-protest sentiment,' Mr Lee said. 'This is foul play and unfair. It also diverts attention from ...

  8. Unmerited promotion

    Posted May 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... pressure. Under the Omelco system, both councils were led by senior members while the chief secretary acted as a kind of 'party whip' in the Legislative Council to make sure the government ...

  9. Legal intent

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and this is not acceptable. Although the commission recently issued some guidelines on the time for processing its reports, you will need to crack the whip if reform is to be credible, and if people ...

  10. Time to regroup for the next election battle

    Posted Dec 10th 2007, 12:00am by Emily Lau

    ... faced by those long-suffering people.' Amid such disappointment, Mrs Chan's victory is encouraging. In the coming months, the pan-democrats must whip their movement into shape so ...




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