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  1. A casino for HK is not such a political long shot

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... and delights of Las Vegas, Mr Tsang told the South China Morning Post: 'I'm absolutely overwhelmed.' But he said there was a long way to go before Hong Kong got a casino because ... in on the casino business was revived. Ronnie Yuen Ka-chai, chairman of the Travel Industry Council, said a casino should be built on Lantau to attract tourists. Within days, Mr Tung ruled out the idea. ...

  2. A long way to fall

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... for almost 90 minutes. In the event, he managed something never achieved before during his seven years as chief executive: he kept 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung and 'Mad Dog' Wong ... of tycoons with whom he had private dealings. It's lonely at the top, and Tsang probably never felt lonelier in his long public career than during his appearance in Legco yesterday. The short ...

  3. Wanted: one-term chief with a long-term agenda

    Posted Nov 16th 2010, 12:00am by Mike Rowse

    ... communicator, able to inspire people of all ages. To do these things, he will have to put aside all considerations of a second term. Hong Kong is crying out for long-term vision and an action agenda ... Chun-ying. Both have their merits and weaknesses. Tang can claim a long track record in administration, having held two of the top three posts. He has experience, certainly, but his greatest strength ...

  4. Discerning citizens will take warnings about Leung with a healthy pinch of salt

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a critical eye on all the information the media provides. To do otherwise will prove us undeserving of democracy. Ho Kam-tong, Yuen Long ...

  5. I won't be a yes man, says Leung

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the past two decades I have said 'yes' and 'no' [to Beijing] according to the incident itself and the long-term interests of the city.' Leung was referring to pre-handover ... security legislation in line with Article 23 of the Basic Law, a proposal that was shelved after 500,000 people marched in 2003. Leung caused a stir by spending three times as long at the liaison ...

  6. Scrap appointed district seats, minister says

    Posted Dec 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong and Peter So Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Raymond Tam Chi-yuen has called for the abolition of appointed district council seats by the next district ... foul. Meanwhile, chief executive candidate Henry Tang Ying-yen said the hiring of political assistants should be reviewed and the positions could become project-based rather than long ...

  7. Every day election day as Tsang plays long game

    Posted Jan 07th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... and will be significantly lessened as long as Mr Tsang continues to stay out of the election debate. Rather than having to deal with criticism by Mr Leong over his views, Mr Tsang will choose the right time ... Tsang will attempt to put a gloss on the government's economic measures to develop the city's long-term competitiveness. By moving to address the political and economic issues ...

  8. ?Long hair? plans to challenge executive order over covert surveillance

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... legislators and legal experts have accused Mr Tsang of bypassing the Legislative Council in issuing the order. On Monday, Mr Leung, also known as?Long hair?, criticised the executive order ...

  9. Poor management, not long hours, caused early exit

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Poor management and delegation skills rather than long working hours may have spelled early retirement for Tung Chee-hwa, who blamed 18-hour work days for his deteriorating ... and appeared not to delegate enough. Mr Tung- who was affectionately known as 'Mr 7-11' for putting in regular long hours at the office- was often accused of being mired in details ...

  10. Long Hair promises special treat for Tung during question time

    Posted Oct 12th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung and Ambrose Leung Rebel lawmaker coy about plans to embarrass chief executive Tung Chee-hwa has been promised an embarrassing challenge from legislator 'Long Hair' ... knowing many new faces were keen to steal the limelight in the first session. 'Let's give Long Hair the opportunity to ask questions first. He is going to take centre stage in the first ...




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