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Tsang's disapproval rating at record high

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's disapproval rating has reached a record high after the July 1 protest, a poll shows.

Wednesday, 15 July, 2009, 12:00am

Officials fan out across the city for cleanup day

Senior officials were out in force yesterday for 'Clean Hong Kong Day' after the government claimed initial victory in the battle against swine flu.

Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen inspected Pei Ho Market in Sham Shui Po and handed out hygiene packs containing masks, a towel, hand gel and wet tissues.

Mr Tang then looked on as workers scrubbed the floor.

11 May 2009 - 12:00am

Time for Tsang to show he is still in charge

Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's taking over as chief executive in March 2005 was the spark Hong Kong needed to pull itself out of a rut. His skill as an administrator and understanding of our system got the government working again and earned him strong popularity ratings. But the honeymoon is over.

12 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Tsang's analysis of results challenged

A lawmaker has taken issue with Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's observation of the results of Sunday's Legislative Council election.

12 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Donald's decline

What's Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to do now? He was walking on air, as stratospheric poll numbers gave him a confident stride and a bounce in his step. Then came the freefall and the crash landing. He survived but finds himself now on political life support. For him, the past weeks really have been a very long time in politics.

19 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Tsang finds little time to listen on his latest community call

With his popularity falling, the chief executive made his second effort at community outreach in 12 days yesterday, joining a keep-fit class at a community centre for the elderly.

But not everyone was pleased with the charm offensive. Two sisters who waited three hours to meet Donald Tsang Yam-kuen at Sha Kok Estate in Sha Tin complained he had snubbed them.

12 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

HK's Tsang second in Gobi March

Hong Kong's Tsang Siu-keung finished second in the week-long 250km Gobi March race across the Gobi Desert.

15 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

A leader who cannot learn from his mistakes

What does it take for Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to admit that he was wrong? Or maybe, more tellingly, what does it take for him to learn the lessons of an easily avoidable piece of political bungling?

13 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Database of local traditions planned

A citywide survey will be conducted on intangible cultural heritage to help set up a database, Secretary for Home Affairs Tsang Tak-sing said in the Legislative Council yesterday. Mr Tsang said the government would commission local experts and scholars to conduct the survey of traditional festivals and rituals celebrated by the various districts in the New Territories.

29 May 2008 - 12:00am

Return of the district officer 'warlords'

Cynics may dismiss the Summit on District Administration as a political show. But there was no lack of effort to give more substance to the annual meeting of top government officials and district leaders.

In a show of support, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen spoke highly of the importance of district administration in a keynote speech.

14 May 2008 - 12:00am