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Security boost for heroes' cemetery

Round-the-clock patrols and installation of closed-circuit television will be among the measures to strengthen security at Gallant Garden after 29 tombstones were vandalised on Saturday, said the department that manages the heroes' cemetery.

Tuesday, 15 August, 2006, 12:00am

The author sure pulls an interesting crowd

The guest list for David Tang Wing-cheung's book launch on Monday at his China Club may have been more interesting than the book itself. A wild mix of characters, from Mandarin Oriental Hotel general manager Peter French to TV star DoDo Cheng Yu-ling, business movers like former AmCham head Jim Thompson to pop rascal Edison Chen Koon-hei, all showed up to congratulate Tang.

26 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Poker face hides battle to come

His face told it all. Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen was unassuming and subdued as he launched an uphill battle for support for a goods and services tax.

Gone was his trademark broad smile. And behind his straight face lay unease and uncertainty about the political fallout from the controversial consultation.

19 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Political Animal

What the Democrats really fear about the Companies Ordinance

What does the Democratic Party have to hide in its efforts to get around Companies Ordinance requirements and keep its membership list secret?

15 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Clouds fail to dampen race cheer

Over 10,000 turn up for dragon boat festivities; Tsang faces protesters at Tuen Mun

Stanley Main Beach was transformed into a regatta celebration yesterday as more than 10,000 Dragon Boat Festival revellers flocked to watch the races.

1 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Lesser spotted dicky bow hits Mai Po

Birdwatchers who spend hours peeping through binoculars in Mai Po may spot a bow tie rather than feathers the next time they visit the nature reserve close to the mainland border.

23 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Dodgy knee forces Tsang out of race

Hot-shot adventure racer Tsang Siu-keung has had to pull out of tomorrow's season-opening event in the PowerBar Bonaqua Action Sprint 4 series in Lantau.

But it might be just as well for him as yesterday's heavy rain has rendered the course treacherously slippery on challenging terrain.

25 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Fanling facelift causes doubts

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has long given the impression that he is a capable leader with deep experience in the operation of government, but the controversy over the Fanling facelift project has cast doubt upon his credibility ('Tsang's weekend residence gets $1.3m facelift too', Sunday Morning Post, August 14).

21 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Election rhetoric can't conceal Hong Kong's democratic deficit

Expressing sympathy with people's frustration and disappointment with the government over the past eight years, Donald Tsang yesterday called on the public to put the past behind them and look forward to a new beginning under his leadership.

3 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Missteps could tarnish a victory for Tsang's team

The resignation of a key figure in Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's campaign office could be a blessing in disguise - if it raises the alarm over the potential for mistakes by his own supporters.

31 May 2005 - 12:00am