C.Y. Leung

Hong Kong lawmakers need Shanghai trip to face up to social issues

Shanghai is definitely not what it used to be in the eyes of its people.

Most of the time, Shanghai just means business, but the city has also played some significant political roles in contemporary Chinese history. The Sino-US Shanghai Communiqué was signed there in 1972, marking a new chapter in ties for the two big nations.

Monday, 31 March, 2014, 8:13am 1 comment

Hong Kong's top ranking for economic freedom feels a good laugh

 Hong Kong is still the regional headquarters of many Fortune 500 firms, but the growth trend looks weak.

Did the Heritage Foundation ever send its experts into the streets of Hong Kong to meet ordinary people and ask them how free the city's economy has become in recent years?

20 Jan 2014 - 9:17am 3 comments

CPPCC delegate accuses CE of lying over illegal structures

Local CPPCC delegate Lew Mon-hung attends a policy address forum at the University of Hong Kong on Thursday. Photo: Edward Wong

Ties turn sour for Leung Chun-ying and his former staunch supporter, Lew Mon-hung, who has now spoken out against the chief executive, accusing him of lying and breaking his promises.

24 Jan 2013 - 8:48pm 4 comments

C.Y. Leung's Beijing ties create mistrust, says DAB leader

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying

Leung Chun-ying's close ties with Beijing have become his "original sin", which makes it difficult for him to win the trust of Hongkongers, the head of the city's biggest Beijing-friendly party has acknowledged.

15 Oct 2012 - 8:35am 4 comments

Hong Kong's Leung backs down on Chinese patriotism lessons

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying meets the press at Central Government Offices in Tamar on September 7, 2012. Photo: SCMP/Felix Wong

Hong Kong’s government on Saturday backed down on a plan to force school children to take Chinese patriotism classes, after weeks of protests and on the eve of crucial legislative polls.

8 Sep 2012 - 8:14pm 11 comments

Election notebook: Wednesday September 5

Leung Chun-ying: "be humble"

Former Law Society president enlists avatar

6 Sep 2012 - 3:42am

Letters to the Editor, South China Morning Post, August 18, 2012

Non-urgent cases can be deterred

In recent years many Hong Kong residents have misused the Hospital Authority's accident and emergency wards by seeking treatment for conditions which are not emergency cases.

This means that patients who may have genuinely serious ailments have to wait before medical personnel can attend to them.

18 Aug 2012 - 2:37am

Lai See

Is a structure unauthorised or illegal? That is the question

One of the burning issues for the past few months has been the question of illegal structures on the buildings of some of our politicians. Some news stories describe them as illegal, others as unauthorised, while yet others appear to use the terms interchangeably.

31 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Public Eye

Why is C.Y.'s aide worth so much more than Obama's?

25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Public Eye

Leung has neither a mandate from the tycoons nor the people

28 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

C.Y.'s housing plan falls flat on credibility

Chief executive hopeful Leung Chun-ying suggests limiting the sales of new flats to Hong Kong residents, as part of his land policy proposal to increase land supply and keep property prices at a reasonable level.

SCMP, January 6

10 Jan 2012 - 12:00am