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CY Leung hints at new controls on Hong Kong’s growing tourism numbers

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has hinted for the first time that his administration is considering controls on the number of tourists in Hong Kong. He admitted that the rising volume of visitors in recent years had "affected the daily lives" of residents, especially commuters and shoppers.

Saturday, 5 April, 2014, 4:34am 17 comments

Opponents may regret forcing wounded Leung into a corner

In Hong Kong, it's no longer clear who is governing. The ongoing free-to-air TV licence fiasco is just one glaring case in point.

Some people keep asking why the government granted only two licences instead of three, denying one to Hong Kong Television Network. If this is a valid question, then why not grant four or, for that matter, 400 licences?

7 Nov 2013 - 8:39pm 6 comments

'Long Hair' loses appeal challenging Legco filibuster decision

Lawmaker “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung on Friday lost his appeal against a refusal, by the High Court, to hear his judicial challenge against the president of the Legislative Council.

Last May legislature chief Tsang Yok-sing decided to halt Leung’s filibuster against a piece of legislation, leading to the lawmaker’s challenge.

1 Feb 2013 - 6:08pm 4 comments

Do Hong Kong people really care about what CY said?

The topics in Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's policy address that Hongkongers are most concerned about include housing, finance, education and poverty, a survey of social media showed.

17 Jan 2013 - 1:05pm

Post-rally protesters in stand-off with police in Central

A group of 400 anti-CY Leung protesters were engaged in a stand-off with police in Central on Tuesday, after they attempted to march to the former government headquarters.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Hong Kong holds unique advantages in pan-Pearl River Delta region

In this exclusive piece, Hong Kong Chief Executive C.Y. Leung reveals how the city will enhance its role as a channel bringing capital, talent and technology into the mainland from all over the world

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Letters to the Editor, December 6, 2012

Supporting our refugees has its rewards

I learned first-hand over 2-1/2 years the difficulties asylum seekers face living in limbo in Hong Kong.

Through the Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre in 2010, I met Gabriel, then a 20-year-old Rwandan asylum seeker with little hope, no family and no connections here. He had survived horrendous atrocities in his youth.

6 Dec 2012 - 3:29am 1 comment

Illegal structures found at housing chief's property

Two suspected illegal structures were found at a house owned by the head of the Housing Department, Duncan Pescod, a Chinese-language newspaper reported on Monday.

Ming Pao Daily reported that the house in Clearwater Bay Road, Sai Kung, had an unauthorised glass canopy and awning. It published photos of the structures.

26 Nov 2012 - 8:59pm 1 comment

C.Y. Leung admits liability for illegal structures

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying on Friday issued a 30-page document explaining the illegal structures at his houses on The Peak, admitting mistakes but insisting his integrity was intact.

23 Nov 2012 - 8:45pm

Albert Ho resumes challenge to Leung Chun-ying's election victory

The long court battle over the chief executive’s election victory resumed on Friday morning in the Court of Final Appeal, where two pan-democratic lawmakers sought leave to appeal an earlier verdict.

9 Nov 2012 - 6:05pm