Donald Tsang Yam-Kuen

Tsang's poll rating sinks closer to 'critical' level

Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's popularity and Hongkongers' satisfaction with his administration have hit their lowest point since he became chief executive in 2005.

Wednesday, 1 June, 2011, 12:00am

Chief's popularity hits record low

Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has registered the worst popularity figures since assuming office as chief executive, while dissatisfaction with his government is easing, a University of Hong Kong poll has found.

6 May 2011 - 12:00am

Factory scheme prices us out, artists say

A government initiative meant to promote the art scene by making use of old factory buildings has backfired, a coalition of artists said yesterday.

26 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Quotes of the Week

Politics has been foul ... we have a bit of a problem with the budget, but John [Tsang Chun-wah] is taking care of that

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, complaining about increasingly confrontational politics at a Foreign Correspondents' Club cocktail

If monkeys won't go, I go

2 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Electoral reform

The chief executive has said trade-based functional constituencies would be in line with the principle of universal suffrage. Do you agree with Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's point of view? Write to us.

17 May 2008 - 12:00am

Tsang wants 'clean and green' HK

Improving Hong Kong's environment was his top priority, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen told a regional forum yesterday.

13 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

Holiday arrivals from mainland up 7pc despite snowstorms

15 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Political Animal

Tsang's performance hardly Oscar worthy

12 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

It's good to know Donald hasn't lost his sense of humour

Cha chan teng-style restaurants may be the most creative industry characteristic of Hong Kong, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen wrote in his personal weblog.

The statement was presumably not meant as an insult to the more self-styled creative types in the city, though it could be taken that way.

26 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

'Angry man' Chim continues to fight

Jail and cancer fail to mellow fiery politician

Lawmaker Chim Pui-chung, better known as the 'Angry Man from Chiu Chow,' shows no signs of mellowing despite a jail term and a recent fight with cancer.

10 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Lawmakers sceptical over giving HK$1b more to green fund

Legislators yesterday demanded more details about how funds for promoting environmental protection were spent before deciding whether to approve an extra HK$1 billion for the task.

Some lawmakers cast doubt over the effectiveness of some large projects.

27 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Tips from Mr Wen you wouldn't want to wager on

Premier Wen Jiabao yesterday warned Hong Kong of the fierce competition it faced from neighbours and gave Donald Tsang Yam-kuen four tips on bolstering the city's competitiveness ...

'... During my visit to Singapore, I kept thinking of Hong Kong,' he said. 'It's facing very strong competition - the situation is pressing.'

SCMP, November 24

27 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

Tsang to visit Beijing next week

17 Nov 2007 - 12:00am


Bags of controversy

The levy on plastic bags is a controversial issue.

Some people believe that the levy will help to ease pressure on landfills. However, others argue that it will not reduce the volume of solid waste in landfills.

In my opinion, the policy should be promoted by the government.

12 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

I speak from the heart, chief says of his democracy gaffe

Donald Tsang tells students he sometimes 'says too much'

Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has broken his public silence about his remarks linking democracy with the Cultural Revolution and questioning the usefulness of democracy elsewhere, telling students he sometimes 'talked too fast or said too much' but that everything he said was 'heartfelt'.

23 Oct 2007 - 12:00am