Donald Tsang Yam-Kuen

Common touch

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has admitted his 'elitist approach' to governing should change and has promised to be more sensitive to people's needs. Do you think this will happen? Write to us

Sunday, 1 April, 2007, 12:00am

In Brief

New efforts to seek journalist's release

30 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Some drama but doubt a missing ingredient

To a casual observer who was at the AsiaWorld-Expo centre yesterday morning, it could almost have been a real election.

Hordes of reporters jostled to interview the electors who had come to choose Hong Kong's new leader, electoral staff busied themselves to ensure the poll went smoothly and protesters were kept at arm's length.

26 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Family affair to remember

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen receives a rousing reception from family and friends during a rally at Southorn Playground last night. On hand to wish him luck in tomorrow's poll were brothers Yam-pui (far left), Yam-huen (left) and Yam-chuen (far right with his wife).

24 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Round two

Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and his challenger, Alan Leong Kah-kit, faced each other again last night in their second televised live chief executive debate. Write and tell us how you think they fared against each other this time round.

16 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Sign of the times

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen exchanges salutes with runners at the start of the full marathon yesterday morning. A field of more than 6,000 entered the longest-distance event of the day. When half-marathon and 10km runners were included, the total number of enthusiasts out pounding the route topped 37,000. That was 6,000 below the total entry.

5 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Combination of fulfilled dreams and a leader's frank admission

Jubilant supporters of challenger Alan Leong Kah-kit saw the challenger's performance against Donald Tsang Yam-kuen in the televised debate as a fulfilment of their wildest dreams.

2 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Donald's best option: admit error and rethink capital spending plans

'So you were finally proven right that the guys who wanted to justify the OTT public infrastructure works have been cooking the population figures books for years!'

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February 23

26 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Conversation code takes poll talk off menu for chief's guests

The chief executive election may be the talk of the town but it was not so for guests attending an exclusive event with incumbent Donald Tsang Yam-kuen.

They were expressly told to remain tight-lipped and not mention the election at a spring reception hosted by Mr Tsang and his wife, Selina Tsang Pou Siu-mei, at Government House on Friday.

26 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Your voice can make an impact on the world

Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has announced he will run for a second term as Chief Executive.

He claims he has devoted his entire career to the service of Hong Kong and his two years of experience in the post means no one is more suitable than him.

23 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

Poll shows rebound in trust of government

22 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

You have to be in the loop to be in the chief executive's circle

What is it about our chief executive and his circles?

No, I don't mean the 'small-circle' election that has guaranteed Donald Tsang Yam-kuen a second term while we journos go through the Communist Party-style charade of reporting his campaign like it was real democracy.

17 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Smaller classes 'crucial to reform'

International academics to present research evidence to conference

Reducing class sizes is crucial if teachers are to cope with curriculum reform, an international conference at the Hong Kong Institute of Education will be told today.

10 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Political Animal

The city of dreaming spires wins Patten's vote for a handover party

8 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Old values clad in new clothes

The dilemma for Donald Tsang Yam-kuen in finding a balance between continuity and change could not have been more obvious than when he pledged in his declaration speech to build a new Hong Kong.

2 Feb 2007 - 12:00am