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Donald Tsang Yam-Kuen

Best man for the job

Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday announced his candidacy in the March election, joining chief executive challenger Alan Leong Kah-kit in the race. If you were on the election committee, who would you vote for, and why? Write to us

Friday, 2 February, 2007, 12:00am

Attuned to the mood?

Having served a year and a half as chief executive, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen says he has learned to be more objective in analysis while staying sensitive to public sentiments. Do you agree with his self-assessment? Write to us

20 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Tsang acknowledges challenge of the blogger

The government faces a tough task handling public opinion that is increasingly being expressed on the internet, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said yesterday, referring to lessons learned from the recent failed campaign to save the old Star Ferry pier in Central.

14 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

QUOTES OF THE WEEK

'I am most happy to see the unemployment rate falling to a new low of 4.4 per cent, at a speed even faster than my own popularity rate.'

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, proving he does have a sense of humour if nothing else during a Legco question-and-answer session

13 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Tsang's bragging in Beijing falls flat at home

Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday boasted in Beijing that Hong Kong's economic situation is 'the best in almost 20 years', as his popularity and that of his government plummeted to a new low at home.

28 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Government should lead way in supporting families

Families are the heart and soul of Hong Kong and Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has rightly pointed out that more care and effort needs to be taken with them. In opening public discussion on the subject, however, he has to be aware that the government is as much a part of the solution as the community it serves.

6 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

In Brief

Donald Tsang updated on hawker control teams

24 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

In Brief

Tsang's popularity rating drops in all categories

17 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Patriotism key to the job, says Tsang

But chief executive has not yet considered a second term

The chief executive said yesterday he hoped people who were competent and patriotic could continue to lead Hong Kong, but said he had not yet considered whether to run for a second term.

28 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Duty no fairytale, storyteller Tsang tells youngsters

Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's political mantra of fostering harmony never seems to leave his mind - whether he is talking to state leaders or telling fairytales to children.

The chief executive yesterday demonstrated his storytelling skills to a group of 20 children aged between 10 and 14 at the annual book fair.

20 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Jacket and tie not required in clean-air drive

The government will push civil servants to dispense with jackets and ties - a 'small step' to encourage the public to become involved in cleaning the air, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen told the Legislative Council yesterday.

11 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Creative teachers rewarded for enlightening young minds

Solar-powered cookers, mouldy bread and maths bingo are just some of the unconventional ways teachers inspire students with the practical application of dry theory.

And yesterday was their chance to shine, as 42 innovative teachers of maths and science were awarded Hong Kong's top teaching honour by the chief executive.

9 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

8-year saga

January 16, 1998 Tamar site withdrawn from auction, proposed as site for new government headquarters amid property slump

Late 2000 Government reconsiders selling the site for commercial use

May 2002 Site designated for new government complex

April 2003 Legislative Council panel and public works subcommittee approve plans

24 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Good sense prevails in bus dispute

A last-minute compromise between bus companies and their drivers over pay has averted further industrial action planned for today. Management revised its offers, while the unions opted to accept moderate increases that are far lower than their demands.

20 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

The ideal gift: spend more time together

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday urged the city's fathers to spend more time with their children.

Speaking to mark Father's Day tomorrow, the father of two said his father, the late Tsang Wan, had been strict with him and his four brothers and sisters. It was probably because of his job, Mr Tsang said - the senior Tsang was a policeman.

17 Jun 2006 - 12:00am