Leung Chun-ying 'set a trap for himself' last month by failing to confirm the facts before speaking to the media about illegal structures at his Peak houses, the chief executive's former transition chief said yesterday.Saturday, 14 July, 2012, 12:00am
Leung Chun-ying 'set a trap for himself' last month by failing to confirm the facts before speaking to the media about illegal structures at his Peak houses, the chief executive's former transition chief said yesterday.14 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
From the beginning of his interview with the South China Morning Post on Wednesday, Leung Chun-ying seized every opportunity to set himself apart from outgoing Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen.
There were no ornaments or paintings in the room as Leung described, half-jokingly, his administration as one that has adopted a thrifty style.11 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Unlike his two predecessors, chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying cannot expect a honeymoon period from lawmakers after he takes office on July 1.7 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Leung Chun-ying has about three times more support than his key potential opponent in the chief executive race among professionals and better-educated Hongkongers, according to a poll commissioned by the South China Morning Post.17 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
The Bar has accused the government of steering the public towards its favoured means of avoiding what it sees as abuse of Legislative Council by-elections: scrapping them.1 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
Pan-democrats face a tough battle in November's district council elections, politicians in those parties say.
Changing demographics have meant an ageing electorate and a fall in the number of voters in their thirties and forties, who are more inclined to support for the pan-democrats.29 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
The government has for the first time raised the option of retaining by-elections for Legislative Council mid-term vacancies, in a consultation paper to be released today.22 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
The next chief executive should make narrowing the wealth gap and restarting the Home Ownership Scheme a top priority, respondents to a Sunday Morning Post opinion poll said.
They also said relaunching national security legislation should be the least urgent task. Just 6.2 per cent of respondents considered it a top priority.3 Jul 2011 - 12:00am