Katrina Leung

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Wong Sing-chi 'When you [Leung] were dealing with controversies, you delayed explanation, denied responsibility and dodged questions about Li Wangyang's death ... how will you deal with your integrity crisis in a serious manner?'

Tuesday, 17 July, 2012, 12:00am

Patience pays

By now, it should be pretty obvious that our new chief executive is an impatient man. Even before taking office, he was busy making changes that he had promised in his election campaign. But fate had the upper hand, and Leung Chun-ying's government restructuring will have to wait, as will his vows for 'change'.

9 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Leung pleads for more time as photos cast doubt on earlier explanation

Embattled chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying struggled to address public concerns over his integrity in the controversy over illegal structures at his home as another newspaper report cast further doubts.

28 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

C.Y. apologises for illegal structure at his home

Chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying apologised for having an illegal structure at his house on The Peak that he hastily demolished following a press inquiry.

On Wednesday afternoon, Leung dismantled a 100 sq ft glass enclosure in his garden after Ming Pao Daily sought clarification on Tuesday.

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

C.Y.'s campaign had difficult start, says aide

Leung Chun-ying beat the odds and captured the city's top job by winning popular support, and his popularity will regain its peak level by the time he takes office in July, a top campaign aide said yesterday.

Barry Cheung Chun-yuen, Leung's campaign office chairman, reviewed the campaign's ups and downs in a wide-ranging interview with the South China Morning Post.

3 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Put to the test

Leung Chun-ying has been leading the way in popularity ratings for the chief executive election. For some strange reason, the public seems to prefer Leung over his rival candidate Henry Tang Ying-yen in the current election chaos, despite perceptions that persist about Leung's cunning personality.

10 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Full disclosure now vital in Leung affair

Fair and open elections are the cornerstone of democracy. Although universal suffrage has yet to be attained in Hong Kong, our elections are among the cleanest in the region. However, the way the government has weighed into alleged conflicts of interest involving the two chief executive front runners is disturbing.

13 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Hotel industry's 'service from the heart' ethos is highly valued

A hotel is often judged by the quality of service provided by its frontline staff.

1 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Tiger Trap: America's Secret Spy War with China

Tiger Trap: America's Secret Spy War with China by David Wise Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Beijing poses more of an espionage threat to America than Moscow. That is, if you are to believe the new East-West expose Tiger Trap by veteran intelligence analyst David Wise.

26 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

China is top intelligence threat to US, report says

China's intelligence services are the most active in the world in spying on the United States and are aggressively targeting advanced technology, a US intelligence official said.

Joel Brenner, the new head of the Office of National Counterintelligence Executive, told The Washington Times the intelligence services of Cuba, Russia and Iran were next in line.

7 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Buildings chief 'made errors in land grant'

Probe into Grand Promenade saga finds department guidelines weren't followed

Former buildings chief Leung Chin-man committed procedural errors in granting bonus land to Henderson Land for its Grand Promenade project, an independent panel investigating the incident has found.

27 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Inquiry backs Leung dismissal

The decision to force former immigration chief Laurence Leung Ming-yin into retirement was backed by legislators yesterday, but they deplored the Government's high-handed approach in handling the case.

12 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Not party to alleged campaign

You carried a story on January 13 stating that The Independent published a report claiming that Laurence Leung, the former director of immigration, 'wanted to grant the rights to publish the Special Administrative Region passport to a pro-China organisation'.

20 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Swift exit crucial 'to protect public interest'

Mr Leung was given less than a day to decide whether to quit to avoid damaging the image of the Immigration Department, Mr Lam said.

'Our major consideration was that, as a department head, there was no other alternative but to terminate his work. It's just not possible for someone to carry on working while he is suspected of guilt,' Mr Lam said.

16 Jan 1997 - 12:00am