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Wednesday, 10 October, 2012, 3:10am

Lawmaker revives unpopular IT bureau debate

New legislator Charles Mok. Photo: Jonathan Wong

A newly-elected lawmaker has revived the unpopular debate around creating a bureau to kick-start Hong Kong's lagging technology industry.

While lawmakers blocked Leung Chun-ying's proposal for bureaus for culture and technology earlier this year, before he was elected chief executive, Charles Mok says his plan has the weight to succeed.

14 Sep 2012 - 2:59am

C.Y. Leung unveils plan for 230 lifts to improve access for city's elderly

A walkway between Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park and Wilmer Street at Sai Ying Pun, where an elevator is planned. Photo: Dickson Lee

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying says the government will spend HK$1 billion a year turning Hong Kong into a "city of lifts" to remove barriers for elderly and disabled people.

22 Aug 2012 - 3:24am

Conflict of interest disclosures need to be more specific for Hong Kong politicians

Adherence to the highest standards in preventing conflicts of interest should be first and foremost in the minds of politicians nowadays. Not only are they required to abide by the strictest rules, they are also expected to put themselves to public scrutiny. But Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and his appointees to the city's highest decision-making body apparently think otherwise.

17 Aug 2012 - 1:35am

Lawyers for Leung Chun-ying attack challenge to his election victory

Lawyers for Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying made a number of arguments yesterday in an effort to persuade the High Court to toss out a challenge to his election victory over questions about his credibility.

16 Aug 2012 - 3:52am

Leung Chun-ying is urged to declare all stock interests

Leung Chun-ying has been urged to declare all his links to his former property business no matter how small.

The call for the chief executive to adopt a "whiter than white" policy came after new media revelations that Leung has share options in surveying giant DTZ Holdings, of which he was once Asia-Pacific chairman.

16 Aug 2012 - 3:52am

Tighter rules urged over declaration of interest for Exco members in Hong Kong

Leung Chun-ying won't name a firm

The government is being urged to make the system under which executive councillors declare their interests more open to scrutiny as pressure mounts on Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to disclose the name of a company that has embroiled him in a disclosure row.

15 Aug 2012 - 3:47am

C.Y. Leung announces task force to 'advance' Chinese medicine

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying visits a Chinese medicine clinic at the University of Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's ambitious plans to develop the city's traditional Chinese medicine industry took a step forward yesterday with the appointment of a task force to help bring the idea to fruition.

Leung wants the government's involvement in the industry to go beyond regulation and include promotion of traditional Chinese medicine and research on it.

15 Aug 2012 - 3:47am

Leung's e-mail on national education fails to persuade

A mass e-mail sent by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's office to company managers and academics defending the national education programme has received a chilly response.

The existence of the e-mail, which sought to rebut criticism that the subject amounts to brainwashing, came to light after staff posted Facebook messages saying their managers had received it.

27 Aug 2012 - 9:13pm

Leung Chun-ying renews pledge to put shares in property firm DTZ in trust

Leung Chun-ying renews pledge to put shares in property firm DTZ in trust

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying says he will transfer his stake in an unnamed company linked to property giant DTZ to a trust after coming under pressure from the public, but he declined to say yesterday what the company is called or where it operates.

14 Aug 2012 - 4:15am

HK leader Leung must focus on building team as controversies mount

When is a good time to take a break? If you are the chief executive of Hong Kong, the answer is probably never.

12 Aug 2012 - 10:17pm

Barred June 4 activist on HK soil

Tiananmen Square dissident Wang Dan made an unexpected 'visit' to Hong Kong yesterday after years of being barred from the city, as his Taiwan-bound flight was forced to land by Typhoon Saola.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:54pm

C.Y. Leung's popularity in the red

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's popularity plunged to a new low in the latest poll as Beijing-loyalist politicians questioned whether national education should be introduced in schools from next month.

The government says the subject will engender national pride but critics fear it will be used for 'brainwashing'.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:42pm

Another chapter in the 'misunderstood' C.Y. story

Another week, another attempt at the soft-sell. After three rounds of mayhem-inducing community visits, the heavyweights in Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's team descended on the Book Fair yesterday to regale audiences with lively anecdotes about their 'misunderstood' boss while the undersecretary for home affairs told children's stories.

23 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

100-day target a stress test for Leung

If one day is a long time in politics, how about 100? Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has just 77 days to go before reaching that symbolic target. But a chaotic start to his term, after he was sworn in on July 1, has led to speculation that Beijing is considering a plan B - replacing him if he fails to put his house in order by mid-October, when he will reach 100 days in office.

23 Jul 2012 - 12:00am