Michael Degolyer

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Michael DeGolyer

So the government spent whatever they spent - no doubt registered post plus time to write the letters and so on - then my cost, all over two cents!

Monday, 5 November, 2012, 2:32am

Election Committee members spent hundreds to fix 2-cent errors

Some Election Committee candidates were forced to spend as much as HK$700 to fix two-cent campaign-finance errors, it was revealed. This follows news last month that the officers overspent to fix an 80-cent error on one candidate's account.

5 Nov 2012 - 5:45am

Elections could see 'political tsunami'

If enough people vote, pro-government parties might be ousted, pollster says

Tomorrow's district council elections could be a 'political tsunami' where a massive turnout of voters pushes pro-government parties out of power, according to a veteran pollster.

22 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Shifting sands

When he announced statistics showing a steep rise in those who say they would rather live abroad, Michael DeGolyer of the Hong Kong Transition Project appended a qualifying remark. Given the choice, he would opt for the south of France. Who wouldn't, he asked.

20 May 2000 - 12:00am

The Interview

MICHAEL DEGOLYER is director of the Hong Kong Transition Project and even if you think you've never heard of him, you probably have: he reckons he has given at least 1,600 interviews in the past decade to journalists, businessmen, government officials and schools.

13 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

Corruption heads list of fears for handover

Corruption tops the list of post-handover worries, but most people do not believe cadres or 'princelings' will damage the territory, a survey has shown.

A total of 72 per cent of respondents said their biggest worry was corruption and they feared it would become common among SAR government officials.

14 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Expert's warning on poll strategy

MANY candidates will have to change their campaign strategy or face defeat in the district board polls, an expert on election campaign research has warned.

29 Aug 1994 - 12:00am