Public Interest

Public housing target unrealistic without imported labour

Surveys conducted immediately before the policy address indicated a clear consensus that the housing problem is the priority. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

As a directly elected member of the Legislative Council, my responsibility is to ensure the overall interest of the community and to help find workable solutions to urgent social and economic problems.

Monday, 4 February, 2013, 3:02am 1 comment

Rights to privacy may come at a high price

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying. Photo: David Wong

How much privacy should be afforded someone who becomes a director of a listed company that raises money from the public and financial institutions, and how much transparency is in the public interest?

21 Jan 2013 - 3:35am 1 comment

In his policy address, Leung must act in the public interest

Leung Chun-ying. Photo: Sam Tsang

Now that irrelevant gestures such as impeachment motions are out of the way, it is time to focus on what comes out of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's policy address. It should be analysed by legislators for its adherence to the principle that government exists to further the common benefit, not sectional interests.

13 Jan 2013 - 2:29am 4 comments