Selina Chow

Taiwan rules in cross-region video competition

Hong Kong and Taiwan students promoted intellectual property rights by taking part in a 30-second video clip contest on September 17 in Taipei.

Wednesday, 28 September, 2011, 12:00am

Party politics seen as saving Selina Chow

Party politics probably helped Selina Chow Liang Shuk-yee get off lightly despite her accepting responsibility and blame in the Hong Kong Tourism Board executive medical scheme scandal, an industry source said.

1 May 2008 - 12:00am

The latest case for public accountability

The report on the Tourism Board is a damning indictment of the travel promotion body under its former executive director. The result of an inquiry by the Legislative Council's Public Accounts Committee, it highlights wasteful practices, loose financial controls and incompetent management.

1 May 2008 - 12:00am

Public Eye

Fun and games on Tourism Board's gravy train

26 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Tour chief OK'd cover: ex-official

Former Tourism Board chairwoman Selina Chow Liang Shuk-yee gave verbal approval in 2004 for the authority's then executive director to obtain medical coverage for herself and her family, said Stanley Ko, former head of the board's staff and finance committee.

20 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

New evidence to be called in Tourism Board row

New evidence will be called from fresh witnesses before a clash between former top officials of the Tourism Board is laid to rest.

15 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Sickly Chong says she needed HK$177,000 policy

Former Tourism Board executive director Clara Chong Ming-wah told a Public Accounts Committee hearing yesterday she needed a health insurance policy that cost taxpayers HK$177,000 over two years because her health was bad.

14 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

Young Turks angry at not being invited to Democrats' review

8 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Samba rhythms for charity

The sounds of samba provided the soundtrack to the lively Foreign Correspondents' Club's ball on September 15 at the Convention and Exhibition Centre.

19 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Political Animal

'Long Hair' happy to court controversy

10 May 2007 - 12:00am

Political Animal

New tourism chief needn't look far for advice

3 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Jobs for the boys

Forget for a moment the extraordinary, but not uncommon, arrogance of the bureaucracy as illustrated by the Hong Kong Institute of Education affair. Forget for a moment wondering whether a person apparently as obsessed with power as Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun is the appropriate person to run the Independent Commission Against Corruption, which is supposed to put principles before power.

2 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Government gifts make tourism sector a Liberal Party fiefdom

There will be gifts for some of those who voted for Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen in last Sunday's election. James Tien Pei-chun, chairman of the Liberal Party, has been appointed the Hong Kong Tourism Board's new chairman.

31 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Leadership exodus hits tourism board

Industry on tenterhooks as replacements for top officials still not known

The Hong Kong Tourism Board has been hit by a wave of resignations of top officials at a time when its chairman and chief executive are preparing to leave the marketing organisation.

27 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Political Animal

Environment chief has blood-sport solution to a problem over pigs

Compared with the intractable problems of polluted air and fume-spewing traffic jams, the solution to the increasing havoc caused by marauding bands of wild pigs in the New Territories is relatively simple: kill them.

21 Dec 2006 - 12:00am