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Special Administrative Region Government

Must not send wrong signal

The Special Administrative Region Government has often been perceived as being subservient to the interests of a few major blue-chip companies at the expense of other investors and greater consumer rights.

Saturday, 12 December, 1998, 12:00am

Must not send wrong signal

The Special Administrative Region Government has often been perceived as being subservient to the interests of a few major blue-chip companies at the expense of other investors and greater consumer rights.

12 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Tung's tightrope

This morning, the consultation period for proposed changes to the Societies and Public Order ordinances comes to an end. There has been little time for such a far-reaching issue to be discussed, but at least organisations and individuals have had the opportunity to set out their views.

30 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Time to call a spade a spade

Euphemism is a desirable art. It saves people from the embarrassment or discomfort of being confronted with an offensive or hurtful remark or situation.

However, when it comes to drafting a law, there is no reason why we should not call a spade a spade.

11 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Police quarters slated for auction

A 100,000-square-foot site on Canton Road in Tsim Sha Tsui has been provisionally slated to go under the auctioneer's hammer early next year.

Planning Department officials confirmed the plan but said the Special Administrative Region government would have the final say on the date for the auction.

9 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Surplus will boost pot by $31.7 billion

The financial surplus for 1997-98 is forecast to be $31.7 billion, pushing the reserves - including the SAR land fund - to $359 billion by the end of March next year.

13 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

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