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Sze Cho-Cheung

Warning sounded on overzealous graft fighters

Some graft fighters are overzealous in their efforts to obtain successful prosecutions of bribery cases, says the chairman of a committee that oversees the ICAC.

Friday, 11 May, 2012, 12:00am

Sze's cup runneth over

AN unusual tip on how to get rid of party guests and finish all the booze yourself comes from the unlikely source of Michael Sze Cho-cheung, the boss of the territory's Civil Service.

5 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

Bad civil servants put under pressure

INCOMPETENT civil servants will come under pressure to quit more quickly under simplified procedures now being introduced, says Secretary for Civil Service Michael Sze Cho-cheung.

Power has been delegated to department heads to assess employees' performances more often and to persuade them to retire early if they are not up to scratch. Civil servants are rarely dismissed.

16 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Warning against political influence

LEGISLATORS were warned not to try to politicise the 180,000-strong civil service team.

The Secretary for Civil Service, Michael Sze Cho-cheung, said politics had no part to play in the civil service and he would resist any political temptation to change the administration.

27 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Call to end appointed seats

THE Legislative Council would not pass a bill retaining appointed seats in the municipal councils and the district boards, the Secretary for Constitutional Affairs, Michael Sze Cho-cheung, said yesterday.

He said there was a consensus among legislators that district bodies should be fully elected.

30 Oct 1993 - 12:00am

Local CS long overdue

THE handing over of the coveted post of Chief Secretary to a local will be seen by many as long overdue. Mrs Anson Chan Fang On-sang brings to the position strong credentials. An experienced and capable administrator, her tough, no-nonsense approach will be important at such a crucial time in the territory's history.

22 Sep 1993 - 12:00am

Sze refuses to reveal election exchanges

THE Secretary for Constitutional Affairs, Mr Michael Sze Cho-cheung, yesterday refused to disclose diplomatic exchanges between China and Britain relating to the resumption of talks on the 1994/95 electoral arrangements.

Mr Sze made the remark in reply to a question from Mr Henry Tang Ying-yen, who requested the disclosure.

1 Apr 1993 - 12:00am

Official breaks silence over groups' definition

POLITICAL organisations were defined for the first time yesterday by a senior government official, who described them as groups with an aim to be elected to the territory's three tiers of Government.

4 Feb 1993 - 12:00am