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Tang Ying-Yen

Tang backers won't attend C.Y.'s dinner

At least four lawmakers who supported Henry Tang Ying-yen in the chief executive election will not attend a so-called reconciliation dinner with chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying this week.

Monday, 9 April, 2012, 12:00am

I will still serve HK, Tang pledges

Henry Tang Ying-yen yesterday wound up his unsuccessful campaign to be chief executive with a vow to serve society 'in a different position', a pledge to fight for universal suffrage - and a non-committal answer to the question of whether he will seek a rematch in 2017.

The former chief secretary, 59, thanked his family and his supporters for their unwavering support.

26 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

C.Y. Leung seeks unity after divisive poll

Chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying called for unity yesterday and promised to defend Hong Kong's core values after winning a narrow victory in the most controversial leadership contest since 1997.

26 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

We need to be honest and modest

Last Friday the three chief executive candidates participated in an election debate. During the debate, Henry Tang Ying-yen kept calling Leung Chun-ying a liar. This really shocked me.

21 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Tang and Leung ramp up battle

The two front runners in the chief executive election escalated their warfare last night over Henry Tang Ying-yen's inflammatory accusation that Leung Chun-ying wanted to use riot police and tear gas against demonstrators.

20 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Poll fight 'no excuse for rules breach'

Chief executive hopeful Leung Chun-ying is considering legal action over the 'riot police and tear gas' accusations his arch-rival Henry Tang Ying-yen made against him in a live television debate on Friday, as a raft of former officials attacked Tang for revealing details of confidential discussions in the Executive Council.

18 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

C.Y. Leung the winner in debate

Leung Chun-ying maintained his lead over arch-rival Henry Tang Ying-yen in public support for his chief executive bid by a wide margin after an instant poll showed he was the best performer in last night's debate among the three candidates.

17 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Tang sets off a firestorm

An unexpected disclosure by Henry Tang Ying-yen last night on his election arch-rival led Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee to question whether the chief executive contender has breached a confidentiality principle binding top-level government meetings.

17 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Tang impresses in debate against 'uptight' rival

He may not be known for his oratory, but Henry Tang Ying-yen still received approval from three independent observers invited by the South China Morning Post to rate the performances of the three chief executive hopefuls in last night's election debate.

17 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Tang and Leung both 'acceptable'

Both Henry Tang Ying-yen and Leung Chun-ying are acceptable choices for chief executive, according to Beijing's top official overseeing Hong Kong affairs.

10 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Leung camp tries to woo Tang backers

Chief executive contender Leung Chun-ying has been busily making calls to supporters of his embattled rival, Henry Tang Ying-yen, urging them to join the 'winning side', Election Committee members said.

9 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Doubts cast on a Tang mandate

Henry Tang Ying-yen will face huge difficulties in governing Hong Kong even if he overcomes his flagging popularity to win the chief executive election race, according to one mainland academic familiar with Hong Kong affairs.

8 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

'Beijing knew Tang was compromised'

Henry Tang Ying-yen's affairs were brought to Beijing's attention before the recent intensification of scandals involving the chief executive hopeful, over fears they could impair a future administration's credibility, according to a well-placed source.

8 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Tang evasive on rumours of illegitimate child

Chief executive contender Henry Tang Ying-yen yesterday declined to directly address whether he had fathered an illegitimate child.

But the way he evaded the question led some to believe he had, and once again raised questions about his integrity and his credentials for being the city's next leader.

7 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Muckraking of truly epic proportions

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As chief executive candidates are coming under increased scrutiny, concerns are mounting whether any candidate will be able to secure the 601 votes from the Election Committee needed for a win.

6 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

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