Tom Delay

Delay denial

THE Government denied it was deliberately sitting on applications from expatriate officers to change to local terms.

Thursday, 18 November, 1993, 12:00am

No official word on top judge

THE Government has made a last-minute decision to delay the official announcement of the extension of the Chief Justice's tenure as head of the Judiciary, according to a government source.

An announcement on the extension of Sir Ti Liang Yang's stay for two years from June next year - when he reaches the official retirement age of 65 - was due to be made yesterday.

15 Sep 1993 - 12:00am


REGARDING the letter from Ms C. K. Wong (South China Morning Post, July 9) about the Academy's delay in refunding her tuition fee following her withdrawal by mutual agreement from one of our Continuing Education Dance Courses, Ms Wong will receive her refund immediately with our apologies for the unwarranted delay.

14 Jul 1993 - 12:00am

Hold up in proposals for sewage fee scheme

AN announcement on proposed sewage charges has been put back, raising a question mark over government plans to introduce the scheme by next April.

But officials maintain that the slippage will not affect construction of sewage works, at least for a year or two, which are needed to clean up Hongkong's polluted waters.

21 May 1993 - 12:00am

Delay on bill not indefinite, pledges Dunn

SENIOR Executive Councillor Lady Dunn yesterday said there would not be an indefinite delay in tabling the 1994/95 electoral bill in the Legislative Council.

7 Apr 1993 - 12:00am

Stay not precedent, Privy Council rules

A LANDMARK decision to permanently stay a $157 million cheque fraud case against a former bank chief because of excessive delay by the prosecution in bringing the case to court was exceptional and should not be thought of as a precedent, the Privy Council has held.

1 Apr 1993 - 12:00am

Call for explanation of delay

THE Government should gazette the electoral bills containing the Governor's political reforms this week or give an explanation for any further delay, the liberal Social Workers' General Union said yesterday.

Union chairman Mr Philip Choi Shing-kiu said any further delay would only be acceptable if the Government could tell exactly what the obstacles were.

9 Mar 1993 - 12:00am

Prolonging HK's agony?

WILL delaying the package of political reforms presented by Governor Mr Chris Patten help heal the rift with China? Or will it merely prolong the uncertainty now plaguing Hongkong? It is a crucial question and a difficult dilemma for Legislative Councillors now being lobbied in support of such moves.

14 Feb 1993 - 12:00am