A lack of foresight

Donald Tsang Yam-kuen probably had one of the best moments of his life when he gave his first policy address in October 2005, five months after he was tapped to replace Tung Chee-hwa as chief executive.

Saturday, 30 June, 2012, 12:00am

Malicious computer attacks on the rise

The number of malicious attacks on computers is rising rapidly, the police chief warned yesterday, shortly after two arrests in a high-profile case.

28 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Tsang's rules come too late for Tsang

It's a cliche to say 'once a civil servant, always a civil servant'. But, if you have to condense the chief executive's long and pitiful mea culpa to the legislature, that was pretty much his explanation of what went wrong.

3 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

[Donald] Tsang was on ... a private visit, which also included tomb-sweeping

A spokesman for Tsang (above), explaining the chief executive's presence in Macau

We will be apologising and will comply with all the demands 100 per cent

An editor of a website accused of defaming Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (above)

21 Feb 2012 - 12:00am


Superheroes can be found at home

There are two people in my life who are my superheroes - my parents. They have supported and cared for me since I was born. I used to get sick a lot when I was small. My parents spent a lot of money and time taking care of me. Without them, I would not be as strong and healthy as I am today.

17 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Property-curb comments prove Tsang's lost the plot

John Tsang Chun-wah is trying to talk up Hong Kong's property market.

In an interview in South Africa this week, the financial secretary said Hong Kong's government was preparing to relax its restrictions on home purchases in response to softening prices.

9 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Record prices tipped for The King of Kowloon

Two rare calligraphy pieces by the late Hong Kong street artist Tsang Tsou-choi to be auctioned at a Sotheby's sale tonight are expected to bring a record price for a work by the man known as the King of Kowloon.

2 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Royalties overdue

Almost four years after his death, one of Hong Kong's most famous artists is about to receive an honour that many believe is long overdue: a large-scale exhibition of his works.

17 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

The job will be tough, new police warned

Police commissioner Andy Tsang Wai-hung yesterday warned an intake of new recruits that they would be expected to work under the kind of extreme pressure ordinary people could never understand.

13 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Hong Kong face Maldives with eye on the goal - the Olympics

Hong Kong coach Tsang Wai-chung has urged his charges to set their sights on the group stage of the 2012 London Olympics Asian zone qualifiers as they face Maldives in the return leg of the first round today.

Having won the home leg 4-0 two weeks ago, Hong Kong already have one foot in the next stage, where they will then be fighting for places in the group stage.

9 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Tsang is King of the Hills

Stone Tsang Siu-keung reinforced his growing reputation as Hong Kong's leading trail runner by winning the final race of the North Face King of the Hills mountain marathon series at Sai Kung yesterday. The Champion System Adventure Team star (pictured) beat teammate Darren Benson by almost seven minutes over the 37.5-kilometre course. Tsang clocked three hours, 34 minutes and 59 seconds.

7 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Tsang's budget flip-flop turns economic wisdom on its head

John Tsang surely deserves a Nobel prize. Our visionary financial secretary has turned accepted economic theory on its head to come up with a whole new way of fighting inflation.

Last week, Tsang declared in his budget speech that 'fighting inflation is our major task this year'.

Well done John - problem correctly identified.

4 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Shirley Tsang

They say you can go anywhere with a good professional qualification, and Shirley Tsang has proved the point. Now executive director of the Tricor Group and head of business services for Hong Kong and the mainland, she notes her CPA Australia training has helped her move between countries and advise clients with business interests around the world.

15 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Tsang blames ambiguities for Lau's oversight

Embattled executive councillor Lau Wong-fat has once again received backing from Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen.

Affirming the Heung Yee Kuk chief's integrity, Tsang blamed ambiguities in the government's system for the declaration of interests for Lau's oversight.

14 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Call to block 'fung shui bridge' amid claims of land grab

Lawmakers have called for the government to revoke its approval of a plan to build a 'fung shui bridge' in a Tai Lam Country Park village.

The call came after revelations of a land grab by the chief of Kap Lung village, Tsang Hin-keung, and a company of which he is the director.

Tsang wants to widen a footbridge so that it can take vehicles.

3 Oct 2010 - 12:00am