Some private clubs which have had their land leases renewed for another 15 years have promised to open their facilities to the public for up to a combined 3,320 hours per month, the home affairs chief said yesterday.Thursday, 23 May, 2013, 4:30am
The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority is under pressure to increase the weighting it gives to cost when selecting winners of arts facilities competitions, meaning cheaper designs will stand a better chance of winning.9 Apr 2013 - 3:56am
Newly elected Democratic Party chairwoman Emily Lau Wai-hing said yesterday the party was open to talking to the central government's liaison office about details for the chief executive election due in 2017 as long as the office showed "sincerity". Lau said agreeing on a plan detailing new arrangements for the election would build trust between the two sides.24 Dec 2012 - 5:12am
A popular sports facility in Wan Chai will be demolished when the sports complex in Kai Tak is completed in 2019, Secretary for Home Affairs Tsang Tak-sing revealed yesterday.10 Nov 2012 - 4:03am 2 comments
A consultancy study suggested a sports hub at Kai Tak should be built as a comprehensive complex instead of dividing it into separate elements, lawmakers heard yesterday.25 Oct 2012 - 3:17am
A beaming Lee Wai-sze, Hong Kong's only medallist at the London Olympic Games, arrives home with the rest of the team yesterday to be greeted by Secretary for Home Affairs Tsang Tak-sing (right) and more than 100 flag-waving schoolchildren at Chek Lap Kok airport. Lee won a bronze in the women's keirin track cycling, the city's third ever medal. Photo: Sam Tsang15 Aug 2012 - 11:06am
For students and teachers at Belilios Public School in Tin Hau, November 7, 1967 at first appeared to be just another, uneventful day. Yet an incident later in the morning upset the calm and changed the fate of 14 girls.12 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Tsang Yok-sing's younger sister has made an emotional plea to the Legislative Council president to abandon the idea of running in the chief executive election.
Janet Tsang Lai-yue said she knew her eldest brother was not the 'power-hungry type' and that running for election would be damaging to their family and his private life.23 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Three hostels may be prosecuted for running illegal one-stop shops for pregnant mainland women who want to give birth in Hong Kong, the home affairs secretary says.
It is part of a co-ordinated effort by government departments to tackle the influx of mainlanders coming to the city to give birth.6 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Hong Kong officials promised to revitalise the local football team, who have plunged to a record low in world rankings, by increasing investment.23 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
The government plans to renew 15-year leases for dozens of exclusive clubs enjoying prime sites despite a lawmakers' motion calling on it to offer only short-term tenancies until a review is completed.15 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Young, single people renting a home in the hostels proposed in the policy address may have to save money and move out in five years, the home affairs minister said yesterday.15 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen delivered his final policy address at the Legislative Council yesterday, seeking to tackle growing concerns about Hong Kong's housing problem and ageing population.
With the spotlight currently on skyrocketing home prices, Tsang focused on tackling the housing problem affecting low- and middle-income households.13 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
Rise of a new policing era31 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
The belated consultation on the controversial proposal to ban Legislative Council by-elections has breached the government's own internal guidelines.7 Jul 2011 - 12:00am