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Private clubs agree to extend public access to facilities

Tsang Tak-sing

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

Concern over arts building costs

Model of Xiqu Centre at the arts hub. Photo: Sam Tsang

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

City Digest, December 24, 2012

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

Wan Chai Sports Ground will be demolished in 2019

Students race to the finishing line at Wan Chai Sports Ground.

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

Kai Tak sports hub shouldn't be broken up, consultants advise

An artist's impression of the proposed Kai Tai sports hub.

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

Hong Kong's Olympic medalist Lee Wai-sze comes home

Hong Kong's Olympic medalist Lee Wai-sze comes home

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 Tsang

15 Aug 2012 - 11:06am

Hong Kong on the brink

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

Don't join the race, Janet Tsang pleads

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

3 hostels serving mainland mums may face charges

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

Football fightback

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

Long-term leases for top clubs despite review call

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 renters may have limited time in 'hostels'

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

Tsang unveils home building plans for poor

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

Public Eye

Rise of a new policing era

31 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Government breaks own rules with consultation

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