Tsang Yam Pui

Tsang under fire for taking government wine

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen may be in trouble again, with local media accusing him of pocketing gifts given to the government, including boxes of Chinese wine and spirits worth more than HK$1 million.

Sunday, 24 June, 2012, 12:00am


Top-class suites are appropriate

Hong Kong has evolved under 'one country, two systems'.

6 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Three-quarters of city loses faith in Tsang

Nearly three-quarters of Hongkongers no longer support Donald Tsang Yam-kuen as chief executive, following the row over his dealings with tycoons.

14 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

After the lows, next leader must be above suspicion

It is hard to believe how far Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's reputation has fallen. When he first took office in 2005, he was immensely popular. Now, with just months to go before retirement, his reputation lies - as the newspapers are putting it - in tatters. His name will now be linked with luxury yachts and private jets.

9 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Tsang vows to see out term amid calls to quit

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday vowed to serve until his term ends despite mounting calls for him to step down.

5 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

However you spin it, public mood is clear

Barring a dramatic change of mood among the people, the July 1 rally today looks set to attract the biggest turnout since the 500,000-strong public uproar in 2003. From that perspective, the significance of the final number of participants is immaterial. Public discontent over a plethora of issues has reached a high point again, after the massive outburst six years ago.

1 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Police chief sent off with fanfare after 34 years

Police Commissioner Dick Lee Ming-kwai ended his reign as head of Hong Kong's police force yesterday to the well known strains of Auld Lang Syne.

The police band struck up the Scottish folk tune - more commonly sung on New Year's Eve - to mark the end of Mr Lee's 34-year career with the force at his official farewell ceremony.

16 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Pressure to excel destroys children's natural curiosity

I would like to commend Fanny Wong for her article highlighting the stress placed on students - and families - by a system of education that places so much emphasis on exams ('Put the fun back in education', June 9).

The example of Chan Yik-hei, the 16-year-old who is to go to university straight from Form Five, should engender some discussion of the current system.

11 Jun 2015 - 4:06pm

Tsang the right man for the job, officials say

Widespread backing for 'talented and experienced government official' as next chief executive

Senior mainland officials praised the work of acting Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday and hinted he might be the most suitable candidate to be Hong Kong's next leader.

2 May 2005 - 12:00am

Chief says scrutiny tougher to deal with than crime

Frontline police had more difficulty in coping with mounting pressure from the public and the media than keeping law and order, the police chief said yesterday.

Speaking on RTHK's Letter to Hong Kong radio programme, Commissioner Tsang Yam-pui said Hong Kong continued to enjoy stable law and order, marked by a downturn in almost all categories of crime in the past year.

28 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

Police may co-operate with PLA garrison on security issues

Updated at 4.08pm, Saturday: Police chief Tsang Yam-pui says the force may team up with the SAR People's Liberation Army garrison to bolster security in the wake of the terrorist attacks on America.

29 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

High-flier wins top job in force

POLICE high-flier Tsang Yam-pui was named the next deputy commissioner yesterday and has pledged to serve beyond the change of sovereignty.

Mr Tsang, now Senior Assistant Commissioner, will replace Peter So Lai-yin, 54, who revealed his early retirement plans last year - while trying to shore up force morale to prevent an exodus of officers.

2 Mar 1996 - 12:00am