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Leung the man for the job, says Tung

In rare comments on Hong Kong's public affairs, former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa has voiced support for embattled incoming chief executive Leung Chun-ying, and praised the city's core values.

Wednesday, 27 June, 2012, 12:00am

English fan takes XXX approach to teaching ABCs

David Tung Tak-wai really does have proper manners - although people who read his book might not know that.

13 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Row over Jackie Chan deepens

Former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa has spoken out in the row surrounding Jackie Chan after the film star suggested Chinese people needed control and that too much freedom could lead to chaos.

23 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Parents split on whether, and how, to ban sex offenders

Families on the Laguna Verde estate are split over whether residents convicted of sex crimes should be barred from its public facilities.

Some said a ban was necessary to protect children - even if it might be difficult to enforce. Others said such people could be given restricted access.

15 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Democracy is not a cure-all, says Tung

Nations with votes for all still not perfect: ex-leader

Universal suffrage is not the solution to all of Hong Kong's problems, former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa has said.

'I can name many, many countries where there is universal suffrage but the tension between the executive and the legislative branches is enormous.

7 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Principal's talk of scuffle angers father

A father who has allegedly refused to let his Primary One son go to school since an incident nearly a month ago was angered yesterday when the principal told students of his scuffle with staff at the school the previous day.

24 May 2006 - 12:00am



Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong

Sun Hung Kai Properties


?The government structure is sound now so I don?t believe there will be much impact from his resignation on the investment environment ?

Lee Shau-kee

Henderson Land


11 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Let's add history and economics to Tung's list of shortcomings

LET ME PUT Wednesday's big speech into one sentence: 'We're good guys, we really are, and, while we've made a few mistakes, we know what we're doing and we've got big plans to set everything right in all kinds of ways.'

14 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

To Catch the Uncatchable

To Catch the Uncatchable continues into its fourth week on TVB Jade at 9.35pm, Monday to Friday. Every Monday, we will publish the synopses of the week's episodes.

Episode 16 (August 9)

Tung discovers that Fok's real name is Chan Wai-keung and that he changed his name to forget the painful bereavement of his wife and son.

9 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

To Catch the Uncatchable

To Catch the Uncatchable is a new TV drama which starts today on TVB Jade at 9.35pm, Monday through Friday. There are 25 episodes. Every Monday, we will publish the synopses of the week's five episodes.

Episode 1 (July 19)

19 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Funding follies find Alice in Blunderland

I UNDERSTAND THAT Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen is looking for ways to achieve an early return to a balanced budget and I have an idea for him, a way of clawing back $276.9 million that would other otherwise be frittered away.

9 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Case Study

For small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the policy address fell far short of their expectations for more clarity on how government policies will work for them in the coming year.

8 Jan 2004 - 12:00am

An empty ritual is not worth keeping

In making the annual policy address, Mr Tung has continued a colonial tradition, one which Hong Kong's British-appointed governors used to outline their agendas for the upcoming year. He has also been trying to make it his own.

8 Jan 2004 - 12:00am

Young people find fault with Tung

More than 60 per cent of youngsters interviewed in a survey said they were not satisfied with Mr Tung's performance and his policies. Only 7.1 per cent said the chief executive had lived up to their expectations.

5 Jan 2004 - 12:00am

Give history a push, Mr Tung

Dear Mr Chief Executive, If you're reading, I would like to propose a New Year's resolution for you. History has taught us that there are two kinds of leaders. On the one hand, there are those who are pulled by the tide of events that surround them. Their actions are largely reactions, doing their best but hardly enough to control what goes on under their leadership.

26 Dec 2003 - 12:00am