Tung Chee

Tung shows why he's still a big star

Two-and-a-half years after he stepped down as chief executive, Tung Chee-hwa is back in the public eye, this time as the host of a television documentary.

Friday, 21 December, 2007, 12:00am

It's official: Tung finds himself left out in cold

Despite 8 years in charge, Hong Kong's former leader has no official ranking

After eight years of leadership, former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa now carries no official status, according to the government protocol list.

Mr Tung does not appear on the Precedence List, which acts as a guideline to determine ranking at official government functions.

2 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Tung self-criticism is helpful, says official

The self-criticisms in Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa's policy address will help improve governance in future, a top mainland official has said.

Li Gang , deputy director of the central government liaison office, yesterday described Mr Tung's policy speech as modest.

17 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Tung adrift in a sea of indifference

If not for the annual policy address debate in the Legislative Council over the past few days, the seventh policy blueprint by Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa would have been forgotten - just one month after it was delivered.

8 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Tung team invited for brainstorming session

Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa will hold a two-day retreat with his ministers later this month in a further bid to develop ideas and priorities for the new leadership team.

18 Jul 2002 - 12:00am

News Quiz...do you know?

1. The fight to secure more generous compensation for evicted by slum clearance proposals has shown signs of weakening.

A shop owners

B flat-dwellers

C elderly residents

D home owners

2. A -year plan to turn a number of Wan Chai streets into pedestrian zones was unveiled by transport officials.

A two

1 Mar 2001 - 12:00am

Time to stop polluting the environment

Like Chief Executive Tung Chee- hwa, I also notice the deteriorating state of Hong Kong's environment, with rubbish everywhere.

Take a stroll on the streets and you will feel disgusted at the mess.

There is not much fun in going outdoors.

3 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

Step by step to efficiency

Lam Woon-kwong, the key policy secretary in charge of an overhaul of the civil service system, reckons the mood in the community has changed.

There was general backing for the reform package when it was was released in March. But over the past few weeks opposition to the changes, and their pace, have emerged.

8 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

Students air views with Tung

Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa exchanged views with secondary school students about the responsibilities of the media.

Mr Tung was participating in a Media Education Forum at the Breakthrough Youth Village.

Its objective was to encourage people to express their views on the role of the media, and to increase their awareness of issues affecting them.

25 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Tung soothes fears of falling property prices

Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa yesterday gave assurances on property prices after the recent market turmoil.

'I do not think property prices will drop dramatically because there are real demands,' Mr Tung said, attributing the demand to a rapid growth in population.

He said it could only be good if a 'soft landing' for property prices was achieved.

31 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

Onus on Tung to confront the public

Student Rosanna Man Pui-shan taught Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa a good lesson - that petitions and protests have become such a daily feature of Hong Kong life that even a young student like her did not feel intimidated to exercise her civic right in front of authorities.

24 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Tung inspires trust in worrying times for HK >

Name: Mcdonald Fung Ka- wo Age: 16 years School/Form: Form Four. The Mission Covenant Church Holm Glad College.

Hobbies: I like reading novels and books about literature, politics and philosophy.

4 Jul 1997 - 12:00am