City Beat by Tammy Tam
Careful what you wish for: Hong Kong is not Singapore when it comes to civil service pay cuts
- This year’s budget was an extraordinarily tough fiscal balancing act for Financial Secretary Paul Chan
- The government has to be careful not to send out a message to the private sector that the time for pay cuts has arrived
Tammy Tam is the South China Morning Post's Editor-in-Chief and is responsible for its editorial direction, strategic development and newsroom operations. She is a Board Member of the World Editors Forum, the leading network for news editors that focuses on the future of quality journalism, newsroom transformation and defending press freedom. Tammy is also the Vice-chairwoman of the Hong Kong News Executives' Association. Prior to joining SCMP, Tammy spent 20 years in the television industry in leadership roles managing editorial teams and corporate development strategies.