Donald Tsang Yam-kuen served Hong Kong as chief executive from 2005 to 2012.
With city’s birth rate hitting a new low and emigration continuing, a more holistic policy is called for despite an uptick in numbers.
Beijing’s choice for next Hong Kong leader has many challenges ahead, from winning the support of the Election Committee and public to restoring business confidence and rebuilding the city.
HK Acquisition Corp’s IPO as the city’s third special purpose acquisition company is fully subscribed and slated for listing in mid August, sources say.
Including renovation fees, Lam’s new work space will cost taxpayers at least HK$22.3 million in next three years.
Nearly 3,000 officers will be deployed on Hong Kong Island, mostly to guard the election venue in Wan Chai, according to a source.
Analysts say exit underscores limited room for think tanks to develop in a city where policymaking has been dominated by officials.
Legislation that constrains chief executive goes ‘against our political system’, city leader tells radio audience, but central government will ‘definitely see’ any acts of corruption.
Tycoon privilege and the lack of social mobility are the reasons for the public anger behind the current protests. Shifting the focus to a loss of freedom – to instil fear of China – is disingenuous.
‘God will care for us’: Former city chief talks about disgrace and imprisonment for first time since top court cleared him of criminal misconduct last month.
The facts of the case laid out in the Court of Final Appeal’s judgment make it clear that the former chief executive did not engage in “abuse of powers or duties”.
Hong Kong’s justice system must find a way to defend the wrongfully accused without bankrupting them.
Former chief executive left counting the cost of five-year legal battle after the city’s most senior judges quash his conviction because of jury misdirection.
The former Hong Kong chief executive had been sentenced to 18 months in jail, later reduced to one year, for failing to disclose a conflict of interest involving a mainland Chinese businessman. He was released in January.
The city’s former chief executive, who has served a prison sentence for misconduct involving shady dealings with a businessman, hopes the conviction will be overturned by the Court of Final Appeal on Wednesday.
Government source reveals why the chief executive and her team decided against making the physical gesture.
The former leader’s lawyer argues trial judge failed to tell jurors that to convict Tsang they had to be certain he knew his non-disclosure of a property deal was unlawful.
Each former chief executive receives a personal assistant, clerical officer and driver, but one lawmaker calls money spent on Tsang ‘wasted’.