You can't blame Wah Yan for wanting to stay
Tung Chee Hwa
South China Morning PostYou can't blame Wah Yan for wanting to stay eliteSouth China Morning PostHong Kong's first chief executive, Tung Chee-hwa, made a valiant effort with school reform to introduce egalitarianism into the system. He wanted children to attend schools in their own districts and “through-train” acceptance of graduates of primary ...and more »
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 10:53 am
Airport did not violate procedure in
Hong Kong Free PressAirport did not violate procedure in granting restricted area access to think tank director, says OmbudsmanHong Kong Free PressThe foundation denied she mentioned former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa – the foundation's founder – in order to gain access. The Ombudsman then launched an investigation following criticism that violation of procedure may have created a security ...
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 9:22 am
Tribune Op-ed: China lobby link undermines
Salt Lake TribuneTribune Op-ed: China lobby link undermines Tribune seriesSalt Lake TribuneFounding Chairman Tung Chee-Hwa is a favorite of the Beijing regime. He was hand-picked by China's leadership to be the first chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HK-SAR) when the former British colony reverted to mainland ...
Posted on 22 April 2017 | 1:56 pm
CMT weathers worst storm as renewals are
TradeWinds (subscription)CMT weathers worst storm as renewals are imminentTradeWinds (subscription)CMT chairman Peng's roots are on the trucking side but he purchased the CMT part of the Tung family shipping portfolio when brother-in-law CH Tung (Tung Chee-hwa) turned from shipowning to politics and was appointed by Beijing as first chief executive ...
Posted on 20 April 2017 | 9:01 am
Singapore, Hong Kong reaffirm longstanding
Channel NewsAsiaSingapore, Hong Kong reaffirm longstanding friendshipChannel NewsAsiaOn Apr 19, DPM Teo will have separate meetings with Vice Chairman of the CPPCC and former CE Tung Chee Hwa and a wide range of Hong Kong business leaders to exchange views on the developments in Hong Kong and the region. DPM Teo will also ...and more »
Posted on 18 April 2017 | 12:06 pm
Angels feed the SAR's hungry
Tung Chee Hwa
Debbie Chang Pui-vee has joined veteran singer Sally Yeh to turn surplus food into delicious meals for the elderly in Sham Shui Po.
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 1:34 pm
World leaders gathering for Lee Kuan
Singapore, March 28 (IANS): A host of world leaders, including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former US president Bill Clinton, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, have confirmed their presence on Sunday at the state funeral of Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew, media reports said.
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 6:39 am
Tung Chee Hwa mourns Lee Kuan Yew
Former Chief Executive Tung Chee Hwa expressed in a statement his deep sadness at founding Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew's passing, and his belief that the leader's legacy and profound conviction in governance will persist. The statement noted that the two had known each other for decades, and that Mr Tung had learned much from Mr Lee’s wisdom and unique insights. He described Mr Lee as ...
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 3:14 am
Tung to represent HK at Lee Kuan Yew funeral
Former Hong Kong Chief Executive Tung Chee Hwa will represent the Chief Executive and the government at state funeral of the late Lee Kuan Yew, the fo...
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 4:51 am
CH Tung to attend Lee Kuan Yew funeral
Former Chief Executive Tung Chee Hwa will represent the Chief Executive and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government to attend the state funeral service of the founding Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew.
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 3:59 am
Hong Kong ceded to the British
Tung Chee Hwa
The chief executive under the new Hong Kong government, Tung Chee Hwa, formulated a policy based upon the concept of “one country, two systems,” thus preserving Hong Kong’s role as a principal capitalist center in Asia.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Should the Hong Kong government shift
Political commentators believe Hongkongers remain cautious about the government's "visible hand" after the city's first chief executive, Tung Chee-hwa, controversially awarded development rights for the Cyberport hi-tech project to PCCW in 1999.
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 5:42 am
Yuan's one-way ticket expires
Former chief executive Tung Chee- hwa has said what's good for the mainland is good for Hong Kong. But by the same token, what's bad for the mainland would be bad for the SAR. As the yuan diminishes in value, so does the wealth effect that has spurred so ...
Posted on 13 August 2015 | 9:55 pm
China can maintain 7% growth: Tung Chee Hwa
CHINA is treading a "new normal" of slower growth but maintaining that targeted 7 per cent GDP growth over the long term is attainable, said Tung Chee Hwa, vice-chairman of China's top political advisory body.
Posted on 20 July 2015 | 7:52 am
Former HK chief Tung Chee Hwa calls on PM
SINGAPORE - Former Hong Kong chief executive Tung Chee Hwa called on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong at the Istana on Monday. Mr Tung, who is now vice chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative ...
Posted on 19 July 2015 | 11:45 pm
Open Question: What's your opinion of these
Tung Chee Hwa
In your opinion, who’s considered the best Chief Executive in Hong Kong history Tung-Chee Hwa , Donald Tsang or CY Leung? Why do so many Hong Kong people dislike/hate Mr. Tung and Leung so much compared to Donald Tsang?
Posted on 20 May 2017 | 9:02 pm
Resolved Question: England loses ownership?
So I keep hearing about how england lost ownership of some countries, or something... and seeing memes about it too. But I can't find an article on it anywhere. Is it even true? Can you post a link of it? Or if you know anything about it, like what countries and why that'd be great
Posted on 5 August 2012 | 7:43 pm
Resolved Question: Why did Britain hand over
also, why did Margaret Thatcher go to China to discuss allowing Britain to keep it? how she thought this was possible?
and what would have happened differently there if Britain did keep it? how it changed after being handed over?
Posted on 30 December 2011 | 8:03 am
Resolved Question: Was Chief Secretary
What was his legacy to Hong Kong, do you think he will go down as the best leader for HK
Posted on 28 February 2011 | 11:37 pm
Resolved Question: Who is Tung-Chee-Hwa?
I used to keep on hearing about this guy on TVB HK and Chinese news until up until 2006. Who was he? Is he really well known in HK/China?
Posted on 16 July 2010 | 10:23 pm