Milestones

RESIGNED. TSANG YOK-SING, 56, leader and co-founder of Hong Kong's largest pro-China party, the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment of Hong Kong (DAB); as the party's chairman, after the DAB won just 30% of the seats it contested in last month's District Council elections; in Hong Kong. Tsang and the DAB have been tainted by their close association with Hong Kong's Beijing-appointed Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, who has been strongly criticized by the public for his handling of, among other issues, the economy and the SARS crisis. Tsang underestimated the growing desire of many Hong Kongers for more democracy: last week...

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