City Digest

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 19 July, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 19 July, 2012, 12:00am


'Long Hair' ordered to pay filibuster costs

Lawmaker 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung was yesterday ordered by the High Court to pay legal costs to Legco president Tsang Yok-sing for his failed bid to argue for a constitutional right to filibuster.

Brenda Chau loses site licences review bid

Socialite and barrister Brenda Chau Tam Yuet-ching was refused permission to mount a judicial review of a government decision to cancel her licences to two exclusive sites near a country park in Sai Kung she has used for more than 20 years.

Anita Mui's mother wins allowance fight

Tam Mei-kam, 87, mother of late singer Anita Mui Yim-fong, can keep the full amount of a HK$120,000 monthly allowance given out of her daughter's trust even though she was earlier declared bankrupt, a Court of First Instance judge ruled.

Ferry operator sued for overdue HK$4.7m

The government sued Hong Kong North West Express, operator of a ferry service between Hong Kong and Macau, for an overdue payment of more than HK$4.7 million for renting Tuen Mun Ferry Terminal.

Siblings admit vote-rig charge after earlier denial

Brother and sister Chan Yuet-sin and Chan Siu-kwan, two defendants among 10, pleaded guilty at Kowloon City Court to vote-rigging although they earlier denied the charges. The case continues.

Wilfred Wong to head salaries commission

Arts Development Council chairman Wilfred Wong Ying-wai was appointed chairman of the Standing Commission on Civil Service Salaries and Conditions of Service. He was a core supporter of Henry Tang Ying-yen in the chief executive election.