A Bad Week for ... , July 28, 2013
Paul Chan Mo-po
The development secretary has had little respite since taking office last year. In the latest row, it emerged that Chan's wife had owned a company that possessed 18,000 sq ft of agricultural land covered by a huge new town development project until selling it to relatives in 2011. It led to calls for a tighter system of interest declaration for officials, with Legislative Council president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing urging Chan to answer all questions.
The chief executive of GlaxoSmithKline has seen the British company's promising expansion in China turn into something of a nightmare. Witty was forced to speak out on what he called "shameful" allegations of kickbacks involving senior executives of the drug firm in China. The company is accused of using travel agencies to channel huge sums in kickbacks to doctors and hospital chiefs.
Liza Wang Ming-chun
The television personality became the latest victim of a series of burglaries at luxury homes. A safe containing HK$3 million in cash and valuables was taken from her Clear Water Bay home. She told fans on Weibo that she was "heartbroken" by the theft of personal items including a diamond brooch given to her by her mother and a pearl necklace she received as a wedding gift.