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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    District councillor gets retrial in 'forced kissing' case

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 04:07am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Councillor gets retrial in 'forced kissing' case A High Court judge yesterday ordered a retrial of a district councillor's indecent assault ... myself." The prosecution alleged that, as a district councillor, Pun had breached the trust of his clients and of society. Handing down her ruling, Shui described Pun's acts ...

  2. Activist fights uphill battle on walking trails

    Posted Dec 15th 2010, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... of the project. 'I was thrilled to know our effort had killed the Old Peak Road project. The district councillors are listening,' said Leung, a walker turned activist. 'But suddenly ... the district councillors have yet to vote, councillor Stephen Chan Chit-kwai believes the survey of members' views was the death knell for the proposal. 'No voting has taken place. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    District councillors slam plan to rezone Stanley sites for luxury flats

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 04:03am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Government accused of selling public resources to cater to the rich District councillors slam Stanley rezoning plan District councillors have criticised ... drew heat from seven out of 10 district councillors at the meeting. "They are selling off valuable Hongkongers' assets to build 200 luxury flats," Lei Tung councillor Lo Kin-hei ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    District councillor may have to surrender seat

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com District councillor may lose seat A district councillor who won his Yau Tsim Mong seat by just two votes could face disqualification after a court ruling yesterday Edward Leung Wai-kuen had asked the Court of First Instance to exempt him from the threat of disqualification or other punishment after his election rival said he had broken campaign ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Sha Tin district councillor seeks to launch city's first bicycle-share system

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 10:04am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com Although policymakers refuseto embrace cycling as a green mode of transport for the city, a district councillor is gearing up to launch a bike-sharing scheme ... and inexpensive form of transport, Yeung's first motion as Sha Tin district councillor in 2008 was to propose that the council introduce a bike-sharing and rental scheme. Sha Tin district, stretching ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Police removal of district councillor at meeting sends wrong message

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 06:18pm by Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng Albert Cheng believes the incident needs further investigation as it concerns the role of law enforcement and our democratic development Police removal of district councillor ... the Legislative Council chamber or on their way to meetings. Furthermore, legislators are exempt from criminal liability for what they say during parliamentary proceedings. District councillors don't ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LAW ENFORCEMENT

    Democrats to sue police, seek judicial review over district councillor's removal from meeting

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Democrats to sue over councillor's removal The Democratic Party will sue the police and seek a judicial review over the removal of its district ... district councils- the power to expel any councillor who disagreed with them, said Ted Hui Chi-fung, the Central and Western District councillor who was kicked out of the meeting. This undermined ...

  8. Veg smuggling claims a hoax and we may sue, says Shenzhen

    Posted Oct 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... saying they believe the allegations were a hoax. But local vegetable traders said the incident, witnessed by a district councillor who visited the Nanshan distribution market undercover, reflected loopholes in how mainland authorities issue labels for vegetables exported to Hong Kong. Vegetable traders and North District councillor Jimmy Law Sai-yan said early this month ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Former district councillor Edward Leung fined HK$15,000 for misdeeds

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:16am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Ex-district councillor fined HK$15,000 for misdeeds A former district councillor unseated for breaching campaign rules during the 2011 district council ... Tsim Mong district, failed to file the written consent of 35 supporters before publishing their names in a campaign advertisement. He also submitted his campaign booklet to electoral officers ...

  10. Former district councillor guilty of fraud

    Posted Dec 16th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Former North District councillor Au Wai-kwan, 58, was found guilty in the District Court of falsely claiming to have spent HK$737,000 on the salaries of two assistants. Au had pleaded not guilty but was convicted of seven counts of fraud by Deputy Judge Anthony Kwok Kai-on. Au, whose wife was found not guilty, was remanded in custody to await sentencing. ...




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