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  1. Democrats bottom of the class

    Posted Jul 30th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... meetings. Democratic Party members Wong Sing-chi and Law Chi-kwong were not much better: Mr Wong showed up for less than a third of the total, while Mr Law's attendance rate was 45 per cent. ... legislator Howard Young and National People's Congress member and independent legislator Ma Fung-kwok. Each came in at 100 per cent. When asked to explain, Wong Sing-chi and Law Chi-kwong said ...

  2. Crusading legislators' ratings soar

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Audrey Eu and James Tien rise in the popularity listings, boosted by their stance against the Article 23 legislation The controversy over Article 23 may have shaken the government to its roots and divided the Legislative Council, but it has boosted the po ...

  3. Meet Legco's silent minority

    Posted Jul 30th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... David Li, Andrew Wong and Philip Wong prefer to keep their hands down If silence is a virtue, then legislators David Li Kwok-po, Andrew Wong Wang-fat and Philip Wong Yu-hong should be lauded for their contributions to the Legislative Council this year. Ac ...

  4. Satisfaction with legislators falls to new low, says survey

    Posted Jul 30th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Public satisfaction with the performance of legislators has dipped to an all-time low, according to a survey, while respondents also said Hong Kong's prosperity, stability and freedoms had been eroded. The University of Hong Kong survey of 1,073 peop ...

  5. Announcement ends guessing game

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Chris Yeung, Niki Law

    ... But mild businessman probably was not first choice for job The announcement yesterday of Henry Tang's appointment as finance chief ended a fortnight-long guessing game following the resignation of Antony Leung. It was not until the beginning of last ...

  6. Yesterday's nominations

    Posted Jul 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... GEOGRAPHICAL CONSTITUENCIES Kowloon West Frederick Fung Kin-kee legislative councillor (HK Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood) Bruce Liu Sing-lee solicitor (HK Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood) FUNCTIONAL CONSTITUENCIES Legal Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee barrister-at-law Accountancy Wilfred Wu Shek-chun insolvency practitioner Health Services ...

  7. Law for the times

    Posted Sep 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... twice to get it passed, in 2001 and 2003, and will try again next year. 'Hong Kong was arguably the first Asian jurisdiction to commence a thorough review of corporate insolvency law, [but] it will be one of the last to enact [it],' noted the 2009 Hong Kong Corporate Insolvency Manual. An English-style Law Commission would not solve all these problems, of course, but it would be a very ...

  8. Probe launched into shipping firm that abandoned 11 seamen

    Posted Apr 11th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... a claim under the Protection of Wages on Insolvency Ordinance. A spokeswoman for the Labour Department said the 11 original claimants had approached the Labour Relations Division for help ... Bao, they were assisted in applying for ex gratia payments from the Protection of Wages on Insolvency Fund, she said. The Labour Department said: 'The claimants were [also] invited to act ...

  9. The long road to rendition

    Posted Apr 14th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... to be sorted out,' such as maintenance issues, he said. Robert Pe, of law firm Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, said there were also issues such as insolvency recognition, tort cases ...

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    Legislators who break Basic Law pledge should resign

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Patrick Ho

    ... Patrick Ho Patrick Ho says Legco members who violate their vow to uphold the Basic Law- such as by burning a copy of it in protest- should resign and oppose the system from the outside ... month. The day will of course be mainly taken up with the swearing-in ceremony for the new members. According to Article 104 of the Basic Law, key members of constitutional institutions ...




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