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  1. New minister in subdivided flats probe

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... directorship in 1997, documents obtained by the Post show that Hui resigned on July 1- the date Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's government took office. Chan, then a lawmaker, had been tipped ... is high enough that the buyer is willing to pay a huge relocation fee to trigger the transaction,' he said. Democratic Party lawmaker Lee Wing-tat said he would ask the department to provide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1008287/new-minister-subdivided-flats-probe
  2. Government turns screws in budget vote fight

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

    ... Albert Wong Lawmakers are facing renewed pressure from the government to declare their support for the budget - and to attend Wednesday's vote on whether to approve it. The pressure has become so intense that one lawmaker is considering cancelling a trip overseas to see his son graduate from university. The government needs a simple majority of votes - 30 - to avoid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/677383/government-turns-screws-budget-vote-fight
  3. Plan wins support, but price tag an issue

    Posted Oct 01st 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Economists, cruise operators and lawmakers have generally applauded the government's move to shoulder the construction costs of a new cruise terminal at Kai Tak, ... lawmaker Fred Li Wah-ming said. 'We are worried that the terminal will become a replica of Disney. The government boasted how the theme park would boost the economy and attract many tourists, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/654666/plan-wins-support-price-tag-issue
  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Lawmakers threaten special Legco probe of high-speed rail link delay

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:27am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Threat of Legco probe on rail link delay Lawmakers stepped up pressure on the MTR Corporation and the government to come clean about the two-year delay ... and government fail to offer satisfactory answers. He also suggested Legco hire a consultant to study MTR and government documents. Lawmakers Wu Chi-wai, of the Democratic Party, and Gary Fan Kwok-wai, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1489964/lawmakers-threaten-special-legco-probe-high-speed-rail-link-delay
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lawmakers split over controversial HK$20b waste landfill and incinerator plans

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 03:09pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Boos from public gallery as lawmakers fail to reach any agreement on 'urgent' proposed landfill extension and incinerator plant HK$20 b decision on waste site is put on hold Amid boos from residents, deeply divided lawmakers yesterday delayed a decision on the controversial HK$20 billion proposals for the extension of the Tseung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1483909/lawmakers-split-over-controversial-hk20-billion-waste-landfill-and
  6. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Lawmakers blast MTR Corp officials over express rail line's delay

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:45am by ADA LEE AND TANNA CHONG

    ... Ada Lee and Tanna Chong Lawmakers demand explanation for rail delay Lawmakers say they will launch an investigation into the delay in completing the high-speed cross-border railway if the administration and the MTR fail to explain the situation in detail within two weeks. Democratic Party lawmaker Wu Chi-wai said he would invoke the Legislative Council Powers and Privileges Ordinance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1483345/lawmakers-blast-mtr-corp-officials-over-express-rail-lines-delay
  7. News - China Insider - CORRUPTION

    Lawmaker accused of rape by TV anchor sentenced to 11 years for corruption and fraud

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 01:23pm by Andrea Chen

    ... for corruption and fraud Legislator in rape scandal jailed 11 years for fraud A rich businessman and former lawmaker from Heilongjiang province accused of rape by a former television anchorwoman ... businessman and lawmaker was placed in the spotlight in 2012 when well-known local TV anchor Wang Dechun accused him on Sina Weibo of raping her and forcing her into a sexual relationship. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1483763/lawmaker-accused-rape-tv-anchor-sentenced-11-years-corruption-and
  8. News - Hong Kong

    Lawmakers round on government's planned new technology bureau

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:19am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Questions raised about structure while radicals plan filibuster of funding application Lawmakers round on planned tech bureau The Leung Chun-ying administration's plan to establish a technology bureau could again be jeopardised by a filibuster, while lawmakers of all stripes have questioned its proposed structure. League of Social Democrats chairman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1482427/lawmakers-round-governments-planned-new-technology-bureau
  9. News - Hong Kong

    Lawmakers plan court action if Jasper Tsang cuts short budget filibuster

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:45pm by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Lawmakers plan court bid if Tsang cuts debate Pan-democrats who raised 1,917 amendments to the budget bill say their filibuster will last longer than last ... empowering him to act in a situation not covered by existing rules. Tsang used the same grounds to cut short a 33-hour filibuster in May 2012, on a bill to prevent lawmakers who resigned midterm from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1482169/budget-filibuster-will-take-longer-last-years-120-hour-marathon-pan
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICAL REFORM

    Treatment in Shanghai 'unacceptable,' says Hong Kong lawmaker 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:44pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... lawmakers and senior Beijing officials after custom officers asked him to turn in 'sensitive items" he was carrying, including leaflets and T-shirts bearing words in support of Tiananmen ... lawmakers. A spokesman from the central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong said the office regretted that Leung had opted out voluntarily. The spokesman said he believed the trip for the other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1478176/treatment-shanghai-unacceptable-says-long-hair-leung-kwok-hung

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