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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

    'It's clear-cut political persecution': Lawmaker slams ICAC's visit to Jimmy Lai

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 02:03pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Claudia Mo brands timing of incident 'suspicious', as Labour Party lawmaker Lee Cheuk-yan says ICAC are probing link between donations and speech on press freedom A pan-democrat lawmaker has branded the visit by anti-corruption officers to the home of Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai Chee-ying as “clear-cut political persecution”. Civic Party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581427/clear-cut-political-persecution-lawmaker-slams-icacs-visit-jimmy-lai
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Activists urge lawmakers to stand against anti-gay prejudice

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Transgender community advised to open 'conversation' on rights for sexual minorities Government urged to stand up against anti-gay prejudice International activists have urged Hong Kong's policymakers to take ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581239/activists-urge-lawmakers-stand-against-anti-gay-prejudice
  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani lawmakers to resign in bid to force Nawaz Sharif out

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:20pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Karachi Campaign by former cricketer alienates other opposition parties and fails to get mass support Khan isolated by call for civil disobedience Lawmakers from ... country. Qureshi said the party was just waiting for three more lawmakers to hand their resignations to him and then he would deliver them as a group. On Friday, Khan and fiery cleric Tahir ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1576168/pakistani-lawmakers-resign-bid-force-nawaz-sharif-out
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Failure of political reform could jeopardise national security, lawmaker warns

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:16am by Tony Cheung

    ... not arrive in 2017, a Democratic Party lawmaker warned yesterday. Helena Wong Pik-wan made the comment after she and about a dozen party colleagues met Hong Kong's sole representative ... to meet pan-democrats tomorrow and on Tuesday, before he is expected to join Basic Law Committee chairman Li Fei for a meeting in Shenzhen on Thursday to which all 70 lawmakers are invited. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575133/failure-political-reform-could-jeopardise-national-security-lawmaker
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Lawmakers invited to Shenzhen for last-minute talks on 2017 election reform

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 11:36pm

    ... Peter So and Gary Cheung Lawmakers invited to Shenzhen next week to discuss poll deal with senior Beijing officials Last ditch talks to bridge 2017 election reform gap All 70 lawmakers ... members of the Election Committee that selected Leung as chief executive in 2012. The announcement came as Zhang held the first of four meetings with pan-democratic lawmakers on reform before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574527/lawmakers-invited-shenzhen-last-minute-talks-2017-election-reform
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'I will clear my name': Lawmaker Claudia Mo submits files disputing claims of Jimmy Lai payments

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:25am by Peter So

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com Lawmaker submits records to prove she got no cash from tycoon, let alone failed to declare it Claudia Mo: I will clear my name Civic Party lawmaker Claudia Mo ... HK$500,000 each in 2012 via his aide Mark Simon. To also denies the allegation. Mo and To were among five pan-democrat lawmakers from whom the Legco committee had already sought explanations about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1569488/claudia-mo-i-will-clear-my-name
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Lawmakers To and Mo given HK$500,000 each by Jimmy Lai, leaked emails suggest

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:29am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Latest leaked emails contradict denials by lawmakers Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai Chee-ying gave HK$500,000 each to two pan-democratic lawmakers via his ... to pan-democratic parties and individuals- have stirred a political storm. Five lawmakers, who allegedly failed to declare such financial interests to the legislature, have been asked to provide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1566585/lawmakers-and-mo-given-millions-dollars-apple-daily-founder-lai

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