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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Democrat looking out from the inside: Law Chi-kwong

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 06:37am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... first tried his hand at politics in 1995, when he was elected to the pre-handover Legislative Council as a lawmaker in the social welfare functional constituency. He was re-elected in 1998 ...

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    James To Kun-sun: A lawmaker's long road to justice

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Lawmaker has devoted almost three years to helping relatives of the 2010 bus siege victims to resolve the dispute with the Philippines After Manila: James ... contacted me just three days before they were to go to the Philippines for their campaign," the Democratic Party lawmaker says. "They had already booked the plane and everything else ...

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    Li Fei's tough talk on reform: speaking his mind or toeing the line?

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... after being sent to explain Beijing's decision in Hong Kong. Watch: Protesters and lawmakers react to Beijing's dictum on leadership reform On the opposition camp, he said: "Some ... lawmakers to trigger a "de facto referendum" on universal suffrage was "fundamentally in breach of the Basic Law". In 2012, he said an influx of mainland women to give birth ...

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    Losing hope of reform … and fearing for the future: Brian Fong

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Tony Cheung

    ... lawmakers at the 2012 Legco election. "In the 2010 political reform, I was a member of the Alliance for Universal Suffrage- a platform of moderate pan-democrats," Fong recalled. "It ...

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    'I'm not a spy', says Jimmy Lai's right-hand man Mark Simon

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... in the building, I would tease him and ask him to go on a diet." Democratic Party lawmaker Albert Ho Chun-yan, a friend of Lai's, said: "My impression is that Simon is very familiar ...

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    Jasper Tsang: Legco middleman finds little sympathy

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Joyce Ng

    ... a question he faces from lawmakers such as "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung every now and then. But Tsang's sympathy with the mainland should come as no surprise if one looks back at his ... president is also known for the quick wit and humour he sometimes uses in handling rows among lawmakers during Legco meetings. Many of these anecdotes have turned out to be popular posts on YouTube. ...

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    New lawmaker makes her mark

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... Joshua But joshua.but@scmp.com With 150,000 views on YouTube, DAB's Ann Chiang Lai-wan's passionate and biting speeches have put her in the spotlight New lawmaker makes her mark Among Legco's 28 new lawmakers, Ann Chiang Lai-wan of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB) did not take too long to make her name known- for better ...

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    A minister on the wrong track?

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by Tony Cheung

    ... a delay was likely, officials stuck to the line that the mega project was on track. He [Cheung] did not cross-check what the MTR Corporation told him Lawmaker Michael Tien Pro-Beijing newspaper Ta Kung Pao questioned whether Cheung was "negligent", while New People's Party lawmaker Michael Tien Puk-sun accused Cheung of lax oversight. "Last year, he told us it was OK ...

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    Democrat ready to build on public's victory in Macau

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:20am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... but the moves of these three lawmakers ['Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung, Raymond Wong Yuk-man and Albert Chan Wai-yip] turned my mindset upside down. I realised that I should fight for what ...

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    Antony Leung: a man of faith ready for a big comeback?

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:01am by Tony Cheung

    ... and was an executive councillor before being appointed financial secretary. However, former Democratic Party lawmaker Lee Wing-tat, who led calls for Leung's resignation in the wake ... popular lawmakers. Lee also described Leung as an "arrogant" person who was more concerned about achieving results than the perceptions or feelings of the people. He cited Leung's ...




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