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  1. Octopus ignored warnings on data: lawmaker

    Posted Aug 20th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Simpson Cheung

    ... by a lawmaker. The development came after Standard Chartered yesterday admitted it had used its clients' personal data for marketing of insurance products provided by a third party. As early ... to insurers. A consultant had also recommended that the company halt its data business in 2004, said lawmaker James To Kun-sun, who yesterday read records kept by Octopus at a law firm for Legislative ...

  2. Lawmakers decry failure to provide underpass link

    Posted Nov 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... of the Airport Express. Lawmakers said this was totally unacceptable. 'I don't know if you think Hong Kong people would accept this kind of transit arrangement. I can tell you no one will take ...

  3. Lawmakers must prove cynics wrong

    Posted Nov 16th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung On the eve of Wednesday's vote by lawmakers on whether to invoke special powers to investigate the Lehman Brothers minibonds saga, two Chinese-language financial ... derivatives and to ascertain whether regulators have played their part. But doubts will arise if lawmakers needlessly delve into details of the commercial operation and business strategy of individual ...

  4. Lawmakers reminded of conflict of interest

    Posted Oct 21st 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So and Eva Wu The Legislative Council secretariat has reminded lawmakers to disclose any investments they have in minibonds or similar products issued or guaranteed by Lehman ... products issued or guaranteed by Lehman Brothers. She said she did not file any complaints of mis-selling, and added: 'There is no pecuniary interest involved.' All lawmakers should ...

  5. Buy stakes in two tunnels, say lawmakers

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The government should take advantage of Citic Pacific's weakened bargaining position and buy back the firm's stakes in the Eastern and Western harbour tunnels, lawmakers said yesterday. Andrew Cheng Kar-foo, deputy chairman of the Legislative Council's transport panel, said it would give the government greater control over toll pricing and alleviate ...

  6. The people's lawmakers?

    Posted Apr 09th 2005, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... of the rationale behind the convention. It is true that there is no need for a lawmaker to be present in the chamber all the time during a Legco sitting. However, when the bell is sounded to summon any ...

  7. Launch of property trust draws fire from lawmakers

    Posted Nov 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... tenants. Lawmakers Albert Cheng King-hon, Chan Wai-yip and 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung crashed yesterday's launch to criticise the sale. They said the $32 billion the Housing ... the honourable Legco members,' he added. After the three lawmakers left the room, Mr Leung stressed that the Housing Authority had full autonomy over its assets and could sell them without Legco ...

  8. Business - China Business - COURTS

    Wanxiang gets green light to buy A123's assets

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... the sale, which has raised concern from some lawmakers, at a hearing in Wilmington, Delaware, on Tuesday, saying "the auction was robust, the price is adequate". The deal is still subject ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for ex gratia payments of HK$15.93 million and HK$14.07 million respectively. Lawmakers propose ways to cut cross-harbour tunnel tolls Lawmakers have passed a motion urging the government ... on the proposed arrangements. Pan-democrats want former bank workers to testify in Legco Pan-democrat lawmakers have invited frontline workers from banks that sold Lehman Brothers-related minibonds ...

  10. Tsang poised to explain minibond aid for in-law

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen is expected to explain to executive councillors today the case in which a lawmaker helped Tsang's sister-in-law get compensation ... weekend. Lawmaker Abraham Razack helped Lam Suk-jing, Tsang's sister-in-law, recover 60 per cent of her investment three months before most other minibond investors were made an offer. ...




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