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  1. Ex-lawmaker on vote-inducement charge

    Posted Oct 28th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Phyllis Tsang and Ambrose Leung Former Civic Party lawmaker Mandy Tam Heung-man was arrested by the ICAC yesterday and charged with offering voters a free seminar in an attempt to gain ... sectors,' Eu said. Lawmaker Paul Chan Mo-po, who defeated Tam in the 2008 election, said it was a general practice for accounting firms and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants ...

  2. 'No need for lawmaker in scandal to quit'

    Posted Oct 06th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung The evidence surrounding an alleged sex scandal involving Democratic Party legislator Kam Nai-wai did not warrant his immediate resignation, party chairman Albert Ho Chun-yan said yesterday. But as new claims emerged over the lawmaker's sacking of his assistant allegedly because the latter rejected his advances, Ho said Kam's resignation would ...

  3. Ex-Liberal lawmakers form group

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung A group of former Liberal Party lawmakers yesterday formally launched a new political group, aiming to become a platform for businessmen to help improve Hong Kong's ... Liberals were defeated and several members left the party while airing their grievances publicly. Launching the new group, Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung, the lawmaker representing the General Chamber ...

  4. Lawmaker focus of village row

    Posted Aug 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Marcal Joanilho

    ... Albert Chan Wai-yip, who has a house in San Shek Wan, has been caught up in a bitter war of words following the election of expatriate Andrew Brown as non-indigenous village chief Independent legislator Albert Chan Wai-yip has been dragged into the politi ...

  5. Union lawmaker's seat comes cheap

    Posted Nov 01st 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Legco campaign spending records show success not tied to spending Unionist lawmaker Li Fung-ying has returned $61,842 to the Federation of Hong Kong and Kowloon Labour Unions after the donation she received from the union far exceeded her election expenditure. Ms Li, who received $100,006 from the labour unions, spent only $38,164 on her election campaign, according ...

  6. Democrat hoping stance pays off

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on Commercial Radio yesterday. Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong lawmaker Tsang Yok-sing is Mr Li's opponent and is expected to win the presidency thanks to the Beijing-loyalist majority in the legislature. But Mr Li said he hoped his colleagues could show the public, in what would be the first vote by new lawmakers, that the legislature would not always vote ...

  7. Government-friendly camp sets sights on contesting by-elections

    Posted Jan 13th 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung The government-friendly camp is determined to field candidates for the by-elections triggered by the resignations of five lawmakers from the Civic Party and the League of Social Democrats. Ip Kwok-him, a lawmaker from the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, said his party would contest the seats vacated by the pan-democrats who ...

  8. De facto referendum will have no legal effect, justice minister says

    Posted Mar 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the NPCSC decision and the Basic Law,' Wong said. Two Civic Party lawmakers and three lawmakers from the League of Social Democrats resigned from the Legislative Council in January, sparking ... an uprising and calling for the independence of Hong Kong. Yesterday, at a Legco finance committee meeting to discuss the Department of Justice's annual spending, lawmaker Wong Kwok-hing noted ...

  9. Democrats and league tussle over radical plan

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung The League of Social Democrats says the Democratic Party must take part in its scheme for the citywide resignation of lawmakers to seek universal suffrage or risk shouldering ... a pan-democrat lawmaker from each of the five geographical constituencies will resign the day the government tables the public consultation on constitutional reform, which is scheduled to be before ...

  10. Legco uproar as Tsang stays mum on Liu

    Posted Oct 15th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Confronted by hostile lawmakers, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday refused to discuss Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo. But he again spoke at length ... at the question-and-answer session, with three lawmakers forced out by security guards. 'Liu Xiaobo has won the Nobel Peace Prize but the Chinese Communist Party not only puts pressure on him in jail, his wife ...




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