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  1. Lawmakers demand fair hearing for MTR claims

    Posted Apr 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... said independent pan-democrat Andrew Cheng Kar-foo. 'An independent commission would boost confidence in the mechanism's impartiality.' People Power lawmaker Albert Chan Wai-yip, ...

  2. Lawmaker to force Octopus to disclose shared information

    Posted Jul 15th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam, Phyllis Tsang A lawmaker says he will invoke Legco's special powers to force Octopus Cards to disclose what kind of personal information about cardholders it shares ... of companies other than Octopus Cards,' he said. Wong said if the company refused to disclose specific details in the coming week, he would invoke lawmakers' special powers to force Octopus ...

  3. 12 inspectors for 57,000 lifts too few: lawmaker

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong and Danny Mok The government should employ more workers to inspect the city's 57,000 lifts as the 12 officers now responsible for the job were too few, a lawmaker said yesterday in comments prompted by a recent spate of lift failures. Democrat legislator Andrew Cheng Kar-foo demanded that the number be increased to 50. 'There are only 12 officers carrying out ...

  4. Lawmakers accuse MTR of unfair pricing

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

    ... Eva Wu Lawmakers have accused the government of allowing the recently merged railway service to operate an unfair price mechanism. The Legislative Council passed a motion yesterday pressing the government to discuss with the enlarged MTR Corporation the introduction of monthly tickets and student fare concessions on all MTR lines. Since its merger last year, the MTR Corp has ...

  5. Alter rail agreements, say lawmakers

    Posted Feb 14th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Lawmakers have called on the government to raise its performance requirements for the MTR and KCRC after the proposed merger of the two utilities' rail operations. At a meeting yesterday of the Legislative Council bills committee on the rail merger, lawmakers demanded that performance requirements under government 'operating agreements' with the KCRC ...

  6. Lawmakers renew call for toilets at MTR stations

    Posted Apr 18th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The MTR Corp has again been urged to offer desperate passengers relief by installing public toilets in stations. Lawmakers at a Legco committee meeting discussing the MTR Corp and Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation merger bill said the MTR Corp should improve services by building public toilets. But the deputy secretary for the environment, transport and works, Patrick Ho ...

  7. Lawmakers urge openness for merged railway firm

    Posted Jan 24th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Lawmakers have urged the government to include clauses in the rail merger bill to ensure the media is notified of important incidents once the MTR Corporation and Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation are merged. Deputy secretary for the environment, transport and works Patrick Ho Chung-kei promised to study the request, but stressed that the public would be confused ...

  8. Public should be informed on finances, says lawmaker

    Posted Sep 09th 2006, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung More vigorous measures should be adopted to ensure Disney keeps the public in the picture regarding its financial performance, lawmakers said. The Democratic Party said ... a good job. And if something has gone wrong, someone should bear the responsibility.' The lawmaker questioned whether the economic benefits had been exaggerated. 'What about things like ...

  9. Meeting over Octopus complaints

    Posted Jul 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Privacy Commissioner Roderick Woo Bun (pictured) will meet representatives of Octopus Cards Ltd and lawmakers over complaints regarding the company's policy of transferring or selling cardholders' information to its partners. Lawmaker Wong Kwok-hing yesterday said the legislature's complaints division received complaints and the division would meet ...

  10. Under fire

    Posted Mar 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lawmakers claim the recently merged railway service is operating an unfair price mechanism. Do you agree with Legco and, if so, what fare changes should the MTR Corporation implement? Write to us. ...




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