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  1. 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
  2. News - Asia - WRESTLING

    Japanese lawmaker in effort to 'build peace' with pro-wrestling extravaganza in North Korea

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 10:14am by KYODO

    ... Kyodo in Pyongyang A Japanese parliamentarian arrived in North Korea on Thursday with more than 20 pro-wrestlers to stage a rare combat sports extravaganza this weekend, saying that he will seek world peace from one of the world’s most isolated countries. The visit by Antonio Inoki, an opposition party lawmaker, comes as Japan and North Korea, which have never had diplomatic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581650/japanese-lawmaker-effort-build-peace-pro-wrestling-extravaganza-north
  3. 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
  4. Councils to find sites for buskers

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong, Vivienne Chow

    ... Kowloon arts hub. 'We have little space for performers and arts groups,' Democrat lawmaker Lee Wing-tat said. 'We don't have street performances like London and New York ... Government departments have in the past banned street shows on the grounds they interfere with the flow of pedestrians. Paul Tse Wai-chun, the lawmaker representing the tourism business, cautioned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/660288/councils-find-sites-buskers
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrat lawmakers sorry for handling of Jimmy Lai donations- but deny breaking rules

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:35pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... lawmakers have apologised for how they handled donations made by Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, but denied breaking Legislative Council rules. Labour Party leader Lee Cheuk-yan said he ... donated by Lai in recent weeks. The party intended the HK$500,000 to be put toward its recycling social enterprise “Green Initiative”, Lee said. The lawmaker said he could not have moved the sum ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1564086/pan-democrat-lawmakers-sorry-handling-jimmy-lai-donations-deny

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