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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats say they may boycott C. Y. Leung's 'pointless' trip to Guangdong

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:37am by Tony Cheung

    ... Chun-ying, with the Democratic Party saying it would be interested only if food safety and pollution issues were covered. Some lawmakers also felt the trip would be pointless because political reform would not be on the agenda. A government spokesman said yesterday that Leung spoke to Guangdong authorities about a visit to the province by all 70 lawmakers by the end of next month. He also ...

  5. News - World - TRADE

    Kick Japan and Canada out of trade deal talks, US lawmakers urge Obama

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 09:56pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington US lawmakers press Obama on pact A bipartisan group of US lawmakers said Japan and Canada's refusal to drop all barriers to farm imports under a Pacific trade deal was unacceptable and urged the US administration to cut them out of the talks if they did not give ground. In a letter to President Barack Obama, 140 members of the House ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Lawmakers will face committee over donations

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Five pan-dems asked to respond to allegations they failed to declare funds from Jimmy Lai Lawmakers will face committee over donations The five pan-democratic lawmakers who allegedly failed to declare donations from media tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying will be asked to respond to the accusations within two weeks before a Legislative Council ...

  7. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Feb 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... In the story headlined 'Tsang criticised after dining at Macau casino' on page A3 yesterday, the highlighted quote from lawmaker Wong Sing-chi wrongly referred to 'Tang' instead of 'Tsang'. We apologise for the error. ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:39am by STAFF

    ... The current constituencies are too big. DAB lawmaker Ip Kwok-him backs a plan to redraw the map for the next Legco election The current constituencies are too big D.A.B. lawmaker Ip Kwok-him backs a plan to redraw the map for the next Legco election   There are no political motives, there are only operational motives Retired policeman Chris Emmett dismisses claims ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrat lawmakers could face probe over donations from media mogul Jimmy Lai

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by Stuart Lau, Joyce Ng, JEFFIE LAM

    ... Stuart Lau, Joyce Ng and Jeffie Lam Pro-Beijing group calls on Legco to investigate millions of dollars given to five lawmakers Pan-democrats could face inquiry over Lai donations Five pro-democracy lawmakers accused of secretly accepting millions of dollars in donations from media mogul Jimmy Lai Chee-ying may face official investigations. This follows leaks of about 900 confidential ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    UK lawmakers may visit Hong Kong as part of inquiry into Joint Declaration

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by DANNY LEE

    ... lawmakers' probe may include HK visit UK lawmakers may visit Hong Kong as part of a parliamentary probe of the Sino-British Joint Declaration, 30 years after it was signed- a move welcomed ... and constitutional reform as Hong Kong moves towards universal suffrage. The lawmakers will review the implementation of the Basic Law, Hong Kong's mini-constitution, and the joint declaration ...




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