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  1. Leung refuses to comment about Li Wangyang suicide report

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying refused to comment on the mainland investigation report that concluded that June 4 dissident Li Wangyang committed suicide. Li, who was almost completely deaf and blind and who struggled to walk, was found hanged in Shaoyang, Hunan province, on June 6. He spent more than 22 years in jail after taking part ...

  2. Li puts his faith in city's core values

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Hong Kong's richest man, Li Ka-shing, yesterday called on the city to rally around its core values of 'freedom and rule of law', in the wake of his favoured candidate's loss in the chief executive election. Li was a staunch backer of former chief secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen, but the chairman of Cheung Kong (Holdings) said he ...

  3. Security for Li's visit was too rigid

    Posted Aug 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... There is a balancing act to be struck by authorities whenever state leaders like Vice-Premier Li Keqiang visit. Dignitaries have to have a certain level of security and be able to do what ... to have reasonable access to report what happened during the trip. Freedom of expression must not be unduly restricted. That does not appear to have happened during Li's three-day visit last ...

  4. A Cinderella moment

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... seats, they will have to stand in the September election. At least nine have decided not to run. They include banker David Li Kwok-po, accountant Paul Chan Mo-po, the textiles and garment ... democrat Fred Li Wah-ming, for whom the decision not to run again means giving up the full-time job that has changed his life over the past two decades. In September 1991, when the then 36-year-old ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Mainland protester who attended July 1 rally beaten up trying to return to hk

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... 1 rally in Hong Kong was beaten up by a security officer while on his way back to the city to speak out against the abuse suffered by fellow dissidents. Li Yanjun, 49, a peasant from Nanning ... conference yesterday, where he spoke in support of three other activists jailed for joining or attempting to join the July 1 protest. Li said he checked into a hotel in the Baoding area of Shenzhen, ...

  6. Mixed verdicts over David Li's Legco role

    Posted Feb 19th 2008, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung The controversy surrounding banker David Li Kwok-po continues to draw mixed views on whether he should continue his Legco role representing the finance sector. Liberal Party leader James Tien Pei-chun said yesterday that as the Legislative Council term had a few months to run it would be inappropriate for Mr Li to resign and force a by-election. The banker has agreed ...

  7. David Li not upset by calls to stand down

    Posted Feb 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong and Eva Wu Top banker David Li Kwok-po, who resigned from the Executive Council last week, says he is not disappointed with remarks by Liberal Party chairman James Tien ... down after he paid US$8 million to settle an insider-trading case in the United States, Mr Li said: 'I was not disappointed with anybody. They can say whatever they like as they enjoy ...

  8. David Li caves in to pressure to quit Exco

    Posted Feb 17th 2008, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Albert Wong, Yau Chui-yan and Barclay Crawford Top banker resigns in wake of insider trading case David Li Kwok-po, the Bank of East Asia chairman, banking sector lawmaker and close friend of Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, quit the Executive Council yesterday, nearly two weeks after settling an insider-trading case in the United States. Mr Tsang had asked Mr Li to reconsider ...

  9. David Li wins support for new Legco tilt

    Posted Feb 18th 2008, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung and Maria Chan Banker David Li Kwok-po, who resigned from the Executive Council on Saturday nearly two weeks after settling an insider-trading case in the US, has been backed to continue his role as a financial-sector lawmaker. Exco member Bernard Chan said: 'Mr Li is a very suitable representative for the finance sector. If he is interested in running again, ...

  10. Pressure mounts for David Li to quit Exco over insider-trading case

    Posted Feb 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Asia chief David Li Kwok-po to step down from the Executive Council over his involvement in a controversial insider trading case. Sources close to Mr Li said he was considering leaving the cabinet. Mr Li's friends have been discussing the implications of the case both for himself and the government. 'I would not be surprised if Mr Li decided to step down from the cabinet ...




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