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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    British Parliament set to debate Hong Kong and chief executive election

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 04:21am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee in London danny.lee@scmp.com UK Parliament set to debate HK democracy British lawmakers are planning special parliamentary debates on Hong Kong's political development in the lower and upper houses of Parliament, the South China Morning Post has learned. Sources familiar with parliamentary procedure said each debate was expected to last 90 minutes, with time ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    China warns Britain that ties are at risk if UK parliamentary inquiry continues

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 11:29am by Danny Lee and Teddy Ng

    ... Danny Lee and Teddy Ng in Beijing National People's Congress says ties may be at risk if UK parliamentary probe continues China warns Britain over HK inquiry The National People's Congress has written to British lawmakers telling them ties between the two nations are at risk unless they stay out of Hong Kong's affairs. The foreign ministry in Beijing confirmed ...

  3. Review of rules urged to stop delaying tactics

    Posted Jan 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the high-speed rail link to Guangzhou. They pledged to review the rules of procedure to prevent similar scenarios in the future. A vote on the project was eventually passed after more than 24 hours ... 3pm that he intended to start initiating a list of motions for debate. The rules of procedure for the Finance Committee do not provide for the shortening of the two minutes the division bell ...

  4. Medical Council to file police report

    Posted Jun 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang The Medical Council decided yesterday to make a report to the police about an alleged false declaration made by Medical Association president Tse Hung-hing when he ran for the post of chairman of the council's ethics committee. The decisi ...

  5. Arts boss says big office made financial sense

    Posted May 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Sin The Arts Development Council saved the taxpayers money by moving into premises that were bigger than it needed at the time, chairman Ma Fung-kwok said yesterday. Mr Ma, responding to criticism by the Director of Audit, told legislators that mor ...

  6. Public gets brief glimpse of board at work

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The first meeting of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority board was open to the public for less than four minutes yesterday- which critics said showed a lack of sincerity to the community. The fourth board meeting, broadcast live on the W ...

  7. Agenda items moved to next week

    Posted Jan 20th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani, Klaudia Lee The adjournment of yesterday's Legislative Council meeting left agenda items in limbo, with questions unanswered, motions not debated and papers not tabled. Two bills on shipowners' liability were due to get first ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's suspicion of interference should not stop fair comment on Hong Kong affairs

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 01:45pm by TIM COLLARD

    ... of Sino-British relations. But what actually constitutes "interference"? The purpose of a parliamentary select committee- it is not part of the government- is to hold the British government to account, not foreign governments. The committee has no power and no aspiration to intervene in Hong Kong's affairs. The workings of parliament are established by procedures developed over ...

  9. How to crack the political codes

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... parties stand a better chance of forming a government. At the 2010 general election in Britain, no single party managed to win enough parliamentary seats to form a government. As a result, ...

  10. Firefighters say bosses lied over disciplining staff

    Posted Jan 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... remarks. The director should come out to clarify his position,' he said. A Coroner's Court last year found the five firemen failed to follow procedures during the blaze which claimed ... with the disciplinary procedures, findings or punishment, they may raise it with the director in accordance with the established mechanism.'' ...




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