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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Legal-sector candidates for Legislative Council election clash at radio forum

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Legco candidates insist that they are both pro-democracy contenders during radio forum Legal-sector pair cross swords over mainland links Two legal-sector candidates for the Legislative Council election exchanged fire yesterday over their alleged links with the mainland. Both insisted they were pro-democracy candidates. The encounter between former Law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1019466/legal-sector-candidates-legislative-council-election-clash-radio
  2. Provisional Legco 'was misled on jail-term law'

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A High Court judge says the provisional Legislative Council was misled into passing an unconstitutional law that bans anyone awaiting a short jail term ... Kwok-hung and his decision to strike out the disputed Legislative Council Ordinance section. The law disqualified from nomination anyone serving, or due to serve, a jail term during the nomination ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004621/provisional-legco-was-misled-jail-term-law
  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai junta leader General Prayuth allowed to stay in power until elections held

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:12pm by Reuters

    ... A provisional charter was endorsed by head of state King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Tuesday, allowing the appointment of a parliament, the National Legislative Assembly, which will nominate a new prime ... in charge of the country as head of a provisional government until elections are held some time next year, a legal adviser said yesterday, outlining details of an interim constitution. A member ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557713/prayuth-can-stay-power-until-elections-held-thai-legal-adviser-says
  4. Lawmaker who can afford top-shelf prices

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the Provisional Legislative Council, returned by the Selection Committee. He was elected again to the chamber's seat in 1998 and was returned unopposed in 2000. His most high-profile moment ... Philip Wong Yu-hong hardly needs discounted drinks at the Legislative Council to slake his thirst. The wealthy 64-year-old businessman has degrees in engineering and law from American ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/422207/lawmaker-who-can-afford-top-shelf-prices
  5. He sold cigarettes, now he's selling Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Lam, who will begin work as his deputy on September 1. The chairman of the Council on Smoking and Health, Homer Tso Wei-kwok, said the council regretted that 'someone who spent his entire ... infiltration of officialdom'. Medical sector legislator Kwok Ka-ki also expressed disappointment with the board's choice, saying: 'It jeopardises the image of Hong Kong as a smoke-free ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/595276/he-sold-cigarettes-now-hes-selling-hong-kong
  6. Executive councillor lashes back at Rita Fan

    Posted Sep 10th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... In a terse one-sentence statement, Mr Leung rejected a claim by Mrs Fan, the outgoing Legco president, that he had not uttered a word inside the Legco chamber when he was a member of the provisional legislative council in 1997 and 1998. He said he did speak on a number of occasions during the council's full meetings and at various committee meetings, adding that records showing this could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/469840/executive-councillor-lashes-back-rita-fan
  7. Lawmakers to dig up 1997 time capsule

    Posted Dec 18th 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong Legislators will unearth the time capsule underneath the car park of the Legislative Council as they bid farewell to the building in Central next July. The capsule, laid before the handover of sovereignty in 1997, contains mementos from members who were dismissed and replaced by a provisional Legco. Current and former non-government members and staff will be invited ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/733667/lawmakers-dig-1997-time-capsule
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Contingency plan on agenda for Hong Kong's 'fiscal cliff'

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by Joshua But and Ng Kang-chung

    ... described by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying after filibustering blocked the passage of the budget bill. A decision by Legislative Council president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing to halt the debate by today ... more provisional funding is not the answer. It serves no purpose besides allowing more time for the opposition legislators to filibuster." Dr Chung Kim-wah, an assistant professor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1237024/senior-officials-set-thrash-out-contingency-plan-fiscal-cliff
  9. Chan challenges the men as bean counters vote on council vacancies

    Posted Nov 20th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... legislators running in District Council elections. This may affect her decision to run in next year's direct elections for Legco based on geographical constituencies. If she decides to run ... Enoch Yiu Final call for all bean counters aiming for high office. Nominations for the annual council elections of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants close ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/616351/chan-challenges-men-bean-counters-vote-council-vacancies
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Medical Council could face major surgery as government plans reforms

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 02:50pm by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Plans to cut waiting times for complainants by boosting assessment panel with 'lay people' are heading to the Legislative Council for approval ... condemnation of the watchdog for being overly protective of doctors and ineffective in protecting patients' rights. The government aims to table the reform proposal to the Legislative Council ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555353/medical-council-could-face-major-surgery-government-plans-reforms

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