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  1. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    Overspending 'was not a sin', Timothy Tong Hin-ming tells select committee

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 05:33am by Tanna Chong

    ... anti-corruption chief Timothy Tong Hin-ming yesterday told a Legislative Council select committee hearing he was aware of "imperfections and inadequacies" during his tenure, but said his ... matter, what more can I say?" It was unclear whether he would attend the next meeting, scheduled for March 1, of the committee, which was set up to investigate him in addition to an inquiry ...

  2. New World duo to appeal against Legco questioning

    Posted Oct 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... before a Legislative Council select committee investigating the company's employment of former housing chief Leung Chin-man. A notice of appeal has been filed to the Court of Appeal in an attempt to overturn the Court of First Instance's ruling on September 24. While Cheng and Stewart Leung disavowed the select committee's power to summon them, they were ready ...

  3. High Court told Legco powers infringe rights

    Posted Aug 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the rights of individuals, the High Court heard yesterday. A system in which the power to summon witnesses is reserved to the whole of the Legislative Council, not its select committees, grants ... Kar-shun in the judicial review challenging the power of select committees to issue summons and order the production of documents, Dinah Rose QC responded to the argument that without those powers ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Selective report on electoral reform consultation further divides Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 02:45pm by Simon Young

    ... Simon Young Simon Young says after months of work to seek public views on electoral reform, the government's selective reporting of the result fails to move Hong Kong towards ... no references to the State Council's recent white paper. The aim was to ease tensions, at least until the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress delivered its decision in late ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    CCP Central Committee members to be selected by competitive election, says Party spokesperson (UPDATED)

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 07:02am by John Kennedy

    ... that members of the new Central Committee will be chosen through secret ballot in what Xinhua calls a competitive election; missing though is any information on just how competitive an election ... Kong time, Xinhua published a list of the 41 chairs of the Central Committee meeting during the 18th Party Congress which opens today. A few minutes ago, Chinese political gossip site Boxun ...

  6. Comment - Debates - SCMP DEBATE

    SCMP Debate: How could the chief executive nominating committee be more representative?

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:57am by STAFF

    ... committee, that would select chief executive candidates, be more representative of Hong Kong's social, economic and political diversity? Q2 How many chief executive candidates should ... direct elections would be qualified to nominate a candidate. The candidacy will be endorsed by the nominating committee. Finally, the alliance would accept selection by the nomination committee ...

  7. Select committee's verdicts on those involved

    Posted Dec 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'The select committee deeply regrets that as PSCS with 26 years' experience in the AO grade, Mr Wong did not have the sense of responsibility and alertness which he should possess, nor had ... executive (works) administration: 'The select committee considers that Mr Mak and Mr Wong discharged their responsibilities in vetting and assessing Mr Leung's application. The select ...

  8. New World pair to be recalled by panel to give testimony

    Posted Sep 29th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Property developer Henry Cheng Kar-shun and his top lieutenant at New World China Land will be summoned to testify again to a Legislative Council select committee on November 3, after a court rejected his application not to give testimony. The select committee investigating the developer's hiring of former housing director Leung Chin-man after his retirement ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Selectively blinkered view on the realities of universal suffrage

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 04:47am by LETTERS

    ... SCMP Editorial Selectively blinkered view on the realities of universal suffrage Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor called for Hong Kong people to accept basic realities on political reform. Yet she is peculiarly selective as to which realities she herself chooses to accept (" Back to basics ", March 3). In particular, her assertion that a nominating ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - ASIAN GAMES

    Passport reprieve lets selected Hong Kong athletes take part in Asian Games

    Posted May 19th 2014, 10:51pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... are delighted that all four of the men are available for selection, while the two women are among our best players," said Mike Walsh, chairman of the Hong Kong Cricket Association. Cricket ... "We are grateful to the Hong Kong Olympic Committee for pushing our case as well as that of the other sports." The decision did not please all, however. Hong Kong Cycling Association ...




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