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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Sentenced lawmakers might still keep seats

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Bid to disqualify two radicals hits snag over whether rules apply to suspended terms Sentenced lawmakers might still keep seats A lawmaker has backed away ... and Progress of Hong Kong, had planned a disqualification motion against Wong Yuk-man and Albert Chan Wai-yip. Wong and Chan were sentenced to six and five weeks in prison, suspended for 14 months ...

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    'Long Hair' denied bail for appeal to top court

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 06:17pm by JULIE CHU

    ... said Leung had no past convictions for the offence and that the prison sentence could be suspended. But Mr Justice Robert Tang Ching said "the [damage] charges are more serious" as people could have been hurt. He will hand down his reasons for rejecting bail later. A High Court judge allowed part of Leung's conviction and reduced his sentence from two months to four ...

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    Little political consensus on how a party finance law might work

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by JEFFIE LAM, SARAH KARACS

    ... the accountability of politicians' funding structures. In 2010, three former cabinet members were suspended from parliament after they were filmed offering to help lobby a firm in return for cash. ...

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    Lawmaker Wong Yuk-man arrested for throwing glass at Chief Executive CY Leung

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 11:17pm by Joyce Ng and Clifford Lo

    ... and sentenced to one month in jail or more, and if a motion calling on him to step down is passed by two-thirds of his colleagues in Legco, under article 79 of the Basic Law. Barrister Albert Luk Wai-hung said whether Wong had actually injured anyone would be an important consideration if he is charged and a court must rule on his guilt or innocence. It would also be a factor in sentencing ...

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    Reverend Paul Kwong tells congregation that pro-democracy advocates should keep quiet

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:45am by Tony Cheung and Lai Ying-kit

    ... is a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. Kwong talked about the virtue of silence, citing how Jesus behaved when being sentenced to death by Pontius Pilate. ...

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    Democrats cancel meeting with liaison office in protest at white paper

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 03:14pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... chairman Emily Lau Wai-hing said. "We decided to suspend the meeting … as Hongkongers would like us to urge Beijing to retract the paper." Democrat lawmakers were to meet Zhang (pictured) ...

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    ‘No regrets’ for pro-independence activists who broke into PLA headquarters

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 06:49pm

    ... a permit. A third member Billy Chiu Hin-Chung, who denied the charge, was convicted and received a suspended jail term for 12 months. Magistrate So Wai-tak said the court believed the trio only ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco security beefed up to stop protesters after building is stormed

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:00am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... on Friday afternoon, the public will be denied access to the Legco library, while all guided tour services except those for schools will be suspended. Protesters were said to have gained entry ...

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    End in sight to epic budget debate

    Posted May 31st 2014, 03:32am by Tony Cheung

    ... at 9am. "Some lawmakers have been leaving the chamber as soon as the quorum is met, this habit shouldn't [go on]," Tsang said. The council meeting was suspended in the afternoon ...

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    Vietnam jails two for anti-China riots as anti-Beijing march is held in Hong Kong

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:31am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Vietnamese workers jailed as anti-China protesters march in Hong Kong Two Vietnamese workers were sentenced on Sunday for a total of 48 months in jail for "stealing" and "causing trouble" during anti-China riots in the southern province of Binh Duong, according to provincial authorities, the Lao Dong   newspaper reports. The men, the first among 276 defendants ...




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