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  1. What district votes mean to Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... because the population of Tsuen Wan district had reached 600,000- a huge number considering the entire population of Hong Kong was about five million at the time. In 1994, Yau Tsim District merged with Mong Kok District to form Yau Tsim Mong District and the number of districts became 18, as it is today. Benefits of district council members District council members are able to choose to work ...

  2. Appointees strengthen hand of government in districts

    Posted Dec 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will move from Kwun Tong to the Yau Tsim Mong District Council, while Ng Yiu-man will go from Wong Tai Sin to Kwun Tong. Suen Kai-cheong, of the DAB, who was unseated in Wan Chai in 2003, regained ... Fanny W. Y. Fung, Albert Wong and Eva Wu Administration allies call the shots to run 17 of 18 councils No district will be dominated by the pan-democrats after 102 government appointees ...

  3. District poll fight heats up

    Posted Aug 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... local bus routes. Now they are asking for more transport services to Hong Kong Island, Tsim Sha Tsui, Mong Kok and even the airport.' Cheung, who serves a very different constituency, ... Stuart Lau and Fanny W. Y. Fung Growing political awareness and activism, along with the birth of new political parties, means Hong Kong is likely to face keenly contested district council ...

  4. United voice against 2012

    Posted Sep 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In 11 other submissions, mostly from district groups in Yau Tsim Mong and the Southern District, a number of paragraphs were almost identical in calling for the chief executive to be selected ... in 2017 or 2022, and that the gradual progress of constitutional development would last until 2047. One of these senders, Wan Yuet-kau, a Sai Kung district councillor affiliated to the Democratic ...

  5. Review puts pressure on candidates

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tang's bid to be the city's next leader. Tang also lists a commercial property in the Yau Tsim Mong district which is believed to be a large office space on the eighth floor ... Ying-yen A home in Kowloon City- own use A commercial property in Tau Tsim Mong district- leased out Two homes in Central and Western district- leased out Albert Ho No property Source: register ...

  6. Election loser bids to overturn result

    Posted Jan 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com An election candidate for Yau Tsim Mong who lost in the district council elections by two votes filed a petition to the High Court yesterday in a bid to have the result overturned. Lam Kin-man, of the Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood, claims the outcome of the poll in November was skewed by vote-rigging and the winning ...

  7. Lack of tolerance for opposition voices

    Posted Dec 16th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... younger aspirants an opportunity. So Ms Ko was surprised to be approached by the government to serve again- intriguingly, on the Yau Tsim Mong District Council. As a senior member of a pro-Beijing ... Chris Yeung Ko Po-ling, an appointed councillor in Kwun Tong since 1998, was prepared to bid farewell to district politics after deciding not to dip a toe in electoral politics by running ...

  8. 15 non-official arts hub board members named

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong, Vivienne Chow

    ... to 2008 Edmond Chung Chairman of Yau Tsim Mong District Council, where arts hub will be located Other official members: secretaries for home affairs, development, and financial services ... the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment of Hong Kong's Edmond Chung Kong-mo, who chairs Yau Tim Mong District Council; and Democratic Party former lawmaker Sin Chung-kai, whose information ...

  9. New year, same old grievances for determined campaigners

    Posted Feb 16th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Chan Wai-keung, a Yau Tsim Mong district councillor, said recent acid attacks and the collapse of a building highlighted a need to strengthen management of old buildings. The group wants ...

  10. Questions over office funding put Democrats on spot again

    Posted Aug 24th 2004, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... it personally. He was also adamant that the total of $13,800 a month claimed by the three Democrats from the Legislative Council and the Yau Tsim Mong District Council was reasonable, despite market ... convened press conference to answer the first allegation, made in yesterday's Sing Tao Daily, Mr To admitted the Shamshuipo office he shares with two other party district councillors was held ...




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