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Paul Chan Mo-po

Paul Chan Mo-po is Hong Kong's Secretary for Development. An accountant and the former President of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), he was appointed by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying after the resignation of Mak Chai-kwong following a housing allowance scandal. In July 2013, Chan was accused of a conflict of interest when it was revealed that he or his family had an interest in a plot of land in the New Territories that the government had plans to develop.

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Anti-Paul Chan rally organisers refuse to provide marshals

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 27 July, 2013, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 27 July, 2013, 9:54am

The organisers of a protest tomorrow calling for development minister Paul Chan Mo-po to step down say a police request for them to arrange marshals to maintain order is unreasonable.

They refused to commit to providing at least 30 marshals for the rally, as required in a letter issued by police yesterday.

Jackie Hung Ling-yu, spokeswoman for organiser the Civil Human Rights Front, said there was no requirement in the Public Order Ordinance for rally organisers to provide marshals.

She said the group had asked the police to explain the condition or remove it.

The group had earlier argued with police over the starting point of the march. It wanted to begin near Sogo mall in Causeway Bay, but the police said Victoria Park would be a better place to start for crowd control. The police eventually accepted the group's plan with the proviso that the march begin immediately if the starting point becomes too congested.

The march will finish at the government headquarters in Tamar, Admiralty.



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the sun also rises
up to 3000 furious protesters
took to the streets in the scorching
sun to demand the stepping
down of Paul Chan
the battered development
minister who refused
to disclose all the papers
related to the farmland
in north-east New Territories
where a planned development
plan will take place
and his plot of farmland
now bought by his in-law
may fetch up to
17 millions from a
humble price of just
0.35 million in 1994
the farmland has long
been deserted and
Chan has never
been seen by his
alumni,Ms Chung Xiao-ching
who lives in the
all these years
both Chan & Chung
studied at New Asia College
and are devout Christians
the Micah 8:6 in Bible
quoted by Paul Chan
is actually an insulting offence
towards the Holy Bible and
all Christains in the territory
since Chan has violated
the teachings of the scriptures
he quoted and tarnished
the motto of his alma mater
which angers the students
of C.U.( New Asia College)
they both took part in
yesterday's grand march
demanding Paul Chan
to go !
the sun also rises
the anti-Paul Chan march is
going on and on
along the main roads
on Hong Kong Island
later on
there will ba a rally
to condemn the planned
north-east N.T.development plan
headed by this battered
development minister
whose family or in-laws
owns a plot of farmland
as large as 20,000 sq.ft
which can fetch up to
HK$ 17 millions compensation
from the government once
it is resumed
yet this Paul Chan has not
yet cleared himself and his
family from 'conflict of interest'
concerning his post and his family
and in-laws or close friends
how clumsy and incapable
this former president of the
Institute of Public Accountants
and a former lawmaker of
the accountancy sector in Legco
a graduate of New Asia College
plus a MBA holder and a
devout Christian and Catholic
but has no sense of political
awareness nor alertness
which led to his present
miserable and hopeless
situation---further damages
the prestige and popularity
of the Leung adminstration
which has to struggle
onwards to 2017 at least
how pitiful we
Hongkongers are
to tolerate such top
officials who once
claimed to be
'whiter than white' !
the sun also rises
our minister of development
Paul Chan Mo-po
was seen drinking bitter
wine last night
alone and lonely
bitter wine, how can
it not be !
tomorrow, a march
targetted at him
and his boss
C.Y.Leung will
be staged by
the People's Front
it starts at 2:30 p.m.
from Causeway Bay
to Govt.H.Q.at Tamar
see you all
don't miss it
let us make him
step down
as soon as possible
okay ?
the sun also rises
with our without marshals
that is not the question
a peaceful march and
gathering to protest
against the over-greedy
and dishonest minister
of development, Paul Chan
and his boss, C.Y.
who appointed him
to take up the job
which proved to be
a hot potato !
see you all tomorrow
in Causeway bay
and let us march
hand in hand
to the Tamar Govt.H.Q.
to demand the stepping
down of both C.Y. & Paul
Chan who is a timid
street rat pursued
by furious residents
of Hong Kong
Shame on him but
no pity at all
even the pro-establishment
elements (whose group he
once belonged to )
will show no mercy
upon this old guy
step down and make
your bucks which
you and Freida embrace
no hesitation at all
our patience is no
more but anger
grows as time
passes !


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