The Liberal Party will field 24 candidates - including 15 political novices - in the district council elections, with some going up against heavyweights from the pan-democratic camp.Monday, 26 September, 2011, 12:00am
Candidates from parties across the political spectrum rolled up their sleeves and launched their campaigns for November's district council elections when the two-week nomination period started yesterday.16 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
A police officer from the Organised Crime and Triad Bureau lost his speed loader and six bullets during an operation against a group of suspected robbers on Wednesday.
A police spokesman confirmed yesterday that an officer had lost the ammunition during an operation and that police were investigating.14 Jul 2007 - 12:00am
Democratic Party legislator James To Kun-sun has been suspended as deputy convenor of the party caucus in the legislature for six months over a blunder involving the misuse of public funds.
The punishment was longer than expected, as the party's disciplinary committee was understood to have recommended that he be suspended for three months only.17 Feb 2006 - 12:00am
Democratic lawmaker James To Kun-sun has apologised, but has refused calls to quit the Legislative Council for paying above-market rent on a party office and for failing to disclose he co-owned it. Should he resign from Legco? Share your views: write to us14 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
Early 1997: The Democratic Party starts planning for the future, with lawmakers preparing to give up their seats ahead of the formation of a new provisional legislature after the handover.24 Aug 2004 - 12:00am
An amended law protecting relics on the mainland may encourage more smuggling into Hong Kong, critics warn.
The Revised Law on the Protection of Cultural Relics, passed by the Standing Committee of the 9th National People's Congress on October 28, permits mainland museums to exchange, transfer and borrow privately owned cultural relics for the first time.30 Dec 2002 - 12:00am