The director of environmental protection has quietly exercised discretionary powers to introduce a new exemption to the already much diluted ban on idling engines.Tuesday, 5 June, 2012, 12:00am
Pan-democratic lawmaker Kam Nai-wai kept his seat in the legislature after his counterparts voted down a motion against him yesterday.
The censure motion against Kam, of the Democratic Party, was over his 2009 dismissal of a female aide who had spurned his affections.19 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Democratic Party lawmaker Kam Nai-wai failed to live up to public expectations and jeopardised the image of the legislature after he sacked a female aide who had spurned his affections, a Legco panel investigation concluded.29 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
A two-year Legco panel investigation into claims that lawmaker Kam Nai-wai sacked a female aide after she rejected his advances has concluded that the allegations cannot be substantiated, a source said.
The seven-member panel's chairwoman, Sophie Leung Lau Yau-fun, will present its report at today's Legislative Council meeting.28 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
Long-time shop tenants in Central Market - facing eviction to make way for a revamp of the historic building - have received a reprieve until March and possibly longer.10 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
Up to 10,000 cases of water seepage that can damage buildings and endanger residents are investigated each year, but establishing the cause of the leaks is not easy.
In the first seven months of this year, 6,010 cases were investigated but the cause of the leaks was found in only 2,453 of the complaints.9 Dec 2010 - 12:00am
A lawmaker sacks a female political assistant. She complains to party leaders. A media leak alleges she was dismissed after rejecting his advances. He denies it. It sounds like a case for consideration by the Equal Opportunities Commission under laws against sexual harassment.12 Oct 2009 - 12:00am
The Democratic Party leadership may have defused some grievances among second-tier members after kick-starting the internal party mechanism to select a Legco by-election candidate, but for aspirants the legislature remains a distant dream.20 Aug 2007 - 12:00am