Lew Mon-hung

ICAC drops High Court bid for Lew Mon-hung iSun Affairs interview records

Lew Mon-hung, a former ally of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, attends the official National Day reception at the Hong Kong Convention Centre in Wan Chai last week. Photo: Sam Tsang.

The Independent Commission Against Corruption on Monday withdrew its bid to obtain records of a magazine’s interview with Lew Mon-hung, a former supporter of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying.

Monday, 7 October, 2013, 9:19pm

Former chief executive ally Lew Mon-hung appears in court on perverting justice charge

Former CPPCC member and chief executive supporter Lew Mon-hung arrives at Eastern Court in Sai Wan Ho on Wednesday. Photo: Edward Wong

The chief executive’s former ally Lew Mon-hung appeared in Eastern Court in Sai Wan Ho on Wednesday facing one charge of perverting public justice.

Lew is alleged to have sent a letter and an email to Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and Commissioner of the Independent Commission Against Corruption Simon Peh Yun-lu in an attempt to stop an ICAC investigation involving him.

21 Aug 2013 - 2:43pm

Talking points

Lew Mon-hung

Lew Mon-hung reports back to ICAC

20 Apr 2013 - 3:23am

Suspended Pearl Oriental Oil in boardroom shake-up

Wong Kwan says his resignation as chief executive of Pearl Oriental Oil is 'good corporate governance practice'. Photo: Gareth Jones

The company's deputy chairman and executive director, Lew Mon-hung, a former ally of Hong Kong's chief executive, Leung Chun-ying, who was arrested by the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) twice in the past two months, has resigned all roles in the company because of his "health conditions".

14 Mar 2013 - 7:47am

City Digest, February 25, 2013

Two teenage girls from Hong Kong allegedly detained in Buenos Aires, Argentina, by men demanding compensation for a valuable vase they had broken are safe and expected to go home soon, Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok said.

25 Feb 2013 - 5:27am

Lew's company confirms he was arrested by ICAC

Lew Mon-hung. Photo: David Wong

The chief executive's former ally Lew Mon-hung was arrested by the graft-buster on Wednesday for criminal intimidation and perverting the course of justice, his listed company confirmed yesterday. Pearl Oriental Oil's statement was the first confirmation of its vice-chairman's arrest this week by the Independent Commission Against Corruption. He was earlier arrested on January 8 as part of the ICAC's probe into the firm.

23 Feb 2013 - 5:17am

Lew Mon-hung bounces back a day after subdued post-ICAC look

Lew Mon-hung. Photo: David Wong

The chief executive's friend turned foe Lew Mon-hung appeared confident yesterday, 24 hours after being summoned to the Independent Commission Against Corruption's offices for questioning. Lew insisted yesterday that he had always "walked in the light", despite an investigation into allegations he had perverted the course of justice, believed to be related to a letter he purportedly wrote to Leung Chun-ying.

22 Feb 2013 - 4:34am

Businessman Lew Mon-hung summoned to ICAC over letter to CY Leung

Lew Mon-hung shuns limelight last night. Photo: David Wong

Pro-Beijing businessman Lew Mon-hung, a former ally of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, was called to the ICAC's headquarters yesterday. Lew went to the graft-busters's office in North Point to be questioned for allegedly perverting the course of justice.

21 Feb 2013 - 7:40am

Talking points

Game on for PlayStation announcement. Photo: AP

Pan-democrat lawmakers move a Legislative Council motion demanding an investigation into claims by a former ally of Leung Chun-ying about the chief executive's conduct. 

20 Feb 2013 - 4:12am

Leung unlikely to win, say experts

Audrey Eu, chairman of the Civic Party poses yesterday with the couplets she wrote, inviting the chief executive to sue her for defamation, in a reference to the news that C.Y. Leung had sent a legal letter to the Economic Journal. Photo: Thomas Yau

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying is unlikely to win any defamation lawsuit if he decides to take the Hong Kong Economic Journal to court over a recent commentary that linked him to triads, legal experts say.

8 Feb 2013 - 7:32am 1 comment

I believe Lew's allegations about CY Leung, says Regina Ip

Regina Ip. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Executive Councillor Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee told ATV's current affairs programme Newsline last night that she was not "too taken aback" by the claims made by Lew Mon-hung.

4 Feb 2013 - 8:54am 1 comment

The exit of Lew Mon-hung

Lew Mon-hung. Photo: Edward Wong

As the saying goes, the only constant is change. And, yet, it still surprises me that Lew Mon- hung has gone from passing out self-produced leaflets outside failed chief executive contender Henry Tang Ying-yen's home, during the media circus outside No 7 York Road less than a year ago, to being the political outcast today. Surely, it had to take more than just the hands of providence.

4 Feb 2013 - 3:02am

Media and lawmakers have no excuse for indulging fantasies of Lew

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying was right not to make Lew Mon-hung a member of the Executive Council. Photo: Dickson Lee

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has made hundreds of decisions over the past seven months, some good, some bad and some indifferent. No doubt he will make many thousands more.

7 Jun 2013 - 11:41am 2 comments

Stop trying to hound Leung out of office

Raphael Wong (left) reports to the ICAC after filing a complaint against Leung Chun-ying based on accusations by Lew Mon-hung. Photo: David Wong

Hong Kong really is going backwards these days; there seems to be no moral ethics or sense of decency any more. Just look at the scandal brewing after Lew Mon-hung's attack on Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying.

1 Feb 2013 - 3:02am

I have no regrets about demotion, says 'humble' Lew

Lew Mon-hung. Photo: Edward Wong

Lew Mon-hung said yesterday that he had no regrets about pointing fingers at former ally Leung Chun-ying, after it was confirmed he had been stripped of his seat on the nation's top political advisory body.

31 Jan 2013 - 4:52am