Chief executive contender John Tsang Chun-wah raised more than HK$2 million on the first day of a month-long crowdfunding drive in which he is reaching out to members of the public to help fund his campaign.
Mak Chai-kwong, born in 1950, began his civil service career in Hong Kong in 1976. He held a series of high-ranking government engineering jobs. Mak was appointed by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying as the Secretary for Development in July 2012, but was soon forced to resign when allegation surfaced that he was involved in a housing subsidy fraud more than 20 years ago. He was formally charged with cheating on government rent allowances in October 2012.