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Mandy Tam

Ruling a mixed bag for ex-legislator

Former lawmaker Mandy Tam Heung-man lost her constitutional challenge to election law, which she says deprives candidates of their electoral rights.

Friday, 11 May, 2012, 12:00am

City Digest

Appeal bids in Mandy Tam electoral bribery case

A prosecutor and lawyers for former lawmaker Mandy Tam Heung-man, acquitted of electoral bribery in May, attended a hearing at Eastern Court yesterday. Both sides are seeking an appeal. Tam had been charged over an education seminar she gave two days before polling day in the 2008 Legislative Council elections.

2 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

City Digest

Minister promises to reveal inquiry findings

21 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

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Isabelle Beisiegel

29 May 2011 - 12:00am

Former lawmaker cleared of poll bribe charge over free seminar

Former lawmaker Mandy Tam Heung-man has been cleared of electoral bribery.

A magistrate said yesterday he believed a free continuing education seminar Tam gave two days before polling day in the 2008 Legislative Council elections was not intended to canvass support, and that anyone who voted for her after attending did not do so just because they had received free advice.

27 May 2011 - 12:00am

Mandy Tam awaits poll bribery verdict

Former legislator Mandy Tam Heung-man (pictured) will have to wait more than a month to find out if she is guilty of inducing people to vote by giving them a free seminar.

She has pleaded not guilty to a charge of electoral bribery.

21 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Mandy Tam denies poll bribery charge

Former legislator Mandy Tam Heung-man pleaded not guilty in Eastern Court yesterday to an election bribery charge. Tam, a tax adviser, is accused by the ICAC of offering a free seminar during the 2008 Legislative Council election campaign, inducing people to vote for her in the accounting functional constituency.

24 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Political Animal

Political rights unlikely to cut into jail TV time

16 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

EOC chief survives confidence motion over auditor's report

Equal Opportunities Commission chairman Raymond Tang Yee-bong survived a confidence motion initiated by board members yesterday, on the eve of his third appearance at a Legco hearing on alleged poor administration at the statutory body.

14 May 2009 - 12:00am

Lawmaker seeks to shorten work hours in accountancy sector

The accountancy sector has been urged to regulate maximum working hours after a recent survey found 40 per cent of accountants worked at least 56 hours a week.

25 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

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