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Paul Chan Mo-po

Paul Chan Mo-po is Hong Kong's Secretary for Development. An accountant and the former President of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), he was appointed by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying after the resignation of Mak Chai-kwong following a housing allowance scandal. In July 2013, Chan was accused of a conflict of interest when it was revealed that he or his family had an interest in a plot of land in the New Territories that the government had plans to develop.

Who said it?

I only worry that if he is to join the government, will the civil servants give him their full support

Lawmaker Chan Kin-por, on the challenges fellow legislator Paul Chan Mo-po (above) will face if he joins the government

Monday, 30 July, 2012, 12:00am

Foes unite over audit crime bill

A law to hold auditors criminally liable if they fail to declare a company's accounting problems is set to pass after the city's two largest political parties yesterday said they backed it.

The 2,000-page Companies Bill, being debated in the Legislative Council, aims to modernise the outdated Companies Ordinances.

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

I will actively consider the appointment if I get the invitation and serve my best

Lawmaker Paul Chan Mo-po, tipped to be deputy financial secretary in the administration of chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying

His warmth can be deceptive. He speaks sweet words and can be open and trusting; there is also that coolness

4 May 2012 - 12:00am