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.
Scuffles broke out on Saturday during an open-air forum among opponents and supporters of a controversial government plan to develop three new towns in the north-east New Territories.Saturday, 22 September, 2012, 6:38pm 3 comments
Having lost all moral authority, Chan simply has to clear out15 Aug 2012 - 11:11pm
Just days after he has been appointed to replace a scandal-hit predecessor, development minister Paul Chan Mo-po has landed himself in hot water too. Chan and his wife have been accused of making handsome profits by subdividing properties into tiny units for lease - a common practice that sometimes breaches building and safety rules.15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm
The news media has a field day exposing the scandal over subdivided flats involving the family of development chief Paul Chan Mo-po. The government has gone into damage-control mode. Chan and his wife are busy trying to salvage his political career.4 Sep 2012 - 10:55am
As Freddie Mercury used to sing, another one bites the dust. Just days after his appointment as development secretary, Paul Chan Mo-po finds himself at the centre of an investigation by his own inspectors. It's alleged that two of the properties - illegally subdivided for lease to multiple tenants - are owned by a company controlled by his wife and her family.4 Sep 2012 - 10:57am
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
I think, as far as human rights are concerned, it's time for us to look at the reality30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
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The 2,000-page Companies Bill, being debated in the Legislative Council, aims to modernise the outdated Companies Ordinances.5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
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 coolness4 May 2012 - 12:00am