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Provisional Legislative Council

Tony Tse Wai-chuen criticises Leung Chun-ying in bid for Legco seat

A supporter of Leung Chun-ying's who is now running for the Legislative Council has criticised the chief executive for failing to lay down a clear and effective housing policy in his first months in office.

Wednesday, 29 August, 2012, 3:27pm

Legal-sector candidates for Legislative Council election clash at radio forum

Two legal-sector candidates for the Legislative Council election exchanged fire yesterday over their alleged links with the mainland. Both insisted they were pro-democracy candidates.

21 Aug 2012 - 3:08am

Political drama sequels and reruns aplenty at this year's Book Fair

The city's political battles will reverberate at this year's Book Fair, when publishers release more books on current affairs than in previous years, written by both those in government and their critics.

18 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

An article on page A4 yesterday on Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's new cabinet, 'It's time for the big sell', incorrectly stated that lawmaker Paul Chan Mo-po had voted against Leung's government restructuring proposal. In fact, Chan had abstained from the vote in Legco on June 21.

4 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Provisional Legco 'was misled on jail-term law'

A High Court judge says the provisional Legislative Council was misled into passing an unconstitutional law that bans anyone awaiting a short jail term from standing for election.

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

C.Y. in plea to push through restructuring

Leung Chun-ying made a fresh call to lawmakers yesterday to approve his restructuring of the government before he takes office on July 1, saying it was key to solving housing problems.

13 May 2012 - 12:00am

Ada Wong tipped as culture minister

Arts critic Ada Wong Ying-kay is expected to take up the post of culture minister to lead a newly created bureau, the South China Morning Post has learned.

9 May 2012 - 12:00am

Ex-arts chief may run for Legco seat

Former Arts Development Council chairman Ma Fung-kwok (left) is 'seriously considering' running to represent the sports, performing arts, culture and publications sector in September's Legislative Council election.

His announcement comes amid growing discontent with the performance of sector lawmaker Timothy Fok Tsun-ting.

16 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Freedom to run polls is not at risk, academic says

The findings of a study on freedom to publish opinion polls in more than 60 countries and territories, including Hong Kong, will be published in June, when the city hosts its first international conference on polling.

7 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Long Hair impeachment bid rests on Civic Party

The Civic Party could decide the outcome of a lawmakers' vote, expected tomorrow, on whether 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung can keep his legislator's seat after he was given a two-month jail sentence.

22 Mar 2012 - 12:00am