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Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai says opposing C.Y. cost her votes in NPC

National People's Congress deputy Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai has admitted her outspoken stance against Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying may have cost her support, after her vote share and ranking plunged in her re-election to the Standing Committee.

Friday, 15 March, 2013, 4:23pm 3 comments

Blunt Rita Fan set to keep spot on legislature's standing committee

Hong Kong National People's Congress deputy Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai looks set to retain her spot on the national legislature's standing committee as she made it on to the NPC session's presidium, people close to the procedures said.

5 Mar 2013 - 4:37am

Doctors resign from panel in pay-cut row

Doctors' representatives resigned from a Hospital Authority consultative body yesterday to express their anger at the management's handling of a pay cut proposal.

Ho Pak-leung, president of the Public Doctors' Association, said the authority had begun sending letters to thousands of non-civil-servant doctors, seeking their consent for a 5.38 per cent pay cut.

25 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Rafael Hui joins 15 Hongkongers on Standing Committee

Former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan and four other Hong Kong delegates were elected to the Standing Committee of Beijing's top advisory body yesterday.

14 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Official suggests second seat for HK on Standing Committee

A state leader has suggested giving Hong Kong an extra seat on the National People's Congress Standing Committee, saying it would better enable the mainland to draw on the city's experience with the rule of law.

5 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Rita Fan not banking on Standing Committee place

Outgoing Legislative Council president Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai played down her chances of becoming Hong Kong's representative on the National People's Congress Standing Committee after winning the most votes in yesterday's ballot.

26 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

No fait accompli

As 2007 drew to a close, the National People's Congress Standing Committee made a decision on Hong Kong's political development, which comprises four main points: First, universal suffrage will not be introduced in 2012. The number of legislators returned by functional and geographical constituencies, respectively, will also remain unchanged.

5 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

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