Politics

Ng Lap Seng reveals Trump connection

The Wall Street Journal states that Ng Lap Seng was part of a joint bid in 2001 for an MSAR gaming licence in conjunction with US presidential candidate Donald Trump, convicted Hong Kong billionaire J

Apart from past connections with the Clintons, local billionaire Ng Lap Seng had also had former ties with the current Republican party candidate for the US Presidential Election, Donald Trump, the Wa

Shuffle, shuffle

The Minister of State Security for the Mainland, after being named deputy director of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee’s panel on Hong Kong, Macau, Tai

CCAC: DSAT loopholes conduit for corruption

An investigation report into the Transport Bureau (DSAT) by the Commission Against Corruption. Revealing the Bureau’s administrative failings

The city’s anti-graft watchdog – the Commission Against Corruption – has revealed the Transport Bureau (DSAT) has had ‘serious’ defects and loopholes in its internal operations, which include its outs

Putting a positive spin on savings

Chief Executive predicts the MSAR will finish the year with positive surplus

Official financial information projects the city will complete the 2016 fiscal year with a surplus of some MOP29.3 billion (US$3/7 billion), Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On stated yesterday.

Secretary Sonia Chan: DSAJ helps legislative process

The MSAR’s secretary for Administration and Justice said that the government’s overall planning requires time, in order to prevent mistakes or errors when drafting bills

Coordination with the Legal Affairs Bureau when working on overall legislative planning will strengthen the legislative process, said Secretary for Administration and Justice Sonia Chan Hoi Fan, durin

Smoke gets in your eyes

The smoking ban committee has promised that a final decision for a universal smoking ban in casinos would be made by the end of this tenure of the Legislative Assembly

The bill for a universal ban in local casinos will be nailed down by the end of the current legislative year on August 15, 2017, the chairman of the second standing committee of the Legislative Assemb

Land Promises

The city’s new land resources in the reclaimed urban zones will be prioritised for public housing, not for settling the govt’s 88,000 square-metre land debts

During yesterday’s Legislative Assembly (AL) plenary session, the government reassured that no land from the city’s new reclaimed urban zones will be used to settle the government’s current land debts

A walk in the park

Ng Lap Seng has requested US authorities to loosen the conditions of his house arrest

Local real estate developer Ng Lap Seng - currently under house arrest in the US following charges of bribing a former official of the United Nations last year - has requested authorities there to per

Prosecutor: Judicial co-operation should be enhanced for anti-money laundering

The Prosecutor-General says the city cannot do its best to combat money laundering without regional judicial co-operation

The city may need to further consider judicial co-operation with nearby as well as overseas jurisdictions in order to better combat money-lanudering in the city, said Prosecutor-General Ip Song Sang a

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