Top developers endorse John Lee’s bid for CE

Top developers have voiced support for John Lee's bid to become Hong Kong's next leader. CK Asset chairman Victor Li said in a statement that he will nominate Lee to run in the upcoming chief executive election, saying he's the right candidate to help ensure Hong Kong's prosperity and stability....

Politicians line up to back ‘Beijing’s man’ John Lee

John Lee was showered with praise on Wednesday after announcing his intention to stand for chief executive, with an analyst familiar with Beijing’s thinking saying Lee is probably the only person who meets the central government's expectations. Lau Siu-kai, the vice-president of Beijing’s top think tank on Hong Kong, said...

‘More changes to election system may be on the cards’

Hong Kong’s member of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC), Tam Yiu-chung, says the work report of a top Beijing official suggests the central government could be planning a further revamp of the SAR's electoral system. The chairman of the NPCSC, Li Zhanshu, unveiled his annual work report on...

LegCo race is competitve, says John Lee

Chief Secretary John Lee on Saturday said the revamped electoral system has attracted many new faces and candidates from across the political spectrum to run for December’s Legislative Council elections, dismissing concerns that the future Legco will have no opposition. Lee, who chairs a vetting committee that has given the...

‘Wrong concrete may have been used at Pavilia Farm’

A structural engineer says a construction blunder at The Pavilia Farm residential complex may have involved the wrong type of concrete being used, or the right concrete put in the wrong place. Property developer New World Development said on Thursday that two towers at the highly-popular project under construction in...