FangDD Announces Board and Committee Changes

SHENZHEN, China, July 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via SEAPRWire.com) -- Fangdd Network Group Ltd. (Nasdaq: DUO) (“FangDD” or the “Company”), a leading property technology company in China, today announced that Company’s board of directors (the “Board”) has appointed Mr. Yang Li as (i) a director of the Company, (ii) the...

Legco to get govt restructuring plan soon: Starry Lee

The administration intends to submit its government restructuring proposal to Legco for scrutiny around the middle of this month, the chairwoman of Legco's house committee, Starry Lee, said on Friday. Chief Executive Carrie Lam earlier proposed setting up a new bureau to oversee culture, sports and tourism, splitting the Transport...

Voting rate in CE election passes 50 percent

More than half the nearly-1,500 Election Committee members cast ballots in the first hour of the Chief Executive election, meaning that if the votes are all valid, sole candidate John Lee already has the 750 votes he needs to win the top job. The main voting station at the Wan...

John Lee submits Chief Executive bid

Chief Executive hopeful John Lee on Wednesday submitted his nominations to run in next month's race for the top job. The former chief secretary said he's received support from 786 members of the 1,500-strong Election Committee, well above the 188 nominations required to stand. Flanked by the head of his...

Political, business leaders support John Lee’s CE bid

Chief Executive hopeful John Lee has stressed the need to garner support for his policy initiatives and forge a consensus in society as he continued to meet with Election Committee members on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, the former chief secretary submitted his bid for the top job after securing...

John Lee to sign up for CE race on Wednesday

Former chief secretary John Lee announced he will submit his candidacy for the upcoming Chief Executive election on Wednesday, saying he has secured nominations from almost half of the Election Committee (EC) that will select Hong Kong's next leader. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday evening, the CE hopeful said he...

I’ve secured about 300 nominations: John Lee

The former Chief Secretary John Lee - who is running for Chief Executive - said on Sunday he had secured around 300 nominations from Election Committee members. A person hoping to stand for Chief Executive must get at least 188 nominations with at least 15 from each of the committee's...

Voting hours for CE race may be extended: Erick Tsang

The Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs, Erick Tsang, said the government is considering extending the voting hours for next month’s Chief Executive election due to infection control considerations. Speaking at a virtual Legco meeting on Wednesday, Tsang said daily infections in Hong Kong remain high and officials have to...

Poll staff told to be flexible, keep the count going

An election official says vote-count supervisors have been told not to be too strict about rules and procedures so they can get the results of Sunday's Legco polls out quicker. Barnabas Fung, the chairman of the Electoral Affairs Commission, said on Tuesday that thanks to streamlined vote counting rules, and...

154 nominations received for Legco race

The 2021 Legislative Council elections will have as many as 154 candidates vying for 90 seats in December's polls – the first to be held following an electoral overhaul. The 154 nominations submitted by the end of the nomination period on Friday afternoon was the same as that of the...