Saturday, October 10, 2015   

Lawmakers urge Cheung to step down
(05-05 18:31)

Lawmakers urged Transport secretary Anthony Cheung Bing-leung to step down over over the delays to the high-speed rail line to Guangzhou.
Gary Fan Kwok-wai of the Neo Democrats said MTRC was covering up, where Kwok Ka-ki of Civic Party urged the government to replace the whole board of MTRC.
Leung Kwok-hung of the League of Social Democrats also urged MTRC chief executive officer Jay Walder to resign, slamming him for pressing government officials including Cheung.
Cheung said the government will review the corporate governance in MTRC, and will consult the Department of Justice to determine how to follow up.
The panel meeting has been adjourned until May 19.
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