The government today (21) ruled that eight Yuen Long District Councillors, including Kwong Chunyu and Wong Wai-yin, were invalidated and immediately disqualified as a District Council Member. The Yuen Long District Councilor, Cheung Sau-hsien, who had previously applied for a postponement of the oath due to illness, announced his resignation in the afternoon. He explained that his body appeared to be quite serious. The problem, coupled with various factors, made it difficult for him to fulfill his promise of being elected, so he resigned from his post as a district councilor.
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68 members of the Western District of New Territories completed the oath on the 8th of this month. Nine members of the Yuen Long District, including the Democratic Party Wong Wai-yin, Kwong Chun-yu, Wu Xuanhong, and Lai Po Wah, were ruled to take the oath of doubt. Eight of them were finally ruled that the oath was invalid. Yuen Long District Councillor Chen Meilian announced her resignation, leaving the Yuen Long District Council with only Cheung Sau-yin as a pan-citizen district councilor.
Cheung Sau-yin announced in the afternoon that he had submitted a letter to the Home Affairs Department to resign as a Yuen Long District Councillor, which will take effect tomorrow (22nd), saying that he was authorized by 3177 voters in the Yuen Long Constituency in the previous year’s district election and was elected as a Yuen Long District Councillor. It is a lifetime honor for me to be the representative of Hong Kong people’s public opinion.” However, considerable physical problems, coupled with various factors, made it difficult for him to fulfill his promise to voters when he was elected. Resign from the post of Member of Parliament at an appropriate time and think about how to continue to serve the people of Hong Kong in the days to come."
Hospitalized for surgery due to gastrointestinal problems in the past two weeks
Zhang Xiuxian continued that he promised three months ago that he would do his best to perform his duties to the last moment, but his physical condition and the "peripheral situation" have taken a turn for the worse. In the past two weeks, he had undergone surgery in the hospital due to gastrointestinal problems and found a small tumor in his liver during the examination. "For the sake of health, I have no choice but to resign."
He pointed out that his office will operate until the 31st of this month, and will operate in other ways thereafter, and will provide limited regional consulting services. "Even if I leave the system, I will continue to organize some residents' activities and think about how to be self-financing. Continue to operate the office in a business way," he added, "For ten years in Hedong and ten years in Hexi, the situation in Hong Kong has been completely different from what has been known before. Although the original intention of political affairs is still there, the institutional space is no longer able to give oneself aspirations."
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