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Hong Kong 'partygate' scandal claims cabinet member

Home affairs minister Caspar Tsui resigns over COVID controversy

HONG KONG -- A Hong Kong minister resigned on Monday for attending a birthday party for a delegate to China's legislature, which triggered a storm of controversy over officials flouting COVID-19 precautions.

Secretary for Home Affairs Caspar Tsui tendered his resignation and said he had "not set the best example during the recent outbreak."

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