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  1. Just how 'democratic' is Regina Ip?

    Posted Oct 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... interest- and, most likely, a heavy turnout for the December 2 by-election. That is good. It has been hyped as the 'election of the century': a battle between the forces of democracy ... that the chief executive can be chosen through universal suffrage in 2012, and no later than 2017. However, she says that universal suffrage in 2012 has to be 'subject to certain objective ...

  2. Regina Ip rules out run for top job

    Posted Dec 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee and Ng Kang-chung Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee has dropped the idea of running for the city's top job next year but says she might run in 2017. The chairwoman of the New ... to consider vying for the top job next year, as shown in the results of the Election Committee sub-sector election on Sunday, she said. The former secretary for security would have only 20 to 25 ...

  3. Ip puts forward her universal suffrage plans

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Hong Kong would be treated as a single constituency. Her 'fallback options' involved expanding the Election Committee but delaying universal suffrage until 2017, and retaining ... Albert Wong By-election candidate draws fire for poll reform proposals Former security chief Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee yesterday unveiled her election manifesto, which included proposals ...

  4. Regina Ip holds out hope for 2012

    Posted Oct 08th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... are opposed to electing the chief executive in 2012. The earliest date, they say, should be 2017. Both parties have given their backing to Mrs Ip's candidacy for the Legislative Council ... of proposals is acceptable to Beijing. Otherwise, it should be no later than 2017. By 2017 we would have implemented the Basic Law for 20 years. We will be ready. We will definitely be ready ...

  5. Anson Chan adopts 2012 poll platform

    Posted Oct 30th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Anson Chan Fang On-sang has unveiled a comprehensive campaign platform for the Legislative Council by-election in Hong Kong Island, seeking to introduce universal suffrage ... to improve communications with Beijing, while calling for a fair verdict on the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown. 'My central theme in this election platform is how to establish a society ...

  6. Pan-democrats urged to work with rivals to safeguard suffrage timetable

    Posted May 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... even possibly well beyond 2017 or 2020,' he said at a seminar organised by Mrs Ip's Savantas Policy Institute think-tank. Professor Diamond urged the pan-democrats to reach out to the Beijing-friendly camp to explore possibilities for achieving consensus on transitional arrangements towards full democracy. In December, Beijing approved universal suffrage for electing the city's ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Regina Ip pledges loyalty to C.Y. and Carrie Lam in Exco

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... office on July 1. Despite these remarks, Ip - believed by many analysts to be a likely contender for chief executive in 2017 - said there would not be any rivalry among the three on Exco. ... by adjusting his image [and] avoiding doing things like calling on the [central government's] liaison office immediately after [his] election [as chief executive] … he could be more politically ...

  8. Shifting fortunes

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Michael Chugani, Regina Ip

    ... Democracy is the winner whether Anson Chan or Regina Ip triumphs in the Legco by-election, writes Michael Chugani It is time to think what seemed unthinkable just a few short weeks ago: Anson Chan Fang On-sang could lose this Sunday's Legislative Council by-election. Once a trump card deftly played by the democrats, Mrs Chan is now no longer the sure-win candidate she ...

  9. Poll seen as vote on suffrage but economic issues the key: survey

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in 2012, however Mrs Ip's proposals include a fallback option of implementing full elections for the chief executive in 2017 should it not be possible earlier. Mrs Ip's nomination method ... Albert Wong Almost half the respondents in a survey think Sunday's Legislative Council by-election is a 'de facto referendum on universal suffrage'. The SCMP/TNS survey ...

  10. The Anson factor looms larger than ever

    Posted Jun 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung On the face of it, Anson Chan Fang On-sang is only one of 60 legislators. The fact that the question of whether she will run in the next Legislative Council election has hit ... the democratic movement was at a low point, democrats held out high hopes that Mrs Chan's entry into elective politics would provide fresh impetus to the campaign for universal suffrage. Democrats ...




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