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  1. Business alliance a sensible move

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The setting up of a new alliance among groups supporting the business sector in the Legislative Council will not bring about a dramatic change in our political environment. ... influence. They are the Liberal Party, Economic Synergy- a breakaway faction of the Liberals- the Professional Forum and an independent lawmaker. The forming of the 12-member alliance will help unite ...

  2. Alliance protests at 'political suppression'

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung About 200 activists and supporters of the Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China took to the streets yesterday in protest against what they say is political suppression of the group. They claim the arrests of alliance activists for taking part in a protest against mainland leaders was politically motivated and that Hong Kong police had acted ...

  3. Despite lukewarm response, pan-democrat alliance stands by electoral reform proposal

    Posted Apr 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Despite a tepid response from both the pro-establishment camp and fellow pan-democrats, the Alliance for Universal Suffrage is unlikely to amend its electoral reform proposals. Alliance vice-convenor Richard Tsoi Yiu-cheong said that while the moderate coalition would consider the responses of various political groups, it was unlikely to change the proposals in its road ...

  4. Strategic alliances abandoned as all sides battle with old friends

    Posted Sep 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... forces pledge full support to the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong this year, unlike in previous polls. The situation was further complicated by all-out canvassing ...

  5. We are true patriots, say Tiananmen alliance leaders

    Posted Feb 11th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... picked to administer the city. Unionist lawmaker Lee Cheuk-yan, the vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of the Patriotic Democratic Movement in China, criticised the statement, saying only a dictatorship would be ruled by those defined as patriotic. 'In fact, the alliance is the most patriotic [group]. Our demands of vindication for those who died in the June 4, ...

  6. Xinhua takes off the gloves and names HK alliance as unpatriotic

    Posted Mar 01st 2004, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Xinhua yesterday ended its shadow boxing and for the first time directly named the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of the Patriotic Democratic Movement in China as being ... Wai-hing. Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference vice-chairman Henry Fok Ying-tung, who is in Beijing, said last night the alliance had its own stance. But he added: ...

  7. Alliance hopes to woo professionals, business in fight for democracy

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... Quinton Chan and Albert Wong A new professional alliance due to be inaugurated next month could become a key tool for winning over the professional and business community to universal suffrage, analysts say. It will register its name tomorrow as the Professional Commons. Members are confident they will number more than 100 by the time of the opening ceremony. With debate ...

  8. Anti-Tung alliance is not the answer

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from outside the business sector in a bid to become a unifying force. But it is disappointing to see that the only new political alliance to emerge is one dedicated to the downfall of Tung ... politics is one aspect of western democracy we do not want to import. More important is that, by focusing on attempts to force Mr Tung out of office, the alliance is going to distract people from ...

  9. Tsang urged to bolster alliance

    Posted May 15th 2006, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... to forge an alliance with the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB) and the Liberals. He welcomed the recent growth in political ties between Mr Tang and the DAB, ... a wider spectrum of allies, including the Alliance group of legislators and other like-minded independents. 'What he needs to drive our political system forward is a policy coalition in which ...

  10. A new alliance at the top

    Posted Apr 10th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... of the Tsang administration's teaming up with the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB). This link will profoundly affect the future course of Hong Kong's ...




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