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  1. Democrats brace for 'symbolic' Macau trip

    Posted Mar 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu At least 30 pan-democrat lawmakers and activists will make a 'cultural exchange' trip to Macau today for their biggest challenge to the city's entry restrictions. ... a vice-chairman of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, was surprised at the refusals. Independent legislator Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee was more blunt, saying the Macau ...

  2. Democrats make last-ditch protest against security bill for Macau

    Posted Feb 25th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... A controversial national security bill is set to be passed by the Macau legislature this week, with the city's democrats making a last-ditch attempt to delay its passage. Legislators Antonio Ng Kuok-cheong and Au Kam-san led an overnight candle-light vigil outside the Macau Legislative Assembly building against what they say is hasty legislation based on Article 23 ...

  3. Threat of 'action' if Macau bars entry

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... Ambrose Leung and Gary Cheung Pan-democrat lawmakers warned yesterday that they would 'take certain action' if they were refused entry to Macau tomorrow, after Hong Kong ... the pan-democrats' trip in a 'lenient manner'. Speaking after a meeting to finalise their plan, legislator Lee Cheuk-yan, of the Confederation of Trade Unions, said their trip would go ahead ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 16, 2012

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and open manner. Surely just for this last one he should be sent on his way. But perhaps the new government does not really care about integrity or the semblance of any democratic norms. Anthony ...

  5. Security bill viewed as a concern in HK

    Posted Nov 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Hong Kong pan-democratic forces have joined their Macau counterparts in raising doubts over Macau's proposed national-security law. At a forum in Hong Kong yesterday ... chairman Camoes Tam Chi-keung said the group would issue a statement tomorrow and would submit its views to the Macau government. The Frontier convenor Emily Lau Wai-hing said pan-democrats would ...

  6. Tsang raises denials of entry with Edmund Ho

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... exchanges.' The Macau chief executive had said on Wednesday he was not aware of the details of the turning away of Hongkongers - including pan-democrats, academics and a South China Morning Post photographer. However, he did say the denials of entry had nothing to do with Macau's national security law - passed last week to comply with Article 23 of its Basic Law. In December, pan-democrat ...

  7. Macau turns away torch relay protester

    Posted Jun 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in a series of Hong Kong activists being denied permission to enter Macau. In April, Andrew To Kwan-hang, Michael Mak Kwok-fung and Chan Cheong, members of pan-democratic political group the League of Social Democrats, were denied entry on two separate trips. ...

  8. Dissent muted as Macau's security bill glides into law

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... It is believed successful enactment in Macau will put pressure on Hong Kong to revive its security legislation. Of the 27 lawmakers who voted, only democrats Au Kam-san and Ng Kuok-cheong voted against ... and was important to the enclave's long-term prosperity and stability. In Hong Kong, pan-democrats feared the legislating of a security law in Macau, without too much fuss, was intended to set ...

  9. Handover official dies at Beijing home

    Posted Jul 05th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, said he regretted Zhang's death. Mr Ma, former deputy secretary-general of the Basic Law Consultative Committee, said he had ...

  10. Wang Guangya says no rush on Article 23 law

    Posted Jun 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to decide whether it wants to take up this duty. Democratic Party chairman Albert Ho Chun-yan said Wang's remarks indicated Beijing did not see an urgent need for Hong Kong to enact ...




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