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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong political veteran Elsie Tu criticises tycoons with no conscience

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com Political veteran Elsie Tu says things are getting worse in Hong Kong as the wealth gap widens Attack on tycoons with no conscience Political veteran Elsie Tu laments the widening income disparity in Hong Kong and has taken a shot at tycoons who have no conscience. The former lawmaker and urban councillor, who turns 100 on June 2, became ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    The secrets to the strength of Elsie Tu

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com Soon-to-turn 100, the woman who told off the billionaire looks back on her life and love The secrets to the strength of Elsie Tu Working out regularly from a young age is the secret of longevity for former urban councillor Elsie Tu, who is allowed to take it rather more easily now as she approaches her 100th birthday. On June 2, Tu will become ...

  3. Dubious tactics

    Posted Nov 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... attitude on issues. Is that how we want democracy to go? ELSIE TU, Kwun Tong ...

  4. Shouting at the Mountain

    Posted Dec 05th 2004, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb Shouting at the Mountain by Andrew and Elsie Tu Chameleon Press $145 Mu Kuang English School on Kung Lok Road in Kwun Tong is a sturdy structure looking much like any other ... work of Elsie and Andrew Tu. Shout at the Mountain, the first chapters written by Andrew Tu before he died in 2001 and thence by Elsie Tu, is subtitled 'A Hong Kong story of love ...

  5. slice of life

    Posted May 24th 2005, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... 'payoff' from Elsie Elliott (today better known as Elsie Tu) for his part in the anti-fare-rise demonstrations. Lo Kei said he had to 'admit' the 'payoff' at a police station ... and sincerity' of Mrs Elliott, who was there seeking a government inquiry into alleged corruption in the Crown colony. She was the subject of a feature article entitled: 'The curious case of Elsie ...

  6. New chapter

    Posted Jun 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Former legislator Elsie Tu launches the Chinese version of her book, Colonial Hong Kong in the Eyes of Elsie Tu, at the Central Library. Mrs Tu said the Chinese version would help students combat 'widespread media propaganda'. She also said she hoped that Hong Kong people would be less emotional about democratic reforms. ...

  7. Don't let retiring senior civil servants work

    Posted Jan 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... AND ADDRESS SUPPLIED Debating Elsie Tu Elsie Tu's letter (January 10) is a ragbag of disingenuous and selective responses to the charges levelled at her by Peter Berry (January 6). I also recall Ms Tu's fervent anti-establishment words when she was called Elsie Elliot. Compared to other champions of political and economic rights, she was the Emily Lau of her generation, ...

  8. James Tien's call smacks of opportunism

    Posted Jan 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not that there was much income to spend in the 1960s. Based on recent statements in the Post, I have to wonder if Elsie Tu is the same person as Mrs Elliot. I have serious doubts, substantially supported by Ms ... Kong (before traffic lights) and for some time thereafter, the newspapers were full of the hard work being done on behalf of our most deprived by Elsie Elliot and Ron Woodcraft. They fought ...

  9. Building without equal before the law

    Posted Jul 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to its judicial roots as the home of the Court of Final Appeal. Former lawmaker and 98-year-old Hong Kong institution Elsie Tu has mixed feelings about the building in Central, which started life in 1912 as the Supreme Court. 'It was horrible,' said Tu, an activist in the British colonial era. 'Prisoners were locked up under the court and it was not a very pleasant feeling ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... the past two years, is not enough to clean up the image of the world game.   Elsie Tu celebrates her centenary Veteran of the Hong Kong political scene and dogged campaigner for social justice Elsie Tu celebrates her forthcoming 100th birthday with a banquet at Kitec in Kowloon Bay. Tu, who celebrates her centenary on Sunday, was born in Newcastle, England, but has called Hong Kong ...




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