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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Rural strongman Lau Wong-fat plans to publish biography

    Posted May 19th 2014, 05:07am by Tanna Chong

    ... it all on the record Rural strongman Lau Wong-fat has decided to put everything on the record. After more than five decades of power-broking between the government and the people, the Heung Yee Kuk chairman- known affectionately as "Uncle Fat"- plans to record all his experiences in a biography. "I've been planning to publish a memoir since the beginning ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    Kuk chief Lau Wong-fat fortunate not to pick unlucky New Year stick

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 04:14am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... That's one interpretation after a fortune stick bearing the number 4 was drawn by Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat in the annual Taoist ritual at Che Kung Temple in Sha Tin. The rural ... to the word for death. Last year Lau drew number 95, one of the unluckiest omens, and people were warned to beware of "wicked people" and obstacles in the Year of the Snake. The literal ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Lau Wong-fat may get votes to squash Sai Kung country park plan

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 03:12pm by Ernest Kao, JEFFIE LAM

    ... park plan Rural strongman Lau Wong-fat's motion to revoke a government plan to incorporate a scenic Sai Kung enclave into a surrounding country park could be passed next month unless all ... votes in the geographical constituencies and three in the functional constituencies- remains undecided. FTU lawmaker Wong Kwok-kin said the federation had originally promised to back ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - NEW TERRITORIES

    Heung Yee Kuk chief Lau Wong-fat softens on 2047 end to housing right

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Lau Wong-fat is not against making 2047 the end of a policy allowing male villagers to build home Kuk chief softens on housing right The chief of the powerful ... chairman Lau Wong-fat expressed willingness yesterday to consider abolishing the decades-old policy in 2047, which would mark 50 years after the handover. The day before, Lau was confronted ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Playing a game of give and take: Lau Wong-fat

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Heung Yee Kuk leader Lau Wong-fat knows how politics works and while he is always ready to make a beneficial deal, he remembers favours Playing a game of give and take Lawmaker Lau Wong-fat is a political dealmaker who has a love-hate relationship with his fellows and followers. For him, politics has always been a game of give and take, leverage ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lau Wong-fat vows to block second landfill extension, in Tuen Mun

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 03:23pm by Stuart Lau, CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Emily Tsang

    ... landfill extension plan after pro-government lawmakers joined pan-democrats in opposing it. New Territories leader and lawmaker Lau Wong-fat said yesterday he would do all he could to block ... will exhaust all means to block the funding request," Lau said, calling on Secretary for the Environment Wong Kam-sing to withdraw it from the Finance Committee agenda on Friday. He claimed he had ...

  7. Lau Wong-fat elected as council chief

    Posted Jan 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Veteran New Territories powerbroker Lau Wong-fat won yet another rural power struggle, when he was elected as chairman of Tuen Mun district council yesterday amid noisy protests outside the meeting. It was a dramatic reversal, as Lau was forced to step down as chairman of the rural committee in Tuen Mun, where he was born, 10 months ago. ...

  8. Low poll blow for Lau Wong-fat

    Posted Nov 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... places, with his rating rising 2.1 points to 43.9. For the record The units of property and land declared by Lau Wong-fat in his latest declaration of interest: 724 ... Tanna Chong Headline-hitting executive councillor Lau Wong-fat's public recognition factor has soared to an all-time high, but the scandal-tainted New Territories power broker has ...

  9. Lau Wong-fat, banker sit on fewest panels as new Legco year kicks off

    Posted Oct 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wong-fat (Economic Synergy) 2 David Li Kwok-po (Ind) 2 Joseph Lee Kok-long (Ind) 3 ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Lau Wong-fat, the executive councillor embroiled in a scandal over his failure to declare business interests and landholdings, has chosen to join just two ...

  10. Lau Wong-fat's portfolio grows bigger by the day

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Heung Yee Kuk chief Lau Wong-fat's property portfolio just got bigger- to the tune of 390 plots of land. That's the number of additional properties in the latest ... registering interests, and the government's knowledge of Lau Wong-fat's case. The committee will decide whether to launch an investigation after the new Legco session resumes meetings ...




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