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  1. Comment - Letters

    Suit and tie rule for lawmakers

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am

    ... of this great city. I am surprised and appalled to see how certain lawmakers are dressed during Legislative Council meetings. A Legco session is a solemn occasion where lawmakers get together ... and childish remarks. Representing the city of Hong Kong is a proud appointment. Therefore, certain lawmakers should have the dignity to show respect towards others and present themselves with pride ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Lawmakers move to impeach CY Leung

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 09:06pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit and Agence France-Presse Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying was poised to survive the third effort from the pan-democrats to try to oust him, as pro-establishment lawmakers look ... that must be carefully dealt with. The impeachment motion was tabled by League of Social Democrats’ lawmaker “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung, representing 27 pan-democrats. The motion accuses CY Leung ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PROTESTS

    Lawmakers say their arrests at New Year's protest were political

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by ADA LEE AND DENNIS CHONG

    ... Ada Lee and Dennis Chong Leung Kwok-hung and Albert Chan say the crowd was gone when the police moved in Lawmakers say their arrests were political Protesters arrested in Tuesday night's standoff accused police of acting with a political motive, with two lawmakers saying the crowd had already dispersed when they were taken away. League of Social Democrats' "Long ...

  4. Lawmakers' faces don't ring bells with public

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... lawmakers' high profile, many remain barely recognisable to the public at large, according to a straw poll by the South China Morning Post. With electioneering for next month's Legco polls under way, we interviewed and showed photographs to 150 people on the streets last week and found that on average, they were unable to name half of the 60 lawmakers who recently completed ...

  5. Tensions spill over as furious lawmakers bring proceedings to a halt

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... lawmaker Albert Chan Wai-yip stood up to yell at Ho, but his statements were inaudible to the television audience. A more fierce protest broke out when candidate Leung Chun-ying, who followed Ho, ...

  6. Lawmakers back censure of activists using violence

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Lawmakers at a Legco panel yesterday endorsed motions to censure the use of violence by activists at a by-election consultation seminar two weeks ago ... But he was mocked by lawmaker Paul Tse Wai-chun: 'If Mr Leung is so bold and so fond of using violence, he should choose to lead a revolution.' Democratic Party chairman Albert Ho ...

  7. 'Long Hair' gets in early with protest at lawmakers' banquet

    Posted Sep 12th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung was last night thrown out of the banquet to which all 60 lawmakers had been invited to meet Zeng Qinghong. He found a face-saving way of staging his protest- yelling for more democracy as Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen was about to speak. He got his message out while avoiding the severe embarrassment that would have been ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats will table motion to impeach CY Leung

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... Joshua But joshua.but@scmp.com Lawmakers agree to launch bid against chief executive on January 7 - but without backing of pro-establishment camp it looks doomed to fail Democrats will table motion to impeach CY A movement to impeach the chief executive will be launched in the legislature for the first time since the handover, with 27 pan-democratic lawmakers agreeing to make ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Two sought over Legco lift prank

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Clifford Lo and Tony Cheung

    ... Clifford Lo and Tony Cheung Three others arrested over move to delay return of lawmakers to chamber for budget debate Two sought over Legco lift prank Police are seeking two more men following the arrest of three assistants of lawmaker "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung over an apparent prank involving lifts in the Legislative Council building. Security footage showed several ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    'Long Hair' loses appeal challenging Legco filibuster decision

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 05:30pm by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Lawmaker “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung on Friday lost his appeal against a refusal, by the High Court, to hear his judicial challenge against the president of the Legislative Council. Last May legislature chief Tsang Yok-sing decided to halt Leung’s filibuster against a piece of legislation, leading to the lawmaker’s challenge. The panel of three Court of Appeal judges ...




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