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  1. Democrats must stick to principle, Martin Lee says

    Posted Jul 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung A war of words broke out yesterday between Democratic Party founding chairman Martin Lee Chu-ming and incumbent chief Albert Ho Chun-yan, as Lee accused the party of forsaking its principles and paying too much heed to opinion poll findings. He also criticised the party for leaning too much towards the government and decried its increasing populism. But Lee said ...

  2. Martin Lee to stand down from Legco

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong, Eva Wu and Fanny W. Y. Fung Best-known Democrat to quit The spearhead of Hong Kong's democracy movement for the past two decades, Martin Lee Chu-ming, will step down from the Legislative Council when his term ends in July. Mr Lee, a Hong Kong Island lawmaker, told a news conference last night he would not seek another term. He gave as reasons his age- he is 69- ...

  3. Attacks on Martin Lee shameful: Cardinal Zen

    Posted Oct 29th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung and Ng Kang-chung Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun has described as shameful the branding of veteran democracy campaigner Martin Lee Chu-ming as a traitor for urging the United ... for democracy, said: 'If Mr Martin Lee is a traitor, I can also be called a traitor. 'I do not want to talk about it too much. [The criticisms against Mr Lee] were shameful,' he said. Mr ...

  4. Martin Lee accused of inviting interference

    Posted Oct 26th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Beijing and allies rebuke veteran Democrat Leading Beijing-friendly politicians yesterday rounded on Democratic Party founding chairman Martin Lee Chu-ming, for 'inviting foreign interference' in China's internal affairs. Mr Lee had appealed to the US government to use the Olympics to press for human rights improvements on the mainland. Foreign ...

  5. Martin Lee's comments won't help build bridges

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Martin Lee Chu-ming, the Democratic Party's founding chairman, has every right to express his views on any subject. That includes his call for the US president to use the Olympics ... by foreign powers to destabilise Hong Kong and perhaps the country. There is no evidence that this would happen or that there is any prospect of it. But Mr Lee's actions will only increase ...

  6. Chief Executive Martin Lee?

    Posted Aug 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will make you shiver amid the scorching summer. Imagine an election battle being fought between Martin Lee Chu-ming, former leader of the Democratic Party, James Tien Pei-chun, chairman of the Liberal Party and Donald Tsang Yam-kuen from the government. The likely winner would be Mr Lee, who made trips to seek help from the United States and Britain in the fight against the Article 23 ...

  7. Martin Lee's blunder hurts democratic cause

    Posted Sep 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Martin Lee Chu-ming has long been seen as a champion of the people. His years of devotion to the pro-democracy cause have made him a figurehead of the movement. Some people even talk ... Mr Lee was involved in a battle for his survival, they made a huge mistake. But the 'Save Martin' campaign also leaves them open to suggestions there were other motivations ...

  8. The amber warning light

    Posted May 10th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... been attacked by a man outside the Legco building on Monday. The man had also abused Mr Szeto after he had lunch with his friends. On May 2, his close ally, Martin Lee Chu-ming, had to put on a pair of headphones to drown out the noisy abuse from critics at the City Forum in Victoria Park. Mr Lee needed a police escort after the forum in order to leave safely. Some people may dismiss ...

  9. United by a common interest

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Martin Lee Chu-ming for attack, ruled out reconciliation. '[He] is full of hatred of the motherland. Co-operation? There is no possibility.' However, Yang Wenchang, head of the Foreign ...

  10. Lily Yam speaks her mind on radio show

    Posted Jul 27th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Former top official Lily Yam Kwan Pui-ying donned a new hat as a radio talk-show host yesterday and said the introduction of the government's accountability system had been too rushed. Yam, probably best known for her time as commissioner of the Inde ...




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