Albert Ho Chun-Yan

Candidate seeks new way to challenge CE poll result

Albert Ho Chun-yan. Photo: David Wong

The city's top court was presented with the question of how future candidates for chief executive can challenge the end result.

Tuesday, 11 June, 2013, 4:12am

'Occupy' genie is out of the bottle

Albert Ho Chun-yan. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

As sure as anything can be in politics, you can be almost certain there will be Occupy Central 2.0. The question is when and how large the protest crowd will be.

16 Mar 2013 - 2:40am 1 comment

Lawmaker Albert Ho may sacrifice 'super seat' for democracy fight

Albert Ho Chun-yan. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Former Democratic Party chairman Albert Ho Chun-yan has thrown his weight behind a plan to occupy Central to press for democracy, saying he may quit his "super seat" in the legislature to trigger a by-election on the issue.

9 Mar 2013 - 5:10am 2 comments

Leung Kwok-hung, Albert Ho told to pay CY's legal costs

Leung Kwok-hung is defiant, despite saying he might not be able to cover the bill for the chief executive's legal fees. Photo: SCMP

The Court of Final Appeal yesterday ordered two lawmakers to pay the legal costs incurred by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying during their unsuccessful legal challenge to his election.

11 Jan 2013 - 4:14am 1 comment

Pressure is on Leung Chun-ying to explain illegal home structures

A member of the Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood holds a placard urging Leung Chun-ying to explain the illegal structures at his homes on the Peak. Photo: Sam Tsang

Pressure mounted on the chief executive yesterday to explain unauthorised structures found at his home on The Peak, after lawmaker Albert Ho Chun-yan formally withdrew his legal challenge to Leung Chun-ying's election in March.

Speaking before an Executive Council meeting, Leung said his lawyer nad received a letter from Ho's counsel on Monday, telling him of Ho's decision.

21 Nov 2012 - 6:20pm

City Digest, November 20, 2012

CY's lawyers seek dismissal of appeals

20 Nov 2012 - 4:25am

Pan-democrats Albert Ho, 'Long Hair' may foot CY Leung's legal costs after losing lawsuit

Leung Kwok-hung outside the court. Photo: David Wong

Pan-democrats Albert Ho Chun-yan and "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung could face a bill of at least HK$2.1 million after losing their case in the top court challenging Leung Chun-ying's victory in the chief executive election, the South China Morning Post learnt.

16 Nov 2012 - 3:58am

Court ends challenge to C.Y. Leung victory

Albert Ho Chun-yan appears at Court of Final Appeal.

The top court ruled yesterday that an attack by Leung Chun-ying on his chief-executive rival Henry Tang Ying-yen over illegal structures at Tang's home could not be taken as a statement that his own home was free of such alterations.

14 Nov 2012 - 4:21am

Albert Ho’s challenge to Leung Chun-ying's election victory quashed

Former Chief Executive candidate Albert Ho Chun-yan appears at the Court of Final Appeal in Central on Tuesday. Photo: Felix Wong

Almost eight months after the chief executive election, the court challenge against Leung Chun-ying’s March 25 victory at the polls was quashed in the Court of Final Appeal, on Tuesday morning.

13 Nov 2012 - 5:10pm

Democratic Party's Helena Wong urges overhaul of leadership role

Helena Wong Pik-wan does not think she is the ideal person to handle internal party matters. Photo: Jonathan Wong

One of the hot picks to lead the Democratic Party is calling for the chairman's role to be split into two jobs.

Helena Wong Pik-wan suggests the party creates a second leadership role to share responsibility with the chairman.

22 Oct 2012 - 5:42am

Leung scores a victory in court battle with Ho

Leung scores a victory in court battle with Ho

The court battle over the chief executive's election victory ratcheted down another notch yesterday when Leung Chun-ying dropped his appeal against a ruling favouring his antagonist, Albert Ho Chun-yan.

9 Oct 2012 - 3:18am

CE drops appeal against High Court ruling

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying at Central Government Offices in Admiralty on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang.

The court challenge against the chief executive’s election victory ratcheted down another notch on Monday when C. Y. dropped his bid to appeal against a court ruling favouring Albert Ho.

8 Oct 2012 - 9:24pm

Court dismisses Albert Ho's legal challenge to Leung’s victory

Albert Ho Chun-yan. Photo: David Wong

Seven months after Leung Chun-ying won the chief executive election, the High Court dismissed a legal challenge to his victory on Friday.

Mr Justice Johnson Lam Man-hon threw out a petition from Albert Ho Chun-yan, refusing Ho’s request that he extend the deadline for filing the challenge. Ho, the former Democratic Party chairman, finished third in the March election.

5 Oct 2012 - 5:42pm 1 comment

Talking points

Albert Ho Chun-yan

Court to hear bid to challenge C. Y. victory

25 Sep 2012 - 3:07am

A bad week for ...

Albert Ho Chun-yan

Albert Ho Chun-yan

16 Sep 2012 - 4:18am