Allen Lee

Former Exco member Barry Cheung suing Allen Lee for libel

Barry Cheung Chun-yuen. Photo: Edward Wong

Embattled former Executive Councillor Barry Cheung Chun-yuen is suing veteran politician Allen Lee Peng-fei for libel in court, saying Lee’s claim that he borrowed HK$70 million from a developer at a low interest rate was false.

Thursday, 13 June, 2013, 7:49pm

Beijing loyalist critical of policy reversals

A leading Beijing loyalist yesterday criticised the government for its repeated policy reversals, which he said made it hard for allies to lend their support.

Executive councillor Cheng Yiu-tong, president of the Federation of Trade Unions, said the government failed to build sufficient trust with its political allies and did not do enough to consult them on key policies.

25 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

The fact is, Britain was credited for the success of Hong Kong's civil servants, while they became a failure under Beijing's policies

Veteran politician Allen Lee Peng-fei on Wang Guangya's criticism of Hong Kong's civil servants

An aircraft carrier is a weapons platform ... It can also be used to maintain global peace, and for rescue and relief work

28 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

The unhappy days outnumbered the happy ones

Former lawmaker Allen Lee Peng-fei on his 20 years in the Legislative Council (1978-98)

This is an inevitable choice under China's reality

Zhu Qingshi, president of the reform-minded South University of Science and Technology, defending appointments of government officials to the university's council

19 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Pensioner plea

Allen Lee joined the July 1 pro-democracy march on behalf of the elderly. He said he felt uncomfortable over conditions facing old people. What more should be done to help them? Write to us.

3 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Just a thought

Veteran politician Allen Lee Peng-fei has urged pan-democrats to accept Beijing loyalists' call to elect the chief executive by universal suffrage in 2017. Should they follow his advice? Write to us.

25 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

It's the right time to step down, says Allen Lee

Allen Lee Peng-fei, one of the few local delegates to the National People's Congress who is a household name in Hong Kong, is getting ready to quit his last formal political position.

But not seeking re-election to the national legislature after being a member for a decade doesn't mean he will entirely vanish from the political scene where he has been dominant for 30 years.

6 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Typhoon Taipan

In a rare show of humility, talk-show host Albert Cheng King-hon said last week he would soon become nobody after he quit Commercial Radio's Teacup in a Storm. 'I am finished ... I will become nobody: just a man in the street.' Not quite.

4 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Albert Cheng tempted to stand in Legco election

If he does run, the former radio host must give up his Canadian passport

Outspoken radio talk-show host Albert Cheng King-hon said for the first time yesterday he was interested in running for a Legco seat in September.

31 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Watchdog with less bite?

Whether or not we like the abrasive style of Albert Cheng King-hon, his Teacup in a Storm talk-show on Commercial Radio has been immensely popular over the past 10 years. He is an important voice in Hong Kong.

31 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Taipan of the airwaves will be missed

The permanent departure of Albert Cheng King-hon from his familiar role as the host of Teacup in a Storm will mark the end of an era for Hong Kong broadcasting.

30 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Allen Lee back on air for poll forums

Veteran politician Allen Lee Peng-fei, who made a high-profile exit from his radio talk show after receiving an intimidating call from a mainland official, will be back on air to host election forums.

24 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Radio host pledges to continue his mission

Albert Cheng says he will return, despite reports his contract is being terminated

Outspoken radio-talk-show host Albert Cheng King-hon declared yesterday he would return to the airwaves on September 28 after a four-month break, despite reports Commercial Radio is planning to end his contract prematurely.

17 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Allen Lee spurns offer to stay on as delegate

Veteran politician Allen Lee Peng-fei said yesterday many attempts had been made to make him stay on as a local delegate to the National People's Congress.

But the former radio talk-show host said he would not be doing so as he had not been enjoying the work.

13 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Radio-show caller turns out to be a serial dialler

Cheng Shousan - the no-longer mysterious late-night caller to Allen Lee Peng-fei - found the perfect chance yesterday to show how common it is for him to call Hong Kong politicians when he got in touch with a pro-Beijing legislator - who just happened to be having lunch with 20 reporters.

3 Jun 2004 - 12:00am