Allen Lee Peng-Fei

Thirty years on, a young turk recalls historic trip

The 12-strong Young Professionals Delegation with then National People's Congress vice-chairman Xi Zhongxun (centre) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in May 1983. Photo: Allen Lee Peng-fei

When the 12 members of the "Young Professionals Delegation" met National People's Congress vice-chairman Xi Zhongxun in Beijing in May 1983, they could hardly imagine that the state leader's son, Xi Jinping, would eventually become paramount leader.

Monday, 20 May, 2013, 5:27am

Beijing willing to concede to win support, ex-NPC deputy says

Beijing will consider a 2005 plan to admit all 400 directly elected district councillors into the committee that elects the chief executive in exchange for pan-democrat support for the government's electoral reform proposals, a veteran politician said.

25 May 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Tsang Tak-sing warned about 'serious political mistake'

27 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Call controversy

A former mainland official says it was his innocent phone call to Allen Lee Peng-fei that preceded the talk-show host's decision to quit. Mr Lee says the caller wanted to fix a meeting to talk about the radio programme and that constituted pressure. What is your interpretation of disclosures about the conversation? Write to us.

2 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Vertex unveils listing plan

Vertex Communications & Technology Group, co-founded by former legislators Steven Poon Kwok-lim and Allen Lee Peng-fei, as well as Joseph Poon Shu-yan, plans to list on the Growth Enterprise Market on October 17 by placing 123.05 million shares between 40 HK cents to 60 HK cents.

9 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Complain to Allen Lee Peng-fei

Mr Lee, a local deputy of the National People's Congress, plans to launch a live radio programme on the Internet next month to receive complaints.

He will stage the two-hour programme from 10am each Monday and Friday at the Web site, which will be established by party colleague Steven Poon Kwok-lim.

26 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

1,100 jobs to have early start

Seven works projects creating 1,100 new jobs will be brought forward by four to six weeks.

The news came after politicians and officials yesterday discussed speeding up infrastructure programmes to revive the economy.

'Both sides have agreed that works projects should be advanced,' said coalition convenor Allen Lee Peng-fei.

27 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

Liberal chief stuns pro-democracy rivals with pledge on mainland permits

Allen Lee Peng-fei is clearly aware of the need to boost support after his convalescence from Hepatitis B.

After appearing at a New Territories East forum, the Liberal Party chief pledged to help rivals Emily Lau Wai-hing and Andrew Cheng Kar-foo obtain mainland home entry permits.

4 May 1998 - 12:00am

Allen Lee to visit New Territories East

Liberal Party chairman Allen Lee Peng-fei will visit New Territories East constituents tomorrow, said a spokesman.

Back from a short overseas trip to recover from illness, he will resume campaigning immediately after arriving in the SAR today.

25 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Poor performance

It is not just the public who think the Legislative Council is boring. Some legislators find its proceedings so tedious they have given up attending most of the council's panel meetings.

24 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

HK Lease court

LIBERAL Party chairman Allen Lee Peng-fei has apparently softened his opposition to the 1991 agreement.

Yesterday he said the party had yet to decide whether to support amendments that sought to lift the ban on the number of overseas judges in the court.

He said they had to listen to the views of the legal profession.

2 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Action urged on property prices

LEGISLATORS yesterday urged the Government to increase land supply to check rising property prices.

Bankers' representative David Li Kwok-po said the price of small to medium flats had risen by 60 per cent, and large flats by more than 90 per cent, while median income increased by only 28 per cent.

24 Mar 1994 - 12:00am