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Ambrose Lau

Political changes?

Democrats on the Election Committee want a more open contest for chief executive. And a veteran of the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong wants a new political system. What do you think? Write to us

Wednesday, 4 May, 2005, 12:00am

Motorcyclist hurt in pile-up

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a seven-vehicle pile-up in the Hunghom Cross-Harbour Tunnel, forcing traffic to a standstill and delaying hundreds of punters heading to Happy Valley for the races. A Mercedes belonging to Ambrose Lau Hon-chuen, the chairman of the Hong Kong Progressive Alliance, was among the five cars involved.

8 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

Penny stocks panel meeting postponed pending inquiry

The chairman of the Legco financial affairs panel last night rejected Democrat Sin Chung-kai's plea for a panel meeting this month on the chaos sparked by the penny stocks delisting proposal.

14 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

Interference by aide dismissed

The head of the pro-government Hong Kong Progressive Alliance yesterday dismissed reports that Chief Executive's aide Andrew Lo Cheung-on had interfered in its plans for September's Legco elections.

28 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

Eight to battle it out for six seats

Eight of the 10 legislators chosen by the first Election Committee to serve in Legco will battle it out for the six seats it will choose this time - with little chance of an outsider gate-crashing the party, academics said.

11 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

So unfair

The proposal by the Hong Kong Progressive Alliance for maids to be subject to a 20 per cent service charge for using government services, is inhuman.

It is like milking a thin cow, to feed the already fat master.

25 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Anger over rushed poll study

Officials yesterday drew fierce criticism from legislators after they were told to finish scrutinising the District Councils Bill by Tuesday.

Members of the Bills Committee learned about the administration's plan when a detailed timetable for the district council elections was tabled at yesterday's committee meeting.

22 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Lawyer quitting party to seek top job

The man widely tipped to be the next solicitor-general will step down as vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Progressive Alliance next Thursday.

Alliance chairman Ambrose Lau Hon-chuen confirmed yesterday that Carson Wen Ka-shuen had no plan to stand in the party's elections next week.

10 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Conflicting cries from parties

Lawmakers were divided over the Government's intervention.

Democrat Cheung Man-kwong warned that yesterday's battle was only the beginning.

'The Government is not restoring order in the markets but distorting it. It is simply placing a huge bet and has gone so far that it cannot return,' Mr Cheung said.

29 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

Legco 'owed explanation' on market intervention

The legislature was owed an explanation of why the Government intervened in the stock and future markets, lawmaker Eric Li Ka-cheung said yesterday.

Mr Li, deputy chairman of the Legislative Council financial affairs panel, said while the administration had explained to the media why it made such a move, it had yet to brief legislators.

19 Aug 1998 - 12:00am