Ambrose Lee Siu-Kwong

Old guard give 2-can export limit short shrift

Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Hong Kong's former security and customs chiefs both hope the two-can export limit on infant formula will be temporary.

Friday, 8 March, 2013, 3:42am

Ambrose Lee says he'd be no 'rubber stamp' if chosen as NPC delegate

Ambrose Lee

Former security secretary Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong, who is vying to become a delegate to the National People's Congress, said he would not just be a "rubber stamp" if elected and would speak out against government wrongdoing.

15 Dec 2012 - 3:14am

Ex-security boss Ambrose Lee likely to run for NPC seat

Ambrose Lee

Former security minister Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong is likely to run in next month's election of local deputies to the National People's Congress, along with various business and community leaders.

28 Feb 2013 - 3:54pm

Rise in bogus kidnapping calls, security chief warns

The secretary for security yesterday warned about an increase in the number of phone scams involving bogus kidnapping threats.

'Con men call a mother and say her son has been kidnapped, and demand a ransom; in fact there is no [kidnap],' Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong said after attending a fight-crime committee.

27 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Pepper foam boy brings hot birthday message to town

A mother and her nine-year-old son who was sprayed by the police with pepper foam during an anti-budget protest held the boy's birthday party outside the Central Government Offices yesterday. And they brought along two large cakes topped with a chocolatey message: 'No pepper please'.

14 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

In Brief

Lee silent on 'Olympics threat'

5 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Public Eye

E-mails to ministers? They will just ignore you

11 Jun 2015 - 4:33pm

Donald Tsang wins public approval for handling of Manila hostage tragedy

The popularity of Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has risen to a record high after the Manila hostage tragedy, a University of Hong Kong survey shows.

He has seen his rating rise by 7.2 points to 58.5 compared to a similar poll before the August 23 shootings.

8 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Legal body says police undermined rule of law

The Hong Kong Bar Association has deplored the way police handled the June 4 arts exhibits. In a strongly worded statement, the legal professional body said the police action had undermined the rule of law.

3 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Alarm at cross-border drug abuse

Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong is worried about cross-border drug abuse by young people, including those who used illegal drugs on the mainland and trafficked them into the city. In the first nine months of last year, 13.3 per cent of young drug abusers took drugs on the mainland, and the number of young cross-border traffickers was up 80 per cent.

9 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

In Brief

More than 3,400 mainland citizens kept in HK jails

A total of 3,473 mainland citizens were serving sentences in Hong Kong in mid-September. Half had been jailed for breaching the Immigration Ordinance, Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong said. He said negotiations with the mainland on the transfer of prisoners were still going on.

9 Oct 2003 - 12:00am