Association for Democracy and People'S Livelihood

ADPL steps aside for pan-democrat cause

The Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood (ADPL) has pulled out of two constituencies in the Legco election amid concern infighting could kill the pan-democratic camp's chances of winning a third of the 70 seats up for grabs.

Saturday, 28 July, 2012, 12:00am

Zimmerman may take on Tanya Chan in Legco bid

Civic Party lawmaker Tanya Chan says she is appalled that her party colleague Paul Zimmerman is gathering nominations in an attempt to take her on for a Legislative Council seat.

21 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Public dissatisfied with Tsang apology

The chief executive's use of luxury hotel suites on official trips was unacceptable, and so was his recent apology for it, according to a majority of Hongkongers who responded to two recent surveys on the issue.

7 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

'One list' call at odds with Democrats

Compromise talks among the pan-democratic camp on tactics for contesting the five 'super seats' in September's Legislative Council election are likely to prove futile, a veteran lawmaker says.

25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Democrats face infighting in bid for 'super' seats

With elections for new 'super lawmaker' elections looming in September, pan-democrats are jockeying for position in what could either be an opportunity for co-operation or rivalry in getting nominations.

Lawmaker Frederick Fung Kin-kee called yesterday for co-operation, but rivalry may be more likely.

12 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Democrats clash in election debate

The rift in the fractious pan-democratic camp is poised to deepen after a war of words between the bloc's would-be candidates for chief executive in a televised debate yesterday.

8 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Democrat contenders say they're poles apart

Both are veteran lawmakers committed to democratic reforms but the two contenders for the pan-democrats' chief executive nomination - to run in a race they cannot win - say they are very different.

23 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

A no-brainer

The race for the chief executive post has shifted into a higher gear following the election of the members for the Election Committee.

23 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Friction deepens among battered pan-democrats

Friction between radicals and moderates in the pan-democratic camp is set to deepen in the wake of its disappointing showing in the district council polls.

The People Power group yesterday vowed to take its confrontational approach into next year's Legislative Council election.

9 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Record turnout in district polls

A record turnout of 1.2 million people voted yesterday in the most hotly contested district council elections in the city's history.

Of the 2.9 million eligible voters, 41.4 per cent cast their ballots, as 839 candidates contested 336 constituencies, while 76 councillors were returned uncontested. The count was expected to be completed by 4am today.

7 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Sham Shui Po race keeps ADPL candidates on toes

The city's oldest pan-democratic group faces a make-or-break battle in Sunday's district council elections in Sham Shui Po, as internal rivalry threatens to split the democrat vote.

3 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

People Power rejects election strategy criticism

The radical group People Power has rejected criticism that its election strategy will allow a record number of pro-government candidates to win seats without a fight in the upcoming district council elections.

4 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

ADPL angry at People Power attack

Lawmaker Frederick Fung Kin-kee expressed anger yesterday at his pan-democratic counterparts - the radical group People Power - for fielding a dozen candidates against his party in the upcoming district council elections.

1 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

ADPL fails to agree on merger

A moderate pan-democratic group has failed to reach a consensus among its members on a merger with the Democratic Party.

Now it plans to concentrate its efforts on district council elections scheduled for November.

6 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Moderate democrats mull merger

A moderate pan-democratic group is canvassing the views of its members on its future development, including whether to merge with the Democratic Party.

14 Feb 2011 - 12:00am