Bruce Liu

Reform for party after polls blow

After a humiliating defeat in November's district council elections, the Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood is aiming to strengthen its district networks and reform its organisation.

Monday, 7 January, 2008, 12:00am

Vandals attack district councillors' posters

Banners promoting district councillors belonging to the Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood have been slashed in Kowloon City in what appears to be a politically motivated attack.

'Vandalism used to occur in isolated cases before an election, but we have never suffered damages of such scope,' councillor Lee Kin-kan said.

12 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Bruce promises to keep party's lips sealed come the big day

THE universal acclaim greeting members of the Association of Democracy and People's Livelihood at yesterday's meeting of the interim body's house committee was unprecedented.

15 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

ADPL anniversary move to become political party

The Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood plans to turn itself into a political party this October to mark its 11th anniversary.

But suggestions the party may change its name to something shorter have caused divisions among the 121-member association.

Legislator Bruce Liu Sing-lee suggested the association could be renamed the People's Party.

29 May 1997 - 12:00am

The triumph and tragedy of nature

The end of the year doesn't amount to much in Hong Kong. This is partly because the lunar menagerie does its animal change later.

It is also because our weather robs the event of the symbolic importance which it carries in Northern Europe.

In that more frigid climate the months between November and February are cold and dark.

5 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Post-97 vote

THE Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood has decided to allow members to sit on the Selection Committee to choose the post-97 chief executive and provisional legislature. But legislator Bruce Liu Sing-lee said members might abstain on the question of the provisional legislature.

28 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Rights bill move rejected

A private member's bill to extend the scope of the Bill of Rights Ordinance to the private sector has been blocked. Legislative Council president Andrew Wong Wang-fat accepted government arguments that the new legislation, moved by Bruce Liu Sing-lee, would increase public spending.

13 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

Opium accusation inflames grassroots

Legislators representing grassroots interests fought back against claims that those who called for more social welfare were promoting a 'spiritual opium'.

29 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

More officials needed for housing work

THE number of Housing Authority members may be increased to meet the increased workload.

Secretary for Housing Dominic Wong Shing-wah said yesterday that officials were reviewing the issue and might bring in more expertise if necessary. The Housing Authority now has 25 members.

9 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Poll petition

THE Supreme Court will hear an election petition from disqualified district board candidate, Bruce Liu Sing-lee, on December 22 and 23. Mr Liu, vice-chairman of the Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood, was barred from the polls because eight of his sponsors had signed up to support the ADPL's Yeung Man-wai.

2 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Ineligible candidate applies for petition

DISQUALIFIED district board candidate Bruce Liu Sing-lee yesterday applied for an election petition to overturn the decision to bar him from the poll.

Although Mr Liu was granted leave to seek a judicial review last month, he decided to drop it and opt for an election petition - a High Court hearing after the poll - because he wanted to 'play safe'.

8 Sep 1994 - 12:00am