Chim Pui Chung

Brokers eye seat of departing lawmaker

Four veteran brokers have expressed interest in the Legislative Council's financial-services seat after incumbent Chim Pui-chung's surprise decision to withdraw from the election in September.

Saturday, 28 July, 2012, 12:00am

Who said it?

I hope I can hand the membership card to your 400,000th member in 2015

Leung Chun-ying, at the annual meeting of the Federation of Trade Unions, which gave him 60 votes in the chief executive poll

Being the chairman of the stock exchange ... is very different from running the railway business

16 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

'Long Hair' to keep Legco seat

Lawmaker 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung gets to keep his Legislative Council seat for now, with the House Committee voting down a motion to launch an impeachment bid over a two-month jail sentence he received this week.

24 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

A big g'day to one and all

Australia Day reception

Where: Hong Kong Country Club

When: January 26

What: The Australia Day fete was hosted by Consul General Les Luck and attended by more than 300 dignitaries, including Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen.

12 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Hypocrite heaven

The Tourism Board's booklet about Hong Kong superlatives has one gaping omission - it fails to mention that this is one of the few places on earth that manages to have sex scandals without sex taking place. The latest of these, involving legislator Kam Nai-wai, contains not even a hint of bodily contact.

18 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Political Animal

Lawmaker declines to push his luck

21 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Legislator walks out of forum after boos

Maverick legislator Chim Pui-chung walked out of the RTHK City Forum in protest yesterday after his remarks on the July 1 march and wealth gap problems were repeatedly booed from the floor.

6 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

SFC opposes changes to buy-back limits

The Securities and Futures Commission yesterday expressed opposition to any changes in share buy-back limits, standing firm against calls to relax the rules and allow larger shareholders to grab more stock in their own companies in the volatile market environment.

30 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

No competition for 13 trade seats

Most of the 13 functional constituency candidates returned uncontested yesterday are incumbent lawmakers. Just three will be newcomers to the legislature.

2 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Accountability? It's still a foreign concept here

So, Lily Chiang Lai-lei, the chairwoman of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, has finally decided to step aside despite previously saying that there was no need because she was innocent of fraud charges.

11 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Quotes of The Week

There is no room in the toilet. Users need to dry themselves and put on clothes in the dining room after showers. Their family members stay on the street until receiving a phone call from home, saying the user is fully dressed.

13 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Political Animal

Dragon boaters take to electoral waters

20 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Back to work

Chim Pui-chung, legislator for the financial services constituency, attended his first public event yesterday after recovering from a cancer on his neck. Mr Chim said in July he had been treated for cancer. Despite his illness, he missed only four Legco sessions.

19 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

I'm being treated for cancer, says lawmaker

7 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Other opinions

Requirements or expectations for Donald Tsang to fulfil his pledges

1 Maintaining Hong Kong as an international global finance centre

Stephen Cheung Yan-leung, chair professor in finance at City University

Hong Kong can issue renminbi bonds for mainland private enterprises

Chim Pui-chung, legislator representing financial services

2 Jul 2007 - 12:00am