Choy So-Yuk

Baby steps

More young hopefuls have emerged as candidates for seats on Hong Kong's district councils than ever before, some of them students as young as 21.

Tuesday, 25 October, 2011, 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

The Behind the News story 'Diversity Deficit' on page A11 yesterday wrongly identified Tsang Yok-sing as a DAB candidate for Kowloon West in the upcoming Legco election. Though formerly representing Kowloon West, Mr Tsang is running in the Hong Kong Island constituency.

23 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

DAB may pick heavyweight to contest HK Island's Legco poll

A heavyweight contender may be sent by the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong to contest a seat on Hong Kong Island in September's Legislative Council elections.

14 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

No need for NPC office: deputy

Tsang Hin-chi, Hong Kong's representative on the National People's Congress Standing Committee, has dismissed calls for an office for local NPC deputies.

The suggestion has come from some of the newly elected deputies who will take over from Mr Tsang and his colleagues in March.

31 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

DAB to clear way for second-tier candidates in fight for Legco seats

More second-tier members of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong will be encouraged to run in this year's Legislative Council election.

But party leaders say regrouping planned by their rivals will not affect the DAB's strategy.

2 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Candidates shape up for last by-election debate

The second televised Hong Kong Island Legco by-election debate will be held tonight in Central, a week ahead of the poll.

The two-hour live show, which begins at 7pm, will be the last major chance for the eight candidates to garner votes for December 2.

25 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Democrat stalwart fares poorly in poll

Former chairman comes in last of six candidates in August party survey

Former Democratic Party chairman Yeung Sum could be on the verge of losing his Hong Kong Island seat in next year's Legislative Council elections, a poll by the party indicates.

5 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Fujian divisions trump politics

In the third of our series highlighting major battlegrounds in district council elections next month, Ambrose Leung looks at Eastern district

24 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

Definition of 'idling engine' baffles officials

16 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

A life in the limelight

1952 Born in Guangzhou on February 23

1962 Moves with family to Hong Kong. Later studies at Pui Kiu Middle School then graduates from Chinese University?s Department of Chinese

1982-1998 Serves as delegate to Fujian provincial Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference

9 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Political Animal

Choy So-yuk puts life and limbs on the line

We're glad he was only joking, and we're sure Choy So-yuk is too.

24 May 2007 - 12:00am

In a tangle over electronic gadgets

The imagination and intellectual curiosity of our legislators knows no bounds. Among them, we single out DAB member Choy So-yuk and Albert Cheng King-hon, an independent and fellow Post columnist.

If Mr Cheng had his way, you would be liable to a big fine if you talked on your mobile or listened to the radio or music with earpieces while crossing the road.

10 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

DAB on expansion drive

The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong is stepping up recruitment and fund-raising in the lead-up to the party's 15th anniversary next year.

17 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Brothers forcibly evicted from condemned flat

Court officials yesterday forcibly evicted two brothers from a flat destined for redevelopment in Shau Kei Wan after they refused to leave.

'We do not want to sell the flat, because it is a property which my mother left us,' said Tsang Tak-wah. 'She worked hard to save every penny and bought this flat 40 years ago. We just want to keep it.

15 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Motion seeking release of detained journalist passed

The Legislative Council last night passed a motion calling on the chief executive and others to help secure medical parole for jailed Hong Kong journalist Ching Cheong on humanitarian grounds.

In response, Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong said the government had assigned an official to keep in contact with Ching's family and provide necessary assistance.

14 Dec 2006 - 12:00am