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Civic Party demands the US respond to hacking claims

The Civic Party urged Washington on Saturday to clarify allegations that its intelligence agencies had been conducting electronic surveillance in Hong Kong.

Saturday, 22 June, 2013, 7:57pm 7 comments

Claudia Mo warns of 'Big Brother culture' in Civic Party

Maverick lawmaker Claudia Mo Man-ching of the Civic Party has warned of a "Big Brother culture" in the party leadership, after a rift surfaced with a former chairman over the government's Sichuan earthquake relief donation.

9 May 2013 - 5:45am

New term for URA chief seen as reward

The government has come under fire for extending the tenure of Barry Cheung Chun-yuen as Urban Renewal Authority chairman beyond the "six-year rule".

The reappointment of Cheung, an executive councillor and supporter of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, was a "political reward", the Civic Party said.

27 Apr 2013 - 3:53am

Missing Civic Party activist Eric Tsui found hanged; many grieve his death

The 26-year-old vice-chairman of the Civic Party's Kowloon East branch was found hanged in Tai Po yesterday, five days after he went missing.

21 Apr 2013 - 6:28am

Civic Party to join civil-disobedience plan 'Occupy Central'

The Civic Party will join "Occupy Central", a civil-disobedience movement that party leader Alan Leong Kah-kit describes as the "only tangible last resort" to strive for democracy in the city.

14 Mar 2013 - 5:29am 3 comments

Briefs, March 10, 2013

The plane that was due to bring home the bodies of the nine Hong Kong tourists who were killed in the balloon disaster in Egypt last month was cancelled on Friday because of poor weather.

10 Mar 2013 - 6:36am

Pace of democratic reform the key to its success

Civic Party chairwoman Audrey Eu Yuet-mee took the opportunity of a Valentine's Day radio show to send out a message both bold and affectionate to other members of the pan-democratic camp. Under her leadership, the party is not going to wait for the government's proposals on democratic reform to be published: rather, it is going to get to work right away, together with other like-minded political parties, to spell out their own set of proposals for how to achieve universal suffrage.

7 Jun 2013 - 11:41am

Alan Leong's comments on Article 23 seen as trade-off by fellow democrats

Civic Party leader Alan Leong Kah-kit has caused a stir by declaring he "did not mind" accepting anti-subversion legislation in Hong Kong if Beijing allows "genuine" universal suffrage.

7 Jan 2013 - 5:44am

End small-house policy, Civic Party says

Ending the small-house policy for indigenous villagers in the New Territories would boost land supply and ease the city's housing shortage, the Civic Party says.

And the land shortage should not be used as "an excuse" by the government for not relieving the housing situation, party executive committee member Bonnie Leung Wing-man said yesterday at the weekly City Forum.

7 Jan 2013 - 5:44am

Anti-Leung rally organisers warn of infiltrators

Organisers of the January 1 protest march, which will demand Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying’s resignation, are worried that opponents may sneak into their peaceful ranks to provoke chaos, they said on Monday.

Their remarks, made on radio programmes, came a day after a cameraman was punched during a pro-government rally and a reporter suffered a minor injury near his right eye.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

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