Civic Party

Civic Party demands the US respond to hacking claims

Civic Party chairwoman Audrey Eu Yuet-mee. Photo: AP

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

New blood among the Democrats makes the Civic Party's Claudia Mo envious. Photo: David Wong

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

Barry Cheung Chun-yuen. Photo: Jonathan Wong

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

Claudia Mo (left) weeps after the discovery of Eric Tsui's body. Photo: SCMP

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'

Alan Leong Kah-kit

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.

7 May 2015 - 12:48pm

Pace of democratic reform the key to its success

Audrey Eu Yuet-mee, chairwoman of Civic Party. Photo: Sam Tsang

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

Alan Leong

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

Thousands participated in a pro-Leung Chun-ying demonstration on Sunday. Photo: Sam Tsang

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

Briefs, December 9, 2012

Two men were arrested after a brawl over a receipt in a Cheung Sha Wan restaurant.

9 Dec 2012 - 3:59am

Audrey Eu: Leung Chun-ying should consider quitting

Audrey Eu Yuet-mee, the new chairwoman of the Civic Party, at her office in New Henry House, Central. Photo: Sam Tsang

The Civic Party will offer solutions to the government's problems but controversy-embroiled Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying must help himself first, party chairwoman Audrey Eu Yuet-mee says.

6 Dec 2012 - 8:54am 1 comment

Briefs, December 2, 2012

Customers of a travel agency - whose licence was temporarily revoked after clients complained of being stranded abroad when the firm failed to pay their tour guides - said yesterday that they were given promissory notes for trip refunds. They can claim the money in two weeks. Five branches of SIG Holiday, run by former Travel Industry Council chairman Simon Hau Suk-kei, had closed, but Hau claimed the branches were being renovated.

2 Dec 2012 - 3:28am

Talking Points

'Broken Tooth' out of prison

'Broken Tooth' out of prison

1 Dec 2012 - 2:41am

A food 'scandal' to sink their teeth into

Civic Party's Kenneth Chan Ka-lok

Corruption, collusion, conflict of interest - call in the ICAC, quickly!

21 Nov 2012 - 2:54am 7 comments