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City Digest

Voters must submit proof of address

Saturday, 26 May, 2012, 12:00am

Who said it?

'My case is still a puzzle ... Under the new law, I should not be guilty.'

Xu Zerong, an academic speaking after his release. He has spent 11 years in a Guangzhou jail on state secrets charges.

The tide of war is receding

US President Barack Obama declares the beginning of the end of the Afghan war as he orders 33,000 troops home by next summer

24 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Police infringed freedom protected in the Basic Law at gay gathering

Last Sunday, the police blatantly violated the constitutional rights of a group of Hong Kong citizens ('You can gather but you can't dance, police tell gays', May 16) who gathered for International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (Idaho).

This is an annual occasion celebrated to raise awareness of issues concerning discrimination against sexual minorities.

20 May 2011 - 12:00am

Thursday Thinktank

Five things we're all wondering about

1 GPS system in our taxis ... Yes, it should help with navigation and routing, but it's not going to prevent them from cutting off other traffic on the road and leaning on the horn like it's the accelerator pedal.

6 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Cyd Ho pulls out of HK Island by-election

The pan-democrats' plan to field a unity candidate in December's Legislative Council by-election was in turmoil last night after Cyd Ho Sau-lan said she was quitting the race to maximise the camp's chances of winning the Hong Kong Island seat.

4 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Colonial heavyweights' car for sale

A prime slice of the colonial past - the Daimler limousine that ferried former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher and the last governor, Chris Patten, around town - is being sold.

The car, bought by the government in 1991 for $892,670, has carried countless VIPs but now has been retired from official duties.

12 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

One man, one vote a failed 19th-century 'democratic' delusion

Legislative councillor Cyd Ho Sau-lan was reported ('Outcry over election comment', South China Morning Post, July 25) as challenging Professor Virginia Bonoan-Dandan, the chairman of the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, for having supported Hong Kong's functional-constituency election system.

30 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Media watchdog expands its role

The Hong Kong Press Council said yesterday it would expand its monitoring of newspapers to cover violence, sex and sensationalism.

27 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Cyd Ho wants academic to head women's group

The debate about who should head the new Women's Commission heated up yesterday when the name of a leading social science academic was put forward.

12 Jan 2001 - 12:00am

Women's Commission motion lost

A motion tabled by Cyd Ho Sau-lan of The Frontier to raise the status of the proposed Women's Commission was scuttled by the combined forces of the Liberal Party, Democratic Alliance for the Betterment of Hong Kong and independent legislators.

2 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

Residents' march ban 'gag' on civil rights

A letter from Police Commissioner Eddie Hui Li-on warning residents of North Point Estate they might be jailed if they demonstrate without notifying officials was an 'unusual step' that put the public's right to stage rallies at risk, a legislator said.

15 May 2000 - 12:00am

Our hands are always tied, legislator complains of first year

A dinner with Anson Chan Fang On-sang was the most unforgettable episode in the first year of one newcomer to the Legislative Council.

The dinner for 20 or so arts and culture specialists began with the Chief Secretary for Administration inviting each guest to express their views on the shake-up of the municipal councils.

20 Jul 1999 - 12:00am

Legco medicine visit cancelled

A VISIT by a Legco team, including Cyd Ho Sau-lan of The Frontier, to study Chinese medicine in Guangzhou has been cancelled.

The last-minute cancellation followed Ms Ho's failed bid to travel to Beijing to protest against the NPC's reinterpretation of the Basic Law.

The group was told the hosts had 'other engagements'.

13 Jun 1999 - 12:00am