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Cyd Ho

Why is the government destroying so many documents?

We are still astounded at the equanimity with which Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor revealed that in the last six months of last year 23,189 metres of documents had been destroyed: equivalent to the distance between Kowloon and Hong Kong International airport.

Friday, 25 January, 2013, 4:56am 2 comments

Gay-bias law could help create a more tolerant society

Lawmaker Cyd Ho Sau-lan put forward a proposal calling for public consultation on legislation to outlaw discrimination based on sexual orientation.

20 Nov 2012 - 3:09am 1 comment

Lawmakers' opposition to gay rights law shames Hong Kong

It was a shameful day for the Legislative Council when the pro-establishment camp voted down a motion calling for public consultation on legislation to outlaw discrimination based on sexual orientation.

16 Nov 2012 - 2:20am 3 comments

Democrat new boys defending key seats

Pan-democrats are fighting what could be their tightest races in two political strongholds.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm

Parties scrambling for Island support

The Civic Party's Tanya Chan reached the height of her political career so far in the last election when she topped the polls in the Hong Kong Island constituency of the Legislative Council election with 82,600 votes, or 26 per cent of the ballot, cast in the constituency.

30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Eu in about-turn over elections as she eyes NT seat

Civic Party lawmaker Audrey Eu Yuet-mee made a surprise about-turn yesterday when she announced she would stand in the New Territories West constituency in September's Legislative Council election.

10 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

By-elections bill heads to next stage

Pan-democratic lawmakers last night failed to halt the progress of the controversial electoral bill after a nine-hour debate.

3 May 2012 - 12:00am

New blood due in Legco 'super seat' fight

The pan-democratic and the pro-government camps are expected to inject new blood into what could be the fiercest battle in September's Legislative Council election.

Both sides are desperate to win the so-called fifth seat of the five new seats created in the district council functional constituency under reforms that take effect this year.

18 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Give students cash for exam checks, Legco told

Students from poor backgrounds who want their papers re-marked after they sit the controversial new Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education exam should be given cash help, lawmakers say.

The first diploma exams, involving 70,000 students, will begin later this month and legislators expect a surge in the number of students wanting their papers looked at again.

13 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Another glitch hits Lantau cable car

A technical fault left passengers on the Lantau cable car hanging in mid-air for six minutes at about 2pm yesterday. Service was stopped for two hours, resuming at 4.15pm. The glitch follows a December 8 incident in which passengers were stranded for 16 minutes by a fault.

Members launch new centre-left political party

19 Dec 2011 - 12:00am