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Whistle-blower plays two tunes

Whatever happened to America the Beautiful? It seems like it's morphed into America the Hypocrite. Whistle-blower Edward Snowden's jaw-dropping revelations of massive cyber-spying by the US have ushered in the age of Bash America.

Wednesday, 19 June, 2013, 5:14am 11 comments

DAB puts Starry Lee in the driver's seat

High rents and a shortage of office space have prompted the city's biggest political party to open a mobile district office - and "super seat" lawmaker Starry Lee Wai-king will be giving it a road test.

20 Apr 2013 - 3:33am

HK's young politicos confident in patriotism, divided on one-party rule

They are Hong Kong's politicians of the future and, despite coming from different parties, they all consider themselves patriots. But while each has no problem defining their idea of patriotism, they differ on whether a true patriot would call for an end to one-party rule.

12 Apr 2013 - 4:52am 1 comment

70pc frown on Occupy Central plan: DAB poll

Seven out of every 10 people are not supportive of a planned blockade of Central roads to demand genuine universal suffrage, a Beijing-loyalist party has found in a poll.

10 Apr 2013 - 4:46am 3 comments

DAB chief opts to stay to groom new generation

The leader of the pro-Beijing flagship has decided to stay on for another two years. Tam Yiu-chung, chairman of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, yesterday said he had signed up for the party's April 19 central committee election.

6 Mar 2013 - 3:46am

Pan-democrats caught off guard in debate

Of the many attempts by the pan-democrats to discredit Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, yesterday's failed motion to look into Lew Mon-hung's allegations against the chief was probably the most embarrassing for them. Just six lawmakers voiced their support for the motion in a debate that lasted only two hours.

21 Feb 2013 - 5:12am

Chan Kam-lam, Ip Kwok-him worst performers in Legco

Usually it's the trade-based lawmakers who underperform. But the latest survey shows two directly elected district-based veterans from the pro-government bloc have been leading the way - for tabling the least questions and motions in Legco. Meanwhile, pan-democrat Peter Cheung Kwok-che was the most active, filing the most queries and motions. Following him were new faces Dr Kenneth Chan Ka-lok of the Civic Party and Elizabeth Quat of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB).

19 Feb 2013 - 4:42am 1 comment

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

New lawmaker makes her mark

Among Legco's 28 new lawmakers, Ann Chiang Lai-wan of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB) did not take too long to make her name known - for better or worse - among the city's internet users.

19 Nov 2012 - 4:35am

A lawmaker's parochial attitude

In her Letter to Hong Kong, on October 28, on Radio 3, Starry Lee Wai-king of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, a member of the Executive Council, droned on about the political landscape.

3 Nov 2012 - 2:45am 2 comments