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Elsie Leung

Strength of Hong Kong's judiciary should be an example to the mainland

Judges, in Hong Kong and elsewhere, are supposed to remain above the rough and tumble of politics and, when controversy whirls around them, they remain calm and, yes, judicious.

Wednesday, 16 January, 2013, 2:41am 1 comment

Poverty commission rich in irony

So, you think the new poverty commission will finally rid Hong Kong of its shame - a society where tycoons blow millions on weddings while bent old women scavenge to survive? Stop dreaming. That's because Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor is heading the commission.

14 Nov 2012 - 4:21am 2 comments

Elsie Leung backed in rule of law row

An outspoken member of the Basic Law Committee has backed former justice secretary Elsie Leung Oi-sie, who caused a storm last week when she said Beijing's guarantee that Hong Kong would remain unchanged for 50 years did not extend to the legal system.

12 Nov 2012 - 5:31am 1 comment

Lawmakers shocked by Elsie Leung's remarks on Hong Kong's rule of law

Pan-democratic lawmakers yesterday called on Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to clarify the administration's stance on the rule of law after what one described as worrying and shocking remarks by former justice secretary Elsie Leung Oi-sie last week.

11 Nov 2012 - 5:10am

Public criticism of judicial edicts within reason

Your editorial ("Elsie Leung's criticism of the city's top court may have been unwise", October 19) raises intriguing questions about judicial independence and free speech.

26 Oct 2012 - 2:10am 1 comment

What future for Hong Kong if the majority are silenced?

Anyone who dares to express an opinion that deviates from the anti-China, anti-government "intrinsic truth" will see their views silenced or twisted. Those very few whose views our dissidents cannot completely banish become targets of a lynch-mob mentality.

26 Oct 2012 - 7:40am 15 comments

City Digest, October 18, 2012

Farmer seeks payout over dumping

18 Oct 2012 - 3:06am

City Digest, October 10, 2012

Court grants CY's poll expenses correction

The Court of First Instance yesterday granted Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's application to amend the return of his election expenses owing to minor typographical errors and miscalculations, which it found had not been made in bad faith. Leung changed his reported election expenses from HK$11.31 million from HK$11.9 million.

10 Oct 2012 - 3:28am

One country?

What exactly was discussed earlier this month when Beijing's top representative in Hong Kong, Wang Guangya , summoned the city's leading loyalists to a meeting in Shenzhen? All we know for sure is that the meeting took place. New People's Party chief Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee confirmed she attended. As for substance, we only know what attendees leaked to the media.

30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

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