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Elsie Leung Oi-Sie

Elsie Leung caught up in Rusal's byzantine politics

Elsie Leung caught up in Rusal's byzantine politics

Tuesday, 21 May, 2013, 3:35am

Rule me out of forging consensus on political reform: Elsie Leung

Elsie Leung Oi-sie, deputy director of the Basic Law Committee that advises the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on the Basic Law's implementation, told the South China Morning Post it would not be suitable for her to take up such a role because she did not hold any portfolio on constitutional reform, official or otherwise.

20 May 2013 - 5:27am

Pan-democrats' proposal may run into brick wall

Elsie Leung Oi-sie said the proposal, which might result in a situation where dozens of candidates ran for chief executive, may not be in line with a NPC Standing Committee decision.

10 May 2013 - 5:45am 4 comments

Elsie Leung suggests threshold for Hong Kong's top job

Support from an eighth of nominating committee members could be a possible threshold for aspirants to enter the chief executive election under universal suffrage, Elsie Leung Oi-sie says.

1 May 2013 - 5:47am 12 comments

The better of two undesirable options for 2017 election

You really have to give it to Elsie Leung Oi-sie. Now in semi-retirement, it may be more comfortable for the Beijing loyalist to keep a lower profile and enjoy life. But foolhardiness or dedication to public service seems to compel her to speak up.

9 Apr 2013 - 3:36am 2 comments

Elsie Leung warns against 'stupid' votes in 2017 chief executive race

If Hongkongers are "stupid enough" to vote for a chief executive candidate who does not meet Beijing's criteria of "loving the country and loving Hong Kong", they should not blame Beijing for the consequences, former justice secretary Elsie Leung Oi-sie says.

8 Apr 2013 - 5:21am 16 comments

Who said it?

No country should be allowed to throw a region and even the whole world into chaos for selfish gain

Xi Jinping at the Boao Forum for Asia


It is impossible for universal suffrage in 2017 to be perfect, but it does not mean it cannot be accepted

Elsie Leung Oi-sie


8 Apr 2013 - 2:04am

Patriotism need not be laid out in law: Elsie Leung

The city's chief executive must be a person who loves the country and Hong Kong to ensure good governance, but it is not necessary to set out this criterion in law, a Beijing-loyalist heavyweight says.

Elsie Leung Oi-sie, a deputy director of the Basic Law Committee, said the chief executive would not care about the betterment of the city if he did not love his homeland.

21 Mar 2013 - 4:05am 2 comments

Heavyweight Elsie Leung defends idea of primary race for top job

The deputy director of the Hong Kong Basic Law Committee and a National People's Congress (NPC) deputy, made the remarks in Beijing after Ming Pao newspaper cited a source saying a primary may be held for the next leadership race.

11 Mar 2013 - 8:59am 3 comments

Veteran Maria Tam rules out Basic Law Committee role for Stephen Lam

Former constitutional minister Stephen Lam Sui-lung will not replace Elsie Leung Oi-sie as deputy director of the Basic Law Committee as had been rumoured, veteran committee member Maria Tam Wai-chu said.

4 Mar 2013 - 5:08am