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Elsie Tu

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Tenders close for Kai Tak sites

Friday, 31 May, 2013, 5:34am

Letters to the Editor, May 6, 2013

Your detailed coverage of the plight of Hong Kong's urban and rural trees highlights the need for urgent action if we are to save at least some of our natural heritage.

6 May 2013 - 2:55am 5 comments

Hong Kong political veteran Elsie Tu criticises tycoons with no conscience

The former lawmaker and urban councillor, who turns 100 on June 2, became emotional when expressing sympathy for striking dock workers and anger with a billionaire, whom she declined to name.

22 Apr 2013 - 12:48pm 22 comments

The secrets to the strength of Elsie Tu

Working out regularly from a young age is the secret of longevity for former urban councillor Elsie Tu, who is allowed to take it rather more easily now as she approaches her 100th birthday.

22 Apr 2013 - 4:52am 1 comment

Building without equal before the law

When Hong Kong's lawmakers finish a marathon three-day session next week it will signal more than the begining of the summer recess, it will close the doors on a slice of history.

10 Jul 2011 - 12:00am


Selling arms to regime is interference

The bloody suppression of human rights in Myanmar has brought out the usual stale formula from those nations supporting the junta's style of government.

Spokesmen in Beijing, Bangkok and Delhi are happy to announce that their governments 'do not interfere in the activities of a neighbouring sovereign state'.

25 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

China's repressive leaders have not learned from massacre

I found Elsie Tu's comments on the controversy generated by Ma Lik ('Political parties use Tiananmen tragedy as propaganda ', June 9) disturbing.

She says: 'Ma Lik sets a good example in caring about people.'

14 Jun 2007 - 12:00am