Pan-democrats failed to initiate impeachment proceedings against Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying when an unprecedented motion was defeated in the Legislative Council last night.Thursday, 10 January, 2013, 4:42am
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying was poised to survive the third effort from the pan-democrats to try to oust him, as pro-establishment lawmakers look set to vote down an unprecedented motion to impeach Leung.9 Jan 2013 - 9:06pm 7 comments
The Democratic Party is encouraging younger members to run for chairman in elections in December in order to rejuvenate the party, its acting chairwoman says.
That was the consensus among some 60 party members at a brainstorming meeting yesterday, veteran lawmaker Emily Lau Wai-hing said.3 Oct 2012 - 3:42am
The "old guard" of Hong Kong's pan-democratic parties needs a new lease of life and more young blood, says veteran lawmaker Emily Lau Wai-hing.
The acting chairwoman of the Democratic Party said yesterday the party needed to address its ageing problem, saying it had not done enough to cultivate the talents of its young members.1 Oct 2012 - 3:58am
The security minister is under fire from one of the city's biggest activist groups after blaming 'agreement-breaking' demonstrators for causing conflict in Sunday's thousands-strong rally over the death of mainland dissident Li Wangyang.13 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
The Legislative Council subcommittee that examined the controversial proposal to nearly double the pay of lawmakers - from HK$73,150 to HK$141,000 a month - has shelved the idea after a public outcry.15 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Hold off on lawmakers' pay rise, Emily Lau says11 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
The government plans to make stalking a crime, 11 years after that was first proposed by the Law Reform Commission.
Under the proposed law, released yesterday for a three-month public consultation, stalkers will face up to two years in jail and a fine of up to HK$100,000.20 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
A Hong Kong delegate to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), Dr Lew Mon-hung, says he will submit a proposal to the conference in March to allow pan-democrats to return to the mainland.12 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Five prominent pan-democrats were granted leave to appeal by Hong Kong's highest court against HK$1,000 fines imposed on them for speaking on pirate station Citizens' Radio.
They are challenging the constitutionality of the 75-year-old Telecommunications Ordinance which outlaws the unlicensed station.2 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Police have been accused of using women as bait after a serial sex attacker labelled a 'dangerous sexual predator' was jailed for 51/2 years.
Billy Chan Ho-leung pleaded guilty to five charges of indecent assault last December and January.13 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Woman on bail after death of 2-month-old son7 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
We just gave you US$11.6 billion and now you're telling me 'I don't really care'?
Major General Peter Fuller, sacked for his criticism of the president of Afghanistan
Some people may find protests colourful, some find them vulgar with the jostling with police. Different people come to different conclusions6 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Oh Henry, please don't insult us so
It is an irony, if that is not an understatement, that despite Hong Kong's sophistication in so many areas, the way its rulers are selected is a humiliating and insulting process for its people.1 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
ATV journalists yesterday ignored an instruction from their newly appointed news chief to play down a Democratic Party protest over the broadcaster's editorial independence in the aftermath of the station's wrong report on the death of former president Jiang Zemin.8 Sep 2011 - 12:00am