Frederick Fung

Pan-democrat unity as Fung gets backing

Former Civic Party member Paul Zimmerman said yesterday he would back incumbent lawmaker Frederick Fung Kin-kee to help the pan-democrats win three of the five so-called super seats in next month's Legco election.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 11:14pm

Lesser-known candidates get boost after exit of big names

With three of its incumbent lawmakers leaving to fight the citywide 'super seats', the Kowloon West constituency will see veterans who missed out in the 2008 Legislative Council poll take on up-and-coming politicians looking to capitalise on the departure of their big names.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:03pm

Pro-Beijing and democrat camps set for showdown

Three more incumbent legislators announced bids for the 'super seats' in the upcoming Legislative Council elections, consolidating a much-anticipated stand-off between the pro-establishment and pan-democracy camps for the five newly-established seats.

16 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Democrats face infighting in bid for 'super' seats

With elections for new 'super lawmaker' elections looming in September, pan-democrats are jockeying for position in what could either be an opportunity for co-operation or rivalry in getting nominations.

Lawmaker Frederick Fung Kin-kee called yesterday for co-operation, but rivalry may be more likely.

12 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Democrat contenders say they're poles apart

Both are veteran lawmakers committed to democratic reforms but the two contenders for the pan-democrats' chief executive nomination - to run in a race they cannot win - say they are very different.

23 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

A no-brainer

The race for the chief executive post has shifted into a higher gear following the election of the members for the Election Committee.

23 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Sham Shui Po race keeps ADPL candidates on toes

The city's oldest pan-democratic group faces a make-or-break battle in Sunday's district council elections in Sham Shui Po, as internal rivalry threatens to split the democrat vote.

3 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

ADPL angry at People Power attack

Lawmaker Frederick Fung Kin-kee expressed anger yesterday at his pan-democratic counterparts - the radical group People Power - for fielding a dozen candidates against his party in the upcoming district council elections.

1 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Wrong attitude on disabled: poll

Although the public knows more about the disabled today, labelling and prejudice have become worse, according to a recently released survey by the government's anti-discrimination body.

14 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Cage dwellers ask Legco for housing

More public housing should be built for people in cage homes, who must pay soaring rents to live in intolerable conditions, social activists told legislators yesterday.

The Society for Community Organisation (SOCO), which met members of the Legislative Council's complaints division, said 100,000 people lived in such inadequate accommodation.

22 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Monthly claims cover genuine expenses, lawmakers insist

Lawmakers have defended the way they submit claims for travel and entertainment without receipts, saying their spending needs are genuine.

Frederick Fung Kin-kee, of the Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood, said the total reimbursement he claimed could not cover his Legislative Council expenses.

2 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Public interest comes first for lawmakers

The Legislative Council election is just over a week away, and my 10 years' service as a lawmaker is almost over. It was a historic time, covering crises like the economic downturn and severe acute respiratory syndrome. People's expectations of government became much higher, and there were definitely times when senior officials and legislators did not meet those expectations.

29 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

ADPL to field three tickets for election

Three tickets, which will include new faces, are planned for September's Legislative Council election by the Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood.

31 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Civic Party called to lead pan-democrats

The Civic Party could soon emerge as the leader of the pan-democratic camp, the Democratic Party's Martin Lee Chu-ming said yesterday.

'It would not be surprising and the Democratic Party absolutely accepts this,' he said on an RTHK programme. 'We and the Civic Party are brothers and sisters. The rise of the Civic Party is good for democratic development.'

30 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Political Animal

At RTHK, the drama never stops

4 Mar 2008 - 12:00am