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The Frontier

Hu vows to 'walk more and see more'

President Hu Jintao began a three-day visit in Hong Kong to mark the 15th anniversary of the city's handover to China by promising to 'walk more and see more' to get a feel for Hongkongers' expectations.

Saturday, 30 June, 2012, 12:00am

Pan-democrats get vow on visits

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

Women 'used as bait' in sex probe

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

Who said it?

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 conclusions

6 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

City Digest

Emily Lau unhappy with vote to stand candidate

8 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

City Digest

Rita Fan leads field for 2017 poll, survey finds

1 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

In Saturday's A3 story 'Unionists and tycoons picked for low-pay body', it was Liu Pak-wai who said Lee Cheuk-yan's words were subjective opinion, not Ng Sik-hung. We apologise for the error.

3 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Concession for factory tenants not extended

The Housing Department has turned down factory tenants' request for an extension to the halving of their rent. Deputy director Lau Kai-hung told more than 30 tenants of industrial buildings yesterday that their demand for a prolonged rent cut had been rejected.

1 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Radio rebels break their silence with street show

The activists who run the outlawed Citizens Radio made an unauthorised broadcast last night after a three-month break - then vowed to go back on air again in Causeway Bay within two weeks.

The Office of the Telecommunication Authority had warned that they could risk being charged with unlicensed broadcasting if they went ahead with yesterday's event.

21 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Officials 'inflexible' over adult classes

Lawmakers this week criticised the government's 'inflexibility' in refusing to make evening school classes free for adult learners despite appeals from across the political divide.

19 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Tired Emily Lau still considering political future

Veteran legislator Emily Lau Wai-hing is still considering whether she will stand in September's Legislative Council election.

Despite her passion for politics she is tired after 17 years in the Legco trenches.

Her departure could mean The Frontier might not have a candidate to field in the September poll.

24 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Leadership reveals its true colours

The National People's Congress Standing Committee decision to rule out direct elections in 2012 was not unexpected. But it was a bitter blow to those who have fought for democracy for decades. Although many Hongkongers knew it would be difficult to have a democratic government under Chinese rule, they have never given up.

8 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Threats have no place in our civilised society

We in Hong Kong pride ourselves on being a society of law and order. We are also open, pluralistic and tolerant. So when a high-profile politician is subjected to criminal intimidation, the act is rightly seen as a challenge to both our legal and civic orders, not just the person targeted.

9 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Political Animal

Old news offers nothing new

22 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Female hopefuls in short supply

Two high-profile women candidates may dominate next month's Legislative Council by-election but, overall, female participation in Hong Kong politics is limited.

14 Nov 2007 - 12:00am