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Ho Hei-Wah

Leung 'betrayed' my support, says veteran social worker Ho Hei-wah

Social work veteran Ho Hei-wah, who backed Leung Chun-ying to be chief executive, says the city's leader "betrayed" his support by breaking his election promises in his "extremely disappointing" policy address.

Monday, 21 January, 2013, 4:59am 5 comments

Who said it?

In the dark ages … the enemies of progress burned books … Today they are burning websites

Kim Dotcom, launching a file-sharing website to replace the one closed down by the U.S.


We will go back to the time of Redbeard, of pirates, of Ottomans imposing ransoms

21 Jan 2013 - 3:35am

Fight never over for Ho Hei-wah, 'Voice of the Poor'

As plans for the Commission on Poverty are sorted out, one man seen as the best person to represent the poor is hoping to serve on the revived panel.

8 Oct 2012 - 4:22am

Eye Witness

Crusader for the poor Ho Hei-wah shares his despair at the state of post-colonial Hong Kong

What were you doing on July 1, 1997?

I was planning a petition for right of abode for mainland children at the Immigration Department on the first working day after July 1.

How did you feel about Hongkongers being masters of their future finally?

7 May 2007 - 12:00am

Top minds join legal advice centre

More than a dozen local lawyers, including senior counsel Philip Dykes and Audrey Eu Yuet-mee, and several mainland legal professionals have joined the city's first free legal advice centre, to be launched next month.

10 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Members upset over poverty commission

Grass-roots representatives say they are finding it hard to use the Commission on Poverty as a platform to help the poor.

Ho Hei-wah, director of the Society for Community Organisation, said the commission pushed ahead with its proposals for parental training and a savings scheme despite members' objections.

17 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Housing chief faces calls to quit as firm fails

Company owned by society chairman shuts, owing $2 million to sacked staff

The chairman of the Housing Society, which manages 32,000 subsidised rented flats, has closed one of his companies, laying off 120 employees and leaving up to $50 million worth of works - including government projects - unfinished.

31 May 2006 - 12:00am

Cross-border accord on court rulings raises fears about bias

Fears were raised yesterday that an impending agreement on cross-border court rulings might hurt Hong Kong businessmen involved in disputes on the mainland.

Secretary for Justice Wong Yan-lung earlier this week said Hong Kong was close to signing an agreement on the reciprocal enforcement of judgments in commercial cases involving monetary compensation.

15 Apr 2006 - 12:00am