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Ip Kwok-Him

Chan Kam-lam, Ip Kwok-him worst performers in Legco

Usually it's the trade-based lawmakers who underperform. But the latest survey shows two directly elected district-based veterans from the pro-government bloc have been leading the way - for tabling the least questions and motions in Legco. Meanwhile, pan-democrat Peter Cheung Kwok-che was the most active, filing the most queries and motions. Following him were new faces Dr Kenneth Chan Ka-lok of the Civic Party and Elizabeth Quat of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB).

Tuesday, 19 February, 2013, 4:42am 1 comment

Filibuster motion is stifled by debate

The pro-establishment camp's attempt yesterday to block filibusters on the Legislative Council Finance Committee became mired in a long debate about how to amend the body's procedures.

20 Oct 2012 - 3:33am 1 comment

Lawmaker anxious to reduce opposition filibusters

A pro-government lawmaker wants to cut down on opposition filibusters by limiting the number of amendments each legislator can propose during committee debates.

Ip Kwok-him said on Tuesday that each lawmaker should be limited to proposing only one amendment for any government spending proposal under discussion in the Finance Committee.

16 Oct 2012 - 2:52pm

Arts hub inquiry voices 'dismay' at C.Y.'s conduct

A Legislative Council committee expressed 'dismay' and 'disappointment' in chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying for failing to handle properly a conflict-of-interest check when adjudicating an arts hub contest 10 years ago.

28 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

HK politicians voice support for milk activist

Politicians in Hong Kong - including leading Beijing loyalists - expressed support yesterday for the release of Zhao Lianhai .

12 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Public Eye

Wake up and smell the revolution

20 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Give us more cash and a medical allowance, district councillors say

The government should pay district councillors more to help them in their efforts to fix neighbourhood problems, the chairmen of the 18 councils say.

Meeting Secretary for Home Affairs Tsang Tak-sing with their Legislative Council representative, Ip Kwok-him, they called for benefits on a par with those given to lawmakers.

29 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

DAB posts shots of top officials on poll website

Photographs of DAB candidates with leading government officials have been posted on the party's election website.

But the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong denied that such an act required consent.

6 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

DAB turns to new blood and sets sights on three extra seats

Three extra Legislative Council seats are being eyed by the DAB, with the party turning to new blood for September's election.

4 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Heritage activist enters the race

Ho Loy, a heritage preservationist who was involved in protests against the demolition of the Star Ferry and Queen's piers, was among the candidates for district council elections who filed their nomination forms at the last minute yesterday.

16 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

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