Kuan Hsin-Chi

Pier activists stand by demands

Activists have again asked the government to make demolition work at Queen's Pier more transparent by putting up see-through hoardings or offering public tours of the worksite.

Sunday, 9 September, 2007, 12:00am

Dissident to research HK democracy during visit to city

Hong Kong's democratic development will feature in mainland dissident Chen Ziming's new book on the history of China's democratic movements in the past century.

The leading pro-democracy activist, branded a 'black hand' organiser of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protest, has been allowed to visit Hong Kong for two weeks.

18 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Street cred

Lawmaker Audrey Eu Yuet-mee mingles with shoppers in Causeway Bay yesterday to collect donations in the new Civic Party's first public fund-raising drive.

She dispensed with her usual fashion garments and jewellery in favour of a white T-shirt with logo and green scarf to match the party emblem's colours.

23 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Leave it to history?

Civic Party chairman Kuan Hsin-chi says there is no need for the party's manifesto to mention the 1989 crackdown in Tiananmen Square because history will hand down its own verdict. Do you agree? Write to us

4 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Leave June 4 to history, says Civic Party chief

Focus on the mainland has diverted democracy drive in HK, says chairman

The verdict on Beijing's suppression of the June 4 pro-democracy movement should be left for history to decide, the chairman of the newly formed Civic Party says.

3 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Factbox

Party chairman (left): Kuan Hsin-chi (a professor at at the Chinese University of Hong Kong)

House leader: Audrey Eu Yuet-mee (legislator, barrister)

Slogan: Civic Spirit, Hong Kong Spirit

Founded: March 19, 2006

21 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Party offers chance to revitalise HK politics

The Article 45 Concern Group, with a little help from its friends, has this week formally become what it has appeared to be for a long time - a political party.

21 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Tung's attitude 'hindering reform'

A leading political scientist told lawmakers yesterday he did not pin much hope on Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa ever allaying the central government's doubts surrounding the role of political parties.

27 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Unrest could flare amid downturn, academic says

Advisory panel head predicts more layoffs and transport fare rises could spark disturbances but full-scale riots are unlikely

Small-scale disturbances could break out if there is no sign of economic recovery in the next six months, a leading political scientist has warned.

2 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Top scholar says HK needs to strengthen party system

He says factions could help remove the divide between people and government

A leading political scientist has called for the strengthening of the party system in Hong Kong.

21 May 2003 - 12:00am

Sensible advice

Professor Kuan Hsin-chi is a respected academic who has tracked Hong Kong's changing values for 30 years. For his expertise in grasping public sentiment, he was appointed head of an advisory body on social cohesion.

21 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

Democratic awareness fails to take hold, survey finds

Hong Kong people's expectations of democracy have remained low over the past 15 years, according to a survey by a leading academic.

The survey was conducted by Professor Kuan Hsin-chi, head of the Government and Public Administration Department at the Chinese University, in October and November last year - after the Legislative Council election.

17 Jun 2001 - 12:00am