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Lee Cheuk-Yan

A Bad Week for ... , June 9, 2013

Titus Wong Koon-ho, the former Wan Chai divisional police commander, was jailed for a year for misconduct and accused of lying in court.

Sunday, 9 June, 2013, 2:40am

Hong Kong June 4 vigil organisers urge 'united call for justice'

Participants in tonight's candlelight vigil in Victoria Park must send a united message to President Xi Jinping that Hongkongers will insist on justice over the Tiananmen Square crackdown, organiser Lee Cheuk-yan said yesterday.

4 Jun 2013 - 8:59am 4 comments

Tiananmen vigil organiser calls for unity

Lee Cheuk-yan, chairman of vigil organiser, the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China, said one of the 21 Tiananmen activists wanted by the Communist Party had already arrived in Hong Kong from the United States, ready to join tomorrow's candlelight event to mourn comrades who died in the crackdown.

3 Jun 2013 - 5:53am

June 4 slogan row may spell the death of patriotism

The annual June 4 commemoration used to be a simple event. It was to mark a brutal chapter in communist rule and to ensure its victims would never be forgotten. Not any more.

1 Jun 2013 - 1:36am 15 comments

'Love China' or not? Alliance split in row over slogan for June 4 vigil

Organisers of the annual June 4 candlelight vigil in Victoria Park have decided not to use a patriotic slogan criticised as stupid by the founder of a group for victims of the 1989 crackdown.

1 Jun 2013 - 11:40am 5 comments

CY Leung rejects collective bargaining as union tool

A collective bargaining law would not help the working class if the economy did not look good, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said yesterday. He was replying to unionist lawmaker Lee Cheuk-yan's query in the Legislative Council's question-and-answer session.

10 May 2013 - 5:58am

Letters to the Editor, April 26, 2013

We regret that the article ("Attack on tycoons with no conscience", April 22) helped perpetuate stereotypes at the expense of truth. The Cheung Kong and Hutchison Whampoa groups - which are firmly rooted in Hong Kong - are a corporate family of 270,000 employees across 52 nations.

26 Apr 2013 - 2:27am 1 comment

Striking dock workers are pawns in dissident campaign

Industrial action is a powerful weapon during an economic upturn or in a rising industry because the employers have a lot to lose with any stoppage. This single factor accounts for the frequent and successful industrial action in the local airlines.

26 Apr 2013 - 2:27am 4 comments

Hutchison Whampoa attacks unionist lawmaker in first comments on dockers' strike

Tensions over the dockers' strike rose further yesterday as Canning Fok Kin-ning, one of Li Ka-shing's top lieutenants, publicly slammed unionist lawmaker Lee Cheuk-yan.

21 Apr 2013 - 6:28am 11 comments

Chairman's term won't give enough time to set work hours law, says legislator

The government will definitely not have enough time to legislate standard working hours if it works within the present terms it has set, a veteran labour activist says.

15 Apr 2013 - 2:53am

Who said it?

Leung didn't even touch on the issues that concern us … All we got was rhetoric

Lawmaker Lee Cheuk-yan on Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's policy address


It's a historic day for the country. It's victory for humanity

22 Jan 2013 - 4:51am

Activists call for Liu Xiaobo's release on anniversary

Activists in Hong Kong held a march on Tuesday morning to call for the release of jailed Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, who was sentenced to prison three years ago on Christmas Day.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Pan-democrats win appeal in Citizens' Radio case

Five prominent pan-democrat lawmakers won an appeal, on Tuesday morning, against their conviction for speaking on an unlicensed radio station in 2008.

Four of the five judges on the Court of Final Appeal panel ruled in favour of the appellants – lawmakers Wong Yuk-man, Emily Lau Wai-hing, Lee Cheuk-yan and Albert Chan Wai-yip, and former lawmaker Lee Wing-tat.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Prosecutors forgo retrial for unlawful liaison office protest

The Department of Justice yesterday told the Court of First Instance it would not press for a retrial of six demonstrators acquitted of unlawful assembly over a 2009 protest even though a High Court judge had ruled that the magistrate erred in law.

2 Nov 2012 - 5:00am 1 comment

Business is brisk during second day of Lunar New Year stall auction

Surprisingly high prices were paid yesterday as the second batch of stalls for next year's Lunar New Year Fair in Victoria Park were auctioned.

One made eight times the reserve, a change from the relatively quiet day at the fast-food and wet goods stalls auction on Wednesday.

Some bidders said they had never paid so much for a stall.

26 Oct 2012 - 3:19am