Leung Ding-Bong

Urbco boss accuses newspaper

Provisional Urban Council chairman Ronald Leung Ding-bong yesterday accused a newspaper of 'false reporting' over an alleged scuffle with a reporter.

Wednesday, 6 January, 1999, 12:00am

No let-up as time runs out

The Provisional Urban Council pledged to work until the last minute before the Government scraps the municipal councils in 2000.

Council chairman Dr Ronald Leung Ding-bong said it would not postpone or stop providing services for the public in spite of the centralisation plan.

30 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Wording of loan deal 'too vague'

The Director of Audit has criticised as 'too vague' the wording of an Urban Council agreement to spend $175 million on fitting out the Hong Kong Stadium.

The 1993 agreement led to a row between Urban Council chairman Dr Ronald Leung Ding-bong and the Urban Services Department over the description of the money in the accounts.

9 May 1996 - 12:00am

Spirited response excellent

THE Corporate Games 1995, jointly organised by the Urban Council and the Regional Council, have concluded successfully.

Compared with last year, the number of participating organisations this year has increased by nearly 17 per cent, whereas the number of participants - over 10,000 - rose by over 16 per cent.

8 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Give Dr Leung a break

ON a cold Monday morning, spare a seasonal thought for Ronald Leung Ding-bong, the overworked chairman of the Urban Council. Dr Leung revealed yesterday that when not feeling the heat for the new Hong Kong Stadium, which he masterminded, he is being forced to join fact-finding missions to the far corners of the globe because colleagues value his social skills.

6 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

'Dr Toilet' set for election test

URBAN Council chairman Dr Ronald Leung Ding-bong has chosen Kowloon Tong as the testing ground for elected office.

Although Dr Leung - nicknamed 'Dr Toilet' due to his high-profile interest in improving public lavatories - insisted he had yet to decide if and where to run in March's municipal polls, placards promoting him have already appeared in the constituency.

23 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Council 'wasted' $80m on stadium

THE Urban Council misspent almost $80 million of taxpayers' money on furnishing restaurants at the new Hong Kong Stadium, a councillor said yesterday.

Wong Siu-yee told the stadium's board of governors yesterday that the money - almost half the total $175 million cost of fitting it out - was contrary to usual Urban Council practice.

9 Feb 1994 - 12:00am

No more requests for stadium funds

THE chairman of the panel monitoring the new Hong Kong Stadium, Ronald Leung Ding-bong, yesterday pledged that no extra funding will be sought from the Urban Council for the sports ground.

21 Jan 1994 - 12:00am