Liberal Party

Two politicians tipped to take on Liberal Party's vice-chairmen roles

James Tien Pei-chun. Photo: David Wong

Two politicians have been tipped to take up influential roles in the Liberal Party as it expands its leadership team with the addition of two vice-chairmanships next Monday.

Wednesday, 24 April, 2013, 2:04pm

Public housing target unrealistic without imported labour

Surveys conducted immediately before the policy address indicated a clear consensus that the housing problem is the priority. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

As a directly elected member of the Legislative Council, my responsibility is to ensure the overall interest of the community and to help find workable solutions to urgent social and economic problems.

4 Feb 2013 - 3:02am 1 comment

Letters to the Editor, January 12, 2013

Think hard on Lee Shau-kee's suggestion. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

HK$1m flats not that simple a solution

Hong Kong has a number of different problems. We face political divisions, a widening wealth gap and the need to provide more flats for our citizens.

Property prices keep rising. One of the main reasons for this situation is that many mainlanders are coming here to purchase property.

12 Jan 2013 - 2:14am

Briefs, January 6, 2013

A man suspected of rape was arrested. Photo: Felix Wong

The Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health is investigating a confirmed case of severe paediatric influenza A infection affecting a three-year-old boy. 

6 Jan 2013 - 4:06am

Liberals to set record for the most top posts

Protesters in the march against Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying on Tuesday cooked spicy fish balls on Pedder Street. Photo: Colleen Lee

The Liberal Party is poised to set a record in local politics with changes planned as its new chief Selina Chow Liang Shuk-yee takes the helm. It will soon become the party with the most top posts, if its plans to create three new deputy posts go through.

3 Jan 2013 - 4:40am

Hong Kong's political parties need to engage the people

Lawmaker Emily Lau Wai-hing. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Two key political parties elected new leaders this month. The Democratic Party will be led by veteran Emily Lau Wai-hing, who narrowly defeated moderate Sin Chung-kai after her last-minute decision to come forward. The pro-business Liberal Party will be chaired by Selina Chow Liang Shuk-yee following an uncontested race.

27 Dec 2012 - 3:09am 3 comments

Selina Chow set to be Liberal Party chairwoman

Selina Chow. Photo: Edward Wong

Veteran politician Selina Chow Liang Shuk-yee is poised to become the next chairwoman of the Liberal Party.

Lawmaker James Tien Pei-chun said the nominations for the party's election close on Saturday and a result is expected to be announced the same day.

13 Dec 2012 - 4:23am

City Digest, November 29, 2012

Liberal Party urges stamp-duty exemption

29 Nov 2012 - 3:39am

New business alliance's members have most paid directorships

Lawmakers and the number of remunerated directorships they hold

A new pro-business alliance has emerged as the Legislative Council group with the most paid company directorships.

12 Oct 2012 - 2:53pm

Liberal Party lobby to retain defeated Lau as chairwoman

Miriam Lau Kin- yee speaks to the press after her defeat in the Legislative Council election in AsiaWorld-Expo at Chek Lap Kok. Photo: Edward Wong

Liberal Party honourary chairman James Tien Pei-chun says party members will lobby defeated Legislative Council candidate Miriam Lau Kin-yee to stay on as party chairwoman.

Lau said she had decided to resign after failing to win on Hong Kong Island in her first attempt to gain a directly elected seat.

11 Sep 2012 - 2:01pm

Liberal leader Miriam Lau Kin-yee to quit after losing in direct election

Miriam Lau lacked support at district level. Photo: Dickson Lee

Miriam Lau Kin-yee will resign as Liberal Party chairwoman after failing in her first attempt to secure a directly elected seat.

Lau, who stood on Hong Kong Island, made her decision despite an increase in her party's seats in the legislature from three to five.

11 Sep 2012 - 2:07pm

Liberals fall out of favour

There was a time when the pro-business Liberal Party was one of the government's staunchest allies, particularly when it came to supporting the administration's legislative programme.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm

Legco ties with administration 'may worsen'

The relationship between the administration and the legislature has deteriorated and could get worse still, the Legislative Council's house committee has warned.

18 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Democratic future for HK 'in doubt'

The rule of law and Hong Kong's other core values will remain intact over the next 15 years, but doubt looms over whether the city will become more equal and democratic, say six opinion leaders invited by the South China Morning Post to contribute to our latest debate.

25 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Beijing loyalist turns on Tsang

Federation of Trade Unions honorary president Chan Yuen-han has become the first pro-establishment heavyweight to break ranks and demand Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen step down immediately over his luxury official trips and favours from tycoon friends.

4 Jun 2012 - 12:00am