Liu Yiu-Chu

Loyal to beliefs and friends

The sad news of the death of Liu Yiu-chu reminded me of her act of charity towards my old friend John Ayres, a story no one else knows about and which couldn't be told while either was alive.

Wednesday, 23 April, 1997, 12:00am

Taiwan envoy among mourners at patriot Liu's funeral

A leading Taiwanese envoy yesterday joined politicians in paying tribute to controversial pro-China figure Dorothy Liu Yiu-chu, who died of cancer two weeks ago.

Susie Chiang Su-hui was among the 200 people from across the political spectrum at yesterday's Christian funeral at the Hong Kong Funeral Home in North Point.

16 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

HK Lease Exco

Liu Yiu-chu, a local deputy to the Chinese National People's Congress, criticised Mr Tung for not picking the best people but rewarding those who had supported him.

'Most of them were not specialists but good policy sellers,' she said. Citing Sir Sze-yuen Chung as an example, Ms Liu said Mr Tung rewarded the ones who had backed him for chief executive.

25 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Call on passport dilemma

A LOCAL delegate to the National People's Congress has suggested Beijing exercise its power to issue Special Administrative Region (SAR) passports to travellers who stay abroad during the change of sovereignty.

Liu Yiu-chu, who is in Beijing for the NPC plenum, said this could be done through Chinese embassies.

7 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Listen, Ms Liu is talking

IT is interesting to watch the changing public perception of Liu Yiu-chu. She was previously viewed as pro-China and a loyal defender of mainland policy; today she is pro-democrat and a staunch supporter of Hong Kong's interests.

Before, many people described her as crazy and unpredictable. Now she is admired as honest, frank and consistent.

8 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Salvo fired over slip of tongue

CHINESE premier Li Peng might have thought that the embarrassment was over after his careless slip of the tongue that China was responsible for the failure of the constitutional talks, but maverick National People's Congress (NPC) delegate Liu Yiu-chu yesterday showed no mercy.

12 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

Challenge on second passports

MEMBERS of China's working panel for post-1997 Hong Kong who hold a second passport will be challenged at the plenary session of the National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing next month.

NPC deputy and long-time pro-China figure Dorothy Liu Yiu-chu will ask for an official stance on the issue.

18 Feb 1994 - 12:00am