Lo Wing-Lok

Flu threat not over yet, doctor warns

A doctor has urged people not to drop their guard against flu over Easter despite the recent warm weather.

Lo Wing-lok pointed to weather forecasts that temperatures will drop over the weekend.

Saturday, 22 March, 2008, 12:00am

Anson Chan retains links to tobacco industry

Anson Chan Fang On-sang has maintained ties to a luxury goods group despite quitting as a director before she was elected as a legislator last year because of its links to the tobacco industry.

24 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Grass-roots advocate may have another shot at Legco island seat

As a former member of the radical League of Social Democrats and an admirer of activist and lawmaker 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung, Lo Wing-lok's politics often get him a fair amount of abuse on the streets.

3 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

EOC chairman's budget too much for one-day seminar, say members

The chairman of the Equal Opportunities Commission, Raymond Tang Yee-bong, has been accused by his members of wanting to spend too much money on a one-day seminar on disability discrimination.

25 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

League raps former leader for quitting

The League of Social Democrats yesterday condemned the party's former vice-chairman Lo Wing-lok for 'damaging the league's image and reputation', after he stepped down in a move that exposed an internal rift.

30 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Sixth candidate may enter fray

A sixth candidate is expected to declare today his intention to join the Legislative Council by-election in December.

Chiang Chi-wai, chairman of the Lok Ma Chau-Hong Kong Freight Association, said he had the support of the cross-border transport sector and would decide today whether to join the contest.

25 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Democrats endorse Anson Chan as poll choice

Anson Chan Fang On-sang officially became the pan-democrats' candidate in the December 2 Legislative Council by-election yesterday, with a resounding win over rival Lo Wing-Lok.

But the former chief secretary failed to gain majority support in a survey of voters in the electorate, a sign that securing the Legco seat may not be as easy.

1 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Third of pan-democrats back radical candidate

More than a third of pan-democratic groups backed grass-roots radical Lo Wing-lok to stand in December's Legislative Council by-election.

Dr Lo said the outcome had sounded alarm bells for the allies to reflect on their inadequacies in fighting for less privileged voters' interests in the past.

1 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Heckler-turned-supporter fails to ruffle Anson Chan's feathers

Dealing with hostile hecklers is all part of the game for a seasoned politician, but Anson Chan Fang On-sang, making her debut on the hustings yesterday, encountered a slightly different challenge from the crowd.

It turned out that a middle-aged man who had been interrupting proceedings with periodic loud shouts was one of her supporters.

25 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Anson Chan steps off her pedestal

Even before Anson Chan Fang On-sang spoke a word last night, she was assured of representing the pro-democracy camp in the upcoming Legislative Council by-election for Hong Kong Island. As straightforward as the process may seem, her debate with challenger Lo Wing-lok was a baptism of fire into the world of politics.

25 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

My platform will be my own, says Anson Chan

Legco by-election candidate Anson Chan Fang On-sang said yesterday she would not simply copy her election platform directly from the pan-democrats.

Her comments came as the pan-democrats finalised details of a debate among the camp's candidates for the Legislative Council by-election on Hong Kong Island on December 2.

17 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Anson Chan to stand - for democracy

Former No 2 set to run for Legco

Anson Chan Fang On-sang will declare her intention today to run in the Hong Kong Island by-election a week after saying she was not interested.

11 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Bird quarantine 'ended too soon'

An infectious diseases specialist and the WWF Mai Po bird reserve manager slammed the government yesterday for ending the bird flu-prompted closure of Mong Kok's Bird Garden three days short of the internationally recognised quarantine period.

6 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Filthy Hau Tak market may be health hazard, expert warns

Fish and meat left to rot in the Hau Tak market in Tseung Kwan O since it was ravaged by fire more than three weeks ago could pose a health hazard if it is not cleaned up soon, a health expert has warned.

Lo Wing-lok, vice-chairman of the League of Social Democrats, said he feared that conditions in the partly opened market could lead to rat infestation and disease.

20 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Bird flu panel says proposals ignored

Advice from a panel of flu experts suggesting that controls over birds bred in captivity be tightened has been ignored by the government, a committee member said yesterday.

6 May 2015 - 4:35pm