1 The June 4 crackdown is no longer a taboo subject in the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong because ...
a. there has been a change of political views in the party.Tuesday, 30 November, 2010, 12:00am
The bloody Tiananmen crackdown of June 4, 1989, is no longer taboo in the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong - at least among its younger members.6 Nov 2010 - 12:00am
Beijing loyalists are urging authorities to track down and prosecute the person who used the name of the late DAB chairman Ma Lik to create a page commemorating victims of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on a government website.
The page was removed within hours of its creation on memorial.gov.hk, a site for online commemoration of Hongkongers which was opened on Wednesday.12 Jun 2010 - 12:00am
The central government's suppression of pro-democracy students and activists in Tiananmen Square in 1989 was wrong the Legislative Council president, Tsang Yok-sing, said yesterday.25 Feb 2009 - 12:00am
Hong Kong deputies to the National People's Congress enjoy a high status on the mainland. They can ask for meetings with provincial governors and central government ministers to discuss issues of serious concern. Chinese leaders perceive NPC deputies from various provinces as significant representatives of public opinion.26 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
A top mainland lawmaker has called on new local deputies to the National People's Congress to make efforts to understand the operations of the state legislature.8 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
Spreading democracy here, too?
Hong Kong will have its first encounter with the new face of British foreign policy later this month with a visit by Foreign Secretary David Miliband, an avowed advocate for spreading democracy in the world.14 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
Compared with the chief executive election, the district council polls and the Legislative Council by-election last year, the upcoming election of 36 local deputies to the National People's Congress is a different ball game.7 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Beijing loyalists will today discuss who to support in the Legco by-election.
Former security chief Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee will tonight attend a special central committee meeting of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong on the election.18 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
Tam Yiu-chung was last night elected chairman of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, a widely expected result that critics say is aimed at maintaining party stability following Ma Lik's death.29 Aug 2007 - 12:00am
A founding member of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong said yesterday the party did not rule out the possibility of negotiating with those who hold similar beliefs to field a single candidate for the Hong Kong Island by-election.26 Aug 2007 - 12:00am
Satellite television should be installed in public housing estates to enable residents to receive state broadcaster CCTV and boost patriotism, a Beijing-friendly political party has proposed.
This would also allow ethnic minorities to watch their national programmes, the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong said.22 Aug 2007 - 12:00am
The acting chairman of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, Tam Yiu-chung, is set to take the helm from late chairman Ma Lik, party sources say.
The DAB's standing committee will choose its leader on August 28, four days after Ma's funeral. Likely candidates include Mr Tam and fellow vice-chairman and legislator Lau Kong-wah.20 Aug 2007 - 12:00am
The 333-member funeral committee for late DAB chairman Ma Lik will be a veritable who's who of leading politicians and tycoons, including members of Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's cabinet, the party announced last night.17 Aug 2007 - 12:00am
Beijing has granted permission for the coffin of Ma Lik, late chairman of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, to be draped in the national flag at his funeral, in a sign of recognition of his contribution to the country.14 Aug 2007 - 12:00am