Margaret Ng

Margaret Ng frets over prospect of pro-establishment legal panel successor

Margaret Ng at her farewell party yesterday. Photo: KY Cheng

Outgoing legal sector lawmaker Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee yesterday expressed concern that a pro-establishment legislator may chair the Legislative Council's panel on legal affairs.

Saturday, 29 September, 2012, 3:11am

Dutch-born councillor kicks off Legco campaign

Civic Party member Paul Zimmerman has begun his campaign as an independent candidate in September's legislative elections, which the party fears may hurt the chances of other members.

A copy of an e-mail from Zimmerman, obtained by the South China Morning Post and dated on Wednesday, shows that the Dutch-born Southern District councillor has begun asking for nominations.

20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Barrister prepares to fill veteran's shoes

A young barrister is preparing to fill the shoes of veteran legal sector lawmaker Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee.

7 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

'HK rule of law hasn't deteriorated'

The rule of law in Hong Kong has not deteriorated despite interpretations of the Basic Law by Beijing, the new president of the Law Society says.

But Dieter Yih says another interpretation of the mini-constitution by the National People's Congress Standing Committee to curb the influx of mainland babies would be controversial.

1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

No law against displaying Tibetan flag: experts

Legal experts have questioned under what law the authorities might be able to take action against people peacefully displaying a Tibetan flag.

They also said any decision to try to stop the Tibetan flag, or any other flag, being displayed would be open to judicial review.

25 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Political Animal

Torch-bearer lobbying a race to the last

17 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Margaret Ng ponders her future as lawmaker

Legal sector lawmaker and Civic Party member Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee is understood to be considering stepping down from her seat next term, but her party's inability to find another suitable candidate could persuade her to continue.

5 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

DAB sets sights on legal sector

A Beijing-friendly party may contest the Legislative Council legal functional constituency in September's election, despite long-standing dominance of the sector by pan-democratic forces.

25 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

Activists call for carbon controls

28 Nov 2007 - 12:00am


Common law standpoint a misconception

In 'Fudging the law of the land' (May 1), Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee refers to the Basic Law and alleges that Article 5 limits the term of land grants which the government could legitimately make under Article 7.

7 May 2007 - 12:00am

Margaret Ng takes on cheerleader role

Civic Party lawmaker Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee - rumoured to be the chief strategist behind party colleague Alan Leong Kah-kit's struggling chief executive campaign - should be worried.

12 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Hitting the headlines

Alan Leong Kah-kit distributes the free newspaper A45, whose editor is fellow Civic Party lawmaker Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee, in Central yesterday. This month's edition names the lawmaker and candidate for chief executive its '2007 Person of the Year'. Mr Leong and Ms Ng helped found the newspaper while they were members of the Article 45 Concern Group - which evolved into the Civic Party.

5 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

The wrong attitude to 'progress'

To be great, a city must have a past and a future: they give the place its character and identity. Yet, with all that it possesses, Hong Kong seems suspended in the short-term present, with its unique history rapidly slipping into oblivion and its future as hazy as its air.

5 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Civic Party prepares for TV face-off with Tsang

The Civic Party has begun preparing for a live televised debate between chief executive candidates and is looking for a suitable venue.

Lawmaker Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee said it was aiming big, with the Convention Centre a possibility.

29 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Spy law puts power in hands of dangerous individuals

The new covert surveillance law that has been passed by pro-government legislators has worsened Hong Kong's democracy for an indefinite amount of time, mainly due to the lack of a sunset clause proposed by pro-democracy legislators.

11 Aug 2006 - 12:00am