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Miriam Lau Kin-Yee

Storeroom or basement palace?

Henry Tang Ying-yen, whose campaign for chief executive is embroiled in a furore over illegal structures at his Kowloon Tong properties, last night said he was not sure if he had even seen the floor plan for what is being dubbed his 'underground palace'.

Thursday, 16 February, 2012, 12:00am

Fewer all-night meetings facing Legco as term ends

The end of the Legislative Council's four-year term is traditionally marked by marathon meetings as lawmakers struggle to pass legislation, but the head of Legco's agenda-setting committee says she expects this year to be different, with only two controversial bills due to be tabled.

28 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Miriam Lau hits out at 'shameful' wealth gap

The disparity between the rich and the poor in Hong Kong is disgraceful, the chairwoman of the Liberal Party has said, demanding the government tackle the problem in the forthcoming policy address.

16 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Hello and goodbye

The result of Sunday's Legislative Council by-election falls into the category of what I call a 'humiliating victory'. This is especially so in light of the extraordinarily high turnout rate of over 52 per cent which, according to conventional wisdom, favours the pro-democracy camp.

6 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

KMB fare increase too high, says official

A top official has told lawmakers that Kowloon Motor Bus's application for a 9 per cent fare increase was too high and would be assessed with great caution.

Lawmakers attacked KMB's application as 'crazy' and 'unreasonable' yesterday but failed to push through a motion urging the government to reject the application.

18 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

'Jumping the garden wall' pays dividends

Professional of the Year: Miriam Lau

A combination of talent, dedication and achievement gave the judges a 'clear winner' for the Professional of the Year Award category at the 2007 Women of Influence Awards organised by the American Chamber of Commerce and the South China Morning Post.

8 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Amendment sought on speed laws

The lawmaker representing the transport sector, Miriam Lau Kin-yee, will move an amendment to stop the Government increasing the punishment for speeding from five penalty points to six. But she supports increasing fines from $450 to $600.

15 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

Passengers on MTR hit peak levels

MORE people than ever are travelling to work along the MTR's notorious Nathan Road corridor, raising concerns that the system may be unsafe.

But politicians warned they would fiercely resist attempts to reduce numbers by reimposing the peak hour surcharge.

14 Jul 1994 - 12:00am