Ng Hong-Mun

Beijing's point man ducks the iron triangle

Wang Guangya appeared for a brief moment yesterday to have handed the media the story of the year. Alas, it was not to be.

Tuesday, 14 June, 2011, 12:00am

Hong Kong columnist meets Premier Wen

Veteran Hong Kong columnist and former local National People's Congress deputy Ng Hong-mun has had a 90-minute audience with premier Wen Jiabao which political commentators see as Beijing trying to show it is more open to criticism.

27 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

NPC chief had elections in mind, Basic Law panellist confirms

Comments this week by the National People's Congress chairman about the limits to Hong Kong's autonomy were directed at the question of universal suffrage, says one of the Basic Law Committee members who heard Wu Bangguo speak in Beijing on Wednesday.

9 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Democracy is tripped up again

The option of having universal suffrage in Hong Kong for the 2012 election may still be on the table, in theory. But for Ng Hong-mun, a veteran pro-Beijing leader, 2017 would be a more appropriate time for electing the chief executive and the legislature by a one-man, one-vote system.

28 Aug 2006 - 12:00am