Philip Wong

'No collusion' over killing debate, proposer insists

The lawmaker who on Thursday proposed killing the legislative filibuster denied colluding with the Legco president to invoke a never-before-used power to do so.

Saturday, 19 May, 2012, 12:00am

'No collusion' over debate, Legco president insists

Legislative Council president Tsang Yok-sing knew in advance that pro-government lawmaker Philip Wong Yu-hong was going to propose killing the filibuster on Thursday.

Legco secretary-general Pauline Ng Man-wah said last night she had informed Tsang on Wednesday that Wong was planning to propose terminating the debate after Wong had made inquiries about the rules of procedure.

19 May 2012 - 12:00am

Fok tops Legco no-show list again

As the Legislative Council heads into its last session before elections in September next year, its least active lawmakers have failed to show any sign of revival from their torpor.

16 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Under observation

Details from Tsui Po-ko's surveillance notes on ...

Philip Wong

March 10, 2005

0843 hrs Entered Legco, has a driver. Not yet seen car plate number

May 25, 2005

1040 hrs White seven-person car, driver

October 19, 2005

1100 hrs Legco

1230 hrs Car left, turned right

Raymond Wu

28 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Gaining of precious knowledge makes sacrifice worthwhile

PHILIP WONG has sacrificed three years of precious weekends with family and friends to work for a double master's degree with Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) in Australia.

But the assistant director of technology at the South China Morning Post has no regrets.

5 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

No need for briefing, says chairman

Concerns were yesterday raised over Legislator Philip Wong Yu-hong's dismissal of the need to hold a press conference on the Public Accounts Committee's report.

24 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Dad gives up time with kids to get ahead

FOR IT PROFESSIONAL Philip Wong, doing an MBA means sacrificing time spent with his wife and two children. But it is a sacrifice he is willing to make in his commitment to learning.

16 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Row sends lawmaker's son to the edge

The son of legislator Philip Wong Yu-hong had to be stopped from jumping from his 11th-floor home in Happy Valley after having a fierce argument with his father on Tuesday night.

The son, 37, lives with his wife, 35, in Shiu Fai Terrace.

At 10pm, the father and son reportedly had a heated dispute over the phone.

29 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Honour for Philip Wong stirs anger

SCMP, October 12, 2003

Controversial pro-government legislator Philip Wong Yu-hong has been presented with one of Hong Kong's highest awards by Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, provoking criticism that the government is continuing to disregard public opinion.

17 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Letters

Rough transit

I refer to the letter from an American citizen travelling to Hainan Island ('Rude immigration', October 14).

16 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

An insult to Hong Kong

Should legislator Philip Wong Yu-hong receive the Gold Bauhinia Star award?

Absolutely not. Mr Wong's manner of communication was irreverent, low-class, infantile, street-punk crude and entirely inappropriate for a member of the Legislative Council.

15 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Overlook one mistake

Extending 'the finger' to a crowd is a stupid thing to do.

Making this rude gesture to a demonstrating crowd as an elected official is even more retarded ('Honour for Philip Wong stirs anger', October 12).

Being caught on camera doing so - I am not even going to comment on that.

14 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Philip Wong, pioneer of the digital age

When Legco president Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai found it necessary this week to warn her colleagues not to act and swear like triads, she was no doubt thinking about incidents such as Philip 'Up Yours' Wong Yu-hong's infamous gesture when he drove past protesters outside Legco in July.

27 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

Nearly 300 complain over finger gesture

Rarely have so many protested in so short a time

Philip Wong Yu-hong's raised-middle-finger gesture, broadcast live on television, continues to dog the legislator.

17 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

Meet Legco's silent minority

David Li, Andrew Wong and Philip Wong prefer to keep their hands down

If silence is a virtue, then legislators David Li Kwok-po, Andrew Wong Wang-fat and Philip Wong Yu-hong should be lauded for their contributions to the Legislative Council this year.

30 Jul 2003 - 12:00am

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