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Raymond Chan Chi-chuen

Talking Points

Remembrance Sunday

Saturday, 10 November, 2012, 1:51am

Young new faces plan to shake up Legco chamber

Tactics such as throwing bananas or letting off balloons in the Legislative Council chamber have lost their appeal for newly elected radical legislators, who are planning more creative ideas to raise eyebrows.

2 Oct 2012 - 4:08am

Minorities of all stripes must have a voice

Bravo, Raymond Chan Chi-chuen! For the first time, we have a directly elected lawmaker who is openly gay. That took courage in conservative Hong Kong. Mind you, he didn't run on a gay and lesbian platform, despite the minority becoming increasingly vocal and politically organised; Chan said it was purely "a private matter".

14 Sep 2012 - 2:35am 2 comments

First openly gay legislator Raymond Chan helps pluralistic society

Hong Kong does not seem to be at the forefront as far as gay rights are concerned. Despite efforts to promote equal opportunities for all regardless of sex, race, age, religion and political conviction, the issue of sexual orientation remains a taboo for many in our society.

13 Sep 2012 - 4:17pm 4 comments

Who said it?

I hope you can ask a serious question

Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei, when asked at a press conference if Vice-President Xi Jinping was dead. Xi's absence from official events has sparked rumours about his health

 

One enters an election because of what he believes … not depending on whether he loves a woman or a man

12 Sep 2012 - 1:41am