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People Power sees another high-profile exit: chairman Christopher Lau

Christopher Lau Gar-hung. Photo: Dickson Lee

Lau’s resignation comes less than a month after maverick lawmaker Wong Yuk-man announced his high-profile resignation from the party, which he co-founded in 2011.

Thursday, 20 June, 2013, 10:13am

Who said it?

We expect Wong Yuk-man would go after us during the campaign on politics too. But our edge is on the livelihood issues

Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood vice-chairman Tam Kwok-kiu, on possible attacks by the People Power lawmaker

My birthday could be the last one I celebrate as president, but that's not up to me - it's up to you

15 Aug 2012 - 11:03pm

Pair pull out of medical, Kowloon West polls

Two potential candidates made surprise decisions not to stand in September's Legislative Council election just before the nomination period closed yesterday.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:46pm

Ex-People Power activist may take on its founder

A former People Power activist is threatening to split the group's support by running against ex-ally and radical stalwart Wong Yuk-man in September's election.

28 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Revamp plan pushed to bottom of agenda

The new administration has all but admitted that its embattled plan for government restructuring will not be passed in the current legislature.

Widely criticised and subject to a lawmakers' filibuster, the scheme was pushed to the bottom of the lawmakers' agenda yesterday. Legislators across the political spectrum welcomed the government's move.

10 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

People Power wins funds battle

Pan-democrats and the July 1 rally organiser were big winners in fund-raising efforts during the largest handover-anniversary march in years, offering an early glimpse of public sentiment ahead of Legislative Council elections.

Political groups collected at least HK$2 million in total during Sunday's rally - almost double last year's HK$1.2 million - initial tallies show.

4 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Released activist ready to run for Legco seat

People Power activist Wong Yeung-tat was greeted by dozens of supporters on his release from prison yesterday, after serving a three-week sentence for disrupting a public consultation forum last year.

Speaking outside the Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre, Wong said: 'Serving my term did not mean I admitted being guilty. I am still appealing against the conviction.'

27 May 2012 - 12:00am

Tsang comes under fire from all sides

Long respected by lawmakers across the political spectrum, Tsang Yok-sing finds himself in an unlikely position - attacked by friend and foe alike for his handling of last week's legislative filibuster.

22 May 2012 - 12:00am

Pause in hostilities for president's birthday

It was probably the toughest birthday that Tsang Yok-sing has ever spent.

The Legislative Council president, who turned 65 yesterday, made an unprecedented decision to kill a filibuster after an all-night debate in the Legco chamber.

18 May 2012 - 12:00am

Running down the clock in Legco

Speaking extraordinarily slowly, and quoting the Bible and ancient Chinese history classics, were among the tactics radical pan-democratic lawmakers used in their filibuster yesterday to force the withdrawal of a bill to restrict by-elections.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am

Public Eye

Sorry seems to be the hardest word for chief of police

9 May 2012 - 12:00am

Debate on contentious electoral bill suspended

Debate on a controversial electoral bill in the Legislative Council had to be suspended yesterday when lawmakers' attendance fell below the minimum level required.

The suspension came after 10 pro-government lawmakers surprisingly failed to turn up while pan-democrats boycotted the debate in support of a filibuster mounted in an effort to have the measure withdrawn.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Pan-democrats should back filibuster over divisive bills

Two legislative proposals that would have an impact on people's democratic rights and freedoms could become law soon if they are passed by the Legislative Council after scheduled second and third readings this month.

2 May 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Man arrested fleeing crash after car chase

6 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

'Attack' adds fuel to democrat-camp fire

A Democratic Party lawmaker embroiled in a row over an alleged attack on one of his political allies by controversial People Power politician Wong Yuk-man in Taiwan last week claimed he was assaulted in a Mong Kok street yesterday.

19 Jan 2012 - 12:00am