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Regina Ip Lau Suk

Ip's HK$15b pitch would appeal to crucial factions

Election pledges outlined by chief executive hopeful Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee yesterday would cost the government at least an extra HK$15 billion in her first year in office.

Saturday, 25 February, 2012, 12:00am

Time to put the candid back in candidate

Here we go again. Another would-be wannabe says she needs more time to consider whether to run for chief executive.

17 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Price to pay for being too loyal?

In the end, 21 loyalist lawmakers did call for a public consultation on the controversial by-election plan, before the government agreed to the climbdown. But many will pay for their initial objection, critics say.

5 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Wild ride in council car park

The car of lawmaker Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee (pictured) ran out of control in the Legislative Council car park yesterday. The chauffeur, who said he had been feeling unwell, mistakenly stepped on the accelerator and ran into three other cars, two of them belonging to other lawmakers.

18 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Developing farce

The proposed compulsory sale of a half-century-old noodle factory in Sham Shui Po has turned out to be a huge misunderstanding. Officials are now saying that the owners do not need to surrender their property because the building is only 36 years old; the law only covers buildings that are 50 years old, or older.

30 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Earth Day - what changes are you making?

Eman Lam Yee-man, member of music group at17

22 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

To axe or not

Independent lawmaker Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee is proposing an amendment that will scrap the HK$400 a month levy imposed on employers of foreign domestic helpers. Do you agree? Write to us.

10 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Ip's groundless diatribe compares the incomparable

Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee's column, ('If the label fits', January 7) is filled with groundless and subjective diatribe.

First, Mrs Ip erroneously compares Hong Kong and Taiwan elections with elections in the United States saying in the former the arguments are ideological, while in the latter they are practical and concrete.

19 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Blurring the line between fact and political opinion

There is a worrying kind of brilliance in the way that Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee has managed to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat in the Legislative Council by-election.

7 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Regina Ip sleeps on noise problem

Legislative Council by-election candidate Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee spent last night in one of the noisiest flats next to the Mass Transit Railway track in Chai Wan.

She said she wanted to see if she could have a good sleep, and to experience first-hand the noise of MTR trains running on the elevated track that threads through the public housing estates in the area.

5 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

The 'great divide' blinds officials to Hong Kong's social problems

The difficulty some working parents have in caring for their children, as described by Ada Tse ('Parents need more help', October 1), is merely the tip of Hong Kong's iceberg of social problems. The increasing cases of child abuse reflect the lack of government education and guidance for parents.

5 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Important issues at stake in Hong Kong Island by-election

It was a relief to me to learn that Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee has decided to stand for election for a Legislative Council seat.

Mrs Ip is level-headed and knowledgeable in politics and history, as well as experienced in governance.

She is one we can trust to stand for the good of Hong Kong and China, free of personal motivation.

4 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Going for a cross-section

Workers for Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee's campaign are convinced that the conventional wisdom is wrong.

The belief that the pan-democrats will easily win 60 per cent of the votes in the Hong Kong Island Legislative Council by-election is untenable, they say, as their candidate will be able to garner the support of moderate voters in the constituency.

29 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Kevin Sinclair's Hong Kong

A veteran SCMP reporter, Kevin examines the good, bad and ugly sides of life in the city. E-mail him at

Thank God I don't live on Hong Kong Island. If so, I might next December be left in a chilling position; I could face a choice of voting for either Artful Anson or Regina the Rottweiler.

19 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

'Must-visit' status vital for cultural district

8 Sep 2006 - 12:00am