Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee

Leung Chun-ying, Carrie Lam defend ministers after Regina Ip's criticism

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying. Photo: David Wong

Executive councillor Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee says some ministers are not professional enough and the financial secretary is a miser.

But her comments yesterday drew a swift defence of the governing team from Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying.

Thursday, 11 June, 2015, 4:33pm 3 comments

Pro-Beijing forum attacks advocacy of Hong Kong's special identity

Lawmaker Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee. Photo: Edward Wong

A recent outspoken defence of local culture was the result of a "psychological imbalance" among Hongkongers who felt powerless when faced with the mainland's economic growth, said speakers at a pro-Beijing forum yesterday.

30 May 2013 - 4:04am 18 comments

Damage limitation the focus for Exco in wake of Barry Cheung controversy

Regina Ip

Compared with the controversy surrounding fellow executive councillor Franklin Lam Fan-keung last year, the political fallout from the investigation of Barry Cheung Chun-yuen's Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange could be far heavier.

23 May 2013 - 4:30am 1 comment

Definition of racism is open to question

Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee

Let's define what racism is if that is even possible. Was the recent TV commercial by General Motors racist? It used lyrics of a 1930s song that described China as the land of Fu Manchu where people say "ching-ching, chop suey". An apologetic GM quickly killed the advert. Was what Executive and Legislative Councillor Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee said on radio last week racist?

15 May 2013 - 4:02am 1 comment

Regina Ip's not currying any favour with this one

Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee. Photo: Felix Wong

If you live next door to Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee, make sure you tell her before you cook a curry.

But that's not necessarily because she likes the spicy, aromatic concoction and might seek an invitation.

11 May 2013 - 5:16am 2 comments

Four women blaze trail in Hong Kong politics

Selina Chow

Family duties and the roles traditional culture assigns women doesn't make it easy for them to take on the challenge of helping run Hong Kong.

7 Feb 2013 - 10:19am 1 comment

I believe Lew's allegations about CY Leung, says Regina Ip

Regina Ip. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Executive Councillor Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee told ATV's current affairs programme Newsline last night that she was not "too taken aback" by the claims made by Lew Mon-hung.

4 Feb 2013 - 8:54am 1 comment

Move to protect Hong Kong milk formula stocks by making it 'reserved commodity'

Parallel traders carry goods across the border at Sheung Shui, where police and customs officers swooped this week. Photo: Felix Wong

The city is considering making infant milk formula a "reserved commodity" after executive councillor Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee floated the idea to restrict exports and ensure local needs are met.

30 Jan 2013 - 11:11am 9 comments

Regina Ip urges restrictions on milk formula supply

Traders carry Friso milk formula-labelled boxes of goods at Sheung Shui station. Photo: Sam Tsang

New People’s Party chairwoman Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee on Tuesday suggested listing infant milk formula as a reserve commodity to maintain a sufficient supply to Hong Kong babies.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Who said it?

Vice-Premier Wang Qishan

Wang is a tough man. He may want to make some noise in the new post

Academic Gu Su on the new role for Vice-Premier Wang Qishan in the Communist Party's top disciplinary body  

Any further delay will put his credibility at stake

15 Nov 2012 - 2:35am

CY under pressure to explain illegal structures to lawmakers

CY under pressure to explain illegal structures to lawmakers

Pressure on Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying over the illegal structures at his property on The Peak increased yesterday as a member of the Executive Council and lawmakers from across the political spectrum urged him to give a detailed explanation.

15 Nov 2012 - 4:12am

Who said it?

Lawmaker and Executive Council member Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee

[Leung Chun-ying's ministerial team] is the weakest in the history of Hong Kong

Lawmaker and Executive Council member Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee condemns the new government's lack of experience


Meditation is not just blissing out under a mango tree … it changes your brain

30 Oct 2012 - 3:04am

Regina Ip, Jeffrey Lam appointed to Exco

Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee. Photo: David Wong

New People’s Party chairwoman Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee and a pro-business legislator on Wednesday were appointed members of the Executive Council - the government’s top advisory body.

The appointment of Ip and Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung as non-official Exco members takes immediate effect, a government spokesman said.

17 Oct 2012 - 12:14pm