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Ronny Tong Ka-Wah

Pan-democrats' reform demands may have pushed Beijing into taking tougher stance

Ronny Tong Ka-wah now fears Beijing's hardened approach may mean no consensus will be reached on how to implement universal suffrage for the 2017 chief executive election.

Monday, 27 January, 2014, 7:17am 8 comments

Who said it?

Upholding the rule of law and judicial independence for Hong Kong are the minimum duties that a Bar chairman should be committed to.

18 Feb 2013 - 1:55am

With barristers' wigs, the more sullied, the better

Ronny Tong Ka-wah wears a second-hand wig in court that he bought four decades ago in Britain for a mere £8.

And he has not cleaned the delicate piece since buying it, fearing it may not survive the stress of washing.

The lawmaker, who is also a senior counsel, recalled how he came to possess the wig.

15 Jan 2013 - 4:04am 3 comments

More time sought to review MTR fare hike

Lawmakers have urged the government to give them more time – until the end of the year – for their public consultation on how the MTR calculates its fare increases.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Who said it?

It is not Legco's job to regulate the banks. Our job is to regulate the government

Civic Party lawmaker Ronny Tong Ka-wah

No one knew who I was. It was pretty good to be anonymous, just nice and refreshing to be a normal guy in the crowd

Former Springbok rugby captain John Smit, on his arrival in Hong Kong

8 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Barrister prepares to fill veteran's shoes

A young barrister is preparing to fill the shoes of veteran legal sector lawmaker Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee.

7 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Rift between Ronny Tong and party widens

The rift between Civic Party lawmaker Ronny Tong Ka-wah and the party he co-founded is widening with his displeasure over its handling of amendments to the copyright ordinance.

26 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

New stamp duty won't help, say legislators

Legislators approved last year's decision to impose special stamp duty on quick resales of flats, but said it would not bring down the sky-high property prices. The only way to do that was to resume building subsidised flats for sale under the Home Ownership Scheme, they said.

23 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Lawmakers seek review of 'inadequate' MPF scheme

Lawmakers yesterday passed a non-binding motion calling for a comprehensive review of the Mandatory Provident Fund on the fund's 10th anniversary.

Many criticised the fund as offering inadequate retirement protection for people to rely on.

2 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Doubt cast on HOS effect on prices

Acting housing minister Yau Shing-mu said yesterday it was debatable whether to resume the Home Ownership Scheme because of soaring home prices, as the sale of subsidised flats did not always help curb prices.

4 May 2010 - 12:00am

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