Radical pan-democrat lawmaker Wong Yuk-man said on Tuesday he would not join a lunch with Beijing’s liaison office director Zhang Xiaoming next week.Tuesday, 9 July, 2013, 7:43pm 3 comments
Pro-democracy lawmaker Wong Yuk-man has been sentenced to one month in jail by a Taiwanese court for assaulting Hong Kong district councillor Andrew Fung Wai-kwong while they were in Taipei last year.
Fung, a former Democratic Party member, yesterday showed reporters a judicial notice handed down by the Taipei District Court on Wednesday.22 Jun 2013 - 4:18am
Radical lawmakers Wong Yuk-man and Albert Chan Wai-yip have been given suspended jail terms for unlawful assembly after a protest march two years ago. Immediately, the pro-establishment camp sees an opportunity to get rid of its opposition from the legislative assembly.7 Jun 2013 - 1:13am 3 comments
A lawmaker has backed away from her controversial attempt to have two pro-democracy radicals kicked out of the legislature - at least for now.
Ann Chiang Lai-wan, of the pro-Beijing Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, had planned a disqualification motion against Wong Yuk-man and Albert Chan Wai-yip.1 Jun 2013 - 3:38am
Police interviewed him as part of their investigation into the failure of his Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange, which had to hand back its trading licence last weekend. Four people have been arrested in connection with the investigation and three have appeared in court.26 May 2013 - 4:35am
Among democrats everywhere, you inevitably find a few demagogues. They are the most extreme, and reject any accommodation and compromise.24 May 2013 - 7:55am 8 comments
Two radical lawmakers are expected to keep their Legislative Council seats, despite receiving suspended jail terms yesterday for their leading roles in an unlawful assembly two years ago.22 May 2013 - 5:19am 3 comments
The extent of the rift within the radical People Power association emerged yesterday as lawmaker Wong Yuk-man, who quit the group on Monday, revealed that affiliate group the Proletariat Political Institute will go independent with him.22 May 2013 - 9:42am 2 comments
People Power lawmaker Albert Chan Wai-yip and former party colleague Wong Yuk-man, who resigned from the party on Monday, slammed the “unreasonable” sentencing and vowed to appeal.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Maverick lawmaker Wong Yuk-man has announced his immediate resignation from People Power - the radical pan-democratic party he founded in 2011. The surprise decision yesterday by the one of the most charismatic politicians in Hong Kong is likely to deal a huge blow to the city's radical movement, the party's leaders conceded. It would also leave the Alliance for True Democracy - a coalition formed of all pan-democratic lawmakers to fight for electoral reform - with 26 seats, although still able to retain its veto power in the Legislative Council.21 May 2013 - 5:52am 2 comments
The use of delaying tactics by radical lawmakers in Legco in an attempt to block a budget bill has divided both politicians and the public.21 May 2013 - 9:20am
People Power lawmaker Albert Chan Wai-yip apologised "unconditionally" yesterday for suggesting an Eastern Court magistrate had a "political mission".
The apology followed a warning by the magistrate, Joseph To Ho-shing, that Chan might be charged if he refused to admit he was wrong.17 May 2013 - 10:21am
Two Communist Party mouthpieces yesterday reported the controversy in Hong Kong over the HK$100 million donation to earthquake victims in Sichuan - pointing the finger at the Red Cross Society of China.7 May 2013 - 6:12am 4 comments
Two lawmakers of pro-democracy party People Power have been convicted of organising an unlawful assembly in 2011, with the magistrate slamming one of them, Wong Yuk-man, for being "dishonest and unreliable" and giving questionable testimony.30 Apr 2013 - 4:55am
Legislative Council president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing has - against government advice - approved more than 700 amendments tabled in the pan-democrats' filibustering bid on the budget bill.22 Apr 2013 - 4:52am