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Ma Lik

Ma Lik

Ma Lik (馬力) is currently the Chairman of the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong (DAB), a pro-Beijing political party in Hong Kong. He is the Deputy Publisher of the Hong Kong Commercial Daily, and a local Deputy to the National People's Congress.

He became the Chairman of the DAB in December 2003, after the resignation of former Chairman, Mr. Jasper Tsang Yok-sing. The latter resigned following the setback of the party in the November 2003 District Council elections. Ma was formerly the Secretary General of the DAB.

Ma currently serves in the Basic Law Promotion Steering Committee, Hong Kong Cheshire Home Foundation, and Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education. He was formerly the Chief Editor of the Hong Kong Commercial Daily, Deputy Secretary General of the Basic Law Consultative Committee, Director of Treasure Land International Property Consultants, General Manager of The Hong Kong Institute for Promotion of Chinese Culture, and member of the Selection Committee for the First Government of HKSAR.

Ma has been active in the political circles in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Ma also writes weekly and daily columns that appear in Hong Kong Economic Times, Ming Pao and The Sun. Ma received his Bachelor of Arts (with Honors) in Chinese Literature from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

See Also: Politics of Hong Kong