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CS clarifies reform stance

Chief Secretary Carrie Lam has reiterated that the Government is fully committed to consulting the public on constitutional development.   Speaking to reporters today, she said her remarks after a Basic Law seminar yesterday did not discuss Prof Rao Geping’s comments on the “love the country and love Hong Kong” requirement for the Chief Executive. […]

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Govt clarifies TV licence decision

The Chief Executive in Council decided on October 15 that a gradual and orderly approach should be adopted in introducing competition into the domestic free television programme service (free TV) market, and on this basis approved in principle the applications of Fantastic Television Limited (Fantastic TV) and Hong Kong Television Entertainment Company Limited (HKTVE) for […]

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Gov’t clarifies TV licence decision

The Chief Executive in Council decided on October 15 that a gradual and orderly approach should be adopted in introducing competition into the domestic free television programme service (free TV) market, and on this basis approved in principle the applications of Fantastic Television Limited (Fantastic TV) and Hong Kong Television Entertainment Company Limited (HKTVE) for […]

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DOJ clarifies ferry incident meeting

The Department of Justice says it will handle any criminal investigations and prosecutions related to the Lamma Island ferry incident on October 1, 2012 in a fair and impartial manner, regardless of peoples’ positions or status as government officials.   The department made the clarification today following media reports of a meeting with victims and […]

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EPD clarifies leakage questions

A discharge of surface runoff at the West New Territories Landfill in July last year was caused by heavy rain and there was no leachate leak, the Environmental Protection Department has confirmed.   The department made the statement today in response to media enquiries, saying investigations found that all leachate lagoons at the landfill were […]

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Paul Chan clarifies land deal

Secretary for Development Paul Chan says his wife sold all her shares last October in a company that bought farmland in Kwu Tung, adding that it was a genuine transaction and not a trust arrangement as suspected by some people.   Speaking to the media in Tianjin today, Mr Chan said he made a declaration […]

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DOJ clarifies Lisa Kuo case

Lisa Kuo has pleaded guilty to the first summons relating to unauthorised works at York Road, Kowloon, the Department of Justice says.   In response to media enquiries today, it said two summonses were laid against her with respect to the one matter because of an amendment to the offence provision with an additional element […]

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DOJ clarifies Lisa Kuo case

Lisa Kuo has pleaded guilty to the first summons relating to unauthorised works at York Road, Kowloon, the Department of Justice says.In response to media enquiries today, it said two summonses were laid against her with respect to the one matter because of an amendment to the offence provision with an additional element of knowledge.The […]

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CE clarifies property issues

Chief Executive CY Leung today issued a statement on his property on The Peak, which he hopes will clear misunderstandings and bring the matter to a close so he can focus on his work.   A news report in June said unauthorised building works were found on his property.   He said he attaches great […]

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Basic Law expert Alan Hoo ‘clarifies’ view on Chinese-only judges

The chairman of the Basic Law Institute, Alan Hoo SC, has clarified that he did not suggest or agree with the idea that all judges of the Court of Final Appeal should be Chinese nationals. His remarks came days after Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung and the Bar Association rejected the idea. Full News […]

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Paul Chan clarifies flat statements

Secretary for Development Paul Chan has apologised for any misunderstanding in his previous statements on the sub-divided units owned by Harvest Charm Development, in which his wife has shares, reiterating that what he said was true.   Speaking to the media today, Mr Chan apologised for any misunderstandings caused by his unclear presentation of the […]

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