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Welfare committee members named

Four people have been appointed to the Lump Sum Grant Steering Committee for a two-year term from April 22, the Labour & Welfare Bureau announced today.   They are Au Chor-kwan, Anna Chan, Chua Hoi-wai and Matthew Lee.   The committee was reconstituted in 2009 to monitor the implementation of the Lump Sum Grant Subvention […]

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Nomination committee discussion urged

Chief Secretary Carrie Lam has urged the public to focus on issues related to the nomination committee, including its composition and nomination procedures.   Speaking to the media after attending a Basic Law seminar today, Mrs Lam reiterated that the power of nominating Chief Executive candidates rests with the nomination committee.   She said reform […]

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Lantau committee starts work

A new advisory committee to discuss development on Lantau Island held its first meeting today.   Members include representatives from the Government, tourism and logistics industries, lawmakers and professionals. At the meeting, they were briefed on the island’s current projects and Government plans. Some members give initial suggestions, which Secretary for Development Paul Chan said the […]

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Key housing committee warns over rent controls, building on country parks

The government-appointed committee tasked with long-term planning for housing development in Hong Kong has expressed reservations about introducing rent controls and regulations for “subdivided flats” – and advised against using country park land for building homes. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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New honours, JP committee set

The Government today announced it will form the Honours & Non-official Justices of the Peace Selection Committee.   The body will scrutinise nominations for honours and appointments as Non-official Justices of the Peace, and make recommendations to the Chief Executive.   It will replace the Honours Committee and the Non-official JPs Selection Committee, as their […]

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SJ explains nomination committee

Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen says explanations about nomination procedures, as reported recently in the media, have only sought to explain that under Article 45, the power of nomination rests in the nominating committee.   Briefing reporters today, Mr Yuen refuted suggestions that such an explanation is like an ‘illegal structure’ on the Basic Law […]

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Beijing is right on nominating committee

Oh dear, let the tedium start. The public consultation on electoral reform has finally started. There will be lots of self-righteous and indignant claims and counter-claims over the next five months. But beyond that, Hong Kong really only has two broad choices. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Just two pan-democrats set to meet Basic Law Committee members

There may only be two pan-democratic lawmakers invited to meet top two members of the Basic Law Committee from Beijing visiting Hong Kong on Thursday, according to a Legco member. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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China’s state security committee shows Xi’s clout

BEIJING (AP) — China’s plan to create a new security committee demonstrates President Xi Jinping’s success in cementing his authority as Communist Party leader, analysts said Wednesday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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HK Mainland trade committee formed

The Consultative Committee on Economic & Trade Co-operation has been formed to advise the Government on economic and trade cooperation between Hong Kong and the Mainland, says Secretary for Constitutional & Mainland Affairs Raymond Tam.Speaking to the media today, Mr Tam said the Chief Executive has appointed Jack So as its chairman for two years. […]

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First recycling committee meeting held

Chief Secretary Carrie Lam chaired the first meeting of the Steering Committee to Promote the Sustainable Development of the Recycling Industry today.   Members reviewed Hong Kong’s recycling operation and support measures by the Government. The difficulties faced by the recycling trade were also discussed.   The goal is to boost waste reduction at source […]

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Committee to form recycling policies

Acting Chief Executive Carrie Lam says she hopes the Steering Committee to Promote the Sustainable Development of the Recycling Industry can form policies which could better assist the industry.Speaking to reporters before attending an Executive Council meeting today, Mrs Lam said the committee will hold its first meeting this week. It will comprise representatives from […]

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Committee to form recycling policies

Acting Chief Executive Carrie Lam says she hopes the Steering Committee to Promote the Sustainable Development of the Recycling Industry can form policies which could better assist the industry.   Speaking to reporters before attending an Executive Council meeting today, Mrs Lam said the committee will hold its first meeting this week. It will comprise […]

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New, improved stadium needed, says Olympic Committee chief

Better stadiums with better facilities should be built as soon as possible if the city is to remain competitive as a regional hub for large-scale sporting events, said the head of Hong Kong’s Olympic Committee. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Racial harmony committee members re-appointed

The Secretary for Home Affairs has re-appointed six incumbent members to the Committee on the Promotion of Racial Harmony. Their term of office starts today and runs until May 31, 2015.   Re-appointed members include Cheung-Ang Siew-mei, Daisy Catherine L Mandap, Amirali Bakirali Nasir, Bungon Tamasorn, Dr Rizwan Ullah and Thomas Yeung.   Other incumbent […]

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