Financial Secretary Paul Chan this morning spoke about the government's fiscal consolidation strategy, the removal of residential property sector cooling measures and more as he answered questions from the public about the 2024-25 Budget on a radio phone-in program.
The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Algernon Yau, continued to attend the 13th World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference (MC13) in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, on February 29 (Abu Dhabi time).
The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) conducted a joint blitz operation with the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) and the Hong Kong Police Force on Thursday (Feb. 29) and seized some suspected dog and cat flesh on some premises in Mong Kok for further investigation.
The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government on Thursday (Feb. 29) strongly disapproved of and rejected the biased and misleading remarks made by the United States (US) Government about the Basic Law Article 23 legislation (Article 23 legislation).
The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco (HKETO San Francisco) rang in the Year of the Dragon along with the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) on February 27 (San Francisco time). Nearly 300 local officials, dignitaries, academia, business representatives and community leaders attended the spring reception at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, California.
The Cyber Security Professional Awards (CSPA) 2023 presentation ceremony was successfully concluded today (February 29), with a total of 52 winners and organisations commended for their outstanding achievements in the cyber security field.
In March last year, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) decided to establish the Hong Kong and Macao Work Office of the CPC Central Committee (HKMWO), based on the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, as an administrative agency of the Party Central Committee, and appointed Xia Baolong as its director.
The Hong Kong government announced today (Feb. 29) that it received a total of 13,147 submissions during the public consultation period on Basic Law Article 23 legislation and based on the initial figures, 98.64% of the participants showed their support for the legislation and made positive comments.