Nelson Chow, who wrote the latest retirement protection report, believes the introduction of a universal pension scheme will improve the government’s popularity, Joseph Li writes
It is too early to talk about standard working hour legislation, said chairman of the Standard Working Hours Committee Leong Che-hung.
The central government is concerned about whether the implementation of ‘One Country, Two Systems’ is in line with the original design, Lau Siu-kai told Joseph Li.
More than 1 million people have signed up to support universal suffrage and oppose “Occupy Central”. Ng Chau-pei, organizer of the campaign, told Joseph Li this was a victory for common sense.
In the opinion of William Yu, chief executive of World Green Organisation, emissions from power generation in Hong Kong are under strict control, while most polluting emissions come from the vehicles.
Hong Kong is taking a unique path to democracy and should not copy foreign models of democratic development, Lau Siu-kai, vice-president of the Chinese Association of Hong Kong and Macao Studies, said on Thursday.
In view of the 'longevity risk', the Hong Kong Council of Social Service is arguing for universal retirement protection in conjunction with the job-related MPF to provide for the aging population, Joseph Li writes.
Secretary for the Environment Wong Kam-sing is urging filibustering opposition lawmakers...
Lantau provides good opportunities for Hong Kong to develop a new central business district, but the island must overcome its lack of transport and hotel facilities before this can be realized, Allen Ha of the Lantau Development Alliance tells Joseph Li.
Raymond Chan Kin-sek, who steps down today (Friday) as president of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, said that there were many views about infrastructure development, but few of them were constructive.