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Dec26 - Week in Review


Dec26 - Week in Review

See the week's main Government news in pictures

Oceanic commute: The MTR's South Island Line (East) opens on December 28.

Mutual assistance: Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen (left) signs an arrangement with Supreme People's Court Executive Vice President Shen Deyong in Shenzhen on December 29 to simplify evidence-gathering procedures in the Mainland and Hong Kong.

Heritage boost: Chief Secretary Carrie Lam speaks at the unveiling ceremony of the Hospital for Conservation, the Palace Museum Learning Centre and the Jianfu Honour Roll of Architectural Conservation Donors at the Palace Museum in Beijing on December 29.

Leisure centre: The 1,800-square-metre Wang Kwong Road Sitting-out Area next to Richland Gardens in Kowloon Bay has opened. Its facilities include a pavilion and elderly fitness corner.

Festive fun: Chief Executive CY Leung distributes gifts at the HKSAR 20th Anniversary's Eve: Countdown Fun Fun Fun at Victoria Park on December 31.

New Year greeting: Chief Secretary Carrie Lam (second right) officiates at HKSAR 20th Anniversary's Eve: Countdown Fun Fun Fun at Victoria Park on December 31.

New beginning: Chief Executive CY Leung (centre) officiates at the BOCHK Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations 2017 with his wife Regina Leung (second right) and Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development Gregory So (right) December 31.

Squash stars: Hong Kong Squash team members Yip Tsz-fung, Eunice Tong and Calvin Wong recently won medals at the World University Squash Championship and want to promote the sport in their hometown.

Excitement mounts: Revellers savour Lan Kwai Fong's party atmosphere on New Year's Eve.

Bundle of joy: A baby girl is born at 12.19am on New Year's Day at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, bringing much joy to her parents.

Spectacular sight: Fireworks light up the Hong Kong skyline to usher in 2017. The team wishes readers a happy New Year!