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Jan2 - Week in Review


Jan2 - Week in Review

See the week's main Government news in pictures

Sports storm: "Storm the Park", featuring orienteering and fitness activities, is held at Shek Kip Mei Park on January 1.

New hospital: Tin Shui Wai Hospital will start patient services in phases from January 9, providing specialist out-patient clinics, accident and emergency wards and other services.

Lively loop: Chief Executive CY Leung speaks at the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding on Jointly Developing the Lok Ma Chau Loop by Hong Kong & Shenzhen at the Central Government Offices in Tamar on January 3.

House art: These artistic screens at the Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum are part of the "Hi! Houses" art project, running until June 30.

Startup hub: InvestHK Acting Director-General Charles Ng (right) promotes the upcoming 2017 StartmeupHK Festival on January 4.

Senior assistance: Secretary for Labour & Welfare Matthew Cheung meets the residents of Po Leung Kuk Wan Chai Home for the Elderly after opening the facility on January 5.

For the birds: The Secrets in the World of Birds programme at the Wetland Park is offering guided tours and talks on an array of feathered friends until April 10.

Eco-operation: Secretary for the Environment KS Wong (right) meets Guangdong Environmental Protection Department Director-General Lu Xiulu in Guangzhou on January 6.

Caring community: Chief Secretary Carrie Lam officiates at the Social Capital Builder Award presentation ceremony on January 6.

Past preservation: Secretary for Development Paul Chan presents the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Award for Cultural Heritage Conservation to the Green Hub in Tai Po on January 6.

Altruism award: Chief Executive CY Leung (second right) presents certificates of appreciation to donors at the Hong Kong Volunteers Federation 2017 Outstanding Volunteer Award Presentation Ceremony on January 7.

Family harmony: Secretary for Labour & Welfare Matthew Cheung speaks at the recognition ceremony for 2016 Mental Health Month on January 7.

Technical talent: The Vocational Training Council’s Earn & Learn Pilot Scheme provides vocational courses and apprenticeships to young school leavers.

Urban run: Chief Secretary Carrie Lam kicks off the half marathon and 32km race of the Hong Kong Streetathon@kowloon 2017 event at Kai Tak Cruise Terminal on January 8.

Charity walk: Chief Executive CY Leung greets participants of the 2016-2017 Hong Kong & Kowloon Walk for Millions at Hong Kong Stadium on January 8.

Refreshing run: Over 5,000 people join the 6th Hong Kong Games' Vitality Run along the Shing Mun River in Sha Tin on January 8.