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Jan16 - Week in Review


Jan16 - Week in Review

See the week's main Government news in pictures

Super connecting: Chief Executive CY Leung opens the 10th Asian Financial Forum at the Convention & Exhibition Centre on January 16.

New lineup: Chief Executive CY Leung announces on January 16 Matthew Cheung (left) and Paul Chan (right) have been appointed Chief Secretary and Financial Secretary after the Central Government approved the resignations of Carrie Lam and John Tsang.

Groundwork laid: Permanent Secretary for Labour & Welfare Annie Tam (centre) and Director of Social Welfare Carol Yip (right) lay the first stone for the Kwun Tong Integrated Rehabilitation Services Complex on January 16.

Official visit: Chief Executive CY Leung meets First Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Vasily Matyushevsky at Government House on January 16.

Senior care: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung (left) presents gifts to the elderly at a festive gathering organised by the Federation of Trade Unions on January 16.

Education exchange: Secretary for Education Eddie Ng and Thai Consul-General Aroon Jivasakapimas celebrate the signing of an education collaboration deal between Hong Kong and Thailand on January 16.

Finance forum: Financial Secretary Paul Chan speaks at the cocktail reception for the 10th Asian Financial Forum at the Convention & Exhibition Centre on January 16.

Legacy leaving: Ahead of the Executive Council meeting on January 17, Chief Executive CY Leung tells the media the next administration should maintain the Government's efforts in solving poverty, housing and elderly care issues.

Startup hub: Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development Gregory So speaks at the StartmeupHK Venture Forum on January 17.

In vogue: Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter is showcasing the latest designs, garments, accessories, fabrics and sewing supplies at the Convention & Exhibition Centre until January 19.

Equity etiquette: Financial Secretary Paul Chan speaks at the Asia Private Equity Forum 2017 held by the Hong Kong Venture Capital & Private Equity Association on January 18.

Policy plans: Chief Executive CY Leung delivers his 2017 Policy Address in the Legislative Council on January 18.

Spring greetings: Director of Social Welfare Carol Yip gives lai-see packets to senior citizens on January 18 as the Lunar New Year approaches.

Policy pickup: Copies of the 2017 Policy Address are distributed to the public at the Central Government Offices at Tamar on January 18.

Essence explained: Chief Executive CY Leung (second right) takes media questions during the 2017 Policy Address TV Forum on January 18.

Outlining objectives: Chief Executive CY Leung attends a radio programme on January 19 to answer listeners’ questions on the 2017 Policy Address.

Distinguished decor: An exhibition on Hong Kong’s historic buildings will be held at the Heritage Discovery Centre from January 20 to May 1.

Policy highlights: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung elaborates on initiatives in the 2017 Policy Address at a press conference on January 19.

Blueprint explained: Chief Executive CY Leung discusses his 2017 Policy Address on a radio programme on January 20.

A panoply of phoenixes: A thematic lantern show entitled Blooming Love of Phoenixes is on display at the Cultural Centre Piazza in Tsim Sha Tsui until February 19.

Contingency control: Secretary for the Civil Service Clement Cheung (right) tours the Transport Department’s 24-hour emergency co-ordination centre on January 20.

Data discourse: Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen talks about data analysis for effective border management at the 2017 International Customs Day cocktail reception on January 20.

Future stars: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung speaks at the Future Stars Appreciation Ceremony on January 21.

Trade talk: Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development Gregory So (right) meets World Trade Organisation Director General Roberto Azevedo at the WTO Informal Ministerial Gathering in Davos on January 20.

On air: Chief Executive CY Leung discusses his 2017 Policy Address initiatives on a radio show on January 21.

Chat channel: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung (left) speaks on a television current affairs programme on January 21.

Senior solutions: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung discusses elderly welfare on a radio show on January 22.

Student ambassadors: Four Japanese university students are selected on January 22 as Hong Kong ambassadors to further enhance cultural ties, friendship and goodwill between Hong Kong and Japan.

Belt-Road prospects: Chief Executive CY Leung speaks at the Board Inauguration Ceremony of the Chinese Importers' & Exporters' Association on January 22.

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