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Mar 6 - Week in Review


Mar 6 - Week in Review

See the week's main Government news in pictures

Going green: Yuen Long Community Green Station opens on March 6 to boost waste reduction, and prepare for the future implementation of quantity-based municipal solid waste charging.

Woman power: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung speaks at a dinner celebrating International Women’s Day on March 6.

Registry rally: Financial Secretary Paul Chan (centre) and Registrar of Companies Ada Chung (right) open the Corporate Registers Forum, organised by the Companies Registry, on March 7.

Sparkling swivels: UK sound artist Ray Lee’s installation Chorus, part of the Hong Kong Arts Festival, creates a multi-sensory experience in Kowloon Park. The display runs until March 10. 

Professionalism commended: Chief Executive CY Leung meets with the staff involved in the rescue operation following the MTR arson attack at Government House on March 8, praising them for their swift evacuation of passengers. 

Fiscal speech: Financial Secretary Paul Chan talks about the philosophy behind his Budget at the Coalition of Professional Services luncheon on March 8.

Celebrating women: Chief Executive CY Leung speaks at Women's Commission cocktail reception to celebrate International Women's Day on March 8.

Arbitration meeting: Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen (first right) meets Egypt Vice-Minister of Justice Mostafa El Bahabety in the International Arbitration Conference in Dubai on March 8.

Plumbing advice: Water Supplies Department Assistant Director Chan Chung-kun (left) and the Construction Industry Council Chairman Chan Ka-kui (centre) introduce the Good Practice Guide on Plumbing Works on March 9.

Contemporary creations: An exhibition on contemporary Korean art is on display at Harbour City until March 28.

Budget discourse: Financial Secretary Paul Chan introduces the Government’s fiscal policies to local youths at a live webcast programme on March 9.

Creative sketches: More than 2,000 students participate in a drawing competition at the Hong Kong Flower Show in Victoria Park on March 10.

Pillars of society: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung speaks at the Institution of Engineers annual dinner on March 10.

IT recruits: Secretary for Innovation & Technology Nicholas Yang (right) tours the Hong Kong Computer Society IT Career Expo on March 11.

Role model: Secretary for Home Affairs Lau Kong-wah (right) presents an award to Kwok Man-wai at a ceremony to recognise outstanding youths for their achievements in arts, sports and community service on March 11.

Women’s rights: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung speaks at the Hong Kong Ladies Dynamic Association reception dinner on March 11.

Pipe patch-up: The Drainage Services Department introduced a new method called spiral wound rehabilitation technology to repair pipes last year.

Whizz kids: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung speaks at the Hong Kong Youth Science & Technology Innovation Competition's award presentation ceremony on March 12.

Dentistry drive: The Department of Health holds a publicity event on March 12 to promote oral health.