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Mar 13 - Week in Review


Mar 13 - Week in Review

See the week's main Government news in pictures

Capital convention: Chief Executive CY Leung attends the closing meeting of the fifth session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in Beijing on March 13.

Corporate competitiveness: Secretary for Financial Services & the Treasury Prof KC Chan addresses the Corporate Governance Roundtable organised by the Companies Registry on March 13. 

Entertaining kick-off: Financial Secretary Paul Chan opens Entertainment Expo 2017 at the Convention & Exhibition Centre on March 13.

Conscientious employers: Secretary for Labour & Welfare Stephen Sui speaks at an employment awards ceremony on March 13 to praise organisations that employ people with disabilities.

Stop stalling: Acting Chief Executive Matthew Cheung calls on legislators to stop filibustering and promptly approve funding for capital works before the March 14 Executive Council meeting. 

Blossoms of love: Tens of thousands of flower lovers visit Victoria Park to enjoy the annual Hong Kong Flower Show, running until March 19.

Startup hub: Secretary for Innovation & Technology Nicholas Yang speaks at the launch ceremony of Polytechnic University's InnoHub on March 15, which provides co-working space and startup incubation support to budding entrepreneurs. 

Quality education: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung speaks at the Education University of Hong Kong Scholarship Presentation Ceremony on March 16.

Flood prevention: Financial Secretary Paul Chan speaks at the Happy Valley Underground Stormwater Storage Scheme launch ceremony on March 16.

Good leadership: Chief Executive CY Leung (left) opens the Leader of the Year 2016 Awards Presentation Ceremony on March 16.

Sporting achievements: Secretary for Education Eddie Ng (back row, right) presents prizes to winners at the Kwok Man School Sports Day on Cheung Chau on March 16.

Gastronomic feast: Featuring top chefs' cooking demonstrations, pop-up bars and 16 eateries serving up cuisines from all over the world, Taste of Hong Kong is being held at the Central Harbourfront until March 19.

Arbour affairs: Secretary for Development Eric Ma speaks at the Symposium on Brown Root Rot Disease Management on March 18.

Celebrating creativity: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung speaks at the 45th Hong Kong Arts Festival finale ceremony on March 18.

Green culture: Launched in February, the Kwun Tong Community Green Station runs upcycling workshops and swap events for residents to exchange unwanted clothes, books and other recyclables.

Solid foundation: Commissioner for Labour Carlson Chan (centre) poses with recipients of the Construction Industry Safety Award on March 19.