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May 8 - Week in Review


May 8 - Week in Review

See the week's main Government news in pictures

Delicious demonstration: Acting Financial Secretary Prof KC Chan (right) attends HOFEX 2017, a food and hospitality trade show on May 8.

Strengthening ties: Financial Secretary Paul Chan (right) meets Japan-Hong Kong Business Co-operation Committee Chairman Katsunori Nagayasu in Tokyo on May 8.

Promising potential: Chief Executive CY Leung tells the media before the May 9 Executive Council meeting Hong Kong companies have a good track record in investing in Belt & Road countries.

Hungary for more: Secretary for Home Affairs Lau Kong-wah meets Speaker of the Hungarian National Assembly Laszlo Kover in Budapest on May 8.

Stage stars: The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library will host an exhibition showing the memorabilia of Cantonese opera troupe Sin Fung Ming from May 14 to July 31.

True as steel: Financial Secretary Paul Chan speaks at the LME Asia Metals Seminar on May 10.

Air agreement: Secretary for Transport & Housing Prof Anthony Cheung (right) signs an air services agreement with Spanish Minister of Public Works & Transport Inigo de la Serna in Madrid on May 9.

Work ready: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung speaks at the DE Empower: Career Empowerment Platform for People of Differences graduation ceremony on May 10.

Innovation celebration: Chief Executive CY Leung attends a reception to congratulate the Hong Kong winners of the 45th International Exhibition of Inventions - Geneva on May 11.

Nippon nosh: PMQ is hosting the KANPAI@MART BOX event, highlighting the culture of Japanese street-food and beverages, from May 11 to 14.

Youthful exuberance: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung speaks at the Hong Kong Award for Young People 95th Silver Award presentation ceremony on May 11.

Centre stage: Secretary for Home Affairs Lau Kong-wah (third left) opens the Hong Kong Pavilion at the Venice Biennale on May 11.

Angler's haven: Ancillary facilities for fishermen near the pier on Tai Po Waterfront Park promenade open to the public on May 12, such as rod holders, benches and educational display panels.

Fortune forecast: Chief Executive CY Leung opens the Law Society of Hong Kong's Belt & Road Conference on May 12.

Joint innovation: Secretary for Innovation & Technology Nicholas Yang speaks at the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Co-operation Roundtable held by the Shenzhen Innovation & Development Institute and the One Country Two Systems Research Institute in Shenzhen on May 12.

Rescue recruits: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung inspects the 178th Fire Services graduation parade on May 12.

All rise: Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma unveils a plaque to mark the opening of the West Kowloon Law Courts Building on May 12.

Damage control: A team led by Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles & Apparel Director Gloria Yao has developed hi-tech shoes to protect fencers’ feet.

Rubbish reduction: Secretary for the Environment KS Wong attends a public forum on municipal solid waste charging on May 13.

Junior crime-fighters: Commissioner of Police Stephen Lo (right) congratulates the Junior Police Call Award winners in the presentation ceremony on May 13.

Legal leader: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung speaks at the Legal Pioneer Competition award presentation ceremony on May 13.

Birthday bash: The HKSAR 20th Anniversary Roving Exhibition showcases Hong Kong's progress and achievements over the past 20 years. It will be held at Metro City Plaza in Tseung Kwan O from May 19 to 25. 

Thematic talk: Chief Executive CY Leung speaks at the financial connectivity session of the Belt & Road Forum for International Co-operation in Beijing on May 14.

Energy engagement: Chief Executive CY Leung meets Saudi Arabian Minister of Energy, Industry & Mineral Resources Khalid Al-Falih in Beijing on May 15.

Delicious demonstrationStrengthening tiesPromising potentialHungary for moreStage starsTrue as steelAir agreementWork readyInnovation celebrationNippon noshYouthful exuberanceCentre stage Fortune forecastJoint innovationRescue recruitsAll riseDamage controlRubbish reductionJunior crime-fightersLegal leaderBirthday bashThematic talkEnergy engagement