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FS visits elderly in Yau Ma Tei

The Financial Secretary, Mr John C Tsang, February 17 visited two elderly households in Yau Ma Tei to better understand how Government financial assistance to the elderly had improved their living environment and enhanced domestic safety.

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Volunteers visit senior public housing tenants

More than 2,000 volunteers sent their warm regards on February 15 to about 800 elderly tenants living alone in 50 public housing estates.

The initiative ‘Volunteer for Seniors Day’ is co-organised by HOPE Worldwide and the Housing Authority (HA). This is the thirteenth year that the two organisations jointly arrange volunteers and professional social workers to visit the elderly during the festive Chinese New Year days.

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Secretary for Development visits Kowloon City

The Secretary for Development, Mrs Carrie Lam, February 13 visited Kowloon City and met with Members of the District Council.

Accompanied by the District Officer, Miss Winky So, Mrs Lam went to Kam Po Building in Sa Po Road and visited an owner-occupier to learn about the building maintenance works undertaken.

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HK Film Archive to screen TV films by Ann Hui and Yim Ho

Many new talents emerged during the "New Wave of Television" era in the 1970s. While director Patrick Tam used progressive film language in his television productions to express his experiences and ideas, directors Ann Hui and Yim Ho were blending dramatic and documentary styles in their TV works such as "CID", "Social Worker", "ICAC" and "Below the Lion Rock", viewing society with critical eyes.

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Exhibition shows local life in photos

The works of 20 photography lovers, who use the camera to express their views of and feelings about Hong Kong, will be on display at Yuen Long Theatre from February 6 until February 19.

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Cathay Pacific launches new mobile check-in service to further boost customer convenience

Cathay Pacific Airways’ latest self-service function for passengers, Mobile Check-In, has been launched, helping to further simplify the travel experience and give customers more control over managing each stage of their journey.

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Hong Kong Film Festival in Hurstville to celebrate Chinese New Year

The week-long Hong Kong Film Festival in Hurstville is launched January 18, Sydney time as part of the Chinese New Year celebration programme of the Hurstville City Council in Sydney.

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Hongkong Post issues "Year of the Ox" Special Stamps

Hongkong Post January 17 issued the "Year of the Ox" Special Stamps.

The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mrs Rita Lau and acting Postmaster General, Mr Chan Yau-fung, officiated at the ceremony to mark the issue of this special set of Lunar New Year stamps at the General Post Office this morning.

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Police Force plays pivotal role in HK's prosperity and stability

The Police Force, a pillar of Hong Kong's prosperity and stability, had commanded the high respect and trust of members of the public, the Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Tsang Tak-sing, said when inspecting a passing-out parade of the Hong Kong Police College.

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