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Closer economic ties sought with overseas markets such as Britain, Hong Kong leader says, amid US-China trade war impact

Closer economic ties sought with overseas markets such as Britain, Hong Kong leader says,...

Hong Kong will seek to form close alliances with overseas markets such as Britain to open up more economic opportunities as the US-China trade war grinds on, the city’s leader has announced. Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor conceded in her annual policy address on Wednesday the city was facing many challenges that warranted more…
Carrie Lam’s policy address 2018: land development to maternity leave, five key takeaways from city leader’s blueprint for Hong Kong

Carrie Lam’s policy address 2018: land development to maternity leave, five key takeaways from...

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor presented her second policy address in the Legislative Council on Wednesday. Her speech was short, lasting about 40 minutes, unlike her predecessor Leung Chun-ying’s preference for a long address. She unveiled 244 new initiatives on pressing issues such as land shortage, health care, elderly care and welfare. Policy…
Brownfield site development for New Territories North town plan to be brought forward in Hong Kong leader’s policy address

Brownfield site development for New Territories North town plan to be brought forward in...

Hong Kong’s leader is set to fast-track plans for a massive new town, which would see 200 hectares of brownfield land being released to build flats, as she responds to intense pressure to come up with affordable housing solutions in her policy address on Wednesday. Sources familiar with preparations for Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng…
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