Premier Wen Jiabo told visiting Chief Executive Donald Tsang that
Hong Kong should boost its financial competitiveness, improve citizen’s
livelihood and plan ahead for its long-term prosperity and stability.
Tsang concluded his visit last Thursday. Before leaving Beijing, he
met Premier Wen at Zhongnanhai. Tsang said the conflicts Wen referred to
were the problems created by market instabilities and inflation. Tsang
believes it is universal problem, implying SAR government could not do
But he added he had briefed Wen that his administration had taken
measures such as the establishment of the Community Care Fund, the
legislation of minimum wage, and transport subsidies for grass-roots
residents to narrow the rich-poor gap.