23 Mar 2011

Category Social Security Policy Issue Community Care Fund agreed to give HK$6,000 to each new migrant in need. News Content SCMP reports today that under the proposal, the Community Fund will pay out HK$1.5 billion to 237,000 adult new migrants with a household income below 75% of the median household income of the same-size Hong […]

22 Mar 2011

Category Freedom of movement Issue New immigration director said he would handle the political dissidents’ entry in accordance with the law News Content Mr. Eric Chan Kowk-ki, 52, will take over from his former boss Simon Peh Yun-lun to become Hong Kong’s new immigration director next Monday. When asked about how he would handle political […]

21 Mar 2011

Category Governance Issue Executive-Legislative Relations – Credibility Crisis News Content Mr. Tam Yiu-chung, the chairman of Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong said yesterday the next chief executive, due to be elected next March, should reform the Executive-legislative relationship by including pan-democrat legislators to the Executive Council. He said at a […]