Press Release (Year 2008-2009)




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Date of issueHeadline
September 2009Back to top
26 September 2009LegCo Members conclude the visit in Sichuan
25 September 2009LegCo Members continued their visit in Sichuan
24 September 2009LegCo Members visited two schools supported by the HKSAR in Sichuan
23 September 2009LegCo Members to Visit Sichuan Tomorrow
23 September 2009Delegation of the Legislative Council completed its visit to Central Europe
22 September 2009Delegation of the Legislative Council continues its visit in Budapest
18 September 2009Delegation of the Legislative Council visited Zagreb
16 September 2009Delegation of the Legislative Council visited Prague
15 September 2009Delegation of the Legislative Council visiting Prague
13 September 2009Delegation of the Legislative Council to visit Prague, Zagreb, Rijeka and Budapest
8 September 2009LegCo to conduct a site visit to observe the road improvement works in Wanchai tomorrow
2 September 2009LegCo President's statement on the announcement of the early retirement of CJ
August 2009Back to top
18 August 2009Lord Lester QC makes submission at the Court of First Instance
July 2009Back to top
28 July 2009Views Sought on the Minimum Wage Bill
24 July 2009The Legislative Council Subcommittee on Poverty Alleviation duty visit in Republic of Korea
23 July 2009The Legislative Council Subcommittee on Poverty Alleviation arrived Seoul to continue its duty visit
21 July 2009The Legislative Council Subcommittee on Poverty Alleviation continued its duty visit in Taiwan
20 July 2009The Legislative Council Subcommittee on Poverty Alleviation duty visit in Taiwan
19 July 2009The Legislative Council Subcommittee on Poverty Alleviation began its duty visit to Taiwan and Republic of Korea
15 July 2009Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Legislative Council stresses the Committee's prudence in scrutinizing funding proposals
14 July 2009Chairman of the LegCo House Committee calls for improvement to the relationship between the Executive Authority and the Legislature
13 July 2009LegCo President comments on Executive-LegCo relationship
8 July 2009A letter from the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee to the Chief Secretary for Administration
6 July 2009LegCo to debate facing up to the aspirations of the people participating in the march on 1 July
June 2009Back to top
22 June 2009LegCo to debate seizing the chance to turn the risks from the 'Three Direct Links' across the Taiwan Strait into opportunities
16 June 2009LegCo new security check arrangement
16 June 2009LegCo Members to conduct a site visit to Tuen Mun next Tuesday
15 June 2009LegCo to Debate promoting cooperation between Hong Kong and Shenzhen
12 June 2009LegCo Members to conduct a site visit to inspect the closed-circuit television camera system in the Mong Kok Pedestrian Precinct tomorrow
11 June 2009LegCo Subcommittee on Food Business (Amendment) Regulation 2009 to conduct a site visit to Lei Yue Mun seafood bazaar next Tuesday
8 June 2009LegCo to debate improving environmental hygiene in the community
3 June 2009LegCo Art Acquisition Policy
2 June 2009LegCo Members' Operating Expenses Reimbursement
1 June 2009LegCo Members to conduct a site visit to North Kwai Chung Market next Monday
1 June 2009LegCo to Debate comprehensive review of the accountability system
May 2009Back to top
25 May 2009LegCo to debate the 4 June incident
18 May 2009LegCo to debate urging enterprises to fulfill their social responsibility
18 May 2009LegCo Delegation concluded its duty visit in Pearl River Delta Region
17 May 2009LegCo Delegation met with senior officials of Guangdong Provincial Government
16 May 2009LegCo Delegation continued Pearl River Delta Region duty visit
15 May 2009LegCo Delegation began its duty visit to Pearl River Delta Region
14 May 2009LegCo Delegation to Visit Pearl River Delta Region Tomorrow
13 May 2009LegCo Public Accounts Committee to hold public hearing tomorrow
12 May 2009LegCo Public Accounts Committee to hold public hearings on May 14
11 May 2009LegCo to debate enhancing the tax system to keep Hong Kong competitive
6 May 2009Legislative Council Blood Donation Held Successfully
5 May 2009LegCo Public Accounts Committee to hold public hearings on May 11
4 May 2009LegCo to Debate Demanding a Comprehensive Reform of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority
2 May 2009Join Legislative Council Members in Blood Donation
April 2009Back to top
30 April 2009LegCo Public Accounts Committee to hold public hearings on May 5, May 7 and May 12
29 April 2009Two LegCo Panels to Visit Pearl River Delta
27 April 2009LegCo to debate developing new economic strategies to meet economic challenges
20 April 2009LegCo to continue debate on Appropriation Bill 2009
17 April 2009LegCo Panel on Housing to conduct a site visit to public rental housing estates with roof greening and information technology measures next Thursday
March 2009Back to top
31 March 2009Views Sought on the Road Traffic (Driving-offence Points) (Amendment) Bill 2009
31 March 2009LegCo Panel on Home Affairs to conduct a site visit to venues of the 2009 East Asian Games on April 15
30 March 2009LegCo to resume Second Reading debate on Appropriation Bill 2009
16 March 2009LegCo to debate comprehensively reviewing the role and functions of the University Grants Committee
11 March 2009Official Record of Proceedings of the Legislative Council (Chinese version only)
9 March 2009LegCo to debate reviewing the Interception of Communications and Surveillance Ordinance
2 March 2009LegCo to debate actively implementing complementary policies for the Outline of the Plan for the Reform and Development of the Pearl River Delta
February 2009Back to top
26 February 2009LegCo Panel on Housing to conduct a site visit to observe elevator systems next Thursday
23 February 2009Financial Secretary to outline 2009-2010 Government Budget
16 February 2009LegCo to debate measures for combating drink driving
10 February 2009LegCo Public Accounts Committee to hold public hearing on March 10
9 February 2009LegCo to debate procrastinating public consultation on constitutional development
9 February 2009LegCo Subcommittee on Harbourfront Planning to conduct a round-the-harbour tour next Saturday
4 February 2009LegCo Panel on Food Safety and Environmental Hygiene to conduct a site visit to Man Kam To Border Control Point on February 23
4 February 2009LegCo Members to conduct a site visit to Lek Yuen Estate in Shatin next Tuesday
3 February 2009Progress of work of the Legislative Council Subcommittee to Study Issues Arising from Lehman Brothers-related Minibonds and Structured Financial Products
2 February 2009LegCo to debate assisting grassroots workers in counteracting economic adversities
2 February 2009LegCo Panel on Home Affairs to visit Centre on Youth Development this Saturday
January 2009Back to top
29 January 2009Legislative Council Secretariat responds to a media report
22 January 2009LegCo Members to conduct a site visit to a slope in Happy Valley next Friday
20 January 2009Sichuan Delegation visits LegCo
12 January 2009LegCo to debate establishing an independent statutory office of the Health Service Ombudsman
7 January 2009LegCo Public Accounts Committee to hold public hearing tomorrow
5 January 2009LegCo to debate public consultation on 2012 constitutional development
December 2008Back to top
30 December 2008LegCo to recruit IT Specialists for the Preparation of the New LegCo Complex
30 December 2008LegCo Panel on Home Affairs to attend a demonstration on the Multimedia Information System at the Hong Kong Central Library next Tuesday
22 December 2008LegCo Public Accounts Committee to hold public hearing on January 6
17 December 2008LegCo Public Accounts Committee to hold public hearing tomorrow
15 December 2008LegCo to debate alleviating the burden of travelling expenses
9 December 2008LegCo Public Accounts Committee to hold public hearing this Thursday
8 December 2008LegCo to debate the appointment of a select committee
8 December 2008LegCo Public Accounts Committee to hold two public hearings next week
5 December 2008LegCo Subcommittee on Matters Relating to Railways to conduct a site visit to new Austin Station under the Kowloon Southern Link and Lo Wu Station next Saturday
3 December 2008LegCo Public Accounts Committee to hold public hearing next Tuesday
2 December 2008LegCo Panel on Housing to conduct a site visit to the Housing Authority's public rental housing next Monday
1 December 2008LegCo to debate alleviating the disparity between the rich and the poor and assisting the grassroots in facing up to economic adversities
November 2008Back to top
29 November 2008LegCo Building Open Day
29 November 2008Knowing LegCo at your fingertips
28 November 2008LegCo Building Open Day to be held tomorrow
24 November 2008LegCo to debate reforming financial regulators
19 November 2008Views sought on Public Health and Municipal Services (Amendment) Bill 2008
17 November 2008LegCo to debate the concern about the cross harbour tunnels failing to divert traffic flows effectively and their high tolls
16 November 2008LegCo Building Open Day to be held on November 29
10 November 2008LegCo to debate alleviating the burden of fuel costs on the public and relevant trades
3 November 2008LegCo to debate preventing the lower and middle classes from being trapped in hardship amid the financial tsunami
October 2008Back to top
30 October 2008LegCo Panel on Development to conduct a site visit to Frontier Closed Area on November 15
29 October 2008LegCo Building Open Day next month
27 October 2008LegCo to debate Motion of Thanks
21 October 2008Views sought on the Employees Retraining Ordinance (Amendment of Schedule 3) Notice 2008
20 October 2008LegCo to debate assisting the victims of the Lehman Brothers incident
13 October 2008CE to present Policy Address to LegCo
6 October 2008Fourth LegCo to hold first meeting