Hong Kong's food and health authority on Monday evening confirmed a H7N9 bird flu case was found at a local agricultural products wholesale market and announced it will cull about 20,000 poultry in the market Tuesday morning.
Hong Kong Chief Executive C Y Leung said Wednesday in his second policy address that environmental protection is one of the priorities of the current- term government and the plan of phasing out old diesel commercial vehicles will start in March.
Hong Kong Chief Executive C Y Leung on Wednesday stressed that rule of law is vital for safeguarding people's rights and freedoms in Hong Kong, and reassured citizens that universal suffrage will be achieved in selecting the next leader in 2017 through an ongoing five-step process.
Hong Kong Chief Executive C Y Leung said Wednesday in his second policy address that the government is to introduce a subsidy scheme to assist needy students who further their studies in the mainland.
Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung said Wednesday that the city's government proposes the introduction a Low-income Working Family Allowance to help keep low-income families from falling into the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) safety net.