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BPA Strongly Opposes Abolition of MPF Offset Mechanism

According to certain sources quoted in the media, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying plans to include in his next policy address the recommendation to scrap the offset mechanism under the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF). Although such reports have not been verified by government……

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BPA Conducts Tests on Water Quality at Schools

As concerns with the water lead contamination scare take on citywide proportions, recent test results confirming the presence of excess lead levels in the water supply of several primary and secondary schools have further fuelled fears about the health and safety of our next generation. To address the anxiety and uncertainty in parents and students

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BPA Youths Meet with Lau Kong-wah

Youths from the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) today (August 25) met with Mr Lau Kong-wah, Secretary for Home Affairs, and Ms Florence Hui Hiu-fai, Under Secretary for Home Affairs.

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BPA expresses Confidence in Commission of Inquiry into Excess Lead Found in Drinking Water

The Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) welcomes today’s (August 13) announcement by the Government to appoint the Commission to inquire into the incidents of excess lead found in drinking water.

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BPA Welcomes Commission of Inquiry on Tainted Water

The Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) welcomes the Government’s decision today (July 17) to set up a commission of inquiry to conduct an independent and comprehensive investigation into lead contaminated water supply found in several public housing estates over the past weeks.

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BPA Meets Transport and Housing Bureau on Lead-laced Drinking Water

The recent discovery of lead in fresh water samples, which far exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) recommended levels, at several public housing estates has given rise to concerns among citizens about the quality and associated health effects of their drinking water. Mr. Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung, Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) Vice Chairman……

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Speech – Resumption of Second Reading – Inland Revenue (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2015 (Andrew Leung)

President, in my capacity as the Chairman of the Bills Committee on the Inland Revenue (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2015 (the Bills Committee), I submit the Bills Committee’s report to the Legislative Council and report on the main deliberations of the Bills Committee.

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BPA’s Response to the Delay and Costs with the Guangzhou-Hong Kong-Shenzhen Express Rail Link

In its progress report submitted to the Government on the Hong Kong Section of the Guangzhou-Hong Kong-Shenzhen Express Rail Link project, the Mass Transit Railway Corporation (MTRC) has forecasted a further delay to the commissioning of the Express Rail until the third quarter of 2018 and that construction costs would raise to $85.3 billion……

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Speech – Implementation and continuance of ‘one country, two systems’ (Andrew Leung)

President, the “one country, two systems” principle, formulated by our country’s late leader, DENG Xiaoping in the 80s, is not only forward-looking, but also rational and practical. Under the premise of Hong Kong’s return to the Motherland, the principle has a stabilizing effect on Hong Kong people’s confidence in the future. It has been almost 18 years since Hong Kong’s reunification.

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BPA Youth Job Fair

The Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) today (June 21) held a “Youth Job Fair” at Tai Ming Lane Plaza to provide young people with employment and summer internship opportunities.

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