Press Releases

BPA calls for MTR fare cuts by 20 to 30% for 9 months

COVID-19 epidemic jeopardizes Hong Kong people’s livelihood. Honorable Members of the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) met with the Secretary for Transport and Housing Frank Chan Fan on March 9 to suggest the MTR Corporation to reduce fares by 20 to 30 percent for 9 months in order to alleviate the burden of travelling expenses on citizens. To tide the public over difficult times, the implementation period should be from April until the end of this year. BPA urged the government to cover related expenses by the dividend income from MTR.

BPA Supports the “Co-location Arrangement” of High-speed Rail Link
as It Can Promote Seamless Integration of the Mainland and Hong Kong,
and Provides the Best Opportunity and the Most Convenient Way for the Hong Kong People

HKSAR Government announced on July 25 the “Co-location arrangement of Hong Kong Section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link”, which will follow the model of Shenzhen Bay Port, that three floors of the West Kowloon­terminus will be regarded as outside the territorial boundary of Hong Kong, and will be leased to mainland authorities to exercise jurisdiction.

BPA Strongly Condemns Mong Kok Riot Harming Investors’ Confidence

  The Legislative Council Panel on Security held a special meeting today (16 February) to follow up the riot in Mong Kok during the Lunar New Year. The Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) is distressed and angry about the incident, and we reiterate our condemnation of the rioters’ violence. As the sectoral

BPA Launches “Anti-mob, Pray for Hong Kong” Activity

The riot that occurred on the first day of Lunar New Year in Mong Kok was the serious large-scale mob violence. If the spread of violence ideology is not curbed, Hong Kong will become more and more unstable, and the social environment as well as the core value which were constructed by Hong Kong citizens

BPA Strongly Condemns Mob Violence in Mongkok

The Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) is shocked and angered by the riot that occurred in Mongkok from the night before until the next morning (February 9). The BPA strongly condemns the acts of violence and extend its sympathies to the police officers and journalists injured in the clashes.

Opening of BPA Lunar New Year Fair Stall – “One Place, Two Points”

The Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) opened the New Year Fair Stall dubbed “One Place, Two Points” today (February 2), which also marked the 24th day of the final month on the Chinese Lunar Calendar. Dr Peter Lam Kin-ngok, BPA Council Chairman; Mr Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung, BPA Vice Chairman; and Dr Priscilla

Christopher Cheung Wah-fung Meets Tsinghua University EMBA Students

Mr Christopher Cheung Wah-fung, Vice Chairman of the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) and Legislative Council Representative for Financial Services, met with more than 40 students from the Tsinghua University EMBA 2015 spring class on January 23 (Saturday). At the meeting, Mr Cheung shared his views on a wide range of issues

BPA’s Response to 2016 Policy Address: Pragmatic, Seizing Opportunities, Caring for Communities and Benefitting People’s Livelihood

The Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) was pleased that the Policy Address had adopted most of our suggestions, in particular those regarding the Belt and Road Initiative and the development of Hong Kong as a Smart City.

BPA Reiterates Strong Opposition to Abolition of MPF Offset Mechanism

The Government today (December 22) published a consultation paper to solicit public views on retirement protection. The Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) stands in solidarity with Hong Kong’s business and industrial sectors, as well as small and medium enterprises (SMEs), in objecting strenuously to the abolition of Mandatory Provident Fund’s (MPF) offset mechanism.

BPA and Sectoral Representatives Meet with FS

Today (December 21), the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) met with the Financial Secretary Mr John Tsang Chun-wah. Also attending the meeting were representatives from the tourism, retail, catering and transport industries.

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