Press Releases

BPA welcomes the second round of Anti-epidemic Fund measures

Hong Kong government announced the second round of the $137.5 billion Anti-epidemic Fund measures. The Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) welcomed the latest measures and expressed our appreciation and gratitude to the Administration that has listened to and accepted our suggestions. BPA believed the measures could help support enterprises, safeguard jobs and relieve people’s burden. Members of the Alliance urged the government to announce the details of the implementation of the measures as soon as possible.

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 Urges Government to Grasp Golden Opportunity for Shek Kip Mei Estate Redevelopment

Some blocks of Shek Kip Mei Estate in Sham Shui Po were built almost 40 years ago and many flats were dilapidated. After holding a residents’ meeting previously, Honorable Members of the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) invited Frank Chan Fan, Secretary for Transport and Housing, to a site visit on 3 June. Ir Dr Hon Lo Wai Kwok, chairman of BPA, said that the government should grasp the golden opportunity to redevelop the 9 remaining residential blocks excluded from the current redevelopment phases as well as facilitate local resettlement. This would be a win-win situation: the residents could live in their flats safely, and the government could ease the shortage of public housing units.

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.

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