Press Releases

BPA Calls for IVS Expansion to Increase Overnight Visitors

The Central Government today (April 13) announced the replacement of the “multiple-entry” Individual Visit Endorsements (IVE) for Shenzhen permanent residents with the “one trip per week” IVE effective immediately. The Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) supports

Synergy from 3RS Helps Hong Kong Grasp New Economic Opportunities

The Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) welcomes the Executive Council’s approval for the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) to operate a three-runway system (3RS). This will be helpful in consolidating Hong Kong’s status as an international and regional aviation hub. Over the past few years, the number of passengers and the volume

BPA Celebrates the Year of the Goat with Kylin and Lion Dances and a Two-Thousand Person Big Bowl (Poon Choi) Feast

To celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Goat, the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) today (March 14) held a Big Bowl (Poon Choi) Feast on the playground next to the Che Kung Temple. More than 2,000 revelers were able to enjoy a delicious meal along with the BPA’s best wishes for a bountiful New Year.

BPA 2015 Spring Reception in Beijing

The Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) held its Spring Reception in Beijing tonight (Mar 6) to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The function was attended by around 200 guests who comprised Mr Leung Chun-ying, Chief Executive; Ms Yin Xiaojing, Deputy Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the HKSAR; Professor Chen Zuoer, President of the Chinese Association of Hong Kong and Macau Studies; Professor Rao Geping, Member of the Hong Kong Basic Law Committee and Vice President of the Chinese Association of Hong Kong and Macau Studies; Ms Hua Jian, Former Deputy Director of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council; as well as other HKSAR government officials, National People’s Congress (NPC) Deputies and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Members

BPA 9-Point Proposal at the 2015 CPPCC Session on the future development of Hong Kong and the Mainland.

The annual Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) opened in Beijing yesterday (Mar 3). Four members of the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) put forward a total of nine proposals,

Consultation Document on Methods for Selecting the Chief Executive in 2017 by Universal Suffrage – Submission by BPA

Representatives from the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) today (Mar 2) met with Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Secretary for Administration, to exchange views and present written comments on the government’s Second Round Consultation on Methods for Selecting the Chief Executive (CE) in 2017.

BPA’s response to the 2015/2016 Budget: “Develop the Economy, Assist SMEs, and Give the Middle Class a pleasant surprise”

The Financial Secretary, Mr John Tsang Chun-wah, today (25 February) unveiled a whole raft of measures in his 2015-16 Budget, which is aimed at boosting economic development, and assisting small and medium enterprises (SMEs), middle class families, as well as the grassroots. The Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) welcomes the Budget, which it regards as being comprehensive, forward-looking and conducive to social stability.

Chinese New Year Greetings from the BPA’s “Twin Stars”

It has been become a tradition for the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) to celebrate the third day of the Chinese Lunar New Year with the public.

Opening of the BPA Lunar New Year Fair Stall – A Taste of Creativity & Startup

In celebration of the Year of the Goat, the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) set up stalls, dubbed “A Taste of Creativity and Startup”, at Lunar New Year Fairs at the Fa Hui Park in Sham Shui Po, the Yuen Wo Playground in Sha Tin, and the Kwai Chung Sports Ground in Kwai Tsing. Several of the BPA’s Legislative Councilors, District Councilors and District Development Officers took the opportunity to convey their best wishes for the New Year to the Hong Kong public.

BPA 2nd Symposium on Political Reform

The Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) today (January 1) invited Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Secretary for Administration, and Mr Raymond Tam Chi-yuen, Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs, to attend the BPA’s 2nd Symposium on Political Reform. During the discussion, participants encouraged the government to continue its fight to secure votes from the pan-democrats. There were also calls for all parties to focus the discussion on detailed arrangements for implementing universal suffrage for electing the next Chief Executive (CE).

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