Press Releases

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).

BPA’s Response to the 2015 Policy Address: Pragmatic & Progressive

The Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) welcomes the Government’s Policy Address and is pleased to note that it has adopted some of our suggestions on improving the economy and people’s livelihoods. Specifically, these relate to the areas of land use, housing, youth, and support for the disadvantaged. Mr Andrew Leung Kwan-yuen, BPA Chairman, described the Policy Address as “pragmatic and progressive”. Mr Andrew Leung anticipates intense opposition to the proposed policies and urges the government to display willpower in garnering public support for policy implementation for the advancement of Hong Kong.

BPA’s response to Albert Ho’s plan to resign after the Legco Vote on Political Reform

Democratic Party Legislator, Mr Albert Ho Chun-yan, today (January 9) announced plans to trigger a “de-facto referendum” by quitting after the Legislative Council had voted on the Political Reform Package. The Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) believes this is a complete waste of taxpayers’ money and a hindrance on the gradual and orderly progress of constitution development in Hong Kong.

BPA Welcomes Second Round of Public Consultation on Constitutional Development

The Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) welcomes the government’s launch today (January 7) of the Second Round of Public Consultation on Constitutional Development. The latest exercise provided ample scope for discussions on the nominating procedures and methods for electing the Chief Executive in 2017 as given in the Basic Law and the relevant Interpretation and Decisions of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPCSC).

BPA Responds to Government’s Submission of Public Sentiment Report to HKMAO

The HKSAR Government today (January 6) submitted a Report on the Recent Community and Political Situation in Hong Kong (also referred to as the “Public Sentiment Report”) to the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council (HKMAO).

Keeping our Elderly Warm this Winter

Mr Andrew Leung Kwan-yuen, Chairman of the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) and Mr Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung, BPA Vice Chairman, today (December 23) paid a visit to Wo Che Estate in Shatin to check on the well-being of the elderly and to help spread the holiday cheer in anticipation of Christmas and the New Year.

BPA Welcomes New Agreement Signed under the CEPA Framework to Achieve Basic Liberalization of Trade in Services between Guangdong and Hong Kong

The Agreement on Achieving Basic Liberalisation of Trade in Services, under the framework of the Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA), was signed by the Mainland and Hong Kong today (December 18). It is…

BPA Attends Joint Meeting with FS and Submits Proposals to “Stimulate economy, Support SMEs, Support Hong Kong”

As the Occupy Central Movement has adversely affected the economy and local sentiment, the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) together with other representatives from the travel and tourism, retail and catering, automobile, and securities sectors met today (December 17) with the Financial Secretary, Mr John Tsang Chu-wah, to submit proposals on stimulating the economy, sustaining small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and supporting Hong Kong.

BPA Mobile Office Kick-Start Ceremony cum First District Talk

Since its establishment, the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) has been practising its motto of “Business drives economy, professionalism improves livelihood” in providing citizens with professional community services. Today (December 16) marks the launch of the BPA mobile office and the delivery of the BPA’s first District Talk. On hand for the ribbon cutting ceremony…


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