Review of visa decision sought
The Falun Gong co-organiser for a performance by a US-based dance troupe has applied for a judicial review of an Immigration Department decision to deny employment entry visas to six troupe members in January, a decision that led to the show being cancelled. Epoch Group filed an application notice in the Court of First Instance this week, naming the director of immigration as respondent.
Transport fund may be extended
The Environmental Protection Department has indicated its preference to extend a proposed HK$300 million pilot fund to promote innovative clean vehicles and fuels for trucks operators, apart from the public transport trades like buses and ferries.