Xinhai Revolution

Fund may back centenary

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 23 November, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 23 November, 2010, 12:00am


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The Mega Events Fund may subsidise the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 1911 Xinhai Revolution, which resulted in the founding of the provisional government of the Republic of China and the downfall of the Qing dynasty, the Tourism Commission told a Legislative Council panel. Legislator Albert Chan Wai-yip (pictured) said cities such as Zhongshan had allocated billions of dollars to the cause.