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Anissa Wong Sean-Yee

New changes made to idling engine ban

Even more drivers will be allowed to keep their vehicles' engines running when they are parked. The director of environmental protection, Anissa Wong Sean-yee, has quietly changed the laws, and now about 200 more vehicles are allowed to keep their motors running.

Wednesday, 6 June, 2012, 12:00am

District councillors' hands tied by no-overtime move

A day after proposing greater powers for district councils, the government spelled out that councillors' hands would be tied on overtime for leisure and cultural staff - there would not be any.

Sai Kung district councillor Gary Fan Kwok-wai said that meant councillors would have little room to move in exercising their powers to manage district facilities.

29 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Pool bosses urged to speed up bacteria data

Managers of public swimming pools are being urged to speed up the release of reports on bacterial counts, the director of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department said yesterday.

3 Jun 2005 - 12:00am


Three female senior officials have been promoted in the latest shuffle since the accountability system was introduced last July. Commissioner for Tourism Rebecca Lai Ko Wing-yee, 44, will become the permanent secretary of the civil service on February 24.

29 Jan 2003 - 12:00am