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Celebrant

Pansy Leung Sun-chun: 'I make sure I keep to my diary'

Pansy Leung Sun-chun wears many different hats in her career - as a solicitor, as a civil celebrant and as a mediator. "I enjoy all my roles. I am happy to be able to help others," she says.

Wednesday, 7 November, 2012, 3:14pm

A good case for celebrants

One of the most overlooked aspects of a wedding is the marriage celebrant. However, by choosing the right person to officiate at your wedding, couples and their guests can experience a beautiful event that can stay in their minds for years to come.

17 May 2012 - 12:00am

City Hall marriage venue to close

One of two marriage halls at City Hall will close from January 2 because of low usage, the Immigration Department said. The daily quota at City Hall will be reduced from 46 to 23 after the closure.

12 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Tying the knot - anywhere

Think of your dream wedding: walking barefoot along a quiet beach with your betrothed on a perfect spring day and exchanging vows against the backdrop of the lapping waves, or surrounded by greenery in an idyllic garden setting, with birds singing and an azure sky overhead.

15 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Let's be 'Las Vegas-style' destination

Hong Kong should consider promoting itself as a 'Las Vegas-style' venue for marriage tourism, lawmaker Audrey Eu Yuet-mee said yesterday. Ms Eu said Hong Kong could provide a 'one-stop service' especially for mainland couples.

4 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Freedom of choice doubles happiness

COUPLES IN Hong Kong were, until recently, stuck for choice when picking a venue for tying the knot. They could exchange vows either at one of the five government marriage registries in Hong Kong or at a licensed place of worship.

But thanks to a relaxation in Hong Kong's marriage law, couples now have the freedom to choose when and where to enjoy their special day.

30 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

80 couples register to marry at own venues

Eighty couples have received permission to hold their wedding ceremonies at venues of their choice since marriage laws were relaxed two months ago - and some have already exercised their new rights.

The news came as the Immigration Department announced it had approved another 126 celebrants to conduct civil marriages, bringing their number to 258.

13 May 2006 - 12:00am

Big day even more special than usual

Yau Wing-fai and Chan Ye-ha were disappointed when they could not book the time they wanted for their marriage at a government registry.

'My family members had chosen 11am on April 30 because it is auspicious. They think timing is very important,' explained Mr Yau.

That time slot was already booked at all the marriage registries.

24 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Bells may toll for marriage registries

Some of the city's marriage registries may eventually close as prospective brides and grooms take advantage of the relaxed marriage laws, said director of Immigration Lai Tung-kwok yesterday.

23 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Deregulating the marriage business

Is nothing sacred? That rhetorical question is cliched, and every cliche needs a good excuse. In this case one has been provided by the Director of Immigration, Lai Tung-kwok, in his capacity as Hong Kong's Registrar of Marriages.

22 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

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