Joint Liaison Group experts yesterday reached broad agreement on reserving enough money to establish the Special Administrative Region government.
But they failed to specify whether the money included expenditure on the provisional legislature.Friday, 18 October, 1996, 12:00am
More contracts for the Western Corridor Railway have been awarded without tender, a government source said.
The value ranged from less than $100,000 to more than $1 million. The total cost was not known.
The KCRC disclosed earlier in the summer that 14 contracts worth $80 million had been awarded without tender.31 Aug 1996 - 12:00am
SENIOR Chinese official Chen Zuo'er has blamed the mobile telephone licence row on a planned 'change in market structure'.
On the first day of a two-day meeting of the Sino-British Joint Liaison Group (JLG) on personal communications system licences, Mr Chen welcomed the abundant information supplied by the British side.1 Mar 1996 - 12:00am
THE intriguing thing about the attack on Hong Kong 'welfarism' by Mr Chen Zuo'er, head of the budget team under the Joint Liaison Group, was his choice of metaphor.3 Dec 1995 - 12:00am
THE Sino-British resolution over the Court of Final Appeal (CFA) could set an example for co-operation on other outstanding issues, a senior Chinese official said yesterday.
Chen Zuo'er, a Chinese member of the Joint Liaison Group (JLG), was speaking at the end of expert-level talks on the CFA, the first since the two sides reached a deal on the court in June.30 Sep 1995 - 12:00am
THE Government said yesterday sensitive information over the next Budget would not be given to the team of Chinese officials and their appointed local advisers when they attend major meetings relating to its drafting.26 Jul 1995 - 12:00am
CHINA stepped up its attack on the feasibility of the multi-billion-dollar Strategic Sewage Disposal Scheme in the final day of the Joint Liaison Group meeting of experts on the scheme yesterday.
Chinese team leader Chen Zuo'er complained that preparatory work for the entire sewage treatment project was inadequate.5 Nov 1994 - 12:00am
THE leader of the Chinese side in the Joint Liaison Group, Chen Zuo'er, yesterday urged the British team to give satisfactory answers at Thursday's meeting over the multi-billion-dollar sewage treatment scheme. He said questions raised by the Chinese were mainly technical, including the impact on the environment in Hong Kong and neighbouring areas.30 Oct 1994 - 12:00am
NEGOTIATIONS on the airport financing arrangements would not be aborted even if Sino-British negotiators were to end talks over the 1994/95 electoral arrangements, according to a senior Beijing official, Chen Zuo'er.6 Nov 1993 - 12:00am
A SENIOR official of the Chinese State Council's Hongkong and Macau Affairs Office said he hoped that July 1, 1997, would be celebrated by the first flight out of Chek Lap Kok.
Despite the protracted delay in talks to kick-start major projects for the airport, Mr Chen Zuo'er stressed that China still wanted it finished by the change-over date.22 Apr 1993 - 12:00am