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Louis Ng

Village election

OFFICIALS have not decided whether legislation will be needed for elections in 690 indigenous villages.

The Government is working with the Heung Yee Kuk on a set of guidelines for electing representatives in the villages.

Tuesday, 22 March, 1994, 12:00am

Village election

OFFICIALS have not decided whether legislation will be needed for elections in 690 indigenous villages.

The Government is working with the Heung Yee Kuk on a set of guidelines for electing representatives in the villages.

22 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

Rise in complaints by prison inmates

QUESTIONS have been raised about how prisoners' complaints are handled after a rise in the number of inmates going to legislators for help.

Statistics showed the number of complaints lodged by prisoners with the Legislative Council had increased steadily over the past four years, from 16 in 1990 to 64 in 1993. Of these, 15 were referred to the ombudsman.

14 Feb 1994 - 12:00am

$500m needed to care for mainland children

MORE than $500 million will be needed to provide public services for mainland children coming to Hong Kong under the increased daily quota.

The Government recently reached an agreement with China to allow an extra 30 places a day for Chinese one-way permit holders to come on top of the present 75.

8 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

60pc rise for car licences rejected

LEGISLATORS yesterday rejected a proposal to raise levies on vehicle licences and driving licences by 60 per cent next year.

They asked the Government to work out a much lower rate of increase.

The Government said that levies needed to rise from $48 to $78 to help the victims of traffic accidents.

29 Dec 1993 - 12:00am

Panel questions police review

LEGISLATORS yesterday asked why the police force had hired an accountancy firm to help with a major review of its management.

Legislative Council security panel convenor Selina Chow Liang Shuk-yee said she could not see how the expertise of an accountancy firm could help the review.

14 Dec 1993 - 12:00am

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