Pink Season

Letters to the Editor, October 4, 2012

Two of the Diaoyu Islands: a fishing fantasy? Photo: AFP

Proposal could make Diaoyus a peace model

Thursday, 4 October, 2012, 1:02am

Corrections and clarifications, September 30, 2012

The item "City gets ready for a run of pink" on yesterday stated, wrongly, that the idea for Hong Kong's LGBT festival Pink Season originally came from the Hong Kong Tourism Board. The tourism board has clarified that it was Hong Kong's LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) rights group the Pink Alliance which first approached the board with the idea last year.

30 Sep 2012 - 4:09am

Talking points

Education undersecretary Kenneth Chen Wei-on

Legco's new secretary general takes charge

Education undersecretary Kenneth Chen Wei-on officially takes over today as the secretary general of the Legislative Council Secretariat, succeeding Pauline Ng Man-wah. Legco president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing said earlier this month that he had "high hopes" for the 47-year-old Chen, who had shown "a strong passion" for the role.

29 Sep 2012 - 3:29am