Law society's unchanged stance on interpretation The Law Society said last night its stance towards the interpretation of the Basic Law remained unchanged. The society reiterated that the mini-constitution was clear and an interpretation was not necessary. In case of doubt, it would have been preferable for the matter to be resolved through Hong Kong courts, it said. discontent with the legislature widens A University of Hong Kong opinion poll found 37 per cent of 1,012 respondents were dissatisfied with the Legislative Council's overall performance, more than twice the 18 per cent who expressed satisfaction. The survey also showed 78 per cent were satisfied with the work of the police. sports chief backs bid The new head of the Hong Kong Sports Institute voiced support for the city's offer to host the Beijing Olympics equestrian events in 2008. Chairman Eric Li Ka-cheung said the institute would offer itself as a venue to the jockey club if the city hosts the events. growth rate FORECAST The Better Hong Kong Foundation and the business school of the University of Science and Technology have projected Hong Kong's economic growth rate will be 6.14 per cent this year. new harbour light show A new version of A Symphony of Lights will be launched on both sides of Victoria Harbour on Sunday.