HK trade and tourism push on the mainland Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen will lead a group of business representatives to the mainland next week to promote trade and Hong Kong's tourism activities. The delegation will visit Beijing on Monday and Tuesday to attend a business exchange conference co-organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and its counterparts. It will then head to Wuhan on Wednesday and Thursday in order to promote Hong Kong Week followed by a two-day seminar in Shanghai for an exchange of views on urban development issues and trade activities between the two regions. Activist cleared of assaulting officers A political activist was acquitted in Eastern Court yesterday of assaulting police officers and resisting arrest during a protest outside the Central Government Offices on May 1 last year. Ng Kwok-Hung, 48, was cleared of two counts of resisting a police officer attempting to execute his duty, a count of assaulting a police officer and a count of assault occasioning actual bodily harm. Magistrate Josiah Lam Wai-kuen said the police officers, testifying as prosecution witnesses, had given incomplete, inaccurate and exaggerating statements. Bus fare concessions may be cut, committee warns Bus fare concessions for medium- and long-haul passengers may be reduced if a prepaid mode for offering discounts on return trips is altered, the Transport Advisory Committee warned. 'If they do not have a fixed amount of passengers on the return trip, the calculation will be different, and it will be difficult for them to offer discounts of up to 15 per cent,' committee chairman Teresa Cheng Yeuk-wah said after meeting representatives of the three bus operators.