Delta bridge taskforce holds first meeting A Beijing-led taskforce on the bridge connecting Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macau yesterday held its first meeting, in Guangzhou, focusing on key issues including financing and checkpoint arrangements. Deputy director of the National Development and Reform Commission Zhang Xiaoqiang chaired the meeting, which was attended by Guangdong and Macau officials and the Secretary for Environment, Transport and Works Sarah Liao Sau-tung. Hong Kong handover mediator dies in Beijing Ke Zaishuo , one of the chief Chinese negotiators on the Hong Kong handover, has died in Beijing, aged 82. He was the first Sino-British Joint Liaison Group representative to be based in Hong Kong and was deeply involved in the city's post-handover arrangements. Fanny Law begins first Beijing visit as ICAC chief Independent Commission Against Corruption commissioner Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun began a four-day visit to Beijing, her first since taking up the post in early November. She plans to call on the Supreme People's Procuratorate and the Ministry of Supervision.