When Secretary for Labour and Welfare Law Chi-kwong sought to send the maternity leave amendment bill to the manpower panel for vetting, the pan-democrats objected. Photo: Xiaomei Chen When Secretary for Labour and Welfare Law Chi-kwong sought to send the maternity leave amendment bill to the manpower panel for vetting, the pan-democrats objected. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
When Secretary for Labour and Welfare Law Chi-kwong sought to send the maternity leave amendment bill to the manpower panel for vetting, the pan-democrats objected. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Politics is getting in the way of solving vital livelihood issues in Hong Kong

  • Sadly, the public suffers when important matters cannot be addressed; some give and take is badly needed to help end the impasse in the legislature

When Secretary for Labour and Welfare Law Chi-kwong sought to send the maternity leave amendment bill to the manpower panel for vetting, the pan-democrats objected. Photo: Xiaomei Chen When Secretary for Labour and Welfare Law Chi-kwong sought to send the maternity leave amendment bill to the manpower panel for vetting, the pan-democrats objected. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
When Secretary for Labour and Welfare Law Chi-kwong sought to send the maternity leave amendment bill to the manpower panel for vetting, the pan-democrats objected. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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