Red flags flying on the Great Hall of the People, the venue of the upcoming National People's Congress and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing. Photo: Reuters

Mainland access and ‘Greater Bay Area’ high on the agenda for Hong Kong delegates to annual meetings of China’s top legislative and advisory body

  • Delegates have proposals to build new towns and give greater access to public services for Hongkongers living in mainland China
  • About 240 delegates from the city are in Beijing for the meetings of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and the National People’s Congress
Topic |   National People's Congress

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Red flags flying on the Great Hall of the People, the venue of the upcoming National People's Congress and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam attends the second plenary meeting of the State Council’s leading group for the development of the Greater Bay Area. Photo: Simon Song/SCMP

Lower taxes and subsidies as Beijing rolls out new measures to Greater Bay Area cities

  • Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces measures after attending State Council meeting the development of Greater Bay Area
  • First of the eight measures will offer more relaxed tax regime to Hong Kong professionals who travel frequently across border to work
Topic |   Greater Bay Area

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam attends the second plenary meeting of the State Council’s leading group for the development of the Greater Bay Area. Photo: Simon Song/SCMP
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