Executive Council of Hong Kongi

The Executive Council, or Exco, is a body of advisers that helps the chief executive in policymaking.


Hong Kong leader John Lee may have had a decent first six months, but much remains to be done in terms of housing, employment, welfare protection and other livelihood issues.

  • Gay Games Hong Kong co-chair Lisa Lam says ‘it’s only a small step in a long journey’
  • Some participants express disappointment over the low numbers at the controversy-hit Games

Veteran politician Regina Ip hits back at anti-LGBTQ lawmakers calling for cancellation of Gay Games, with group seeking her resignation for officiating at event.


Financial Secretary Paul Chan says newly launched ‘Night Vibes Hong Kong’ campaign will ‘create happy memories’ for residents and boost tourist numbers.

Executive Council member Ronny Tong urges luxury homeowners in Tai Tam to take initiative in proposing how government slope they occupied should be repaired.


John Lee says attendance of senior government figures at community events to be ‘coordinated’ and less extravagant ways of thanking civil servants should be considered.

New People’s Party proposes raft of measures to deal with city’s rapidly ageing population in submissions to city leader ahead of October policy address.

Executive Council member Ronny Tong joins convenor Regina Ip and fellow Jeffrey Lam in urging city to reconsider building flats on section of Fanling golf course.

Controversial private member’s bill from lawmaker Tommy Cheung designed to cut size of Chinese University Council to get first reading in Legco on Thursday

Three Chinese University Council members criticise lawmaker Tommy Cheung over go-it-alone private member’s bill to increase proportion of outsiders on body.

Sources say pay trend survey could mean civil service pay bumps of 2.87 per cent for high-earners, 4.65 per cent for middle-ranking employees and 4.5 per cent for junior staff.


Proposal, presented in Chief Executive John Lee’s policy address last October, marks first increase in littering fine in almost two decades.

Xia Baolong spends first of six days in city with Chief Executive John Lee and Exco members; underlines mainland commitment to national security in city.