Civic Exchange has called for the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS) to be implemented in Hong Kong for at least five years. This is a system that can help to save lives in a city that has heavy demand on ambulance service.1 This matter should have received high policy priority much earlier.
Better environmental disclosure requirements from the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) not only would help reduce investment risk and protect investor interests…
Hong Kong Journal: After a long delay, Hong Kong seems about to take a major step to clean up air pollution and improve public health.
Civic Exchange had a meeting with The Chief Secretary for Administration Hon. Henry Tang and has put our views to him regarding the Policy Address 2009-10. This letter aims to elaborate on the issues put forward during the meeting and suggests 6 areas to be addressed in the upcoming Policy Address.
Civic Exchange suggested the HKSAR Government to addess fives areas which includes Improving Hong Kong air’s quality, Creating “green jobs”, Enacting archives law, Preserving RTHK’s Archives, and On Constitutional Development in the upcoming Policy Address.
Civic Exchange urged LegCo members to consider raising the various issues during the budget debate in the Legislative Council.
Civic Exchange response to the FS on the 2009 Budget; Document 2: The FS’s response to Civic Exchange; and Document 3. Civic Exchange response to the FS’s response.
Annual deaths attributable to air pollution are estimated at 10, 000 in Hong Kong.