I think this story has been posted in other places. I really can't believe this. But it amazes me at the little ways there are increasing repercussions for any "anti-China" sentiment. It will be stamped out.The street had been closed to all vehicular traffic from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturdays and from noon to 10 p.m. on Sundays and public holidays. (Before 2014, it was closed evenings from Monday through Saturday and on public holidays, but that was scaled back to weekends and public holidays only.) Because of the noise complaints, the district council voted in May to end the pedestrian zone.
The noise complaints are just the latest controversy to play out on this busy street, following scuffles between pro-China dance groups and anti-China “localist” protestors in 2015, and violent clashes between riot police and protestors in 2016.
Competition watchdog states there is a lack of competition in the retail petrol sector with price changes that don't perhaps look market based. They suggest a few tweaks in the law would stop the risk of Hong Kongers being gouged by rent seeking from government friendly businesses.
The government on July 17 rejected a commission suggestion that longer-term structural reform of the petrol market be launched, saying “the costs could outweigh the benefits”.
You really can't make this up.
Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development Fund Task Force Chairperson Jane Lee then gave an account of the commission and its task forces’ achievements in the past year. These included the implementation of youth engagement programmes such as Be a Government Official for a Day.