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Curriculum change supported

Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung today welcomed the Baptist University’s move to incorporate national security education in their curriculum, saying it is educators’ duty to promote national security education.   Making the remarks today, Mr Yeung said: “I think this is in accordance to the National Security Law because Article 10 requires all the schools including universities to promote national security education in their schools.”   He added that he believes the higher education institutions are adopting their own approaches in this cause.   “Our requirement is for all these educational institutions to follow the Hong Kong National Security Law, the requirements under the Article 10.”   When asked about a teacher’s comment concerning an athlete’s attire during an Olympic competition, Mr Yeung stressed that the whole community should support the Hong Kong team in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.   “So far I think the relevant persons have already made a clarification about

SFC executives named

Financial Secretary Paul Chan, under the authority delegated by the Chief Executive, has appointed Michael Wong and re-appointed Nicky Lo and Clement Chan as Non-Executive Directors of the Securities & Futures Commission (SFC).   The two-year terms of Mr Wong, Mr Lo and Mr Chan will begin on April 1, April 24 and May 26.   The finance chief said: “Mr Wong has had a long record of public service and possesses vast experience in the business sector. I am confident that he will provide valuable contributions to the work of the SFC.   “Mr Lo and Mr Chan have offered constructive advice on the performance of functions and good corporate governance of the SFC during their tenure. I look forward to their continued support for the work of the SFC.”   The SFC is chaired by Tim Lui and its other serving Non-Executive Directors are Agnes Chan, Edward Cheng, Victor Dawes, Lester Huang and James Lin.
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