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GBA rule of law action plan released

The Action Plan on the Construction of Rule of Law in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area has been released, the Department of Justice (DoJ) announced today.   Secretary for Justice Paul Lam explained that the action plan has two intentions, namely to underpin the guiding principle of “Three Interfaces, Two Connects & One Greater Bay Area”, and strengthen collaboration with the legal and dispute resolution sectors and other stakeholders to effectively implement policy measures set out in the plan.   Through mechanisms, regulatory frameworks and talent – the “three interfaces” – the DoJ said it will promote hardware and software connectivity in constructing rule of law in the bay area, co-operation between the various cities according to their respective strengths, and collaboration between different legal systems, thereby eventually achieving the goal of “one Greater Bay Area”.   Deputy Secretary for Justice Cheung Kwok-kwan, who is also the leading Hong Kong

HK yearbook goes on sale

The Government's latest yearbook Hong Kong 2021 went on sale today, while an online version is available for free.   The publication provides extensive accounts of government policies and activities as well as life and developments in the city.   The yearbook's cover features Hong Kong's medal winners at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. The athletes' excellence during the year is also illustrated in a photo section titled Sporting Heroes.   The book’s 22 chapters cover Hong Kong's constitution, legal system, economy, health, innovation and technology, transport, environment, sport, culture and the arts, among other topics. It also contains more than 90 pictures that feature different facets of the city.   The price of Hong Kong 2021 is $340. Order the yearbook at the Government Bookstore or the Information Services Department website.
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