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Xia Baolong begins HK visit

CPC Central Committee Hong Kong & Macao Work Office Director and State Council Hong Kong & Macao Affairs Office Director Xia Baolong today arrived in Hong Kong for a seven-day inspection visit.   Upon his arrival at Hong Kong International Airport this morning, Mr Xia toured the Integrated Airport Centre in the company of Chief Executive John Lee, Chief Secretary Chan Kwok-ki and Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) Chairman Jack So.   Mr Xia was updated by Secretary for Transport & Logistics Lam Sai-hung and AAHK Chief Executive Officer Fred Lam, on the developments of the aviation industry and the latest situation of Hong Kong's development as an international aviation and cargo hub. Mr Xia also inspected the operation of autonomous vehicles at the airport.   In the afternoon, he had an engagement session with Principal Officials and Permanent Secretaries of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government led by Mr Lee.   At another engagement ses

Pop show registration starts Apr 13

Cantopop music and movie fans are invited to a free outdoor marathon show to be held at the Cultural Centre Piazza on April 23, with the online registration for admission starting at 10am on April 13.   One of the highlights of this year’s Hong Kong Pop Culture Festival organised by the Leisure & Cultural Services Department (LCSD), the Outdoor Music x Film Marathon features two parts aiming to demonstrate the passing down of the city’s Cantopop culture.   In the first part, a pop concert, experienced and emerging singers, together with local bands, will collaborate and perform a series of pop classics.   This will be followed by Film Songs Singing Along, where local talented young singers will lead the audience to sing along to selected footage of movie songs to be projected onto a large screen at the venue.   These songs are edited from films or songs performed by late superstars Leslie Cheung and Anita Mui.   ​Before the programme starts, a breakdance parade and pop legends exhibition, The Avenue of Pop Dreams, organised by the Avenue of Stars Management, will be staged on the Avenue of Stars to commemorate the four legends of Bruce Lee, Anita Mui, Leslie Cheung and Danny Chan.   The pop legends exhibition will last for two weeks until May 7.   Admission to the Outdoor Music x Film Marathon is free with a limited quota. Interested parties can register for entry, with free seating, at the programme's webpage starting 10am, April 13 on a first-come, first-served basis.   Call 2734 2960 or click here for enquiries.   The LCSD will arrange a broadcast of the programme’s recorded highlights on RTHK TV later.

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