Harbour Crossings March 17

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CY Leung elected deputy head of CPPCC national committee; Five new members to WKCDA consultation panel; New Judge of the Court of First Instance of the High Court appointed.


CY Leung elected deputy head of CPPCC national committee

Chief executive CY Leung was elected deputy chairman of the CPPCC National Committee (ch) yesterday by 2066 to 13 with 16 abstained, becoming the first sitting chief executive to also play a dual role. The appointment was followed by handshakes between Leung and Chinese President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang, NPC chairman Zhang Dejiang and other top level officials.

 

Five new members to WKCDA consultation panel

The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) has announced the re-appointment of 11 existing members and the appointment of 5 new members to its Consultation Panel for a period of one year effective from 1 March 2017 to 28 February 2018.

Newly appointed Consultation Panel members include Chairperson of Yau Tsim Mong District School Liaison Committee Mimi Cheung Yee-may (張漪薇), Finance Advisor of ‎LUXE City Guides and a candidate of Diversity List 2016 Anita Gidumal, actor and director Wyborn Leung Wai-hong (梁煒康), Travel Industry Council chairman Jason Wong Chun-tat (黃進達) and Chairman of Design Council of Hong Kong Professor Eric Yim Chi-ming (嚴志明).

 

New Judge of the Court of First Instance of the High Court appointed

The Judiciary has appointed Lisa Wong Kwok-ying (黃國瑛), SC, as Judge of the Court of First Instance of the High Court with effect from 15 March, 2017. Wong served as Deputy Judge of the Court of First Instance of the High Court for periods in 2008, 2011, 2012 and 2013. She has been appointed as Recorder of the Court of First Instance of the High Court since 2013. She also sits on the Department of Justice’s Steering Committee on Mediation.

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