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Function and role of HK Election Committee in terms of electoral system reform of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Combining the Chief Executive and the Legislative Council’s election through the Election Committee will bring the social basis of the executive and legislative powers of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region closer to each other.
The Election [...]

Published by rli on March 24th, 2021 tagged China News | Comment now »

Function and role of HK Election Committee in terms of electoral system reform of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Combining the Chief Executive and the Legislative Council’s election through the Election Committee will bring the social basis of the executive and legislative powers of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region closer to each other.
The Election [...]

Published by rli on March 23rd, 2021 tagged China News | Comment now »

Function and role of HK Election Committee in terms of electoral system reform of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Combining the Chief Executive and the Legislative Council’s election through the Election Committee will bring the social basis of the executive and legislative powers of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region closer to each other.
The Election [...]

Published by rli on March 22nd, 2021 tagged China News | Comment now »

A need to change the electoral system of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR)
There is a need to change the electoral system to ensure that it will guarantee broad representation suited to the HKSAR’s realities.
The untenable situation demonstrated the current electoral system has failed to fulfill its constitutional role to elect public officeholders who [...]

Published by rli on March 19th, 2021 tagged China News | Comment now »

The major takeaway from the decision on improving the electoral system of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) adopted by the National People’s Congress on March 11, 2021.
The decision is another significant step to improve the HKSAR’s legal and political systems since the Law on Safeguarding National Security in the HKSAR was adopted in [...]

Published by rli on March 17th, 2021 tagged China News | Comment now »

Global Food Crisis?

Even before COVID-19 reduced incomes and disrupted supply chains, chronic and acute hunger were on the rise due to various factors including conflict, socio-economic conditions, natural hazards, climate change and pests. But 2020 marks the most severe increase in global food insecurity, impacting vulnerable households in almost every country. This brief looks at rising food [...]

Published by rli on January 28th, 2021 tagged China News | Comment now »

Using Law to Address Food Waste

Food culture in China has seen significant changes in recent years. While older generations may recall hard economic times, and traditions of frugal meals, the growing middle class in modern China often wishes to demonstrate wealth by hosting large banquets, where leftovers are a sign of generosity and abundance.
A political speech alone or a law [...]

Published by rli on January 27th, 2021 tagged China News | Comment now »

New Law in China to Mandate Food Banks

A new law to be passed in China provides for mandatory food banks to aid in providing food for those having difficulty.
A food bank in the west is generally structured as a non-profit, charitable organization so in China such food banks may be established under the Ministry of Civil Affairs which manages charity organizations and [...]

Published by rli on January 26th, 2021 tagged China News | Comment now »

Food Waste an Issue as China Grows in Prosperity

A report by the China Academy Science found that in 2015 residents in big cities, including Beijing and Shanghai, wasted 17 to 18 million tons of food, or enough to feed 30 to 50 million people. A quarter of the waste was staple foods like rice and noodles, and about 18% of it meat, the [...]

Published by rli on January 22nd, 2021 tagged China News | Comment now »

Under the draft law submitted to the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on Tuesday, food service operators face penalties if they induce or mislead consumers to “order excessive meals and cause obvious waste”. Offenders would be given a warning by local authorities, and face fines of up to 10,000 RMB if they fail [...]

Published by rli on January 21st, 2021 tagged China News | Comment now »