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HK-Zhuhai-Macau bridge project getting out of hand, says engineering expert Listen
A convenor of the Professional Commons, engineer Albert Lai, says he's worried the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge project is getting out of hand even for the government’s top officials. Transport Secretary Anthony Cheung admitted that the bridge project will cost more than anticipated and the bridge will only be opened after discussions with other stakeholders. Lai told Annemarie Evans said he was surprised by how little the transport minister knew about the project.
Lawmaker demands speedy action against former officer Listen
Civic Party lawmaker Tanya Chan says the public wants to know when the police are going to lay charges against former superintendent Franklin Chu, who's been accused of assaulting a passer-by during the Umbrella Movement protests in 2014. The Department of Justice says they've given advice on the case to the internal police complaints unit – but the victim and his lawyers say if there's no movement within the next two months, then they'll be forced to launch their own civil prosecution. Chan told Ben Tse that justice delayed is justice denied, and a firm answer is needed for when action will be taken.
Trump 'sending a message' to China Listen
The Executive Director of the Hong Kong America Centre, Glenn Shive, says US President Donald Trump is indirectly sending a message to China, by sending a late Lunar New Year greeting and not yet speaking directly to President Xi Jinping. Shive told Annemarie Evans that Trump’s actions aren’t constructive to building a good relationship with Beijing.