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MTR should have disclosed information as early as possible: lawmaker Listen
Federation of Trade Unions lawmaker Alice Mak says she is alarmed that two pillars supporting a viaduct near Yuen Long Station have sunk at least two centimetres. She said she was also concerned that the MTR Corporation had remained silent about the problem since it was discovered in 2012. Mak, who represents the New Territories West constituency, said the railway operator should have disclosed as much information as possible from the start. She spoke to Annemarie Evans:
Group welcomes proposed laws for breastfeeding mothers Listen
The government is moving to expand Hong Kong's anti-discrimination laws to better protect people against harassment and discrimination on the basis of gender, race, or disability. It is planning eight changes to existing laws, and will table its amendments to Legco by the end of the year. If approved, discrimination against breastfeeding mothers will become an offence for the first time. But there will be no specific legal provision against harassing breastfeeding mums. The government said such acts are already covered by broader laws against harassment. The immediate past chairwoman of the Hong Kong Breastfeeding Mothers Association Jannie Leung told Jim Gould that it would be good to have such laws: