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DC reform meetings held

The Government held exchange meetings on the theme of improving the district governance system and reforming the District Councils (DCs) at the Central Government Offices today.   Over 80 Hong Kong Special Administrative Region deputies to the National People's Congress (NPC) and Hong Kong SAR members of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) were there to exchange views on improving the district governance system and supporting the District Council election.   Chief Executive John Lee noted that it is the first major citywide election after improving the district governance system and reforming the DCs, and is of particular significance.   He said it also marks the final mile for the full implementation of the principle of “patriots administering Hong Kong” in the district governance structure.   The Chief Executive also noted that the election is of great significance to the good governance and the long-term st

Jobless scheme disbursment set

The Government today announced that the first batch of subsidies under the Temporary Unemployment Relief Scheme is expected to be disbursed to about 60,000 successful applicants within one week from April 12.   Such applicants may check their bank accounts after receiving notifications via SMS or email, it added.   For those who have not yet received any notification, their applications are still being processed. They may log in to the scheme’s website to check their application status.   As at noon today, more than 380,000 applications have been received since the scheme’s launch on March 23.   The Government reminded eligible people who intend to apply for the subsidies to submit their applications online by April 12.   Call 183 6128 for enquiries.

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