One HK resident on Diamond Princess has passed away in Japan

March 7th, 2020 DAB Legislative Councillor Vincent CHENG confirmed through the HKSAR government that a Hong Kong resident on the Diamond Princess Cruise ship has passed away from Covid-19 in…

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The DAB urges the MTRC to extend the monthly passes and review the existing fare structures

March 6, 2020 Under the threat of Covid-19, many local residents are heeding the call of the government to stay home.  However, many commuters have seen their monthly passes and…

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The $5 billion funding for transitional housing projects approved

March 6, 2020 DAB Legislative Councillors Wilson OR and Vincent CHENG welcome the Legislative Council Finance Committee’s approval of the $5 billion funding scheme for the transitional housing project to…

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More vigorous measures should be implemented by the Anti-epidemic Fund

March 5th, 2020 DAB Legislative Councillors met with the Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung and submitted four main proposals to expand the scope of the Anti-epidemic Fund (“the Fund”).   Quickly…

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Our response to the High Court’s same-sex couples housing ruling

March 4th, 2020 The High Court has made its ruling on the PRH application issue for same-sex couples and the government side has lost.  DAB Legislative Councillor Holden Chow points…

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The DAB pushes the Cash Payout Scheme

March 4th, 2020 A group of DAB Legislative Councillors and Central Committee members met with Financial Secretary Paul Chan and his staff regarding the HK$10,000 cash payout scheme (“the scheme”),…

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Our response to the report on the derailment of the East Rail Line on September 17th, 2019

March 3rd, 2020 On March 3rd the MTRC officially publicized its investigative report into the derailment incident on the East Rail Line last September. The investigation discovered that the derailment…

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DAB Caring Fund “Caring For You” Campaign

March 3rd, 2020 The DAB Caring Fund set up the "Caring for You" campaign to provide financial assistance to residents heavily affected by the Covid-19 outbreak. DAB Legislative Councilors altogether…

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The DAB follows up on the implementation of the SME Financing Guarantee Scheme

February 28th, 2020 Regarding the 100% Financing Guarantee Scheme for SMEs in the Budget, DAB Legislative Councillor Holden Chow learnt from the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau that the scheme…

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Our response to the cost overrun for the Shatin-Central Link

February 28th, 2020 In the government document submitted to LegCo today, the latest cost of the Shatin Central Link (SCL) has been revised to HK$82.99 billion, which is an increase…

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Sailing through difficult waters and fighting the virus together: Many DAB proposals were adopted in the 2020-21 Budget

February 26th, 2020 The DAB feels that this Budget is able to help the public affected by the epidemic tide over this difficult period. We would agree that the Budget…

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Our response to the latest arrangements regarding the resumption of classes and examinations

February 25th, 2020 The Education Bureau (EDB) announced that the Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (DSE) would be held as scheduled on March 27th while the Chinese oral exam will…

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We request the Housing Department to strengthen their anti-epidemic measures

February 25th, 2020 Covid-19 continues to threaten Hong Kong.  Legislative Councillor Wilson Or met with Deputy Director Ricky Yeung of the Housing Department (HD) alongside many DAB District Councillors and…

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We strongly censured teachers using hate speech against the Police

February 24th, 2020   During the anti-extradition bill protests, more than 100 teachers constituted a breach of professional conduct by disseminating hate speech on social media.  The Education Bureau (EDB)…

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Fighting the COVID-19 together, distributed free masks to the public

01 FEB, 2020 The supply of masks and protective items is very stringent at the moment.  Unscrupulous merchants hike the prices and gouge customers in need.  The DAB accepted the…

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The DAB responds to the latest government measures on prevention of the spread of the COVID-19

31 January, 2020   The government has strengthened efforts on disease prevention at immigration, and is closely monitoring travelers from Hubei and Hong Kong residents who have traveled to Hubei…

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We are strongly concern the supply of masks and other protective products

31 January, 2020 Under the threat posed by the spread of the COVID-19, Hong Kong is facing supply problems with the provision of masks and other protective products.  The DAB…

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Crack down on “unscrupulous merchants” and help the public fight the COVID-19

29 January, 2020   The DAB has received many complaints about the profiteering of unscrupulous merchants who hike the prices of masks and disinfectant products while some of them even…

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The DAB urges the Chief Executive to strengthen anti-epidemic measures

28 January, 2020 Today (January 28th) DAB Chairperson Starry Lee met with the Chief Executive and the Director of the Chief Executive’s Office alongside other DAB members to express the…

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Support the Police in enforcing the law

27 JAN 2020   The riots regarding the extradition bill has been ongoing for seven months.  Though the number of rioters has already greatly diminished, they continue to block roads, set…

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New hopes for the New Year: Our proposals for the 2020-21 Budget

27 JAN 2020 In this New Year the DAB hopes that the government can implement the 10 measures as soon as possible to improve welfare and quality of life.  At…

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Our Heart of Dedication to Serve will not change. The DAB held a “Hong Kong Service Day”

On January 12th, the DAB held a “Hong Kong Service Day” soon after the beginning of 2020.  We set up booths in all 18 districts to introduce our work and…

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The DAB’s response to developers loaning land for transitional housing

As the supply of Public Rental Housing (PRH) has fallen short, the DAB supports to provide more transitional homes and welcomes the decision of the Sun Hung Kai Properties to…

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The DAB expressed great concerns with the unknown “Wuhan pneumonia” to the Central Government

On January 7th 11 DAB members met with Mr. HE Jing, the Deputy Director of the Central People Government's Liaison Office in HKSAR, and expressed our concerns with the “unknown…

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“District Councils Observers” is set up to protect the rights of local residents

In the 2019 District Council Election, the Establishment camp received 1.2 million votes, which is an increase over the last such election. Although most councillors from the Establishment camp were…

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