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CE mourns Tong Wai-ki

Chief Executive Carrie Lam today expressed deep sorrow over the passing of Hong Kong Taoist Association Chairman Tong Wai-ki.   She said Mr Tong was held in high regard, adding that he had been committed to promoting the Taoist religion and Chinese culture and actively participated in social services and charitable activities, making significant contributions over the years.   He was awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star in 2013.   "I am deeply saddened by the passing of Mr Tong. On behalf of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, I would like to extend my deepest condolences to his family and the Taoist community," Mrs Lam noted.   Acting Secretary for Home Affairs Patrick Nip also expressed deep condolences over the passing of Mr Tong.   He commended Mr Tong for dedicating his life in promoting the Taoist religion and uniting the Taoist community while actively participating in charitable services and talent nurturing. http://dlvr.it/SHNxwp

Election Committee final register set

The 2021 Election Committee subsector (ECSS) final register of voters will be released tomorrow, the Registration & Electoral Office (REO) announced.   The final voter register contains 7,971 voters, comprising 2,551 individual and 5,420 corporate voters. They may vote in the 2021 ECSS Ordinary Elections on September 19.   Registered individual and corporate voters may log in to the Online Voter Information Enquiry System, or call 2891 1001 to check their registration particulars.   There is an increase of 80 voters in the final voter register compared to the provisional one.   The REO explained that it took follow-up actions, including those on the claims and objections cases received, after the publication of the provisional voter register. With the Revising Officer's approval, the individuals and bodies concerned have been deleted from or included in the final register accordingly.   Validly nominated candidates, members of the press and political parties may inspect the final voter register from tomorrow at the REO offices at 10/F, Harbour Centre, Wan Chai and 13/F, Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre.   The parts of the final register which contain only corporate voters' registered particulars and do not show individual voters' names and principal residential addresses are available for public inspection.   The notice on the inspection of the final register will be gazetted tomorrow.
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