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Transcript of remarks by CS (with video)
     Following is the transcript of remarks by the Chief Secretary for Administration, Mr Matthew Cheung kin-chung, at a media session after attending the Hong Kong Well-wishing Festival 2017 today (January 28):

Reporter: Mr Cheung, is the government satisfied with the Standard Working Hours Committee report that was given to the…

Chief Secretary for Administration: The Committee has just submitted the report to the Chief Executive yesterday morning. We will certainly, the government will certainly take full account of the recommendations and the findings in the report, and at the same time, take account of the views of the community, other views of the community, so as to devise a policy direction, which must have regard to our own social economic circumstances in Hong Kong. In other words, a working hour policy which suits Hong Kong in particular. We will certainly take account of the views of the community.

Reporter: Do you think the report shows that it fits Hong Kong?

Chief Secretary for Administration: We will certainly take time to digest it, and analyse it, but certainly will provide a useful basis, on which to take forward the matter.

(Please also refer to the Chinese portion of the transcript.)
Ends/Saturday, January 28, 2017
Issued at HKT 14:30
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