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CE expresses sorrow over passing of Mr Choi Park-lai
     The Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam, today (July 26) expressed deep sorrow over the passing of Mr Choi Park-lai.

     A leading traditional Chinese almanac expert, Mr Choi edited the calendars in different versions of the Chinese almanac, playing a pivotal role in relevant Chinese cultural heritage. He was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star in 2015.

     "Mr Choi was dedicated to promoting Chinese culture throughout his life and spared no effort in introducing the Chinese almanac to the general public. He was benevolent and cared for the younger generations, contributing significantly to the community.

     "On behalf of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, I would like to extend my deepest condolences to his family," Mrs Lam said.
Ends/Thursday, July 26, 2018
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