Hong Kong 2006
Calendar of Events
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4 Hong Kong is ranked the world's freest economy for the 12th consecutive year by the United States-based Heritage Foundation in the 2006 Index of Economic Freedom.
11 The Education and Manpower Bureau announces the setting up of the Committee on Teachers' Work, chaired by Professor Edmond Ko, to carry out an independent study of teachers' work and to make relevant recommendations to the Government.
13 The Hospital Authority appoints Mr Shane Solomon as its Chief Executive for a term of three years.
17 The Government announces the establishment of an independent committee to review public service broadcasting in Hong Kong.
20 The Secretary for the Environment, Transport and Works, Dr Sarah Liao, officiates at the connection ceremony of the Hong Kong and Shenzhen sections of the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Western Corridor.
24 The Central People's Government (CPG) approves the appointments of Mr Joseph Wong Wing-ping as Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology and Miss Denise Yue Chung-yee as Secretary for the Civil Service.

Mr John Tsang Chun-wah is appointed Director of the Chief Executive's Office.
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