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I grew up in South London in the Thatcher years. There was a lot of hostility towards the police. When I moved to #HongKong in the early 90s, I was struck by the genial relations between people and the police. They were generally liked and respected 1/
#HongKong people were proud that their police force was not like the Public Security Bureau of China. There were always bad eggs but generally, the force was considered clean and professional. People trusted them 2/
I covered and attended many protests over the years. In the past they were almost always peaceful and there was little aggro from the police. This began to change in the CYLeung years as Beijing tightened the screws and society became more polarised 3/
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#LegCo FAQ

Since there seems to be some misconception about #LegCo thought I'd do a bit of responding to the FAQs. (1/ )
Do LegCo members only have meetings w Ministries once a year?

No. We meet them all year round. Some gets publicised (muzakarah sessions) when all or most of the members are present. Some are done behind closed doors, where we individually request with specific departments. (2/
It's during these closed-door meetings that we directly discuss issues that have been shared with us, that aren't suitable for the budget meeting. Usually smaller, personal issue cases or internal matters that can be resolved/answered. That's why not everything is at MMN (3/
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Youth dialogue with #Brunei LegCo youth rep Khairunissa Ashari @kyeeee
Some recs from youth during dialogue with #LegCo rep @kyeeee: 1) Remove need for event permits from MOHA
2) Require MPKs (village councils) to have a youth member on their committee, to enhance youth involvement & interest in local govt
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