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Independence of monitoring bodies; SARS latest (22 May 2003)


Tonight's programme reports on lobbying efforts by local and mainland officials aiming to persuade the World Health Organisation to lift its advisory notice against non-emergency travel to Hong Kong. Despite encouraging progress in the battle against the outbreak, the advisory remains -- for now. Also, the pro-democracy camp challenges the administration over the independence of official bodies such as the Equal Opportunities Commission, set up to ensure compliance with public policy, and areas of the law.

A Week In Politics
Publish Date: 
Thursday, May 22, 2003
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