Welcome Home Reception for HK Delegation to 1st Asian Beach Games (22.12.2008)

  • The Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs, Mrs Carrie Yau, officiates at the Welcome Home Reception for the Hong Kong, China Delegation to the Bali 1st Asian Beach Games. Mrs Yau congratulates the athletes for their marvelous results in the games.

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Commendation on greening the community (15.12.2008)

  • The Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Tsang Tak-sing (third right), and the Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs, Mrs Carrie Yau (second left) join the awardees who have actively participated in greening the community at the presentation ceremony of the Secretary for Home Affairs' Commendation Scheme.

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National Day reception (1.10.2008)

  • The National Day reception in celebration of the 59th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China was held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on October 1, 2008. The Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Tsang Tak-sing (seventh left), the Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs, Mrs Carrie Yau (eighth left), and the Director of Home Affairs, Mrs Pamela Tan (sixth left) are pictured with the performers at the reception.

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Olympic Live Site (6.9.2008)

  • The Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs, Mrs Carrie Yau, speaking at the launching ceremony of the Olympic Live Site in Hong Kong for the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games in Sha Tin Park this evening.

  • A performance, Kung Fu on wheel-chair, at the launching ceremony of the Olympic Live Site in Hong Kong for the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games in Sha Tin Park this evening.

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"Heavenly Horse - the Horse in Chinese Art and Culture" (14.8.2008)

  • Wellington Mayor, Ms Kerry Prendergast, accompanied by the Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs, Mrs Carrie Yau, toured the exhibition "Heavenly Horse - the Horse in Chinese Art and Culture" at the Hong Kong Museum of History on August 14. The exhibition coincides with the equestrian events of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games being held in Hong Kong. Pictured are Ms Prendergast and Mrs Yau (right), appreciating an artifact from the Tang dynasty (AD618 -907), a white clay figurine of a dancing horse, unearthed from Shaanxi Province. These horses underwent long periods of training to dance to music and put on an entertaining show. This is quite similar to the dressage of today's equestrian events.

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Hong Kong volunteers headed for Beijing for 2008 Olympic Games (1.8.2008)

  • Pictured is the Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs, Mrs Carrie Yau, giving a speech at a ceremony to show support for the volunteers. Among the guests is the Deputy Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Mr Li Gang (fifth from right).

  • More than 100 Hong Kong volunteers, in a group photo with the guests officiating at today's ceremony, making a gesture of a welcoming smile for the 2008 Olympic Games.

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PSHA checked readiness of the Hong Kong Airport for Equestrian Events (9.7.2008)

  • The Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs, Mrs Carrie Yau, visited the airport on July 9 to see its readiness for receiving guests and horses for the upcoming Olympic Equestrian events. Picture shows Mrs Yau chatting with two of the airport ambassadors, Miss Irene Cheng (fifth from left) and Miss Connie Yeung (sixth from left), who speak Spanish and French, at the airport hospitality desk.

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100-day countdown to Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (28.5.2008)

  • The 100-day countdown ceremony to the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games was held at the Hong Kong Central Library. Photo shows the five officiating guests with an hourglass signifying the beginning of the 100-day countdown to the Paralympic Games. (From left: The Chief Executive Officer of Equestrian Events (Hong Kong) of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad Company Limited, Mr Lam Woon-kwong; the Deputy Mayor of Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Village, Miss Elsie Leung; the Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs, Mrs Carrie Yau; Chairman of Hong Kong Jockey Club, Mr John Chan, and Chairman of the Hong Kong Paralympic Committee & Sports Association for the Physically Disabled, Mrs Jenny Fung)

  • The Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs, Mrs Carrie Yau, appreciates drawings on the theme of Paralympic Games contributed by students with disabilities.

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Yuen Long District Sports Carnival (27.4.2008)

  • Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs, Mrs Carrie Yau (third right) and (from left) Yuen Long District Officer, Mr James Chan; Director of Home Affairs, Mrs Pamela Tan; President of the SF&OC, Mr Timothy Fok; Chairman of the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association, Mr Lee Chi-wing; and Star of the Yuen Long District Sports Carnival, Mr So Wa-wai, officiate at the launching ceremony of the 100-day countdown to the Beijing 2008 Olympics at Tin Shui Wai Sports Ground on April 27.

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Yuen Long Carnival celebrates Beijing 2008 Olympics (27.4.2008)

  • The Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs, Mrs Carrie Yau (third right) and (from left) the Yuen Long District Officer, Mr James Chan; the Director of Home Affairs, Mrs Pamela Tan; President of the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, Mr Timothy Fok; Chairman of the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association, Mr Lee Chi-wing; and the Ambassador of the Yuen Long District Sports Carnival, Mr So Wa-wai, officiated at the launching ceremony of the 100-day countdown to the Beijing 2008 Olympics at Tin Shui Wai Sports Ground.

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200-day countdown to Beijing 2008 Olympic Games (20.1.2008)

  • The Chief Secretary for Administration, Mr Henry Tang (fifth left); The Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Tsang Tak-sing (sixth left); and the Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs, Mrs Carrie Yau (first right); officiated at the Beijing Olympic Games 200-day countdown ceremony at Ocean Park with other officiating guests.

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