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More pictures︱The National Day is approaching, the national flag is flying and the national flag is flying all over Hong Kong

2022-09-29T23:11:57.633Z

The National Day of "October" is approaching, and the scene of hanging flags in various districts reappears. The reporter inspected multiple districts yesterday (29th), and a large number of small national flags and regional flags have been hung on the roadside in the urban area, and large-scale national flags have also appeared on the seaside.



The National Day of "October" is approaching, and the scene of hanging flags in various districts reappears.

The reporter inspected many districts yesterday (29th), and a large number of small national flags and regional flags have been hung on the roadside in the urban area, and large flags have also appeared on the seaside to welcome the arrival of the National Day.


At the junction of Chatham Road North and To Kwa Wan Road in To Kwa Wan, small national flags and regional flags have been hung on the railings, and flags have been erected on the footpath separating the two avenues.

On the Hung Hom waterfront, a long array of national flags stretched between the solar lamp posts, which stretches endlessly with no end in sight.

The seaside of Tseung Kwan O has the same scene.

One after another national flags are erected on the railings on the shore, across the sea from the newly-built Tseung Kwan O Cross-Bay Link Road.

There is a sea of ​​flags near the bicycle park, and the flyover is full of national flags.

When we arrived in Saigon, the surrounding area was still red.

In front of Sai Kung Public School, there is a large archway celebrating the National Day. There is also a celebration banner from the Sai Kung District Office on the roadside.

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On National Day last year, a citizen applied to the Highways Department to hang the national flag on lampposts, and then received a bill from the Highways Department, asking to pay 147,000 yuan as the inspection fee and application fee.

In July this year, under the direction of Chief Executive Li Jiachao, the Highways Department has waived the relevant fees.

A government spokesman said at the time that the government's policy is to promote patriotic education, and it has always actively encouraged civil society and citizens to jointly celebrate the National Day, the anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region or other special days on the premise of respecting the national flag, regional flag and its patterns. Include the use of the national flag to express patriotic sentiments.

The spokesman said that appropriate mechanisms will be formulated to deal with relevant matters, including how to properly handle national flags hoisted by non-governmental organizations and citizens, and to enhance applicants' understanding of relevant norms.

Li Jiachao: Li Jiachao has instructed to waive the fee and request to avoid the recurrence of the inspection fee for hanging the national flag on the lamppost. The road administration will fully refund the fee: there will be an exemption mechanism for promoting patriotic education. Deng Bingqiang: The national flag is equal to the dignity of the country and history.

Source: hk1

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