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Urban Council

Index Urban Council

The Urban Council (UrbCo) was a municipal council in Hong Kong responsible for municipal services on Hong Kong Island and in Kowloon (including New Kowloon). [1]

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Arnaldo de Oliveira Sales

Arnaldo de Oliveira Sales, GBM, CBE, JP, GCIH, (born c. 1920) often shortened to A. de O. Sales, is chairman of the Hong Kong Olympic Academy and former president of the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong.

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Brook Bernacchi

Brook Antony Bernacchi (22 January 1922 – 22 September 1996) was a lawyer and politician in Hong Kong.

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Chan Kam-lam

Chan Kam-lam, GBS, JP (born 22 January 1949) is a former member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong representing the Kowloon East constituency.

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Chatham Road

Chatham Road South and Chatham Road North are two continuous roads spanning from Tsim Sha Tsui to Hung Hom in Kowloon, Hong Kong.

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Chief Executive of Hong Kong

The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is the representative of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and head of the Government of Hong Kong in China.

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Cremation

Cremation is the combustion, vaporization, and oxidation of cadavers to basic chemical compounds, such as gases, ashes and mineral fragments retaining the appearance of dry bone.

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Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong

The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (abbreviated DAB) is a pro-Beijing conservative political party established in 1992 in Hong Kong.

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Edinburgh Place

Edinburgh Place is a public square in Central, Hong Kong, adjacent to the Victoria Harbour.

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Elsie Tu

Elsie Tu, GBM, CBE (née Hume;; 2 June 1913 – 8 December 2015), known as Elsie Elliott in her earlier life, was an English-born Hong Kong social activist, elected member of the Urban Council of Hong Kong from 1963 to 1995, and member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong from 1988 to 1995.

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First-past-the-post voting

A first-past-the-post (FPTP) voting method is one in which voters indicate on a ballot the candidate of their choice, and the candidate who receives the most votes wins.

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Food and Environmental Hygiene Department

Food and Environmental Hygiene Department, or FEHD (食環署) is a department of the Hong Kong Government, reporting to the Food and Health Bureau.

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Frederick Fung

Frederick Fung Kin-kee, SBS, JP (born 17 March 1953) is a former member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong from 1991 to 1997 and from 2000 to 2016 and the former chairman of the pro-democracy Hong Kong Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood (ADPL) from 1989 to 2007.

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Hilton Cheong-Leen

Hilton Cheong-Leen, CBE, JP (born 6 August 1922) is a Hong Kong politician and businessman.

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Hong Kong Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood

The Hong Kong Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood (ADPL) is a Hong Kong pro-democracy social-liberal political party catering to grassroots interest with a strong basis in Sham Shui Po.

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Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra

The Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra (abbreviated HKCO) is an orchestra of Chinese traditional instruments based in Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong City Hall

Hong Kong City Hall is a building located at Edinburgh Place, Central, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong Island

Hong Kong Island is an island in the southern part of Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong municipal election, 1952

The 1952 Hong Kong Urban Council election was held on 30 May 1952 for the 2 elected seats of the Urban Council of Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong municipal election, 1953

The 1953 Urban Council election was held on 20 May 1953 for the 4 elected seats of the Urban Council of Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong municipal election, 1956

The 1956 Urban Council election was held on 7 March 1956.

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Hong Kong municipal election, 1965

The 1965 Urban Council election was held on 3 March 1965 for the 6 of the 10 elected seats of the Urban Council of Hong Kong after the membership of the elected members increased from 8 to 10.

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Hong Kong municipal election, 1967

The 1967 Urban Council election was held on 7 June 1967 for the 5 of the 10 elected seats of the Urban Council of Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong municipal election, 1969

The 1969 Urban Council election was held on 5 March 1969 for the 5 of the 10 elected seats of the Urban Council of Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong municipal election, 1971

The 1971 Urban Council election was held on 3 March 1971 for the 5 of the 10 elected seats of the Urban Council of Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong municipal election, 1973

The 1973 Urban Council election was held on 7 March 1971 for the 7 of the 12 elected seats of the Urban Council of Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong municipal election, 1975

The 1975 Urban Council election was held on 5 March 1971 for 6 of the 12 elected seats of the Urban Council of Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong municipal election, 1977

The 1977 Urban Council election was held on 3 March 1977 for the 6 of the 12 elected seats of the Urban Council of Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong municipal election, 1979

The 1979 Urban Council election was held on 8 March 1979 for the 6 of the 12 elected seats of the Urban Council of Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong municipal election, 1981

The 1981 Urban Council election was held on 5 March 1981 for the 6 of the 12 elected seats of the Urban Council of Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong municipal election, 1983

The 1983 Urban Council election was held on 8 March 1983 for the elected seats of the Urban Council.

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Hong Kong municipal elections, 1995

The 1995 Urban Council and Regional Council elections were the municipal elections held on 5 March 1995 for the elected seats of the Urban Council and Regional Council respectively.

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Hong Kong Museum of Art

The Hong Kong Museum of Art is the main art museum of Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong Museum of History

The Hong Kong Museum of History is a museum which preserves Hong Kong's historical and cultural heritage.

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Hong Kong Public Libraries

The Hong Kong Public Libraries (HKPL) is a system of 70 static and 12 mobile public libraries in Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong Repertory Theatre

Hong Kong Repertory Theatre (香港話劇團) is the oldest and largest professional theatre company in Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong Space Museum

The Hong Kong Space Museum is a museum of astronomy and space science in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong.

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Hugh Moss Gerald Forsgate

Hugh Moss Gerald Forsgate, CBE, JP (Chinese: 霍士傑, 22 February 1919 – 21 October 2001) was a director and general manager of Hong Kong and Kowloon Wharf and Godown Company Limited, member and chairman of the Urban Council, and chairman of the Kowloon–Canton Railway Corporation.

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IFVA

The Incubator for Film and Visual Media in Asia is organised by Hong Kong Arts Centre.

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IMAX

IMAX is a system of high-resolution cameras, film formats and film projectors.

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Kowloon

Kowloon is an urban area in Hong Kong comprising the Kowloon Peninsula and New Kowloon.

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Leisure and Cultural Services Department

The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (often abbreviated as LCSD), is a department in the Government of Hong Kong.

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Municipal council

A municipal council is the local government of a municipality such as city councils and town councils.

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Municipal services

Municipal services or city services refer to basic services that residents of a city expect the city government to provide in exchange for the taxes which citizens pay.

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Municipality

A municipality is usually a single urban or administrative division having corporate status and powers of self-government or jurisdiction as granted by national and state laws to which it is subordinate.

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New Kowloon

New Kowloon is an area in Kowloon, Hong Kong, bounded in the south by Boundary Street, and in the north by the ranges of the Lion Rock, Beacon Hill, Tate's Cairn and Kowloon Peak.

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New Territories

The New Territories is one of the three main regions of Hong Kong, alongside Hong Kong Island and the Kowloon Peninsula.

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Public swimming pools in Hong Kong

Public swimming pools in Hong Kong are managed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD).

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Reform Club of Hong Kong

The Reform Club of Hong Kong was one of the oldest political organisations in Hong Kong existed from 1949 until the mid-1990s.

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Regional Council (Hong Kong)

The Regional Council (RegCo) was a municipal council in Hong Kong responsible for municipal services in the New Territories (excluding New Kowloon).

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Regional Services Department

Regional Services Department was a government department in Hong Kong.

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Ronald Leung (politician)

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Transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong

The transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong from the United Kingdom to China, referred to as "the Handover" internationally or "the Return" in Mainland China, took place on 1 July 1997.

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Tsim Sha Tsui

Tsim Sha Tsui, often abbreviated as TST, is an urban area in southern Kowloon, Hong Kong.

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Tung Chee-hwa

Tung Chee-hwa (born 7 July 1937) is a Shanghai-born Hong Kong businessman and politician.

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Universal suffrage

The concept of universal suffrage, also known as general suffrage or common suffrage, consists of the right to vote of all adult citizens, regardless of property ownership, income, race, or ethnicity, subject only to minor exceptions.

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Urban Council

The Urban Council (UrbCo) was a municipal council in Hong Kong responsible for municipal services on Hong Kong Island and in Kowloon (including New Kowloon).

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Urban Council Centenary Garden

The Urban Council Centenary Garden is a public park in Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

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Urban Services Department

Urban Services Department was a government department in Hong Kong.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urban_Council

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