News At Seven-Thirty
On Air Date: 2017.03.20 (Mon)
News At Seven-Thirty highlights: The government announced its proposed arrangements for a municipal solid waste charging scheme ; The Democratic Party says its seven lawmakers on the Election Committee will vote for John Tsang ; Pro-establishment members of the Election Committee complain that their pan-democratic colleagues got to ask nearly all the questions at the CE forum ; An office for the CE-elect has been established to ensure a smooth transition to the new term of government ; Germany’s Social Democratic Party has picked Martin Schulz as its leader ; The transport sector opposes increasing the fixed penalty for traffic offences ; The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data revealed it received more than 1,800 complaints last year ; Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe defend the principle of the commitment to free trade ; Thai police say they have uncovered a plot to assassinate the country’s prime minister ; Foreign and defence ministers from Japan and Russia met in Tokyo ; Things are set ablaze to celebrate the arrival of Spring in the Spanish city of Valencia.