Week of Jan.29

Week of Jan.29

You have probably heard these news terms being discussed in the papers or on TV. Here is how to use them in English:

1. 施政報告 - policy address

The policy address is a yearly proposal crafted by the chief executive of Hong Kong and his or her team. It spells out the direction the city will take that year.

2. 根深蒂固 - deep-rooted

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said he would use his policy address to tackle some of the city's most deep-rooted problems.

3. 測謊機 - polygraph test

Influential businessman Lew Mon-hung dared Chief Executive Leung to take a polygraph test over his illegal structures scandal.

4. 光復行動 - restoration campaign

Hong Kong activists protested in Mong Kok against mainlanders who disrupted the city's supply of infant milk powder, in a movement called the restoration campaign.

5. 中國人民政治協商會議 - Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC)

Businessman Lew Mon-hung may face being stripped of his CPPCC membership amid allegations of corruption.



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