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Chief Executive Donald Tsang reads a "Hong Kong Letter"

08-29-2010 17:08 BJT Special Report:HK Tourists Held Hostage in Manila |

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Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR Donald Tsang read a "Hong Kong Letter" on a Saturday morning radio program, to once again express his condolences to the victims and their relatives.

Donald Tsang points out in the "Hong Kong Letter" in recent days, Hong Kong residents have experienced shock, anger, and misunderstanding since the Manila hostage tragedy.

However, they have also shown love, care, and help for the victims and their relatives, touching everyone living in the city.

He calls on Hong Kong residents to be united in the face of the tragedy, and do their best to help victims relatives through this tough time.

Hong Kong residents experience shock, anger, and misunderstanding.

Hong Kong residents also show love, care, and help for victims and their relatives.

Hong Kong residents need to be united in the face of the tragedy.

The city's mourning ceremony was held at standard chartered Park between 3pm and 9pm Saturday.

Sadness fills the scene, with Hong Kong residents mourning the victims of the hostage tragedy.

Pictures and encouraging words indicate the best wishes of Hong Kong residents.

The main part of the ceremony is praying. Residents pray for the dead and for those injured to recover soon. They also pray to maintain a good relationship between Hong Kong residents and the 200-thousand Filipinos in the city.

They are also asking for the Philippine government to investigate the incident and show the truth to public.

Hong Kong will spare no efforts in taking care of survivors of the tragedy.

If their family members agree, the victims will be buried in the "Jing Yang Garden," which is for heroes.

In the past three days, 18 memorial areas have been set up. As of 9pm Friday, about 40-thousand residents have shown their respect to the victims at these sombre areas.

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV

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