- Medal of Honour (Hong Kong)
Medal of Honour
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Awarded by Hong Kong Awarded for community service in a district or in a particular area for a long period of time or for distinctive service by a member of the civil service Post-nominals MH Statistics Established 1997 First awarded 1998 Precedence Next (higher) Meritorious Service Medals Next (lower) Long Service Medals
The Medal of Honour (Chinese: 榮譽勳章, MH) is part of the honours system in Hong Kong. It was created in 1997 to replace the British honours system after the transfer of sovereignty to the People's Republic of China and the establishment of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The Medal of Honour, is the entry level award under the Hong Kong honours system and is awarded for community service in a district or in a particular area for a long period of time. It may also awarded to civil servants for serving with distinction.
- ^ Hong Kong: Order of the Medal of Honour
- ^ Protocol Division Government Secretariat. "General Awards". Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. http://www.protocol.gov.hk/eng/honours/hon_general.html. Retrieved 8 June 2011.
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