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Special needs apps exhibit opens

An exhibition showcases seven mobile applications developed for groups with special needs at the Cyberport Arcade today and tomorrow.   The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer funded seven non-governmental organisations’ proposals to develop mobile apps to cater their clients’ needs.   Some apps help children with special learning needs to enhance their language […]

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Aviation, maritime fund opens

The Transport & Housing Bureau today launched a training fund to support manpower development for the maritime and aviation sectors.   The $ 100 million  Maritime & Aviation Training Fund will run from 2014-15 to 2018-19 to sustain and enhance five existing schemes and scholarships, and to launch a series of new initiatives, which include […]

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Environment chief opens green exhibition

Secretary for the Environment KS Wong today led a delegation to open the 2014 Macau International Environmental Co-operation Forum & Exhibition.   He toured the exhibition booths to see business opportunities brought by modern environmental technologies and green solutions for a sustainable city.   He met Macau’s Secretary for Transport & Public Works Lau Si-lo, […]

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Learning award scheme opens

The 2014-15 Award Scheme for Learning Experiences under the Qualifications Framework is open for application from today until April 17 by practitioners in 19 industries, the Education Bureau announced.   The scheme encourages outstanding or emerging practitioners to engage in learning activities in different places around the world to strengthen their competitiveness by enhancing their […]

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Capco opens Hong Kong office as hub for APAC

Capco opens Hong Kong office as hub for APAC Capco, the global business and technology consultancy dedicated solely to the financial services industry, has opened a Hong Kong office as the hub for its business across the Asia-Pacific region. With a long-standing presence in India, the move adds … Full News here – Read more […]

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Gold price opens higher in Hong Kong

Gold price opens higher in Hong Kong HONG KONG, Feb. 10 — The gold price in Hong Kong went up 60 HK dollars to open at 11,770 HK dollars per tael on Monday, according to the Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society. The price is equivalent to 1,273.19 U.S. dollars a troy ounce, up 6.49 … […]

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Equal opportunities fund opens

The Constitutional & Mainland Affairs Bureau invites applications for the Equal Opportunities (Sexual Orientation) Funding Scheme 2014-15. The deadline is March 31.   The scheme provides funding support to community projects that aim to promote equal opportunities for people of different sexual orientation or transgendered people, or that provide support services for sexual minorities.   […]

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Cross-strait arts expo opens

An exhibition showcasing works by 16 artists from the Mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau opened at City Hall today.   Launched in 2008 and now in its fifth edition, the cultural exchange programme is organised with the aim of fostering closer ties among the regions in the realm of contemporary art.   Under Secretary […]

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7th Asian Financial Forum opens

The 7th Asian Financial Forum opened today, providing a platform for the global financial community to discuss developments and trends in Asian markets, attracting more than 2,300 participants.   Speaking at the opening session, Chief Executive CY Leung said China has assumed the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation chairmanship for 2014, and Hong Kong has been asked […]

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Farmfest 2014 opens

The Farmfest 2014 farmers’ market opened in Fa Hui Park, Mong Kok, today, featuring more than 300 stalls selling local produce.   Co-hosted by the Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department, the three-day event also features a field of fresh organic vegetables, fruit and herbs giving visitors a taste of nature.   A kiosk showcases the […]

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Rift opens among pan-democrats as student activists propose legislators resign

A plan by the student activists’ group Scholarism for five legislators from pan-democracy parties to quit as a means to trigger another de facto referendum on political reform has received tepid response from pan-democrats. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong park arts corner opens

The Leisure & Cultural Services Department will launch a new phase of its Arts Corner event in Hong Kong Park tomorrow.   Starting from tomorrow and continuing until end of 2014, the event features 10 handicrafts and arts services stalls freely accessible to the public.   Cultural and arts services such as painting, calligraphy, silhouette […]

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Myanmar opens its doors to send maids to Hong Kong

Myanmar has taken another step towards opening up to the world by allowing a Hong Kong agency to recruit its people to work as domestic helpers in the city. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Special needs workplace subsidy opens

The Social Welfare Department invites employers of the disabled to apply for a one-off subsidy of up to $ 20,000 per employee, in support of hiring people with disabilities.   Under the Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities, the funds can be used to modify workplaces to cater to employees’ special needs, and for items […]

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Ombudsman recruitment exercise opens

The post of the Ombudsman is open for application from today.   Incumbent Ombudsman Alan Lai has indicated he will not seek to renew his mandate when his term expires on March 31.   The Chief Executive expressed his gratitude to Mr Lai for his contribution. Under his leadership, the Ombudsman’s office has continued to […]

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