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FS promotes RMB’s wider use

At the Fourth Economic & Financial Forum in Beijing today, Financial Secretary John Tsang highlighted the rapid developments in offshore renminbi business in Hong Kong in recent years.   He encouraged the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong to capture the opportunities arising from the renminbi’s wider use to a fuller extent, building even more opportunities […]

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SJ promotes HK legal hub

Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen promoted Hong Kong is a regional centre for international legal and dispute resolution services at a seminar in Vietnam today.   Mr Yuen said Hong Kong’s robust legal system and strong legal profession, coupled with its independent Judiciary, user-friendly arbitration legislation and effective enforcement of awards, made it an ideal […]

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Animation promotes positive parenting

A new animated series called Wisdom of Parenting, now available on the Social Welfare Department website, provides effective parenting advice and ways to promote resilience in children.   The series features six different themes, and will also be broadcast at MTR stations, on trains and on public buses until February 23.   More information on […]

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CE promotes HK advantages

Chief Executive CY Leung addressed a business symposium today, the second day of his Fujian visit, encouraging the province’s businesses and professionals to come to Hong Kong.   He said Hong Kong is an open international city which provides much opportunity for Fujian businesses.   The governments of the two places will collaborate and study […]

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Workshop promotes captive insurance

The Government and the Federation of Insurers held a workshop on captive insurance at the Asian Financial Forum today.   Captive insurance is a form of self-insurance where a company is formed to insure the risk of its parent company.   Permanent Secretary for Financial Services & the Treasury (Financial Services) Au King-chi said the […]

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Framework promotes skill recognition

Training providers now accept prior learning as a prerequisite qualification, providing practitioners more learning and progression pathways to attain the goal of lifelong learning, Under Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung says.   Speaking at a sharing session today for industry representatives, Mr Yeung said the Recognition of Prior Learning  (RPL) mechanism under the Qualifications Framework […]

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Health chief promotes organ donation

Secretary for Food & Health Dr Ko Wing Man urged people to sign up at the Centralised Organ Donation Register at its fifth-anniversary celebration at the Garden of Life in Kowloon Park today.   Dr Ko said the register had been introduced to provide an easy way for people to voluntarily register their wish for […]

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Gov’t promotes accredited produce

The Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department, Vegetable Marketing Organisation and Federation of Vegetable Marketing Co-operative Societies are jointly promoting locally grown accredited vegetables to support local agricultural development and offer safe produce to consumers.   At a press conference, AFCD Assistant Director (Agriculture) Dr Liu Kwei-kin said the Government is committed to promoting local quality vegetable […]

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FS promotes city’s RMB business in Paris

Financial Secretary John Tsang promoted Hong Kong’s offshore renminbi business at a seminar on the currency’s internationalisation in Paris.   Paris Europlace, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and the Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office in Brussels co-organised yesterday’s seminar.   Mr Tsang told seminar goers that, as China’s global financial centre, Hong Kong […]

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FS promotes RMB use in London

On his visit to London, Financial Secretary John Tsang says Hong Kong stands ready to help UK companies in promoting the renminbi’s use.   At a business seminar titled “Think Asia, Think Hong Kong: Opportunities in a High-Growth Region”, Mr Tsang emphasised that Hong Kong continues to provide the shortest and most reliable route for […]

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SJ promotes HK arbitration

The Government takes a keen interest in helping the arbitration community promote their services as part of its policy to enhance Hong Kong's role as a centre for international legal and dispute resolution services in the Asia Pacific region.Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen made the remarks in Seoul today while addressing the opening ceremony of […]

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SJ promotes HK arbitration

The Government takes a keen interest in helping the arbitration community promote their services as part of its policy to enhance Hong Kong’s role as a centre for international legal and dispute resolution services in the Asia Pacific region.   Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen made the remarks in Seoul today while addressing the opening […]

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Paul Chan promotes HK construction

Hong Kong and Mainland construction enterprises can complement each other to tap overseas markets through co-operation.   This was the message from Secretary for Development Paul Chan, at the 2013 Mainland & Hong Kong Construction Industry Forum opening in Ningbo today.   He said Hong Kong’s construction companies are familiar with international standards, technologies, procurement […]

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Ocean Park chairman Allan Zeman’s face on pumpkin promotes Halloween

No shrinking violet, entertainment mogul Allan Zeman took publicity to new levels when a pickled pumpkin sculpture of his face went on display to help mark the start of Halloween festivities at Ocean Park. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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App promotes fitness step by step

Most people know daily exercise brings health benefits. In a fast-paced city like Hong Kong, work and life pressures often stand in their way on the road to fitness. The Leisure & Cultural Services Department has introduced a fitness walking mobile application to help overcome these hurdles.When it ran a healthy exercise for all campaign […]

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