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Innovate Marketing Group
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We are an award-winning event experience agency (live & virtual) and we love nothing more than creating immersive experiences to help brands connect with their customers. We work with clients across a whole variety of industries, ranging from financial and technology to hotels and the automotive industry, among others. It means we know how to […]

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Hong Kong well-positioned as green finance hub
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Hong Kong, with its clear and compelling advantages, is well-positioned to be a green finance hub, said Chief Executive Carrie Lam at an online symposium (Oct 23). The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government has been implementing measures for the city to offer the needed financial services and capture the available opportunities. These included the […]

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FinTech Week goes virtual in November
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Hong Kong FinTech Week 2020 will take place virtually from Nov 2-6 to allow global fintech businesses and experts from around the world to participate. The week-long event, themed “Humanizing FinTech”, will explore how fintech can unlock the power of financial services to drive positive impacts for society and business. The event will comprise five channels, […]

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Pilot program for Hong Kong lawyers to practice in Greater Bay Area
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Practicing solicitors and barristers in Hong Kong can practice law in nine cities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area after obtaining their Mainland practice qualifications under a new pilot program announced by the State Council General Office (Oct 23). Welcoming the program, Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng said the arrangement will foster the mutually complementary co-operation […]

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Commitment to medical research
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The HKSAR Government is committed to supporting research on a wide spectrum of health issues with a view to safeguarding public health and curing diseases. Speaking at the HKU-Pasteur Research Pole 20th Anniversary Opening Symposium (Oct 21), Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the tripartite partnership with academia and industry will create an open platform for multi-sectoral collaboration […]

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Key Economic Indicators
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Overall consumer prices in September fell 2.2% year-on-year, larger than the corresponding decrease of 0.4% in August. The increase was mainly due to the rising cost for meals bought away from home and the upward adjustment in public housing rentals. Looking ahead, overall inflationary pressures should stay mild in the rest of the year as global and […]

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Economy/Special Relief Measures
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  Adopting an expansionary fiscal stance, Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary Paul Chan announced a wide range of measures on February 26, 2020 to stimulate the economy and to tackle the current economic challenges by making optimal use of the fiscal reserves in his 2020-21 Budget.   Hong Kong’s economy contracted by 1.2% in 2019, and […]

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International Financial Center
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  The Financial Secretary also set out a series of proposals to fortify the city’s competitiveness as an international financial center. Over the next five years, the Government will issue green bonds totaling US$8.5 billion (HK$66 billion). We will also continue to issue inflation-linked retail bonds and Silver Bonds, totaling at least US$1.6 billion (HK$13 […]

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Innovation & Technology
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Recognizing that Innovation and Technology is an important growth engine for future economic development, the Government is also supporting a series of measures in this aspect, including the exploration of the development of a third InnoHK research cluster. The Financial Secretary has also earmarked US$385 million (HK$3 billion) to take forward Phase 2 of the […]

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Anti-epidemic funding welcomed
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  Hong Kong’s Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam, welcomed the passage of the funding application for the Anti-epidemic Fund by the Legislative Council (LegCo) Finance Committee (Feb 21). Mrs Lam conveyed her heartfelt thanks to LegCo Members for their support and approval of the funding application for the HK$30 billion (US$3.8 billion) Anti-epidemic Fund to […]

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