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Webinar promotes trade zones
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The Government today held a webinar for Hong Kong enterprises which are interested in expanding their businesses in the Mainland’s overseas Economic & Trade Co-operation Zones in Malaysia and Thailand. The webinar was organised by the Commerce & Economic Development Bureau’s Belt & Road Office and the Commercial Office of the Economic Affairs Department of […]

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Helpers urged to get vaccinated
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The Labour Department today said it conducted operations at popular foreign domestic helper (FDH) gathering places on June 13 and 14 to remind them to comply with social distancing measures and urged them to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The operations were jointly conducted with Police, the Home Affairs Department and the Leisure & Cultural Services Department, […]

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CS highlights HK’s unique strengths
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Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung today introduced Hong Kong’s strong fundamentals and unique advantages under “one country, two systems” to more than 200 people from the business community in Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states. The Reconnect: Hong Kong – ASEAN Partnership webinar updated participants on the latest social and economic developments in Hong […]

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Exhibition grant extended
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The Government announced today that the Convention & Exhibition Industry Subsidy Scheme will be extended for six months to June 30, 2022. The extension will benefit more convention and exhibition activities and enhance the confidence of event organisers in staging activities in Hong Kong. Established with a commitment of $1.02 billion, the scheme consists of […]

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New telecoms law to table LegCo
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The Government will table the Telecommunications (Registration of SIM Cards) Regulation at the Legislative Council for negative vetting on June 9. The regulation, gazetted today, seeks to facilitate the prevention and detection of crimes involving the use of pre-paid subscriber identity module (SIM) cards. The relevant real-name registration programme will launch on September 1. Telecommunications operators are […]

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HUB International Limited
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Claudia Lin, Senior Vice President at HUB International InsuranceServices, is dedicated to helping businesses and entrepreneursfrom Asia—and especially the Greater China region (MainlandChina, Hong Kong, Taiwan) — to establish a presence and succeedin the US. She also serves outbound US companies in globalinsurance programs and risk management throughout the world.Claudia has served Chinese and Chinese-American […]

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CE addresses business community
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Chief Executive Carrie Lam today addressed more than 200 members of the local and international business community at a Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce webinar under its 160th anniversary distinguished speakers series. Mrs Lam highlighted the tremendous opportunities presented by the 14th Five-Year Plan and encouraged businesses to contribute to and benefit from the […]

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Revenue bill passage welcomed
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Secretary for Financial Services & the Treasury Christopher Hui welcomed the passage of the Inland Revenue (Amendment) (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2021 by the Legislative Council today. Mr Hui said: “The ordinance codifies the tax treatment with regard to qualifying amalgamations and the transfer or succession of specified assets, offering better clarity and certainty of the […]

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App update aids jab record retrieval
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The updated LeaveHomeSafe mobile app lets users store their vaccination and testing records, the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer announced today. Under the vaccine bubble, there are more opportunities for citizens to present their COVID-19 vaccination records. The newly added Electronic Vaccination & Testing Record function in the LeaveHomeSafe mobile app’s version 2.0 allows users […]

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HK stance on trade dispute explained
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The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government today filed its first submission to a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel to consider the dispute raised by the city in respect to the violation of WTO rules by the US’ requirement on origin marking for Hong Kong products. The submission explains in detail that the US’ requirement, […]

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