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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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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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