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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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Volunteers, Data, and Trauma:  Behind the scenes of Stop AAPI Hate
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The organization recording hate anti-Asian crimes, Stop AAPI Hate, has had a large profile during the surge in hate toward Asian Americans during the pandemic.  Because of this high profile, two articles that talk about the people working behind the scenes of this organization caught my attention.   The first one from Calmatters, among other subjects, […]

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The Monster Roars: On From Little Tokyo, With Love and Asian Girl Rage
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Guest Post by Sarah Kuhn I have always had an explosive temper. As a kid, it felt too big for my body—a monster that lived inside of me, pounding against the walls of my chest, screaming to be released into the wild. My anger burned fast and fierce and bright, and I quickly learned that […]

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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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CELEBRATING INDEPENDENCE DAY
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Seated from left to right: Imelda Bosing Wood, Princess Torres, Bernie Targa-Ganon and Kay Ortiz. Standing: Rey Ganon. Vics Magsaysay, Tony Garcia, Robert Gamo and Nikki Arriola. A motley group of Filipino Americans commemorate the 123rd Philippine Independence Day at the Signal Hill Hilltop Park in Long Beach. The park on the summit overlooks L.A. […]

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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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Last Week Tonight host John Oliver talks about Asian Americans
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This Last Week Tonight segment on Asian Americans hosted by John Olliver gives an overview of Asian American history and the current issues facing Asian Americans, done in his usually satirical style.  I was pleasantly surprised by how thorough it was in its breadth, given, as Olliver mentions, the poor history of white men describing […]

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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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