e-Hong kong
Issue 47

Hong Kong’s Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development visits San Francisco
The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), Mr Frederick Ma addressed an audience of 300 businessmen, professionals, government officials and media representatives at a business conference held on
November 5.

The conference, entitled “Bustling Hong Kong – the Premier Commercial and Financial Hub in Asia” was organized by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco. Mr Ma was the keynote speaker and was joined by a panel of prominent executives from the United States and Hong Kong. .

 
Hong Kong’s Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development visits San Francisco

SFETO presents “Silver Rain”, a performance by City Contemporary Dance Company from Hong Kong
The internationally acclaimed City Contemporary Dance Company (CCDC) from Hong Kong had a successful performance at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theatre in San Francisco on October 25.

When officiating at the performance, Ms Doris Cheung, Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco told the full house audience that she was delighted to bring the artistic soul of Hong Kong, the city’s best home-grown performing troupe to San Francisco.

 
SFETO presents “Silver Rain”, a performance by City Contemporary Dance Company from Hong Kong

 

 

Chief Executive outlines new direction for Hong Kong in Policy Address
Hong Kong Chief Executive Mr. Donald Tsang, has outlined a new direction for Hong Kong’s development in his first Policy Address of the Third Term Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government.

Mr. Tsang said he had full confidence in the city’s future.

“The rise of our country brings new opportunities. It
also ushers in a new era for Hong Kong,” said Mr. Tsang
in his Policy Address entitled ‘A New Direction for
Hong Kong’.

 
Chief Executive outlines new direction for Hong Kong in Policy Address
Winners of “Hong Kong Spirit” Brochure Design Competition receive awards
Talented 10th graders received awards at a prize presentation ceremony on October 13, organized by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco at Union Square. Thousands of spectators and tourists from various countries joined the ceremony.

Wing-yin Cheung won the first prize, two round trip air tickets to Hong Kong, with her creative writing and design which vividly portrayed the unique characteristics of Hong Kong people’s “can-do” spirit.

 
Winners of “Hong Kong Spirit” Brochure Design Competition Receive Awards

“Inside Hong Kong” Documentary Series aired in the Bay Area
An exciting look at one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities is the focus of a four half-hour episode documentary series, “Inside Hong Kong”. Hosted by Hong Kong-born Bay Area resident, producer and writer Roger Garcia, and Chinese American Mimi Chan, the series looks at different aspects of Hong Kong – a city where east meets west, and where tradition blends with the 21st century.
 
“Inside Hong Kong” Documentary Series to be Aired in the Bay Area
SFETO sponsors 10th Anniversary Cup at Dragon Boat Festival
About 70 teams from the United States, Canada and Germany competed at the 12th Annual San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival over a weekend in September.

“To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco proudly sponsored the ‘HKSAR 10th anniversary’ Cup...
 
SFETO sponsors 10th Anniversary Cup at Dragon Boat Festival
Cathay Pacific Chief Executive speaks in San Francisco
Mr. Tony Tyler, Chief Executive of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited was the keynote speaker at a business luncheon co-organized by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco and Hong Kong Association of Northern California on September 26.

At the luncheon, Mr. Tyler said Cathay Pacific was very much committed to building the image of Hong Kong
...
 
Cathay Pacific Chief Executive speaks in San Francisco
 
The brand Hong Kong
 
more news...

Hong Kong a world leader in provision of public Wi-Fi service
Hong Kong – Ideal place for education
Hong Kong remains leading regional and global FDI destination
Hong Kong remains preferred city for international companies
Caped Crusader flies into Hong Kong
Tenders invited for development of new Kai Tak Cruise Terminal
IOC and BOCOG delegation visits Olympic Equestrian facilities in Hong Kong
Developing democracy and enhancing governance a key theme of Chief Executive’s Policy Address
Hong Kong to join C40 Large Cities Climate Leadership Group
Asian Financial Forum concludes successfully in Hong Kong
Asian Aerospace International Expo and Congress” successfully held in Hong Kong





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