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Financial Secretary Unveils 2013-14 Budget
Hong Kong Financial Secretary, John C. Tsang, delivered his annual budget on February 27, pledging to develop the economy, invest in human capital and infrastructure, address livelihood matters, and plan for future challenges. He set aside US$7.7 billion to fund initiatives announced in the Chief Executive’s Policy Address in January.

“The ultimate objective of economic policies is not about chasing after statistics,” Mr. Tsang said. “It is about expanding the scale of Hong Kong’s economy, promoting the holistic development of our society and creating more business and job opportunities so that our people can realize their aspirations and improve their living standards.” Financial Secretary Unveils 2013-14 Budget

 
Financial Secretary Unveils 2013-14 Budget

Receptions to Celebrate the Year of the Snake
To celebrate the Year of the Snake, the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, San Francisco hosted receptions in three different cities in the western part of the United States.

San Francisco – The first reception was held in San Francisco on February 6, a few days before the Chinese New Year, to welcome the Year of the Snake. Some 300 guests, government officials and community leaders joined in the celebration.
Receptions to Celebrate the Year of the Snake

 
Receptions to Celebrate the Year of the Snake

 

 

Hong Kong’s Lesser Known Inhabitants in the Limelight
As this year is the Year of the Snake, the spotlight has turned towards some of the lesser known reptilian inhabitants in Hong Kong.

In a city famed for its impressive skyline and dense urban environment, it is not widely known that Hong Kong is also home to an impressive array of wildlife, including 52 species of snake. Hong Kong’s Lesser Known Inhabitants in the Limelight

 
Hong Kong’s Lesser Known Inhabitants in the Limelight

Stamp-Duty Measures to Curb Property Market Risks
With a score of 5.31 (on a scale of 1 to 7), Hong Kong ranks first for the second consecutive year in the “Financial Development Index” released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in its 2012 Financial Development Report.

Hong Kong Financial Secretary, John C. Tsang, welcomed the WEF’s recognition of Hong Kong’s leading position among international financial centers. Stamp-Duty Measures to Curb Property Market Risks

 
Stamp-Duty Measures to Curb Property Market Risks

 


 
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Economic Development Commission Held Its First Meeting

Explore Hong Kong’s Natural Wonders

First Meeting of Chinese Medicine Development Committee Convened

HKSAR Government Welcomes Expansion of Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor Pilot Scheme

 




 

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