HK financial markets deepening, Chan tells leaders in Davos

Paul Chan Mo-po, financial secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, attends the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2023, at Davos, Switzerland, Jan 16. (PHOTO / INFORMATION SERVICES DEPARTMENT, HKSAR) HONG KONG – Hong Kong’s finance chief met with a number of political and business leaders joining the World Economic Forum at Davos in Switzerland on Monday and explained to them the latest state …

Commerce chief promotes Hong Kong in Vietnam

Hong Kong’s Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Algernon Yau (right) speaks at a meeting with the members of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Hanoi to promote Hong Kong's business advantages and investment opportunities, highlighting a number of measures announced in the Chief Executive's Policy Address to attract enterprises and investments more proactively and aggressively, on Jan 9, 2023. (PHOTO / INFORMATION SERVICES …

Hong Kong to shine as world hub for logistics

Paul Chan Mo-po, financial secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government, delivers a speech during the Asian Logistics, Maritime, Aviation Conference 2022 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on Nov 22, 2022. (CALVIN NG / CHINA DAILY) The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is expected to embrace “boundless” opportunities in logistics with the integration into national development, logistics behemoths and government …

HKSAR seeks early admission to RCEP

Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu delivers his welcome remarks at a dinner he hosted for Hong Kong and Thai business leaders in Bangkok, Thailand on Nov 19, 2022. (PHOTO / HKSAR GOVERNMENT) Hong Kong's strengths in sustainable trade and investment and its early admission to the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership were among the key topics Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu discussed with the leaders of …

CE discusses sustainable trade, investment with APEC leaders

Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu (first right), attends the second session of the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Economic Leaders' Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand on Nov 19, 2022. (PHOTO / HKSAR GOVERNMENT) HONG KONG – Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu attended on Saturday the second session of the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting (AELM) in Bangkok, Thailand and exchanged views with leaders of …

CE sells Hong Kong’s merits at APEC in Thailand

Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu attends the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Economic Leaders' Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, Nov 18, 2022. (PHOTO / HKSAR GOVT) Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu on Friday exchanged views with the leaders of other economies in the region on deepening economic and technical cooperation to enhance inclusive and sustainable growth. They also discussed issues including how to …

HK jobless rate eases to 3.8%

Pedestrians wearing face masks walk past a Hang Seng branch in Hong Kong on Oct 28, 2022. (ISAAC LAWRENCE / AFP) HONG KONG – Hong Kong's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate eased to 3.8 percent in the August-October period, improving for the sixth consecutive period as economic activities revive in an easing COVID situation, official data showed on Thursday. The unemployment rate was at 3.9 percent …

HK unemployment eases, improving for 6th straight period

Pedestrians wearing face masks walk past a Hang Seng branch in Hong Kong on Oct 28, 2022. (ISAAC LAWRENCE / AFP) HONG KONG – Hong Kong's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate eased to 3.8 percent in the August-October period, improving for the sixth consecutive period as economic activities revive in an easing COVID situation, official data showed on Thursday. The unemployment rate was at 3.9 percent …

ONERHT partners Democratic Republic of Congo for sustainable economic development and growth

SINGAPORE, Oct 25, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Sustainability consultancy RHT Green and strategic advisory firm RHT Consulting Asia have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to support the implementation of multisectoral sustainable development projects in the central African country. H.E. Deputy Prime Minister for the Environment …

HK-themed architecture exhibition kicks off in New York City

Supported by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, New York, the Urbanism and Architecture Exhibitions "Beyond Territories – Made Make Making" unveiled at the Ideal Glass Studios in New York on Oct 11. (PHOTO / HKSAR GOVERNMENT) NEW YORK – An exhibition to showcase Hong Kong architects' expertise, style and unique insight is being held in New York City. Named "Beyond Territories – Made …

A landscape journey

This photo shows a photography touring exhibition entitled "A Landscape Journey" organized by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) in Canada. (PHOTO / HKSAR GOVERNMENT) HONG KONG – The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) has organized a photography touring exhibition entitled "A Landscape Journey" in Canada to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. …

G20 Sherpa committed to address global solutions

JAKARTA, Oct 1, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The third G20 Sherpa meeting in Yogyakarta has concluded with G20 member countries agreeing to seek solutions to myriad global problems. The 3rd Sherpa Meeting G20 Indonesia delegations travel around Borobudur Temple in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia, Tuesday (29/9). (ANTARA PHOTO/Andreas Fitri Atmoko/POOL/rwa/FR) “During this meeting, we can see the collective commitment of G20 countries …

CE: First day of ‘0+3’ arrangement ran smoothly

Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu attends an anti-epidemic press conference at the Central Government Offices, Tamar, Hong Kong, Sept 23, 2022. (ANDY CHONG / CHINA DAILY) HONG KONG – Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu on Tuesday said the first day of the “0+3” quarantine-free “medical surveillance” system for new arrivals went generally smoothly, and that the city’s social and economic activities are …

‘Reindustrialization key for HK’s sustainable economic growth’

Reindustrialization is an essential step not only to diversify Hong Kong’s economic portfolio, but to help complete the ecosystem for scientific research and innovation, which will empower the city’s role in contributing to the development of the international innovation hub with Shenzhen. This was the conclusion of the “Hong Kong Economic Policy Green Paper 2022”, compiled by the University of Hong Kong’s Business School and …

HK jobless rate drops for 3rd straight month to 4.3%

A man looks in a gold shop window on a street in Hong Kong on March 29, 2022. (PETER PARKS / AFP) HONG KONG – Hong Kong’s unemployment rate dropped in the past three months as economic activities recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic and government supportive measures provided a boost, the latest special administrative region government statistics released on Wednesday showed. READ MORE: Hong Kong economy …

CE: HK to play a pivotal role in regional cooperation

Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu attends the press conference of the Anti-epidemic Command and Coordination Group in Central Government Office on Aug 8, 2022. (CALVIN NG / CHINA DAILY) The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region will continue to play a pivotal role as an international trade hub to boost economic cooperation with Asia-Pacific countries, Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu said on Wednesday. Chief Executive John …

HK ‘to continue to play a pivotal role’ in regional cooperation

Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu attends the press conference of the Anti-epidemic Command and Coordination Group in Central Government Office on Aug 8, 2022. (CALVIN NG / CHINA DAILY) The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region will continue to play a pivotal role as an international trade hub to boost economic cooperation with Asia-Pacific countries, Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu said on Wednesday. Chief Executive John …

RI strives to bridge differences in G20 to overcome economic challenges

JAKARTA, Jul 18, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The third Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) meeting within the framework of Indonesia’s G20 Presidency kicked off in Nusa Dua, Badung, Bali, on Friday (July 15). The 3rd Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) Meeting of G20 in Nusa Dua, Badung, Bali, on 16 July. (ANTARA FOTO/Fikri Yusuf/Pool/wsj) The meeting aims to …

2022 Travel Itinerary Competition: Official Call for Design Submissions to Discover Charm of Sanya Economic Circle

China, Sanya , June 28, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – Channels for submitting designs for the “2022 Travel Itinerary Competition” were officially opened on June 21, 2022. The event, which was first released online on May 30, 2022, as a prelude to the official launch, was organized by the Sanya Tourism Promotion Board together with tourism bureaus from other cities and counties of the Sanya Economic Circle. Over 100 entries …

Eisai Publishes Potential Economic Value of Investigational Lecanemab in Peer-Reviewed Neurology and Therapy Journal

TOKYO, Jun 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. today announced publication of results from an early phase evaluation that aimed to estimate potential economic value of its investigational anti-amyloid-beta (Abeta) protofibril antibody lecanemab in people living with early Alzheimer’s disease (AD) using a validated disease simulation model, AD Archimedes Condition Event (AD ACE) model1,2,3 from the healthcare payer and societal …