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Jul 15, 2017


HKETO sponsors Hong Kong themed exhibition and gala

The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (HKETO) sponsors “Loving Hong Kong with Canadian Hearts” exhibition and gala organised by the Hong Kong Canadians on Hong Kong Situation Association to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).

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Jul 11, 2017


HKETO hosts sharing session for summer interns from Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (HKETO) hosted a sharing session today (July 11) for summer interns from universities in Hong Kong who are on attachment to local academic/community organisations in Toronto.

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July 6, 2017


“Muban: A Tap Dancing Journey” will be presented in Toronto

Hong Kong-based performing group, Rhythm & Tempo (R & T), will present two special tap dance performances “Muban - A Tap Dancing Journey” at City Playhouse Theatre in the City of Vaughan on July 15 and 16.

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Jul 4, 2017


HKSAR Government welcomes further increase of investment quota for Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII) scheme

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government welcomed the announcement by the People’s Bank of China today (July 4) that the State Council has approved a further increase of the investment quota for Hong Kong’s Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII) scheme to Renminbi (RMB) 500 billion.

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Jul 1, 2017


President Xi concludes Hong Kong visit

President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan concluded their visit in Hong Kong this afternoon (July 1).

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Jul 1, 2017


President Xi visits Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Hong Kong Link Road and Hong Kong International Airport

President Xi Jinping today (July 1), accompanied by the Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam, inspected and learned more about the progress of the major infrastructure projects at Chek Lap Kok

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Jul 1, 2017


President Xi meets new CE and members of executive, legislature and judiciary

President Xi Jinping swore in the Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam, and the Principal Officials at the Celebrations of the 20th Anniversary of Hong Kong's Return to the Motherland and the Inaugural Ceremony of the Fifth Term Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region this morning (July 1).

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Jul 1, 2017


Framework Agreement on Deepening Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Cooperation in the Development of the Bay Area signed

Witnessed by President Xi Jinping, the Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), Mr He Lifeng; the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), Mrs Carrie Lam; the Governor of Guangdong Province, Mr Ma Xingrui; and the Chief Executive of the Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR), Mr Chui Sai-on, representing the NDRC, the HKSAR Government, the People's Government of Guangdong Province and the MSAR Government respectively, signed the Framework Agreement on Deepening Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Cooperation in the Development of the Bay Area in Hong Kong today (July 1).

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Jul 1, 2017


Inaugural Ceremony of Fifth Term HKSAR Government

The Inaugural Ceremony of the Fifth Term Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region was held this morning (July 1) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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June 30, 2017


Deputy Director attends Canada Hong Kong Week Gala Dinner

Deputy Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (HKETO), Mr Nick Choi, today (June 30) attended the Canada Hong Kong Week Gala Dinner organised by the Canada Hong Kong Alliance (Toronto) to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the 150th anniversary of the confederation of Canada.

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June 30, 2017


President Xi meets people from various sectors

President Xi Jinping met with some 200 people from various sectors of Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre this afternoon (June 30).

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June 30, 2017


Wife of President Xi visits elderly care facility

The wife of President Xi Jinping, Peng Liyuan, visited senior citizens at TWGHs Jockey Club Sunshine Complex for the Elderly in Wong Chuk Hang this morning (June 30) to learn how the elderly services sector made use of innovative technology in enhancing the quality of elderly care.

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June 30, 2017


President Xi inspects PLA Hong Kong Garrison and visits JPC Activity Centre

President Xi Jinping inspected troops of the People's Liberation Army Hong Kong Garrison at Shek Kong Barracks this morning (June 30).

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June 29, 2017


President Xi attends dinner at Government House

President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan attended a dinner at Government House hosted by the Chief Executive, Mr C Y Leung, this evening (June 29).

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June 29, 2017


Wife of President Xi visits kindergarten (with photos/video)

The wife of President Xi Jinping, Peng Liyuan, visited Yau Yat Chuen School after her arrival in Hong Kong today (June 29). She was accompanied by the wife of the Chief Executive, Mrs Regina Leung. With more than 1 100 students, the school is a non-profit-making kindergarten joining the Free Quality Kindergarten Education Scheme.

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June 29, 2017


President Xi visits West Kowloon Cultural District

President Xi Jinping visited the West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD) this afternoon (June 29), accompanied by the Chief Executive, Mr C Y Leung; the Chief Executive-elect, Mrs Carrie Lam; the Chief Secretary for Administration and Chairman of the Board of the WKCD Authority, Mr Matthew Cheung Kin-chung; and the Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Lau Kong-wah.

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June 29, 2017


President Xi meets CE

President Xi Jinping this afternoon (June 29) met with the Chief Executive, Mr C Y Leung, at the hotel where he is staying.

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June 29, 2017


President Xi arrives in Hong Kong for three-day visit

President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan arrived in Hong Kong at noon today (June 29) for a three-day visit to attend the activities in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Hong Kongs return to the motherland and the Inaugural Ceremony of the Fifth Term Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).

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June 28, 2017


Investment Agreement and Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation signed under framework of CEPA

The Chief Executive, Mr C Y Leung, witnessed the signing of the Investment Agreement and Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation (Ecotech Agreement) by the Financial Secretary, Mr Paul Chan, and the Vice Minister of Commerce, Ms Gao Yan, today (June 28).

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June 26, 2017


HK hosts its first museum summit

The Museum Summit, a prestigious international event being hosted by Hong Kong for the first time, opened at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre today (June 26). Themed "Museums in a New Era", the summit has brought together 20 speakers who are leading figures and professionals of world-renowned museums. They are sharing their precious experiences and insights on a wide array of topics, as well as their visions and blueprints in the face of the challenges in the new era.

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June 21, 2017


New team of Principal Officials appointed

The Central People's Government, on the nomination of the Chief Executive-elect, Mrs Carrie Lam, today (June 21) approved the appointments of Principal Officials of the fifth term of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government.

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June 20, 2017


Mainland and HKSAR sign arrangement on reciprocal recognition and enforcement of civil judgments in matrimonial and family cases

The Secretary for Justice, Mr Rimsky Yuen, SC, and the Executive Vice President of the Supreme People's Court, Mr Shen Deyong, signed an arrangement on reciprocal recognition and enforcement of civil judgments in matrimonial and family cases today (June 20).

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June 16, 2017


FS attends Second Annual Meeting of Board of Governors of AIIB in Jeju

The Financial Secretary, Mr Paul Chan, today (June 16) attended the Second Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in Jeju, Korea, and met with financial officials of other members joining the Meeting.

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June 14, 2017


Reel Asian celebrates twenty years of Hong Kong cinema with film screenings, talks and special guest

The Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival (Reel Asian) announced today the details of Creative Visions: Hong Kong Cinema 1997-2017, a weekend of free Hong Kong films presented by Create Hong Kong in partnership with Reel Asian to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

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June 13, 2017


HKSAR Government welcomes Ministry of Finance's plan to issue sovereign bonds in Hong Kong in 2017

The Ministry of Finance announced today (June 13) its plan to issue Renminbi (RMB) sovereign bonds totalling RMB14 billion in Hong Kong this year, of which RMB7 billion will be issued in the first half of the year and the remaining RMB7 billion will be issued in the second half of the year.

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June 13, 2017


Hong Kong becomes new member of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

The Government announced today (June 13) that Hong Kong has become a new member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).

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June 6, 2017


HKSAR 20th anniversary seminar series continues

Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (HKETO), Miss Kathy Chan, today (June 6) delivered opening remarks at the third seminar of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) 20th Anniversary Seminar Series, organised by the Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library throughout 2017 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR.

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June 5, 2017


Toronto ETO hosts official Gala Dinner in celebration of 20th anniversary of HKSAR in Toronto

The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (Toronto ETO) held an official gala dinner in Toronto, Canada, in collaboration with the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) on June 5 (Toronto time) in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).

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June 2, 2017


Toronto ETO celebrates 20th anniversary of establishment of HKSAR

The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (Toronto ETO) held an official gala dinner in Vancouver, Canada on June 2 in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).

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June 1, 2017


Hong Kong again ranked the world's most competitive economy

Hong Kong has been crowned as the world's most competitive economy for the second consecutive year, according to the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) World Competitiveness Yearbook 2017.

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