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28 March 2018

Speech by FS at Joint Business Community Luncheon
“The first theme of the Budget is diversifying our economy to create wealth for Hong Kong and to provide quality job opportunities and better choices of career development for our young people. The second theme is investing for the future, and the third one being caring and sharing. In terms of the role of the Government, the way we see it is that Government is not just a public-services provider, not just a regulator, but in the context of economic development we need to play the role of facilitator and promoter.” – FS talks about 2018-19 Budget at Joint Business Community Luncheon

27 March 2018

External merchandise trade statistics for February 2018

Speech by CE at Art Basel Hong Kong opening ceremony
“In the last four or five years, Art Basel has really helped us to build Hong Kong into a cultural hub, bringing a lot of world-class arts exhibitions and galleries, and what is most exciting is audience building.” – CE at opening ceremony of Art Basel.

24 March 2018

Speech by CS at 46th Hong Kong Arts Festival Finale Ceremony
“More than 1 700 international and local artists with passion, energy and strength have participated in the Festival, making it a truly inspirational and fruitful month for all art lovers in Hong Kong and from overseas.” – CS at toasting ceremony for the 46th Hong Kong Arts Festival Finale Ceremony at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre.

Hong Kong and UK sign MOU on investment promotion co-operation

23 March 2018

Speech by CE at HK Asian-Pop Music Festival 2018
“Hong Kong is Asia’s world city, and we are proud of our diversified and vibrant culture. Hong Kong is therefore an ideal place for an event like the Hong Kong Asian-Pop Music Festival.” – CE at HK Asian-Pop Music Festival 2018

22 March 2018

Speech by S for IT at MoU signing ceremony of Professional Diploma in Industry 4.0 cum launching of Smart Industry One Consortium

Speech by FS at HKEX Biotech Summit 2018
“We are determined to promote the development of innovation and technology to diversify our economy, to give fresh impetus to other industries, to create wealth as well as more opportunities for our young people.” – FS at launch of inaugural HKEX Biotech Summit 2018

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Boost For Bilateral Relations Between HK And UK

HK Boosts Links With Vietnam

Festival Of Innovation Inspires

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