01 - 01 January 2020Hong Kong News - read our January 2020 newsletter
In this issue: Financial Secretary in Luxembourg for AIIB meeting - Greater Bay Area Development - Reopening of Hong Kong Museum of Art - Chief Executive's Policy Adddress - Fourth Belt and Road Summit - Business Events - Hong Kong films at seven international festivals in Europe - New Special Representative for Hong Kong Economic and Trade Affairs to the EU...
11 January - 02 February 2020"Legends of Lion Dance" Exhibition in Antwerp
Visitors to this colourful exhibition from 11 January to 2 February 2020 will lean how lion heads are made, and how this traditional craft has been passed down generations of artisans in Hong Kong, as well as the legends and stories associated with Chinese New Year. More info.
31 October - 10 November 20197th Asian Film Festival in Barcelona
HKETO, Brussels supported the participation of Hong Kong films in the 7th Asian Film Festival in Barcelona organised by Casa Asia from 31 October to 10 November 2019. The festival screened five recent Hong Kong films. More info.
19 - 26 November 2019Tribute to Tsui Hark at Festival des 3 Continents in Nantes
The Festival des 3 Continents in Nantes, France, from 19 to 26 November 2019 is paying a tribute to director Tsui Hark this year by screening 14 of his films. Recent Hong Kong film, "No. 7 Cherry Lane" by director Yonfan, is taking part in the festival's competition. More information.
16 October 2019Treasure Hong Kong: Our Home
The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong SAR), Mrs Carrie Lam, released her Policy Address on 16 October. Titled 'Treasure Hong Kong: Our Home';, it put forward over 220 new initiatives. The focus on housing and land supply, improvement of people's livelihood and economic development underlines the Hong Kong SAR Government's determination to bring benefits to our economy and people, especially at a time when Hong Kong is facing difficulties of an unprecedented degree. More information
05 October 2019Hong Kong Update: the latest situation in Hong Kong
In recent months, protests in Hong Kong have made the headlines and have caused some inconvenience to visitors. This online portal puts the facts at your fingertips, covering transportation advice, clarifications of fake news, government press releases, conferences and events and more.
04 September 2019Hong Kong Chief Executive announces withdrawal of controversial Bill
Chief Executive Mrs Carrie Lam has announced that the HKSAR Government will "formally withdraw" the controversial Fugitive Offenders Bill among "four actions" to foster dialogue that can help society move forward after more than two months of protests. One of the four actions will be to begin a direct dialogue with the community. More info.
26 August 2018New Special Representative for Hong Kong Economic and Trade Affairs to the European Union
Mr Eddie Cheung is the new Special Representative for Hong Kong Economic and Trade Affairs to the European Union, at the head of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Brussels. Mr Cheung previously served as the Hong Kong SAR Government's Deputy Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury (Financial Services). His predecessor, Ms Shirley Lam, has returned to Hong Kong to take up the post of Permanent Secretary, Chief Executive's Office, on 2 September. More information.