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CE's visit to France boosts aviation, innovation, technology and academic exchanges - Winter 2016-17

Hong Kong News - Winter 2016 - 2017

INDEX (read the following stories in the attached document):

Cover

  • Chief Executive's visit to France boosts aviation, innovation, technology and academic exchanges
  • Financial Secretary promotes Belt and Road opportunities in Kazakhstan

Hong Kong and Europe

  • Financial Secretary's promotes Hong Kong in the Netherlands
  • Hong Kong Town Planning Board visits the Netherlands
  • Secretary for Transport's visit to Greece, France and Spain
  • Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development's visit to Spain
  • Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development's visit to Ireland
  • Hong Kong and the EU hold annual meeting
  • Hong Kong ideal place to pursue further studies or career development

Innovation and Technology

  • Bionic woman wins silver at first Cybathlon
  • PolyU's railway monitoring technology in world first

Developments in Hong Kong

  • Development of fintech 'a major priority'; for the Government
  • Construction of Hong Kong Airport's three-runway system begins
  • International recognition of Hong Kong's favourable business environment
  • Number of start-ups surges 24%
  • Hong Kong commended on anti-corruption efforts
  • Hong Kong Disneyland to include 'Frozen'; and 'Marvel Super Heroes';

Belt and Road News

  • Hong Kong's super-connector role promoted in Bulgaria, the Netherlands and Italy
  • Chief Executive chairs Belt and Road steering committee
  • Yvonne Choi appointed Commissioner for Belt and Road
  • HKMA launches Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office (IFFO)

Wine

  • Hong Kong promotes its position as Asia's wine hub at Bordeaux Wine Festival
  • Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival
  • Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair
  • ProWine to be held in Hong Kong in May 2017 

Art, Culture, Festivals

  • Opening of M+, first venue of Hong Kong's visionary arts hub
  • Shifting Objectives showcases works from the M+ Design Collection
  • Jackie Chan receives honorary Oscar

Hong Kong and Europe (2)

  • EU Academic Programme 2016-2017: sharing good practices in urban development
  • Hong Kong and EU students in joint e-Learning sustainability project

Art, Culture, Festivals (2)

  • Talented Hong Kong musicians perform in Italy and Portugal
  • Hong Kong-Brussels performing and comics artists' exchange
  • Hong Kong films brought to audiences in Italy, Greece, Spain and France
  • Dragon Boat Festivals attract crowds in Antwerp and Dublin

Back Cover

  • Launch of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect

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