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Young Fashion Designers' Contest 2021 winners revealed

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 11:00am

HONG KONG, Sept 14, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Asia's leading fashion event CENTRESTAGE, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), concluded on 12 September with the 2021 Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers' Contest (YDC).

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  • HONG KONG, Sept 14, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Asia's leading fashion event CENTRESTAGE, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), concluded on 12 September with the 2021 Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers' Contest (YDC).
  • Following the catwalk parade, a judging panel of industry professionals picked out three winners from a pool of 10 for the four YDC awards.
  • Design: "Emotion the Shift of the Self"
    The winners at YDC 2021 were as follows:
    - Champion and Best Visual Presentation Award: Cady Lee.
  • The judging panel for this year's YDC was made up of an impressive roster of fashion experts and media pundits.

HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair and Salon de TE open today

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 11:00am

HONG KONG, Sept 8, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The special edition of the 40th HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair and ninth Salon de TE, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), Hong Kong Watch Manufacturers Association Ltd and The Federation of Hong Kong Watch Trades and Industries Ltd, officially open today, bringing together more than 160 exhibitors.

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  • HONG KONG, Sept 8, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The special edition of the 40th HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair and ninth Salon de TE, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), Hong Kong Watch Manufacturers Association Ltd and The Federation of Hong Kong Watch Trades and Industries Ltd, officially open today, bringing together more than 160 exhibitors.
  • Meanwhile, the Hong Kong International Watch Forum, broadcast online on 6 September, featured sharings by representatives of watch associations from Mainland China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan and Switzerland.
  • To nurture budding local designers, the HKTDC joined together with the Hong Kong Watch Manufacturers Association Ltd and the Federation of Hong Kong Watch Trades & Industries Ltd to organise the 38th Hong Kong Watch & Clock Competition.
  • - Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair: https://hkwatchfair.hktdc.com
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

Leshan: World-famous Heritage for Sichuan International Tourism Trade Expo

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 5:15pm

LESHAN, China, Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 8th Sichuan International Tourism Trade Expo is schedule to be hosted at Leshan City, the City of Chinese Flowering Crabapple, from September 2nd to 5th, 2021.

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  • LESHAN, China, Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 8th Sichuan International Tourism Trade Expo is schedule to be hosted at Leshan City, the City of Chinese Flowering Crabapple, from September 2nd to 5th, 2021.
  • As the only city boasting three UNESCO world heritages, Leshan enjoys quality tourism resources of all sorts.
  • Travelers can visit Mount E'mei and Leshan Giant Buddha and learn the stories of famous figures in the renowned city of Leshan.
  • Come and get engaged in the 8th Sichuan International Tourism Trade Expo.

HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair and Salon de TE open in September

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 10:00am

Fairs run in physical and online formats, open to public visitors

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  • Fairs run in physical and online formats, open to public visitors
    HONG KONG, Aug 25, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The special edition of the 40th HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair and ninth Salon de TE, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), Hong Kong Watch Manufacturers Association and The Federation of Hong Kong Watch Trades and Industries, return next month.
  • Benjamin Chau, HKTDC Deputy Executive Director, Philip Lau, Co-chairman, HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair Organising Committee 2021 (L) and Daisy Mok, Co-chairman, HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair Organising Committee 2021 (R)
    Models at the press conference showcase selected timepieces, including winning timepieces from the Hong Kong Watch & Clock Design Competition
    The results of the 38th Hong Kong Watch & Clock Design Competition were announced at the press conference.
  • To raise design standards for the Hong Kong watch industry and nurture budding local designers, the HKTDC has joined together with the Hong Kong Watch Manufacturers Association Ltd and the Federation of Hong Kong Watch Trades & Industries Ltd to jointly-organise the 38th Hong Kong Watch & Clock Competition.
  • - Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair: https://hkwatchfair.hktdc.com
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

China.org.cn: Welcoming the 14th National Games, presenting a different Xi'an

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 2:00pm

The complex consists of one stadium and two arenas and is the main venue of the games.

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  • The complex consists of one stadium and two arenas and is the main venue of the games.
  • Arranged in the shape of the Chinese character "(Pin)," the buildings represent the striking combination of sportsmanship and Chinese culture.
  • "Chang'an Zuan," or the Chang'an Diamond Arena, can accommodate 18,000 spectators and will host gymnastics, ice hockey, basketball, and badminton events among others.
  • Welcoming the 14th National Games, presenting a different Xi'an
    View original content to download multimedia: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/chinaorgcn-welcoming-the-14th-n...

Fifteen Minute Publications Announces Launch of "The Naked Guy in the Attic: A Descent into the Abyss of Addiction and a Journey of Hope in Recovery"

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 1:44pm

He had no idea that the events of that morning would generate fireworks of their own, igniting a spark of darkness that would eventually consume him.

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  • He had no idea that the events of that morning would generate fireworks of their own, igniting a spark of darkness that would eventually consume him.
  • Jessica Marie wrote "This is an extraordinary book, a moving story filled with wisdom, insight, and hope.
  • This book is being launched by Fifteen Minute Publications on July 1st and will be available globally through Amazon and other major retailers.
  • Fifteen Minute Publications seeks to give voice to every person that has always wanted to tell their story.

American Pyrotechnics Association Says Consumers Can Expect Less Bang for the Buck this Fourth of July

Monday, June 28, 2021 - 3:07pm

As a result of the consumer fireworks shortage and the substantial increase in transportation-related costs, consumers can expect to pay more when they stock up for their backyard celebrations this Fourth of July.

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  • As a result of the consumer fireworks shortage and the substantial increase in transportation-related costs, consumers can expect to pay more when they stock up for their backyard celebrations this Fourth of July.
  • "As consumers, we are paying more for most household products these days, especially products that are imported due to the significant increase in transportation costs.
  • The APA is the leading safety and trade association of the fireworks industry representing manufacturers, importers, distributors, retailers, suppliers, and professional display companies.
  • Additional information about the fireworks industry, facts & figures, history of fireworks, state laws and safety tips, can be found on APA's website at www.americanpyro.com

CPSC Commissioner Peter Feldman Joins National Fireworks Association to Promote Fireworks Safety Ahead of the Fourth of July

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 9:00pm

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Commissioner Peter Feldman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Steve Houser, President of the National Fireworks Association (NFA) released the following video reminding Americans to celebrate the Fourth of July with consumer fireworks safely.

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  • WASHINGTON, June 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Commissioner Peter Feldman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Steve Houser, President of the National Fireworks Association (NFA) released the following video reminding Americans to celebrate the Fourth of July with consumer fireworks safely.
  • "The fireworks industry led by the National Fireworks Association, has made tremendous strides when it comes to innovation, because safety is our number one priority," said Houser.
  • Last year, Americans celebrated the Fourth of July with nearly $2 billion worth of consumer fireworks.
  • To learn more about fireworks safety, please visit the National Fireworks Association safety webpage .

Expert Tips for Keeping Your Pet Safe from Fireworks

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 9:05pm

Those are just two of the symptoms reported by pet owners whose playful pooch decided those hidden fireworks were a tasty treat.

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  • Those are just two of the symptoms reported by pet owners whose playful pooch decided those hidden fireworks were a tasty treat.
  • People put fireworks and other explosive products in what they think are out-of-reach places, but pets can sniff them out."
  • Even if you don't have fireworks in your own home, it is important to watch for used fireworks material when out for a walk with your pet.
  • There are helpful calming medications that you can give to your pet an hour or two before the fireworks begin.

Prevent Blindness Urges Public to Stay Safe, Celebrate Independence Day by Not Using Fireworks

Monday, June 21, 2021 - 2:10pm

During Fireworks Safety Awareness Week, Prevent Blindness will post messages on its various social media channels, as well as offer free shareable materials including fact sheets and social media graphics.

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  • During Fireworks Safety Awareness Week, Prevent Blindness will post messages on its various social media channels, as well as offer free shareable materials including fact sheets and social media graphics.
  • Additionally, a recent poll conducted by Prevent Blindness showed that 88 percent of Ohio respondents were also against backyard fireworks.
  • For more information on the dangers of fireworks, please call Prevent Blindness at (800) 331-2020, or visit https://www.preventblindness.org/fireworks .
  • Together with a network of affiliates, Prevent Blindness is committed to eliminating preventable blindness in America.