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Entrepreneur Day and Start-up Express help innovators adapt to the post-pandemic era

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Friday, December 2, 2022

The three-day E-Day ran from 30 November to today and included the debut of the Start-up Express International entrepreneurship development programme.

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  • The three-day E-Day ran from 30 November to today and included the debut of the Start-up Express International entrepreneurship development programme.
  • The event attracted over 9,000 attendees and viewers from 44 countries and regions to the hybrid exhibition and seminars.
  • In particular, we are delighted that outstanding Hong Kong start-ups shone alongside their global peers at the pioneering Start-up Express International.
  • During Start-up Express International, 10 overseas winners shared the stage with eight Hong Kong Start-up Express laureates to discuss industry insights and their entrepreneurship journeys.

HOTELS.COM PREDICTS SEASON-LOW LODGING PRICES THIS WINTER DURING "COLD SHOULDER SEASON"

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

DALLAS, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers aren't typically searching for last-minute deals in December, but this year, 'tis the season for holiday travel. According to data from Hotels.com, now is the best time to plan a budget-friendly break for "cold shoulder season," happening the weekend before Christmas and again after the New Year, with nightly hotel rates expected to dip below $150 a night.1

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  • Hotels.com is sharing tried and true tips on landing the best hotel rate, no matter where you're going this winter.
  • Select your next stay based on the most popular amenities around the world in the Hotels.com app.
  • Use the Popular filters section to find winter-proof perks like hotels with hot tubs in Denver and Lake Tahoe.
  • 1Average nightly hotel rate predictions and trends based on Hotels.com US POSa lodging rate data for the timeframe July 2019 January 2020.

SAVE THE DATE - UATP'S AIRLINE DISTRIBUTION® 2023!

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- UATP welcomes global airlines and travel industry leaders to attend Airline Distribution 2023.  Airline Distribution 2023 will take place 7-9 March at The Liberty Hotel in Boston.

Key Points: 
  • Airline Distribution 2023 will take place 7-9 March at The Liberty Hotel in Boston.
  • Airline Distribution is UATP's annual interactive conference that focuses on important distribution issues affecting the airlines.
  • Airline Distribution will focus on the many facets of airline distribution, with a mixture of airline and industry leaders featuring the recovery of business travel, airline interviews, payment advancements, changing technology and much more.
  • To learn more about Airline Distribution 2023, please visit: https://uatp.com/airline-distribution-2023/
    If you are interested in sponsoring or speaking at Airline Distribution 2023, contact [email protected] .

Canvas Medical Adds Included Health's JP Patil as Chief Product Officer and Announces Achieving HITRUST Security and Privacy Certification

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Sunday, November 13, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Canvas Medical , the EMR platform that enables clinician-developer collaboration to build differentiated care models, has added industry veteran JP Patil as Chief Product Officer.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Canvas Medical , the EMR platform that enables clinician-developer collaboration to build differentiated care models, has added industry veteran JP Patil as Chief Product Officer.
  • "Canvas is building a platform that we sorely needed at Included Health.
  • This important third-party certification of the entire Canvas product and all of its processes and procedures demonstrate Canvas's commitment to information security and data privacy for its customers.
  • Canvas engages in a multitude of strategies to assess and improve the effectiveness of its platform and information security controls.

The Legislative Council Passed the Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Bill 2021

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Friday, November 11, 2022

The resumption of the Second Reading debate and Third Reading of the Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Bill 2021 (Amendment Bill) took place at the Legislative Council (LegCo) on 29 September, and the Amendment Bill was passed by the LegCo.

Key Points: 
  • The resumption of the Second Reading debate and Third Reading of the Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Bill 2021 (Amendment Bill) took place at the Legislative Council (LegCo) on 29 September, and the Amendment Bill was passed by the LegCo.
  • The Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs, Mr Erick TSANG Kwok-wai, IDSM, JP, delivered speeches at the meeting of the LegCo.
  • Please click here for the speech by the Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs at the resumption of the Second Reading debate on the Amendment Bill (in Chinese only).
  • Please click here for the speech by the Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs in adopting the report by the Legislative Council (in Chinese only).

Privacy Commissioner Spoke at the Webinar on “Regulators’ Perspectives on AI, Technology and Personal Data Protection” Organised by the Asian Institute of International Finance Law

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Friday, November 11, 2022

The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (Privacy Commissioner), Ms Ada CHUNG Lai-ling, spoke on the ethical development and use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on 22 November at the webinar on Regulators Perspectives on AI, Technology and Personal Data Protection organised by the Asian Institute of International Financial Law of the University of Hong Kong.

Key Points: 
  • The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (Privacy Commissioner), Ms Ada CHUNG Lai-ling, spoke on the ethical development and use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on 22 November at the webinar on Regulators Perspectives on AI, Technology and Personal Data Protection organised by the Asian Institute of International Financial Law of the University of Hong Kong.
  • The webinar attracted over 230 professionals from banking and finance, legal and other sectors, as well as students from various tertiary institutions.
  • Please click here for the presentation deck of Mr Zee-kin YEONG, Deputy Commissioner of Personal Data Protection Commission, Singapore.
  • The Privacy Commissioner, Ms Ada CHUNG Lai-ling (left top) together with Mr Arthur YUEN, JP, Deputy Chief Executive of Hong Kong Monetary Authority (right top) and Mr Zee-Kin YEONG, Deputy Commissioner of Personal Data Protection Commission, Singapore (left bottom) spoke at the webinar hosted by Dr Emily LEE, Director of Asian Institute of International Financial Law (right bottom).

Former Privacy Commissioner Mr Stephen LAU Ka-men, MBE, JP, visited the PCPD

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Friday, November 11, 2022

The Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance has come into operation since 20 December, 1996.

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  • The Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance has come into operation since 20 December, 1996.
  • In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD), the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (Privacy Commissioner), Ms Ada CHUNG Lai-ling, was very pleased to invite the first Privacy Commissioner, Mr Stephen LAU Ka-men, MBE, JP, to visit the PCPD, during which Mr LAU shared the history of establishment of the PCPD and exchanged views with PCPD colleagues.

DAB’s Seminar – Privacy Commissioner briefed members of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong on the Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Ordinance 2021 and related enforcement actions

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Friday, November 11, 2022

The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (Privacy Commissioner), Ms Ada CHUNG Lai-ling, together with Mr Dennis NG, Assistant Privacy Commissioner (Acting) (Legal, Global Affairs and Research), made a presentation on 11 June 2022 at a seminar organised by the DAB on the content of the Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Ordinance 2021 (Amendment Ordinance).

Key Points: 
  • The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (Privacy Commissioner), Ms Ada CHUNG Lai-ling, together with Mr Dennis NG, Assistant Privacy Commissioner (Acting) (Legal, Global Affairs and Research), made a presentation on 11 June 2022 at a seminar organised by the DAB on the content of the Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Ordinance 2021 (Amendment Ordinance).
  • The Privacy Commissioner gave an overview of the legal requirements of the Amendment Ordinance, and highlighted the enforcement actions taken by her office since the implementation of the Amendment Ordinance.
  • Mr Dennis NG also briefed participants on the main directions of the comprehensive review of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, with a view to enhancing the protection of personal data privacy.
  • Please click here for the Privacy Commissioner's presentation deck (Chinese only).

Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation and Sharps Technology, Inc. Announce Manufacturing and Research Partnership

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

Sharps Technology is a medical device and pharmaceutical packaging company specializing in developing and manufacturing innovative drug delivery systems.

Key Points: 
  • Sharps Technology is a medical device and pharmaceutical packaging company specializing in developing and manufacturing innovative drug delivery systems.
  • The partnership with Nephron opens opportunities for Sharps to expand its portfolio and make an impact on the specialized pre-fillable syringe and drug delivery systems market.
  • Sharps Technology has identified a unique opportunity to collaborate with a leader in the industry like Nephron, said Robert Hayes, CEO of Sharps Technology.
  • Sharps Technology brings extensive expertise in syringes to Nephron, including experience with specialized pre-filled syringe systems and ready-to-use processing.

UPLIFT NOW ACCEPTED THROUGH ARC PAY, SUPPORTED BY UATP

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Uplift, the leading enterprise Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) solution, has announced that it is now accepted for payment by Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) through UATP, the underlying technology for the partnership.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Uplift , the leading enterprise Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) solution, has announced that it is now accepted for payment by Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) through UATP, the underlying technology for the partnership.
  • Travel agents will be able to process Uplift payments like any ARC Pay transactionusing their preferred GDS or ARC Pay Hub via the My ARC portal.
  • "Installment payments are a proven way to increase conversion and drive new revenue," said Tom Botts, Chief Commercial Officer at Uplift.
  • ARC is yet another Uplift integration with an airline owned entity such as UATP and Airlines Clearing House."