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Business of IP Asia Forum sheds light on Global IP business opportunities

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Friday, December 2, 2022

HONG KONG, Dec 2, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Intellectual property (IP) authorities and business leaders from across the world gathered to discuss trends, paradigm shifts and opportunities in the IP market at the two-day Business of IP Asia (BIP Asia) Forum, which concluded today.

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  • HONG KONG, Dec 2, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Intellectual property (IP) authorities and business leaders from across the world gathered to discuss trends, paradigm shifts and opportunities in the IP market at the two-day Business of IP Asia (BIP Asia) Forum, which concluded today.
  • At the inaugural Policy Dialogue - Aspiration to Action: Co-creating a Resilient and Sustainable IP Ecosystem, a forum highlight, international IP experts exchanged valuable insights on enhancing the sustainability of the global IP ecosystem.
  • The BIP Asia Forum's "Global Tech Summit" addressed the "Industrial Metaverse: Propelling Re-industrialisation in Hong Kong" topic.
  • Business of IP Asia Forum website: https://bipasia.hktdc.com/en/
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

The 23rd Hong Kong Forum gathered 100 global business leaders from Federation of Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide to explore the latest opportunities in Hong Kong

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

The Forum, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), serves as the annual flagship event of the Federation of Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide (FHKBAW).

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  • The Forum, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), serves as the annual flagship event of the Federation of Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide (FHKBAW).
  • The two-day event, which concluded yesterday, welcomed more than 180 participants, including 100 global business leaders, in-person.
  • Mark Staublin, President of Hong Kong Business Association of the Midwest mentioned "This is my first visit to Hong Kong after two years.
  • With the help of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), these Associations formed the Federation of Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide in November 2000.

Investment in Shenzhen's Luohu hits new high

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The 2022 Luohu Investment Promotion Conference kicked off on Nov. 24 in Luohu district, south China's Shenzhen, the country's first special economic zone which was established in 1980.

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  • The 2022 Luohu Investment Promotion Conference kicked off on Nov. 24 in Luohu district, south China's Shenzhen, the country's first special economic zone which was established in 1980.
  • Themed "New Luohu, Towards the Future," the conference aimed to invite enterprises from around the world to unleash the tremendous industrial potential of Luohu.
  • This year, Luohu held nearly 100 investment promotion events and its officials conducted more than 500 visits to enterprises outside Shenzhen.
  • In the future, the investment partners will seek common development with Luohu and jointly create a new model of targeted investment promotion.

Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference concludes

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

The week's flagship event was the 12th Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference (ALMAC), jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), which came to a close today.

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  • The week's flagship event was the 12th Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference (ALMAC), jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), which came to a close today.
  • The 12th Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference, jointly organised by the Government of HKSAR and HKTDC, concluded successfully today, attracting more than 14,000 physical and online participants from over 50 countries and regions.
  • The two maritime forums on day one brought together experts from maritime and technology sectors to examine Hong Kong's unique role as an international maritime hub.
  • ALMAC is the flagship event of Hong Kong Maritime Week, organised by the Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board.

Innovative Design Cuts CO2 Emissions in Data Centers

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Monday, November 21, 2022

Huaweis ability to build more energy-efficient data centers could be an example to others as decarbonization of the construction sector picks up worldwide, according to a company spokesperson.

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  • Huaweis ability to build more energy-efficient data centers could be an example to others as decarbonization of the construction sector picks up worldwide, according to a company spokesperson.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221121005364/en/
    Andrew Williamson, Vice President of Government Affairs and Economic Advisor, Huawei speaks at the panel.
  • This solution uses much less concrete than conventional buildings, and carbon emissions in the construction phase could be offset by more than 90 percent, he said.
  • That can power 5,000 homes and reduce 4,000-plus tons of CO2 emissions annually.

Peng Lei: RCEP countries to be first stop on NeuroXess' international expansion roadmap

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Peng expresses his bullishness on the Hong Kong stock market, and announces NeuroXess plans to enter international markets by starting with RCEP member countries

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  • Peng expresses his bullishness on the Hong Kong stock market, and announces NeuroXess plans to enter international markets by starting with RCEP member countries
    The global economic recovery continues to face challenges, due to multiple factors including, most notably, the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • RCEP is expected to add strong momentum to the recovery in the post-pandemic era.
  • NeuroXess has decided start with the markets encompassed by RCEP as the first step of its expansion plan, Peng said.
  • This brings about new opportunities for brain-computer interface technologies which have great advantages in terms of neural regulation and repair.

Healthcare and Medical Leaders Gather to Shape the Future of Global Health

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Friday, November 11, 2022

Dr Peter K N Lam, Chairman of the HKTDC, said, "The importance of the medical and healthcare sector to the global economy cannot be overstated, especially during the past three years.

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  • Dr Peter K N Lam, Chairman of the HKTDC, said, "The importance of the medical and healthcare sector to the global economy cannot be overstated, especially during the past three years.
  • As markets across the world gradually recover from the fallout of the pandemic, the health crisis needs to be tackled in tandem.
  • The Summit featured more than 80 speakers, including healthcare officials and members from international organisations, scientists and medical experts, investors, business leaders, financial specialists and service providers.
  • The Medical Fair is co-organised by the Hong Kong Medical and Healthcare Device Industries Association (HKMHDIA).

China-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City: Creating a New Highland of Knowledge Creation and Building a Demonstration Zone of Opening up and Cooperation

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Monday, November 7, 2022

GUANGZHOU, China, Nov. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --On November 1, the 18th China-Singapore Joint Council for Bilateral Cooperation (JCBC) kicked off in Singapore.

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  • GUANGZHOU, China, Nov. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --On November 1, the 18th China-Singapore Joint Council for Bilateral Cooperation (JCBC) kicked off in Singapore.
  • The meeting resulted in the signing of 19 Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) and cooperation agreements, including the MOU on Developing a Cooperation Framework to Promote Singapore Companies' Participation in the China-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City (CSGKS)'s Industrial Development and Innovation.
  • The meeting also provided a promising path for the future development of the CSGKS located in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
  • As an important carrier and innovation model of bilateral cooperation between China and Singapore, the CSGKC strives to build an important node in the GBA and become the world's knowledge economy highland.

Hong Kong SAR Chief Executive shares his vision for Hong Kong with UK business community at virtual dialogue

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Wednesday, November 2, 2022

HONG KONG, Nov 2, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - To strengthen the longstanding economic and trade relationship between Hong Kong and the United Kingdom (UK), a virtual dialogue with the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), Mr John Lee, was held to engage with the business community in the UK on 2 November, hosted by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC).

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  • HONG KONG, Nov 2, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - To strengthen the longstanding economic and trade relationship between Hong Kong and the United Kingdom (UK), a virtual dialogue with the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), Mr John Lee, was held to engage with the business community in the UK on 2 November, hosted by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC).
  • The Chief Executive remarked that the UK is Hong Kong's top trading partner in Europe, while Hong Kong is the UK's second-largest trading partner in Asia.
  • He added that in 2021, more than GBP7 billion merchandise trade between the UK and Mainland China was routed through Hong Kong.
  • The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

Ping An committed to developing financial services and technology to improve financial inclusion, sustainability and integration in Greater Bay Area

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Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Over five years, Ping An has enhanced its presence in healthcare and technology development through the rapid growth of Ping An Health, an online-to-offline healthcare service platform, and OneConnect Financial Technology ("OneConnect"), a technology-as-a-service provider for financial institutions.

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  • Over five years, Ping An has enhanced its presence in healthcare and technology development through the rapid growth of Ping An Health, an online-to-offline healthcare service platform, and OneConnect Financial Technology ("OneConnect"), a technology-as-a-service provider for financial institutions.
  • Meanwhile in Hong Kong, Ping An OneConnect Bank ("PAOB"), a virtual bank, has helped improve financial inclusion for SMEs as well.
  • "Building a Greater Bay Area is a long-term project and it will be important to develop a good financial, technological and physical infrastructure at this early juncture," she said.
  • Through its technology and banking solutions, Ping An will continue to work on integrating the financial ecosystems in the Greater Bay Area.