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Asia Video Summit Wraps Up a Week of Events Highlighting the Resilience of the Industry

Friday, November 26, 2021 - 3:11am

"We look forward to working closely with the industry to ensure its sustained development," said Yau.

Key Points: 
  • "We look forward to working closely with the industry to ensure its sustained development," said Yau.
  • With Asia accounting for 47% of global streaming subscriptions, it is clearly a very significant market, with influence way beyond its borders.
  • The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) is the trade association for the video industry and satellite ecosystem in Asia Pacific.
  • It serves to make the video industry stronger and healthier through promoting the common interests of its members.

Inaugural Asia Summit on Global Health held 24 November in hybrid format in Hong Kong

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 11:49am

HONG KONG, Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the inaugural Asia Summit on Global Health (ASGH) will take place on 24 November 2021 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) in a hybrid format, offering both online and in-person participation. Running on the theme "Shaping a Resilient and Sustainable Future", the summit aims at building an international investment and business exchange platform to promote dialogue and collaboration between the biotech, medical and healthcare sectors in Hong Kong, Mainland China and across the globe, and to explore investment opportunities. The summit will also highlight Hong Kong's advantages as a scientific research and business platform for the medical and healthcare sectors.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the inaugural Asia Summit on Global Health (ASGH) will take place on 24 November 2021 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) in a hybrid format, offering both online and in-person participation.
  • More than 70 speakers from around the world, including senior government officials, investors, influential business leaders, financial and professional service providers, as well as renowned academics from related sectors, will participate in the event online or in person.
  • Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the HKSAR, Dr Peter K N Lam, Chairman of the HKTDC, and Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist, World Health Organization (WHO), will address the Opening Session.
  • This will help industry participants to explore business opportunities and options in sustainable development.

Inaugural Asia Summit on Global Health held 24 November in hybrid format in Hong Kong

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 11:06am

HONG KONG, Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the inaugural Asia Summit on Global Health (ASGH) will take place on 24 November 2021 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) in a hybrid format, offering both online and in-person participation.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the inaugural Asia Summit on Global Health (ASGH) will take place on 24 November 2021 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) in a hybrid format, offering both online and in-person participation.
  • More than 70 speakers from around the world, including senior government officials, investors, influential business leaders, financial and professional service providers, as well as renowned academics from related sectors, will participate in the event online or in person.
  • Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the HKSAR, Dr Peter K N Lam, Chairman of the HKTDC, and Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist, World Health Organization (WHO), will address the Opening Session.
  • This will help industry participants to explore business opportunities and options in sustainable development.

Discovering and realising new opportunities in Asia

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 5:30am

HONG KONG, Nov 23, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - In order to strengthen the longstanding relationship between Hong Kong and UK businesses, the "Discovering and Realising New Opportunities in Asia" signature webinar was held last Thursday, 18 November, hosted by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and co-organised by the British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Nov 23, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - In order to strengthen the longstanding relationship between Hong Kong and UK businesses, the "Discovering and Realising New Opportunities in Asia" signature webinar was held last Thursday, 18 November, hosted by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and co-organised by the British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.
  • In his opening remarks, Dr Lam said: "In 2020, Hong Kong was the UK's 12 largest trading partner in the world and the second largest in Asia, after Mainland China.
  • Over US$6 billion of trade between the UK and Mainland China is routed through Hong Kong.
  • If you're able to succeed in Hong Kong, this actually creates much more opportunity within the GBA and Southeast Asia."

"Set Sail for GBA - Scheme for Financial Leaders of Tomorrow" Officially Kicked Off

Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 2:40pm

The Scheme aims at building a diverse platform for business leaders to directly interact with young people in Hong Kong.

Key Points: 
  • The Scheme aims at building a diverse platform for business leaders to directly interact with young people in Hong Kong.
  • Lasting for five months, students will join activities including sharing sessions with business leaders, soft-skill workshops, visits to local institutions and job-shadowing.
  • The First Sharing Session was also held right after the "Set Sail for GBA - Scheme for Financial Leaders of Tomorrow" Kick-off Ceremony.
  • The "Set Sail for GBA - Scheme for Financial Leaders of Tomorrow" will run for five months from now until March 2022.

Analogue Achieves CIC Sustainable Finance Certificate

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 2:39am

The CIC Sustainable Finance Certification Scheme aims to provide a common framework and user-friendly assessment system to facilitate application of sustainable finance for the construction industry, in support of the HKSAR Government's recent pledge to position Hong Kong as a leading sustainable finance hub in Asia and achieve carbon neutrality before 2050.

Key Points: 
  • The CIC Sustainable Finance Certification Scheme aims to provide a common framework and user-friendly assessment system to facilitate application of sustainable finance for the construction industry, in support of the HKSAR Government's recent pledge to position Hong Kong as a leading sustainable finance hub in Asia and achieve carbon neutrality before 2050.
  • Dr Otto Poon Lok-To, Chairman of ATAL Engineering Group, said, "Sustainability always is one of the key priorities in our business strategy.
  • We are proud to become the first E&M engineering Group to obtain the certificate under CIC Sustainable Finance Certification Scheme which serves as a testament of our innovative and sustainable solutions to contribute to protecting the environment."
  • ATAL's parent company, Analogue Holdings Limited, is listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (Stock Code: 1977).

Nissin Foods Receives Funding Approval from Re-Industrialisation Funding Scheme

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 3:59am

HONG KONG, Nov 9, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Nissin Foods Company Limited ("Nissin Foods", and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; Stock code: 1475) is pleased to announce that it has received approval for the maximum funding support of HK$15 million (the "Funding Support") under the Re-Industrialisation Funding Scheme ("RFS") of the Innovation and Technology Commission ("ITC") today (9 November 2021), to be used for the installation of a new smart production line in Hong Kong.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Nov 9, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Nissin Foods Company Limited ("Nissin Foods", and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; Stock code: 1475) is pleased to announce that it has received approval for the maximum funding support of HK$15 million (the "Funding Support") under the Re-Industrialisation Funding Scheme ("RFS") of the Innovation and Technology Commission ("ITC") today (9 November 2021), to be used for the installation of a new smart production line in Hong Kong.
  • Funded by the Re-Industrialisation Funding Scheme, Nissin Foods will set up a smart production line with robotics, sensors and smart systems with real-time monitoring on the production of instant noodles in the Nissin Plant, Tai Po Industrial Estate (visual provided by Nissin Foods Company Limited).
  • The Funding Support will be used to implement a new smart and automated production line in one of Nissin Foods' production plants located at the Tai Po Industrial Estate.
  • Mr. Kiyotaka ANDO, Executive Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nissin Foods, said, "Nissin Foods is proud to be the first food manufacturer and the second company to gain approval for the maximum funding under the Re-Industrialisation Funding Scheme.

Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference Concludes

Friday, November 5, 2021 - 6:00am

HONG KONG, Nov 5, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 11th Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference (ALMAC) has concluded, successfully running in an online-and-offline hybrid format.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Nov 5, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 11th Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference (ALMAC) has concluded, successfully running in an online-and-offline hybrid format.
  • Jointly organised by the HKSAR Government and the HKTDC, the 11th Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference has concluded, successfully running in an online-and-offline hybrid format.
  • ALMAC is a flagship event of Hong Kong Maritime Week, organised by the Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board.
  • The conference is supported by the Hong Kong Logistics Development Council and Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board.

Seven concurrent trade fairs close, attracting 16,000+ onsite buyers

Saturday, October 30, 2021 - 11:00am

HONG KONG, Oct 30, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) brought its seven autumn trade fairs* together onto a single "physical + online" platform in 2021.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Oct 30, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) brought its seven autumn trade fairs* together onto a single "physical + online" platform in 2021.
  • The physical fairs ended today, attracting more than 16,000 industry buyers to visit in person and conduct business discussions, while the online fairs run until 6 November.
  • The HKTDC has brought its seven autumn trade fairs together into a single "physical + online" platform.
  • The physical session was successfully concluded today and attracted more than 16,000 buyers, while the online fairs run until 6 November.

Hong Kong Electronics Fair: I&T to lead post-pandemic economic growth

Friday, October 29, 2021 - 5:00am

At the Symposium on Innovation and Technology, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Hong Kong Electronics & Technologies Association (HKETA) invited industry luminaries from around the world to share insights on the theme "Revive and Thrive".

Key Points: 
  • At the Symposium on Innovation and Technology, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Hong Kong Electronics & Technologies Association (HKETA) invited industry luminaries from around the world to share insights on the theme "Revive and Thrive".
  • The speakers shed light on how innovation and technology (I&T) can help enterprises regain growth momentum and what I&T trends they expect to see globally and in Hong Kong.
  • This year's Symposium on Innovation & Technology, themed "Revive and Thrive", ran as part of the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition).
  • * The seven concurrent fairs include the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition), HKTDC International ICT Expo, HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical and Healthcare Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition), HKTDC Hong Kong International Outdoor and Tech Light Expo, electronicAsia, which is jointly organised by the HKTDC and MMI Asia Pte Ltd, and Eco Expo Asia, which is jointly organised by the HKTDC and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd.
    - Hong Kong International Outdoor and Tech Light Expo: https://hkotlexpo.hktdc.com
    - Hong Kong International Medical and Healthcare Fair: https://hkmedicalfair.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.