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Twin HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Shows and Simply Shopping Fest Open Today

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Friday, July 29, 2022 - 12:00pm

HONG KONG, July 29, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 38th HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and 8th HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show open today and run for five days (from 29 July to 2 August).

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  • HONG KONG, July 29, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 38th HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and 8th HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show open today and run for five days (from 29 July to 2 August).
  • Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show are being held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
  • The 38th HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and 8th HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show opened today and run until 2 August at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
  • Multiple pavilions are featured at Simply Shopping Fest, including "The Hong Kong & Kowloon Provisions, Wine & Spirit Dealers' Association x Nam Pak Hong Association", "Hong Kong People and Brands", "Beverage and Food Community", "Hong Kong General Chamber of Wine & Spirits", "Hong Kong Wine and Spirits Association", "Hong Kong Small and Medium Enterprises Association", "Hong Kong Furniture and Decoration Trade Association", "Hong Kong Quality Brands Alliance", "STORE by PolyU Fashion", "Korean Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong", "Fashionally" and more.

Approval by Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority (“MPFA”) of ICBC CSOP FTSE Chinese Government and Policy Bank Bond Index ETF as approved Index-Tracking Collective Investment Schemes ("ITCIS")

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 9:15am

CSOP Asset Management Limited (CSOP) is glad to announce that ICBC CSOP FTSE Chinese Government and Policy Bank Bond Index ETF (ticker: 3199.

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  • CSOP Asset Management Limited (CSOP) is glad to announce that ICBC CSOP FTSE Chinese Government and Policy Bank Bond Index ETF (ticker: 3199.
  • HK) was admitted to Index-Tracking Collective Investment Schemes ("ITCIS") as the first Chinese government bond ETF approved by Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority (MPFA) on 23 June 2022.
  • As of April 2022, foreign institutions hold more than RMB 3.7 trillion (over USD 580 billion) of onshore Chinese bonds6.
  • As the leading Chinese government bond ETF issuer in the region, CSOP manages the largest Chinese government bond ETFs in Hong Kong and Singapore respectively, bridging China onshore government bond market with investors in the region.

Internet Society Announces New Board of Trustees Members

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Monday, June 20, 2022 - 1:00pm

The Internet Society Board of Trustees is elected or appointed by Chapters, Organization Members, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and the board.

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  • The Internet Society Board of Trustees is elected or appointed by Chapters, Organization Members, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and the board.
  • All four new trustees will serve three-year terms which commenced with the Internet Society board's 2022 Annual General Meeting held 18-19, June.
  • The current members of the Internet Society Board of Trustees are:
    Victor Kuarsingh, Senior Director of Network Engineering and Delivery at Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
  • Founded in 1992 by Internet pioneers, the Internet Society is a global non-profit organization working to ensurethe Internet remains a force for good for everyone.

HKSAR chief executive election: A new chapter for Hong Kong

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Wednesday, May 11, 2022 - 2:00pm

BEIJING, May 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --A news report by China.org.cn on Hong Kong Special Administrative Region chief executive election:

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  • BEIJING, May 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --A news report by China.org.cn on Hong Kong Special Administrative Region chief executive election:
    The election of the sixth-term chief executive of the HKSAR was successfully held, with John Lee elected as the chief executive designate by an overwhelming majority of votes.
  • The election is the first HKSAR chief executive election held after Hong Kong's transition from chaos to order.
  • Lee was elected with 99.16 percent of the votes, which fully reflects the high recognition he gained in Hong Kong society.
  • The new electoral system strictly implements the principle of "patriots administering Hong Kong," and it is committed to the building and development of a high-quality democracy with Hong Kong characteristics.

Shaolin Kung Fu Online Games set off world craze

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Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 11:16am

ZHENGZHOU, China, Feb. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In December 2021, the online games were jointly launched by the Shaolin Temple and the Shaolin culture centers in the five continents. More than 5000 kung fu enthusiasts of all ages from more than 100 countries have submitted their registration forms. Shaolin kung fu sets off a worldwide craze again.

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  • The answer might be in the Shaolin Kung Fu Online Games.
  • Shaolin kung fu sets off a worldwide craze again.
  • Shaolin Temple Abbot Shi Yongxin said in his New Year's message, "Kung fu makes us united, more inclusive, and open."
  • The ambassador spoke highly of the contest: "The Shaolin Kung Fu Online Games help promote mutual understanding between Chinese culture and other cultures in the world through Shaolin kung fu."

China.org.cn: Who is the creator and defender of Hong Kong's democracy?

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Thursday, December 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

The white paper titled "Hong Kong: Democratic Progress Under the Framework of One Country, Two Systems" released by China yesterday further reveals the real picture of Hong Kong's political development.

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  • The white paper titled "Hong Kong: Democratic Progress Under the Framework of One Country, Two Systems" released by China yesterday further reveals the real picture of Hong Kong's political development.
  • As we all know, before returning to China in 1997, Hong Kong was under British colonial rule for a long time.
  • Since Hong Kong's return to China, the central government has taken three significant steps to advance the system of democracy in Hong Kong.
  • Who is the creator and defender of Hong Kong's democracy?

Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference opens in early November

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Monday, October 18, 2021 - 10:00am

It is expected that the conference will attract more than 10,000 industry participants from over 50 countries and regions.

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  • It is expected that the conference will attract more than 10,000 industry participants from over 50 countries and regions.
  • More than 60 industry experts will speak in person or virtually over the two days of the conference.
  • Various measures have been introduced, including ship leasing and maritime insurance, as well as support measures for the maritime arbitration and training sectors.
  • The conference is supported by the Hong Kong Logistics Development Council and Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board.

China.org.cn: Election Committee subsector elections to open new chapter in HK democracy

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Friday, September 17, 2021 - 2:00pm

BEIJING, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A news report by China.org.cn on Hong Kong Election Committee subsector elections:

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  • BEIJING, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A news report by China.org.cn on Hong Kong Election Committee subsector elections:
    The results of the Legislative Assembly election of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) have been released, while the 2021 Hong Kong SAR Election Committee subsector elections will take place soon.
  • Overall, the upcoming Election Committee subsector elections reflect greater democratic representation, diverse competitiveness and institutional progress from multiple perspectives.
  • In addition to including the grassroots associations subsector and youth representatives, the Election Committee has adjusted the ratio of representatives between the industrial and commercial subsector and other subsectors.
  • This fully utilizes and unleashes the greatest democratic representation that the Election Committee has for all strata of Hong Kong society.

CENTRESTAGE ELITES unveils spring/summer fashion trends

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Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 9:00am

HONG KONG, Sept 11, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - A major fashion extravaganza, CENTRESTAGE ELITES, was held last night (10 September) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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  • HONG KONG, Sept 11, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - A major fashion extravaganza, CENTRESTAGE ELITES, was held last night (10 September) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
  • For the first time, the CENTRESTAGE ELITES show was boosted by extended reality (XR) elements.
  • CENTRESTAGE, which runs from 10 to 12 September, is Asia's premier fashion event, offering a promotional platform for fashion brands and designers to showcase their talent.
  • Across the three days of the fair, attendees can participate in 30 events including fashion shows, a fashion summit and lucky draw sessions.