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Hong Kong Trade Development Council
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 as the international marketing dedicated to creating opportunities for Hong Kong's businesses. The organisation has 50 offices around the world, including 13 on the Chinese mainland. With more than 50 years of experience, its mission is to explore opportunities for Hong Kong companies, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and connect them with business partners around the world. Governance The HKTDC is governed by a 19-member Council of Hong Kong business leaders and senior government officials. It plans and supervises the organisation's global operations, services and promotional activities. The Council also oversees the operation of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Dr Peter K N Lam is the tenth HKTDC chairman since the Council's establishment. He started his term as chairman on 1 June 2019. On 1 October 2014, Margaret Fong succeeded Fred Lam as the Executiv ...
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Peter Lam
Peter Lam Kin-ngok, GBS (, born 7 August 1957) is a Hong Kong businessman and billionaire. Peter Lam is the son of the late industrialist tycoon Lim Por-yen and his second wife U Po-chu. Peter is Chairman of Lai Sun Development Company, Lai Fung Holdings, Hong Kong Tourism Board, and a director of e-Sun Holdings. In 2019, Peter became Chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC). Peter also owns Media Asia Entertainment Group and Clot Media Division. Peter has gained notoriety in Hong Kong's business, media and entertainment industry, as well as in Asia's Hospitality and Food and Beverage industries. In 2008, Peter established Lai Sun Dining. The group develops and operates high-end culinary concepts locally and abroad. Their portfolio currently encompasses 17 brands, 24 outlets, and 9 Michelin stars, including 3 Michelin-starred 8½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana, Beefbar, and China Tang in London, Hong Kong Landmark, and Harbor City. Before founding Lai Sun Dining in 2008 ...
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Toronto
Toronto is the capital city of the Canadian province of Ontario. With a recorded population of 2,731,571 in 2016, it is the most populous city in Canada and the fourth most populous city in North America. The city is the anchor of the Golden Horseshoe, an urban agglomeration of 9,245,438 people (as of 2016) surrounding the western end of Lake Ontario, while the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) proper had a 2016 population of 6,417,516. Toronto is an international centre of business, finance, arts, and culture, and is recognized as one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world. People have travelled through and inhabited the Toronto area, located on a broad sloping plateau interspersed with rivers, deep ravines, and urban forest, for more than 10,000 years. After the broadly disputed Toronto Purchase, when the Mississauga surrendered the area to the British Crown, the British established the town of York in 1793 and later designated it as the capital of Upper Can ...
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Investment In Hong Kong
To invest is to allocate money in the expectation of some benefit/return in the future. In other words, to invest means owning an asset or an item with the goal of generating income from the investment or the appreciation of your investment which is an increase in the value of the asset over a period of time. When you invest it always requires a sacrifice of some present asset that you own today such as time, money, or effort. In finance, the benefit from an investing is when you receive a return on your investment. The return may consist of a gain or a loss realized from the sale of a property or an investment, unrealized capital appreciation (or depreciation), or investment income such as dividends, interest, rental income etc., or a combination of capital gain and income. The return may also include currency gains or losses due to changes in the foreign currency exchange rates. Investors generally expect higher returns from riskier investments. When a low-risk investment is m ...
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Foreign Trade Of Hong Kong
Foreign may refer to: Government * Foreign policy, how a country interacts with other countries * Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in many countries ** Foreign Office, a department of the UK government ** Foreign office and foreign minister * United States state law, a legal matter in another state Science and technology * Foreign accent syndrome, a side effect of severe brain injury * Foreign key, a constraint in a relational database Arts and entertainment * Foreign film or world cinema, films and film industries of non-English-speaking countries * Foreign music or world music * Foreign literature or world literature * ''Foreign Policy'', a magazine Music * "Foreign", a song by Jessica Mauboy from her 2010 album ''Get 'Em Girls'' * "Foreign" (Trey Songz song), 2014 * "Foreign", a song by Lil Pump from the album ''Lil Pump'' Other uses * Foreign corporation, a corporation that can do business outside its jurisdiction * Foreign language, a language not spoken by the people of a certa ...
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Hong Kong Government Departments And Agencies
Hong may refer to: Places *Høng, a town in Denmark *Hong Kong, a city and a special administrative region in China *Hong, Nigeria *Hong River in China and Vietnam *Lake Hong in China Surnames *Hong (Chinese name) *Hong (Korean name) Organizations *Hong (business), general term for a 19th–20th century trading company based in Hong Kong, Macau or Canton *Hongmen (洪門), a Chinese fraternal organization Creatures *Hamsa (bird), a mythical bird also known was hong *Hong (rainbow-dragon), a two-headed dragon in Chinese mythology *''Hong'' (genus), a genus of ladybird {{disambiguation ...
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City University Of Hong Kong
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is a public research university in Kowloon, Hong Kong. It was founded in 1984 as City Polytechnic of Hong Kong and became a fully accredited university in 1994. The university has nine main schools offering courses in business, science, engineering, liberal art, social sciences, law and Veterinary Medicine, along with Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies, CityU Shenzhen Research Institute, and Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study. History City University's origins lie in the calls for a "second polytechnic" in the years following the 1972 establishment of the Hong Kong Polytechnic. In 1982, Executive Council member Chung Sze-yuen spoke of a general consensus that "a second polytechnic of similar size to the first should be built as soon as possible." District administrators from Tuen Mun and Tsuen Wan lobbied the government to build the new institution in their respective new towns. The government instead purchased temporary premise ...
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Shantou University
Shantou University (; abbreviated STU), a key comprehensive university under the provincial Project 211 program in Guangdong, was founded in 1981 with the approval of the State Council. It is the only public university that receives funding from the Li Ka Shing Foundation. It is also supported by the Ministry of Education (MOE), the Guangdong Provincial Government and the Li Ka Shing Foundation. STU is located in Shantou, a city in South China. History Shantou University (STU) was founded in 1981 and started student enrollment in 1983. It is the only institution of higher education in the Chaoshan area. STU, a key comprehensive university under the provincial Project 211 program, was founded in 1981 with the approval of the State Council. As the only public university that receives long-term funding from the Li Ka Shing Foundation, it is jointly supported by the Ministry of Education, the Guangdong Provincial Government and the Li Ka Shing Foundation. The Li Ka Shing Foundation ...
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Taipei Times
The ''Taipei Times'' is the only printed daily English-language newspaper in Taiwan, and the third established there. Online competitors include the state-owned ''Focus Taiwan'' and ''Taiwan News''; ''The China Post'' was formerly a competitor but today is mostly non-operational. Established on 15 June 1999, the ''Taipei Times'' is published by the Liberty Times Group, which also publishes a Chinese-language newspaper, the ''Liberty Times'', Taiwan's biggest newspaper by circulation, with a pro–Taiwan independence editorial line. On 15 May 2017, ''The China Post'' was the ''Times''s last English-language competitor to go out of print and the ''Taipei Times'' is consequently offered at most points of sale, hotels and libraries as the English-language option. It is a participant in Project Syndicate. See also * Media of Taiwan References External links * Category:Publications established in 1999 Category:English-language newspapers published in Taiwan Category:Mass medi ...
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Taiwan External Trade Development Council
The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA; ) is a non-profit government co-sponsored trade promotion organization in Taiwan. It was founded in 1970 as China External Trade Development Council (CETRA). However, it changed its English name in January 2004. This was in order to avoid confusion with bodies representing the People's Republic of China. TAITRA assists Taiwan businesses and manufacturers to reinforce their international competitiveness and to cope with the challenges they face in foreign markets. Cooperating with Far East Trade Services, Inc. (FETS) and the Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC), its sister organizations, TAITRA has striven to adapt its trade promotion strategies to the changing international conditions. Its major functions include: Market Research & Information Service, Market Development, Exhibition & Convention Service, Trade Education and Web Service. Organizational structure * Board of Directors * Chairman ** Auditing Office * Deputy Chairman ...
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Special Administrative Region
A special administrative region is a designation for types of administrative territorial entities in Mainland China, North Korea, Indonesia and East Timor. China * Special administrative regions of China - defined by Article 31 of the Constitution of the People's Republic of China: Hong Kong and Macau. * Wolong Special Administrative Region North Korea (DPRK) * Sinuiju Special Administrative Region * Mount Kumgang Indonesia * Aceh * Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta East Timor * Oecusse Category:Administrative territorial entities by type {{topography-stub ...
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India
India (Hindi: ), officially the Republic of India (Hindi: ), is a country in South Asia. It is the second-most populous country, the seventh-largest country by land area, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives; its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia. Modern humans arrived on the Indian subcontinent from Africa no later than 55,000 years ago. (a) (b) (c) Their long occupation, initially in varying forms of isolation as hunter-gatherers, has made the region highly diverse, second only to Africa in human genetic diversity. Settled life emerged on the subcontinent in the western margins of the Indus river bas ...
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Margaret Fong
Margaret Fong Shun-man (; born 8 December 1962), is the Executive Director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and is responsible for the HKTDC's worldwide operations. Education Miss Fong graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a BA in English Literature and then attended Oxford University. Civil service She joined the civil service in August 1985 and rose to her present rank of Administrative Officer Staff Grade A in April 2008. Miss Fong has served in a number of bureaux and departments, including: * the former Administrative Service and Information Branch * the former City and New Territories Administration * the former Government House * the former Finance Branch * the former Constitutional Affairs Branch Miss Fong has also served in a number of senior positions in recent years, including: * Deputy Director-General, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Affairs, Washington (August 1997 to September 1999) * Deputy Secretary for Transport (later retitled Deputy Se ...
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Taipei
Taipei (), officially Taipei City, is the capital and a special municipality of Taiwan (officially the Republic of China, ROC). Located in Northern Taiwan, Taipei City is an enclave of the municipality of New Taipei City that sits about southwest of the northern port city of Keelung. Most of the city rests on the Taipei Basin, an ancient lakebed. The basin is bounded by the relatively narrow valleys of the Keelung and Xindian rivers, which join to form the Tamsui River along the city's western border. The city proper is home to an estimated population of 2,646,204 (2019), forming the core part of the Taipei–Keelung metropolitan area, which includes the nearby cities of New Taipei and Keelung with a population of 7,047,559, the 40th most-populous urban area in the world—roughly one-third of Taiwanese citizens live in the metro district. The name "Taipei" can refer either to the whole metropolitan area or the city proper. Taipei is the political, economic, educational and c ...
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Online Marketplace
An online marketplace (or online e-commerce marketplace) is a type of e-commerce website where product or service information is provided by multiple third parties. Online marketplaces are the primary type of multichannel ecommerce and can be a way to streamline the production process. In an online marketplace, consumer transactions are processed by the marketplace operator and then delivered and fulfilled by the participating retailers or wholesalers. These type of websites allow users to register and sell single items to many items for a "post-selling" fee. In general, because marketplaces aggregate products from a wide array of providers, selection is usually more wide, and availability is higher than in vendor-specific online retail stores. Since 2014 online marketplaces have become abundant. Some online market places have a wide variety of general interest products that cater to almost all the needs of the consumers, others are consumer specific and cater to a particular segment ...
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