Although the World Cup final is still a long way off, the Lusail Stadium has already become a landmark in the hearts of the locals. China Railway Construction Corporation took part in the construction of the stadium with over 1,000 Chinese personnel involved.
The latest Gallup poll shows that only 34 % of the US public believes the mass media "report news accurately and fairly," the exact figure as last year and just two percentage points higher than the historic low during the 2016 US presidential election.
In June 2019, two-time Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature winner Malcolm Clarke was in Hong Kong. He led a filming crew through the streets and eventually compiled what he witnessed into a ten-part documentary, Hong Kong Returns.
China's transport sector has recently mapped out a detailed plan to build the backbone network of the country's comprehensive transportation system with the expected scale to reach 206,000 kilometers by 2025。
The Hong Kong Sevens is considered the premier tournament in the World Rugby Sevens Series competition. The tournament spans three days, beginning on a Friday and concluding on Sunday. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the tournament was canceled in 2020 and 2021, respectively. The latest Hong Kong Sevens was held on November 4-6 this year.
A majority of United Nations member countries voiced their support for China and the opposition to using human rights as an excuse to interfere in China's internal affairs at a meeting of the UN General Assembly's human rights committee.
In May 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation that China will hold China International Import Expo (CIIE) starting from 2018. It is the world’s first import-themed national level expo.
Financial, Investment and business leaders from about 20 countries and economies gathered at the Global Financial Leaders' Investment Summit in Hong Kong on Wednesday, marking the city's return to the international stage. Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee welcomed enterprises and talents back to the city and said "I can tell you the worst is behind us. Opportunity and timing are right here, right now, in Hong Kong."