Hong Kong's Secretary for Justice, Teresa Cheng, says in a blog post today (April 11) the HK as the only common law jurisdiction in China, would continue to capitalize on this unique advantage continue to serve as an international legal hub for deal-making and dispute resolution services.
The award ceremony of the 10th Hong Kong National Knowledge Contest (Contest) was held on Sunday (April 11). Jiang Zaizhong, a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and Chairman of Hong Kong Ta Kung Wen Wei Media Group, attended the event and delivered a speech.
Hong Kong's Financial Secretary Paul Chan says in his weekly blog on Sunday (April 11) that the five-thousand electronic consumption vouchers scheme announced in the 2021-22 Budget is expected to be open for registration in summer.
Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Alfred Sit, says in a blog post on Sunday (April 11) that the number of downloads of the contact tracing mobile app LeaveHomeSafe has reached 3.77 million, which is more than half of the population in HK.
Hong Kong's Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Law Chi-kwong, says in a blog post today (April 11) that the "Greater Bay Area Youth Employment Scheme" (Scheme) has received an overwhelming response from enterprises since its launch in January this year. As of April 7, 275 companies have offered more than 2,000 job vacancies, more than half of which are in the innovation and technology field.
Chief Secretary for Administration Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said Sunday (April 11) that Hong Kong is on the path of recovery, with the number of COVID-19 cases remaining at low levels while the economy is expected to rebound in the second half of the year.
Police said on Saturday (April 10) that they have detained five people in connection with burglary cases at phone stores, including two people who were arrested following a dramatic car chase on Thursday.
Secretary for Education of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government Kevin Yeung Yun-hung said on Saturday (April 10) that local schools have responded positively to holding flag-raising ceremonies and related activities on National Security Education Day.
Carrie Lam, chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), said on Saturday that Hong Kong athletes have performed well in recent years and she expected them to achieve good results in the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games.
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said on Friday it will delay shipments of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine this year amid mounting concerns over possible links between the shot and very rare cases of blood clots.
Tam Yiu-chung, a member of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, said Friday that improving Hong Kong's electoral system has foiled the conspiracy of anti-China disruptors to enter the political structure through electoral loopholes and seize the governance of Hong Kong.
The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government voiced opposition to harboring of criminals by other countries in an official statement on Friday, hoping that those who've committed crimes in the city could face the legal consequences that he or she deserved.