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Bay area plan to be submitted: FS

Financial Secretary Paul Chan says the Government will make suggestions to the National Development & Reform Commission on Hong Kong’s role in the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area around May.

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Cable TV extension considered

Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development Gregory So says the Government will consider all factors in deciding whether to allow Cable TV to extend its licence renewal deadline.

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SFC chief to stay

Ashley Alder has been reappointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Securities & Futures Commission for three years from October 1, the Government announces.

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Jobless rate drops to 3.2%

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 3.2% in the January-March quarter, the Census & Statistics Department announces.

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Consumer prices up 0.5%

Overall consumer prices rose 0.5% year-on-year in March, compared to the 0.6% average increase in January-February, the Census & Statistics Department says.

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Food truck plan to expand

Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development Gregory So has announced new measures to expand the Food Truck Pilot Scheme.

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Goods exports up 5.3%

The volume of Hong Kong's total goods exports increased 5.3% year-on-year in January and February, the Census & Statistics Department announces.

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HK, Korea sign promotion deal

InvestHK and the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency have signed an agreement in Seoul to boost investment promotion co-operation between the two places. 

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Acting FS meets Swiss official

Acting Financial Secretary Prof KC Chan has met Swiss Finance Minister and Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer in Hong Kong.

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Insurance Authority to be new watchdog

The Insurance Authority will replace the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance to regulate insurance companies from June 26, the Financial Services & the Treasury Bureau announces.

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More listed structured products proposed

The Financial Services Development Council has proposed expanding the market for listed structured products in Hong Kong.

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InnoTech committee established

The Committee on Innovation, Technology & Re-industrialisation has been established by the Government.

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Gregory So promotes Hong Kong brands

Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development Gregory So has promoted Hong Kong brands in a product expo in Macau. 

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Gregory So to open Macau expo

Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development Gregory So will open the 2017 Hong Kong Brands & Products Expo in Macau.

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AIIB benefits financial sectors

Hong Kong’s professional and financial services sectors will benefit from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s operations, Acting Secretary for Financial Services & the Treasury James Lau says.

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Property stamp duty tightened

The property stamp duty mechanism will be tightened to stop buyers from evading tax by purchasing multiple new homes under a single contract.

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Life annuity scheme tabled

The Mortgage Corporation has outlined a life annuity scheme that will provide participants with lifetime payouts after they pay a lump-sum premium capped at $1 million.

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Gov't-funded films scoop awards

Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development Gregory So has congratulated two films funded by the First Feature Film Initiative on winning five trophies at the 36th Hong Kong Film Awards.

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ICT elites commended

Financial Secretary Paul Chan has commended the winners of the Hong Kong ICT Awards 2017 for their outstanding achievements in the local information and communications technology sector.

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Gov't rates, rent demand notes issued

Demand notes for rates and Government rent for April to June have been issued, and payment should be made by April 28.

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