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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nicholas Yang to visit Europe

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, France, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Information Services, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Technology, Trade, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nicholas Yang to visit Europe

Source: Hong Kong Information Services Secretary for Innovation & Technology Nicholas Yang will visit France, the UK and Switzerland to update the European community on Hong Kong’s latest developments in innovation and technology.   He will join part of the Chief Executive’s visit programme in Paris from June 19 to 21, before heading to London […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Contractor under strict monitoring

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Information Services, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Contractor under strict monitoring

Source: Hong Kong Information Services The Government will enhance its monitoring of ongoing public works tendered to a contractor responsible for construction of the Shatin to Central Link. Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung told reporters today the Government is very concerned about recent issues concerning construction problems found on some stations of the rail project, notably Hung Hom Station. The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: HK to get European flower park

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Culture, English, France, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Information Services, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Tourism, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: HK to get European flower park

Source: Hong Kong Information Services Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development Edward Yau has welcomed the signing of co-operation agreements to develop Hong Kong’s first European designed flower-themed garden, Kaleido Park.  The agreements were signed today between Hong Kong-based event organiser Alan Fang and Dutch floriculture expert Ibo Gulsen in Noordwijkerhout, the Netherlands. Mr Yau witnessed […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Man arrested for smuggling rhino horn

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Culture, English, fish, Fisheries, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Information Services, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Man arrested for smuggling rhino horn

Source: Hong Kong Information Services Customs officers have arrested a passenger at the airport after seizing 3.1kg of rhino horn in his luggage. The haul, worth $620,000, was found yesterday inside a black plastic bag in the man’s suitcase. The 21-year-old arrived from Mozambique via Johannesburg and Qatar. The Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department is […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Exhibition Centre Station report urged

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Information Services, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Exhibition Centre Station report urged

Source: Hong Kong Information Services The Highways Department has requested the Mass Transit Railway Corporation to provide a detailed account of excavation works at the Exhibition Centre Station. The underground Exhibition Centre Station is on the Hung Hom to Admiralty Extension Section of the Shatin-Central Link. In a statement today following media enquiries on the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Carrie Lam visits France

By   /  June 17, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Culture, English, France, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Information Services, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Tourism  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Carrie Lam visits France

Source: Hong Kong Information Services Chief Executive Carrie Lam began her visit to France in Bordeaux yesterday. Mrs Lam visited Chateau Latour, which is more than 600 years old, to learn about the wine-making process and later toured La Cite du Vin, a cultural facility which offers visitors a unique presentation on wine in different ages, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Getting comfortable for competition

By   /  June 17, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, BRICS, English, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Information Services, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Getting comfortable for competition

Source: Hong Kong Information Services Viewers of the Paralympics could be forgiven for thinking disabled athletes are less inclined to suffer sports injuries. However, Paralympians suffer injuries just like their able-bodied counterparts. For boccia players competing in wheelchairs, they are prone to shoulder injuries and can also get pressure sores from their wheelchair due to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Junior crime-fighters praised

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Crime, English, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Information Services, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Police  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Junior crime-fighters praised

Source: Hong Kong Information Services More than 350 winners of the Junior Police Call Awards 2017 were commended today for spreading crime-fighting messages, organising and participating in community services, and for their creativity in designing crime prevention tools. The trophies were presented to all 363 winners by Commissioner of Police Stephen Lo, Deputy Commissioner of Police […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: E-cigarette rules to be enhanced

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Health, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Information Services, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: E-cigarette rules to be enhanced

Source: Hong Kong Information Services E-cigarettes and heat-not-burn cigarettes are harmful and regulation on such products will be strengthened, Secretary for Food & Health Prof Sophia Chan said. Prof Chan told the media the Government will enhance existing regulation on e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn cigarettes after attending a radio programme today. “Our pragmatic approach is really […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CE continues Belgium trip

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, Economy, Employment, English, European Union, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Information Services, Investment, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CE continues Belgium trip

Source: Hong Kong Information Services Chief Executive Carrie Lam continued her visit to Belgium, where she met the European Commission President and visited the Belgian Parliament. Mrs Lam met European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and told him Hong Kong’s economic outlook is positive with unemployment rate falling to a 20-year low. The Belt & Road […]

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