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Speeches
Date Title
05 Feb, 2019 Speech by CE at 2019 International Chinese New Year Night Parade
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12 Dec, 2018 Speech by SCED at Hong Kong International Tourism Convention (English Version Only)
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25 Oct, 2018 Speech by FS at 2018 Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival opening ceremony (English Version Only)
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03 Sep, 2018 Speech by SCED at World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2018 (English Version Only)
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14 Jun, 2018 Speech by SCED at opening ceremony of 32nd International Travel Expo and 13th MICE Travel Expo (English Version Only)
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16 Feb, 2018 Speech by SCED at 2018 International Chinese New Year Night Parade
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18 Dec, 2017 Speech by SCED at award ceremony for Disney ImagiNations Hong Kong Design Competition 2017 (English Version Only)
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01 Dec, 2017 Speech by SCED at CarbonCare Label 2017 Award Ceremony (English Version Only)
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26 Oct, 2017 Speech by FS at 2017 Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival opening ceremony (English Version Only)
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02 Aug, 2017 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at press conference of FIA Formula E Hong Kong E-Prix (English Version Only)
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15 Jun, 2017 Speech by SCED at opening ceremony of 31st International Travel Expo and 12th MICE Travel Expo (English Version Only)
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26 Apr, 2017 Speech by CS at "Old Town Central" Launch Ceremony
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06 Apr, 2017 SCED's opening remarks on commerce, industry and tourism areas at LegCo Finance Committee special meeting
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28 Jan, 2017 Speech by FS at 2017 International Chinese New Year Night Parade
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19 Dec, 2016 Speech by SCED at Disney ImagiNations Hong Kong 2016 Award Ceremony (English Version Only)
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12 Nov, 2016 Speech by SCED at Genting Dream Launch Ceremony in Hong Kong (English Version Only)
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27 Oct, 2016 Speech by FS at opening ceremony of 2016 Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival (English Version Only)
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25 Sep, 2016 Speech by FS at Hong Kong Cyclothon
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17 Jun, 2016 Speech by SCED at welcoming ceremony of Ovation of the Seas (English Version Only)
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16 Jun, 2016 Speech by SCED at opening ceremony of 30th International Travel Expo Hong Kong and 11th MICE Travel Expo (English Version Only)
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31 May, 2016 Speech by SCED at press conference of FIA Formula E Hong Kong ePrix (English Version Only)
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06 Apr, 2016 Speech by SCED at Hong Kong Sevens Bar Tram Launch Ceremony
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06 Apr, 2016 SCED's opening remarks on commerce, industry and tourism areas at LegCo Finance Committee special meeting
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29 Mar, 2016 Speech by SCED at Three Queens in Town Celebration Party reception (English Version Only)
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08 Feb, 2016 FS' speech at 2016 International Chinese New Year Night Parade
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15 Jan, 2016 Speech by SCED at sightseeing tram tour launching ceremony
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05 Dec, 2015 Speech by SCED at 55th OSEAL Forum Hong Kong Reception in Bangkok (English Version Only)
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29 Oct, 2015 Speech by SCED at World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2015 (English Version Only)
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25 Oct, 2015 Speech by SCED at UBS Hong Kong Open 2015 Prize Presentation Ceremony (English Version Only)
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22 Oct, 2015 Speech by FS at opening ceremony of 2015 Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival (English Version Only)
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10 Oct, 2015 Speech by CS at opening ceremony of Hong Kong Cyclothon
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17 Jul, 2015 Speech by FS at Hong Kong Pulse 3D Light Show opening ceremony
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17 Jun, 2015 SCED's speech at opening ceremony of Asian Attractions Expo 2015 (English Version Only)
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09 Jun, 2015 SCED's speech at "Think Asia, Think Hong Kong" Toronto luncheon (English only) (English Version Only)
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06 Jun, 2015 SCED's speech at evening reception at Regional Council of Burgundy (English Version Only)
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02 Jun, 2015 SCED's speech at gala dinner in Berlin (English Version Only)
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30 Mar, 2015 SCED's speaking notes on commerce, industry and tourism areas tabled at LegCo Finance Committee special meeting
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19 Feb, 2015 FS' speech at 2015 International Chinese New Year Night Parade
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28 Jan, 2015 SCED's speech at "Think Global, Think Hong Kong" symposium organised by Hong Kong Trade Development Council in Osaka (English Version Only)
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26 Jan, 2015 SCED's speech at luncheon organised by Hong Kong Tourism Board in Tokyo (English Version Only)
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30 Oct, 2014 Speech by Acting FS at opening ceremony of 2014 Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival (English Version Only)
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29 Sep, 2014 SCED's speech at Watches & Wonders Asia Haute Horlogerie Exhibition opening ceremony (English Version Only)
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30 May, 2014 SCED's speech at 24th annual dinner for Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Industry Association (English Version Only)
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02 Apr, 2014 SCED's speaking notes on commerce, industry and tourism areas tabled at LegCo Finance Committee special meeting
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25 Mar, 2014 SCED's speech at opening ceremony of HK Fan Zone (English Version Only)
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31 Jan, 2014 FS' speech at Chinese New Year Night Parade
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25 Jan, 2014 SCED's speech at luncheon co-hosted by HKETO Berlin, HKTDC and SHKBA in Zurich (English Version Only)
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12 Dec, 2013 SCED's speech at Disney ImagiNations Hong Kong Award Ceremony (English Version Only)
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31 Oct, 2013 Speech by FS at opening ceremony of 2013 Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival (English Version Only)
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06 Aug, 2013 SCED's speech at opening reception of Hong Kong Festival in Wellington (English Version Only)
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05 Aug, 2013 SCED's speech at opening reception of Hong Kong Festival in Auckland (English Version Only)
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30 Jul, 2013 Transcript of remarks by SCED at media session
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22 Jul, 2013 Speech by SCED at 2013 Hong Kong Management Association Quality Award Dinner (English Version Only)
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04 Jul, 2013 Transcript of remarks by CE on Economic Development Commission
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15 Jun, 2013 SCED's speech at opening of "Hong Kong Live at The Grove" in Los Angeles (English Version Only)
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Mr So (third left) and the Chairman of the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), Dr Peter Lam (fourth left), are pictured with Los Angeles City Council Member, Mr Tom LaBonge (first right) and the owner and Chief Executive Officer of The Grove, Mr Rick Caruso (second left), at the opening ceremony of the "Hong Kong Live at The Grove" event staged by the HKTB. (English Version Only)
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Mr So (fifth left) and Dr Lam (sixth left) officiate at the opening ceremony of the "Hong Kong Live at The Grove" event. (English Version Only)
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13 Jun, 2013 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at opening ceremony of 27th International Travel Expo and 8th MICE Travel Expo (English Version Only)
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12 Jun, 2013 Welcome remarks by Commissioner for Tourism at welcome ceremony of inaugural berthing by Mariner of the Seas at Kai Tak Cruise Terminal (English Version Only)
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05 Jun, 2013 Transcript of remarks by SCED on Kai Tak Cruise Terminal
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22 May, 2013 SCED's speech at Africa Day gala reception (English Version Only)
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10 Apr, 2013 SCED's opening remarks (commerce, industry and tourism areas) at LegCo Finance Committee special meeting
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14 Mar, 2013 SCED's speech at opening ceremony of Lifestyle Expo in Jakarta 2013 (English Version Only)
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01 Mar, 2013 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at 2013 Hong Kong Tourism Overview (English Version Only)
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10 Feb, 2013 FS' speech at Chinese New Year Night Parade
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The Financial Secretary, Mr John C Tsang, addresses the opening ceremony of the
"2013 Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade" at Hong Kong
Cultural Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui.
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Mr Tsang officiates at the launch ceremony.
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Mr Tsang officiates at the launch ceremony.
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22 Jan, 2013 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at opening ceremony of Seatrade Hong Kong Cruise Forum (English Version Only)
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11 Dec, 2012 SCED's speech at Disney ImagiNations Hong Kong Award Ceremony (English Version Only)
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18 Nov, 2012 SCED's speech at prize presentation ceremony of UBS Hong Kong Open 2012 (English Version Only)
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14 Nov, 2012 SCED's speech at opening reception of Hyogo Business and Tourism Centre (English Version Only)
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01 Nov, 2012 Speech by FS at opening ceremony of 2012 Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival (English Version Only)
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01 Nov, 2012 PSCIT's speech at press conference on visit of Mayor of Bordeaux to Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival (English Version Only)
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09 Oct, 2012 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at opening ceremony and premiere of "Experience Cantopera: A Taste of Hong Kong's Intangible Cultural Heritage" (English Version Only)
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13 Sep, 2012 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at the Society of the Golden Keys of Hong Kong's 30th Anniversary Grand Dinner (English Version Only)
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05 Sep, 2012 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at opening ceremony of Asia Fruit Logistica 2012 (English Version Only)
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16 May, 2012 SCED's speech at Chinese Food Exhibition 2012 (English Version Only)
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29 Feb, 2012 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at 2012 Hong Kong Tourism Overview (English Version Only)
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23 Jan, 2012 FS' speech at Chinese New Year Night Parade
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The Financial Secretary, Mr John C Tsang, addresses the opening ceremony of the "2012 Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade" at Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui, this evening (January 23).
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Mr Tsang officiates at the launch ceremony.
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21 Dec, 2011 SCED's speech at Welcome Ceremony for the 40-Millionth Visitor to Hong Kong (English Version Only)
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12 Dec, 2011 SCED's speech at Disney ImagiNations Hong Kong Award Ceremony (English Version Only)
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04 Dec, 2011 SCED's speech at UBS Hong Kong Open 2011 Prize Presentation Ceremony (English Version Only)
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24 Nov, 2011 Speech by SCED at Hong Kong Hotels Association 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner (English Version Only)
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12 Nov, 2011 Speech by SCED at reception in Honolulu, Hawaii (English Version Only)
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27 Oct, 2011 Speech by FS at Wine and Dine Festival 2011 opening ceremony (English Version Only)
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The Financial Secretary, Mr John C Tsang, addresses the audience at the opening ceremony of the Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival 2011 at West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade this evening (October 27). (English Version Only)
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Mr Tsang officiates with other guests at the opening ceremony. (English Version Only)
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Mr Tsang enjoys wine at the festival. (English Version Only)
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17 Jun, 2011 Speech by USCED at 21st Annual Dinner of Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Industry Association (English Version Only)
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14 Jun, 2011 Speech by Deputy Commissioner for Tourism at opening ceremony of Retail Asia Expo 2011 (English Version Only)
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09 Jun, 2011 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at opening ceremony of 25th International Travel Expo and 6th MICE, Business and Incentive Travel Expo (English Version Only)
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08 Mar, 2011 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at Networking Reception of Asian Aerospace International Expo and Congress 2011 (English Version Only)
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16 Feb, 2011 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at 2011 Hong Kong Tourism Overview (English Version Only)
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03 Feb, 2011 FS' speech at Chinese New Year Night Parade
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The Financial Secretary, Mr John C Tsang, addresses the opening ceremony of "2011 Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade" at Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui this evening (February 3).
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Mr Tsang officiates at the kick-off ceremony.
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Mr Tsang officiates at the kick-off ceremony.
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20 Jan, 2011 Speech by USCED at Customer Service Excellence Award Presentation Ceremony (English Version Only)
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13 Dec, 2010 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at opening ceremony of AgriPro Asia 2010 (English Version Only)
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17 Nov, 2010 Speech by Acting Commissioner for Tourism at opening ceremony of InfoComm Asia 2010 (English Version Only)
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13 Sep, 2010 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at MEHK Association Forum for Medical Industry in Hong Kong (English Version Only)
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08 Sep, 2010 Speech by Acting Commissioner for Tourism at opening ceremony of Asia Fruit Logistica 2010 (English Version Only)
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10 Jun, 2010 SCED's speech at opening ceremony of 24th International Travel Expo and 5th MICE, Business and Incentive Travel Expo (English Version Only)
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13 May, 2010 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at opening ceremony of Asia Funeral Expo 2010 (English Version Only)
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06 May, 2010 Speech by C for Tourism at HK Exhibition and Convention Industry Association 20th anniversary dinner (English Version Only)
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01 Mar, 2010 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at 2010 Hong Kong Tourism Overview (English Version Only)
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14 Feb, 2010 FS's speech at Chinese New Year Night Parade
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The Financial Secretary, Mr John C Tsang, officiated at the opening ceremony of "2010 Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade" in Tsim Sha Tsui this evening (February 14). Picture shows Mr Tsang addressing the ceremony.
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Mr Tsang officiates at the kick-off ceremony.
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23 Jan, 2010 Speech by SCED at Bruce Lee's Residence Ideas Competition prize presentation cum exhibition opening ceremony
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The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mrs Rita Lau, addresses the Bruce Lee's Residence Ideas Competition prize presentation cum exhibition opening ceremony.
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Mrs Lau (centre), together with the owner of Bruce Lee's former residence, Mr Yu Pang-lin (third left); Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Commerce, Industry and Tourism), Miss Yvonne Choi (second left); Acting Commissioner for Tourism, Miss Joey Lam (first right) and other guests performing a ribbon-cutting ceremony to launch the roving exhibition of the competition entries.
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Mrs Lau presents a trophy to the winner of the open group of the competition, Mr Lau Chun-yiu and Mr Ng Ka-kin.
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Mr Yu presents a mock-up cheque and a trophy to the winner of the professional group of the competition, Mr Yuen Gi-tsun and Ms Cheung Kwai-yin.
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Mrs Lau tours the exhibition and is impressed by the high standard of the competition entries.
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13 Dec, 2009 FS' speech at ground breaking ceremony for the expansion of Hong Kong Disneyland (English Version Only)
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30 Oct, 2009 FS' speech at Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival 2009 Opening Ceremony (English Version Only)
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The Financial Secretary, Mr John Tsang addressed the opening ceremony of Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival. (English Version Only)
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The Financial Secretary, Mr John Tsang (middle), the Chairman of Hong Kong Tourism Board, Mr James Tien (fourth from left), the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mrs Rita Lau (third from left), the Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Commerce, Industry and Tourism), Miss Yvonne Choi (first from left), and other guests inaugurated the Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival. (English Version Only)
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Group photo of officiating guests, representatives of major sponsors and supporting bodies. (English Version Only)
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02 Oct, 2009 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at luncheon for the travel trade in Mumbai, India (English Version Only)
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02 Oct, 2009 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at the opening ceremony of the "Hong Kong Fair" in Mumbai, India (English Version Only)
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11 Jun, 2009 Speech by the Under Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development (English Version Only)
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29 May, 2009 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Industry Association annual dinner (English Version Only)
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21 May, 2009 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at 2nd International Conference on Impact of Movies and Television on Tourism (English Version Only)
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13 May, 2009 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at Asia Funeral Expo 2009 (English Version Only)
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The Commissioner for Tourism, Miss Margaret Fong, addresses the opening ceremony of the Asia Funeral Expo 2009. (English Version Only)
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Miss Fong visits the booth of an exhibitor and gets a briefing on the company's products which include paper coffins. (English Version Only)
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Miss Fong visits the booth of an exhibitor and gets a briefing on the company's products which include gold coated coffins. (English Version Only)
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20 Feb, 2009 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at 2009 Hong Kong Tourism Overview (English Version Only)
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18 Feb, 2009 CE's speech at Dinner Reception and Launch Ceremony for Japan-Hong Kong Tourism Exchange Year in Tokyo (English Version Only)
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The Chief Executive, Mr Donald Tsang, dots the lion's eyes at the Launch Ceremony for the Japan-HK Tourism Exchange Year today (February 18). (English Version Only)
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The Chief Executive, Mr Donald Tsang, speaks at the Launch Ceremony for the Japan-HK Tourism Exchange Year. (English Version Only)
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18 Feb, 2009 CE's speech at the MEHK Office Launch Luncheon in Tokyo (English Version Only)
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26 Jan, 2009 FS's speech at Chinese New Year Night Parade
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The Financial Secretary, Mr John C Tsang, officiated at the opening ceremony of "2009 Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade" in Tsim Sha Tsui this evening (January 26). Picture shows Mr Tsang addressing the ceremony.
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Mr Tsang officiates at the kick-off ceremony.
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05 Dec, 2008 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at opening ceremony of 47th OSEAL Forum (English Version Only)
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28 Nov, 2008 SCED's speech at 2008 Hong Kong WinterFest launching ceremony
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20 Nov, 2008 CE's welcome remarks at MEHK Office Launch Reception in London (with photos) (English Version Only)
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During his visit to London, Chief Executive Mr Donald Tsang attended and officiated the 'MEHK - Hong Kong Converging Possibilities' launch ceremony organised by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) in London to promote HK's Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) business. (English Version Only)
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During his visit to London, Chief Executive Mr Donald Tsang attended and officiated the 'MEHK - Hong Kong Converging Possibilities' launch ceremony organised by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) in London to announce its latest initiatives for promoting HK's Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) business. Photo showing Mr Tsang and other guests with Big Ben in the background. (English Version Only)
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19 Nov, 2008 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at opening ceremony of InfoComm Asia 2008 (English Version Only)
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18 Nov, 2008 SCED promotes Hong Kong in US
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Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Visits Los Angeles (1)

Picture shows the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mrs Rita Lau, addressing a business luncheon in Los Angeles organised by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco, the Los Angeles World Affairs Council and the Hong Kong Association of Southern California on November 17, Los Angeles time.
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Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Visits Los Angeles (2)

The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mrs Rita Lau, on November 17 Los Angeles time visited The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) during a transit stop in Los Angeles en route to Lima, Peru, to attend the 2008 APEC meetings. Picture shows Mrs Lau with other HKSARG officials and the senior executives of TWDC at Disney Imagineering. From left: Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs, USA, Mr Donald Tong; Commissioner for Tourism (Designate), Miss Margaret Fong; Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mrs Rita Lau; Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Mr Jim Hunt; Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel of TWDC, Mr David Thompson; Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco, Ms Doris Cheung; and Executive Vice President of Walt Disney Imagineering (Resort Development), Mr Wing Chao.
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16 Nov, 2008 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at International Conference on Revitalization of Tourism and Confronting Crisis (with photos) (English Version Only)
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Photo shows the Commissioner for Tourism, Miss Au King-chi, addressing a World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Conference on Revitalisation of Tourism and Confronting Crisis in Chengdu, Sichuan today (November 16) to share with delegates from Sichuan and more than 30 countries the post-SARS recovery experience of Hong Kong. She also exchanged views with them on the joint efforts required by both the public and private sectors of tourist destinations to ride through challenges arising from the current financial crisis. (English Version Only)
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Photo shows the Commissioner for Tourism, Miss Au King-chi, addressing a World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Conference on Revitalisation of Tourism and Confronting Crisis in Chengdu, Sichuan today (November 16) to share with delegates from Sichuan and more than 30 countries the post-SARS recovery experience of Hong Kong. She also exchanged views with them on the joint efforts required by both the public and private sectors of tourist destinations to ride through challenges arising from the current financial crisis. (English Version Only)
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13 Nov, 2008 Government committed to promoting Hong Kong as Asia's convention and exhibition capital (English Version Only)
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13 Nov, 2008 PSCIT's speech at launch ceremony of MEHK (with photos) (English Version Only)
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Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Commerce, Industry and Tourism), Miss Yvonne Choi, giving a speech at the "MEHK - Hong Kong Converging Possibilities" launch ceremony today (November 13). (English Version Only)
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Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Commerce, Industry and Tourism), Miss Yvonne Choi (seventh from left); Commissioner for Tourism, Miss Au King-chi (sixth from right); Chairman of Hong Kong Tourism Board, Mr James Tien (seventh from right) and other guests proposing a toast during the "MEHK - Hong Kong Converging Possibilities" launch ceremony today (November 13). (English Version Only)
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11 Nov, 2008 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at Congregation of School of Hotel and Tourism Management of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (with photo) (English Version Only)
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23 Oct, 2008 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at Seatrade All Asia Cruise Convention in Shanghai (PowerPoint) (English Version Only)
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07 Oct, 2008 Speech by PSCIT at signing ceremony for the MOU between Hong Kong and Bordeaux on Co-operation in Wine-related Businesses (English Version Only)
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16 Sep, 2008 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at gala dinner with Indian travel trade in New Delhi (with photo) (English Version Only)
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Photo shows Commissioner for Tourism, Miss Au King-chi, speaking to the Indian travel trade on Hong Kong's advantages as a preferred MICE destination at a gala dinner in New Delhi during a two-day official visit which started yesterday (September 15). (English Version Only)
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12 Jun, 2008 Speech by Miss Yvonne Choi, JP, Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Commerce, Industry and Tourism) At the Opening Ceremony of the 22nd International Travel Expo and the 3rd MICE, Business & Incentive Travel Expo (English Version Only)
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04 Jun, 2008 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at the Opening Ceremony of Music Matters, The Asia Pacific Music Forum (English Version Only)
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02 Apr, 2008 SCED's speech at SuperStar Virgo arrival welcoming ceremony (English Version Only)
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28 Feb, 2008 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at 2008 Hong Kong Tourism Overview (English Version Only)
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15 Jan, 2008 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism at "Rhapsody of the Seas" Plaque & Key Ceremony (English Version Only)
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22 Nov, 2007 SCED's speech at Workshop on Human Resources Development for MICE and related-Tourism sector (English Version Only)
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The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mr Frederick Ma, addresses the MICEMan Workshop on November 22.
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13 Oct, 2007 Commissioner for Tourism promotes the 47th Orient and Southeast Asian Lions(OSEAL) Forum (English Version Only)
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Speech by Commissioner for Tourism in South Korea (English Version Only)
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21 Dec, 2006 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism Au King-chi, at onest & Quality Hong Kong Tour?Press Conference (Chinese Version Only)
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15 Dec, 2006 Welcoming Address by Commissioner for Tourism Au King-chi, at the dinner of Third China Tourism Forum
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15 Dec, 2006 Keynote Speech by Commissioner for Tourism Au King-chi, at the Third China Tourism Forum (English Version Only)
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11 Dec, 2006 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism Au King-chi, at the 12th Annual General Meeting of Quality Tourism Services Association (Chinese Version Only)
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11 Aug, 2006 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism Au King-chi, at the Appointment and Awards Ceremony of Hong Kong Young Ambassador Scheme 2006 (Chinese Version Only)
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18 May, 2006 Speech by the Secretary for Economic Development and Labour Stephen IP, at Kwun Tong District Council Luncheon (Chinese Version Only)
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21 Mar, 2006 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism Eva Cheng, at the Prize Presentation and Photo Exhibition Launch Ceremony of "A Symphony of Lights" Photo Competition (Chinese Version Only)
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15 Mar, 2006 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism Eva Cheng, at Hong Kong Institute of Architects 50th Anniversary ?The First Quarterly General Meeting (English Version Only)
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23 Dec, 2005 Speech by the Secretary for Economic Development and Labour Stephen IP at the Launch Ceremony of "Symphony of Lights" Phase II
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21 Nov, 2005 Speech by Financial Secretary Henry Tong at "Symphony of Lights" Guinness World Records Certificate Presentation
and Phase II Government Buildings Light-up Ceremony
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28 Sep, 2005 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism Eva Cheng, at the Reception by the Tourism Industry of Hong Kong to Celebrate the 56th National Day of the People's Republic of China (Chinese Version Only)
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05 Aug, 2005 Speech of the Commissioner for Tourism Eva Cheng at Hong Kong Young Ambassador Scheme 2005 Appointment and Awards Ceremony (Chinese Version Only)
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05 Jul, 2005 Speech by Secretary for Economic Development and Labour Stephen Ip, at Service Quality Symposium 2005 (English Version Only)
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24 Jun, 2005 Speech by the Commissioner for Tourism, Eva Cheng at a Tourism Promotion Luncheon in Singapore ?Discover the Hong Kong Magic (English Version Only)
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09 Jun, 2005 Speech by Secretary for Economic Development and Labour Stephen Ip, at the Opening Ceremony of the 19th International Travel Expo Hong Kong (ITE HK 2005) (English Version Only)
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25 May, 2005 Speech by Financial Secretary Henry Tang at Tourism Promotion Luncheon in Guangzhou ?Discover the Hong Kong Magic (Chinese Version Only)
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23 May, 2005 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism Eva Cheng at Tourism Promotion Luncheon in Beijing ?Discover the Hong Kong Magic (Chinese Version Only)
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20 May, 2005 Speech by Acting Chief Executive Donald Tsang at the Opening Ceremony of the Wisdom Path (Chinese Version Only)
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10 May, 2005 Speech by Secretary for Economic Development and Labour, Stephen Ip, at the Opening Ceremony of the 11th Asian International Exhibition of Food & Drink, Hotel, Restaurant & Foodservice equipment, Supplies & Services (HOFEX 2005) (English Version Only)
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09 May, 2005 Speech by Financial Secretary Henry Tang at Tourism Promotion Luncheon in Bangkok ?Discover the Hong Kong Magic (English Version Only)
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11 Nov, 2004 Speech by Secretary for Economic Development and Labour, Stephen Ip, at the Legislative Council meeting in relation to Members' Motion on "Conserving the Central Police Station Compound and Formulating a Comprehensive Policy on Antiquities and Monuments". (Chinese Version Only)
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16 Oct, 2004 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism Eva Cheng at the "Tourism District Enhancement" Celebrations (Chinese version with abridged English version).
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26 Sep, 2004 Speech by Deputy Commissioner for Tourism Duncan Pescod, at the Opening Ceremony of the 2004 International Society of Travel and Tourism Educators (ISTTE) Annual Conference (English Version Only)
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20 Sep, 2004 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism Eva Cheng, at the Reception by the Tourism Industry of Hong Kong to Celebrate the 55th National Day of the People's Republic of China (Chinese Version Only)
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18 Aug, 2004 Speech of the Acting Commissioner for Tourism Duncan Pescod at Hong Kong Young Ambassador Scheme 2004 Appointment and Awards Ceremony (English Version Only)
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24 Jul, 2004 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism Eva Cheng at the YMCA HK College of Continuing Education Graduation Ceremony (English Version Only)
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15 Jul, 2004 Speech by Secretary for Economic Development and Labour, Stephen Ip, at the opening of the Hong Kong Tourism Board new office in Guangzhou (Chinese Version Only)
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11 Jun, 2004 Statements for the Ministerial Conference on Cultural Tourism and Poverty Alleviation by the Deputy Commissioner for Tourism Duncan Pescod (English Version Only)
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11 Jun, 2004 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism Eva Cheng at the "Tourist Guide Pass" Presentation Ceremony of the Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong (Chinese Version Only)
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10 Jun, 2004 Speech by Acting Permanent Secretary for Economic Development Eva Cheng at the Opening Ceremony of the 18th Hong Kong International Travel Expo (ITE HK 2004) (English Version Only)
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26 May, 2004 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism Eva Cheng at the Opening Ceremony of the Cheung Chau Bun Festival (Chinese Version Only)
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01 Apr, 2004 Speech by Secretary for Economic Development and Labour, Stephen Ip, at the special meeting of Finance Committee at Legislative Council in relation to the economic development area of the 2004 Budget.
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18 Mar, 2004 Speech by the Secretary for Economic Development and Labour, Stephen Ip at 3rd HK Tourism Symposium (English Version Only)
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18 Mar, 2004 Speech by the Financial Secretary, Henry Tang at 3rd Hong Kong Tourism Symposium Opening (English Version Only)
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18 Feb, 2004 Speech by Secretary for Economic Development and Labour Stephen Ip at the Annual Dinner of Travel Industry Council on 18 February 2004 (Chinese Version Only)
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09 Feb, 2004 Speech by Commissioner for Tourism Eva Cheng at the Tung Chung Cable Car Ground Breaking Ceremony (Chinese Version Only)
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01 Feb, 2004 Speech of the Acting Commissioner for Tourism, Mr Duncan Pescod at HONG KONG 2004 Stamp Expo (English Version Only)
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30 Jan, 2004 Speech of the Permanent Secretary for Economic Development, Ms Sandra Lee at the First World Conference on Tourism Communications, Madrid, Spain (English Version Only)
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17 Jan, 2004 Speech by Mr Stephen Ip, Secretary for Economic Development and Labour at the Launch Ceremony of "A Symphony of Lights"
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20 Dec, 2003 Speech by the Financial Secretary, Mr Henry Tang, at the preview of "A Symphony of Lights"
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19 Dec, 2003 Speech by the Secretary for Economic Development and Labour Stephen Ip at "Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Tourism Cooperation Agreement" Signing Ceremony (Chinese Version Only)
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19 Dec, 2003 Welcome speech by Commissioner for Tourism Eva Cheng at the "Trade Forum between Mainland and Hong Kong" (Chinese Version Only)
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21 Oct, 2003 Speech by the Secretary for Economic Development and Labour, Mr Stephen Ip, at the "Hong Kong Luncheon" for World Tourism Organisation (WTO) delegates in Beijing (English Version Only)
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21 Mar, 2003 Speech by Ms Eva Cheng, Commissioner for Tourism at the Ethics Conference for the Travel & Tourism Industry on 21 March 2003 (English Version Only)
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08 Feb, 2003 The Secretary for Economic Development and Labour, Mr Stephen Ip, speech on second reading "Tung Chung Cable Car Bill"
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30 Oct, 2002 Speech by the Secretary for Economic Development and Labour at the Beijing Tourism Briefing (Chinese Version Only)
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05 Jun, 2002 Eco-tourism Business Opportunities 2002 Conference (English Version Only)
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30 May, 2002 Speech by Mrs Rebecca Lai, Commissioner for Tourism at the 16th Hong Kong International Travel Expo (ITE) Opening Ceremony on 30 May 2002 (English Version Only)
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24 Apr, 2002 Speech by Ms Sandra Lee, Secretary for Economic Services in the Legislative Council on 24 April 2002 (Chinese Version Only)
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