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31 Dec, 2009 Appointment to Advisory Committee on Travel Agents and Travel Industry Compensation Fund Management Board
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23 Dec, 2009 SCED speaks on Kai Tak Cruise Terminal
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23 Dec, 2009 Site formation works for Kai Tak Cruise Terminal begin
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14 Dec, 2009 Hong Kong-Japan Tourism Exchange Year extended for three months
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25 Nov, 2009 SCED meets Bruce Lee's daughter on restoration of residence
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SCED meets Bruce Lee's daughter on restoration of residence (1)
The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mrs Rita Lau (third left), met Ms Shannon Lee (second left), daughter of the late Mr Bruce Lee, on November 25. Also at the meeting were the Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Commerce and Industry), Miss Yvonne Choi (first left), and the Commissioner for Tourism, Miss Margaret Fong (first right).
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SCED meets Bruce Lee's daughter on restoration of residence (2)
Mrs Lau and Ms Lee exchange views on the planned restoration of Bruce Lee's Residence in Kowloon Tong and on opportunities for co-operation in the project.
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19 Nov, 2009 Government welcomes implementation of Individual Visit endorsements for non-Guangdong residents in Shenzhen
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11 Nov, 2009 LCQ19: Waiver fee for berthing of cruise vessels at container terminals
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30 Oct, 2009 Government announces appointments to Advisory Committee on Travel Agents
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30 Oct, 2009 Second-round applications invited for Mega Events Fund
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22 Oct, 2009 Mega events proposals selected to attract more visitors to Hong Kong
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Mega Events Fund: First-Round Application - Summary of Six Selected Projects
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06 Oct, 2009 Commissioner for Tourism attends UNWTO meeting (with photos)
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The Commissioner for Tourism, Miss Margaret Fong, met with the new Secretary-General of the UNWTO, Dr Taleb Rifai, yesterday (October 5) to exchange views on global tourism issues in Astana, Kazakhstan on the sidelines of the Eighteenth Session of the UNWTO General Assembly. Picture shows Miss Fong presenting a souvenir to Dr Rifai.
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The Commissioner for Tourism, Miss Margaret Fong, officiated at the launching ceremony of the Hong Kong Fair in Mumbai, India on October 2. Organised by the Hong Kong Tourism Board and joined by travel trade representatives from Hong Kong, the Fair is aimed to showcase to the Indian counterparts Hong Kong's diversity and sophistication and to promote the city's tourist attractions.
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28 Sep, 2009 Tourism Commission co-ordinates preparations for "Golden Week" arrivals
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14 Sep, 2009 Suspension of "A Symphony of Lights"
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10 Sep, 2009 Suspension of "A Symphony of Lights"
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04 Aug, 2009 Suspension of "A Symphony of Lights"
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31 Jul, 2009 Mega Events Fund first-round application receives good response
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31 Jul, 2009 Government announces appointments to Hong Kong Tourism Board
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23 Jul, 2009 SCED concludes visit to Singapore
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SCED addresses business luncheon in Singapore

The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mrs Rita Lau, on July 23 addressed a luncheon jointly organised by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Singapore and the Hong Kong-Singapore Business Association. In her speech themed "Transforming Pains into Gains Amid the Global Downturn", Mrs Lau told the Singapore business community of the immense possibilities Hong Kong offered to create value for their businesses amid the global economic downturn.
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20 Jul, 2009 Creative ideas invited to restore Bruce Lee's residence
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Ideas Competition for Bruce Lee's Residence - Summary
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Launch of Ideas Competition for Bruce Lee's Residence (1)

The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mrs Rita Lau, and the owner of Bruce Lee's former residence, Mr Yu Pang-lin, co-hosted a press conference on July 20 to announce the launch of the Ideas Competition for Bruce Lee's Residence. They posed for a group photo with representatives of the organisers, the organising committee and the adjudication panel at the press conference. From left at back: Honorary Vice-chairman of the Adjudication Panel, Mr Michael Choi; member of the Adjudication Panel, Mr Dennis Pang; Vice-Chairman of the Organising Committee, Ms Anna Kwong; Chairman of the Organising Committee, Mr Raymond Chan; representative of The Hong Kong Institute of Architects, Ms Connie Lam; representative of the Hong Kong Institute of Planners, Dr Peter Pun; representative of The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors, Mr Alex Wong. From left at front: Professional advisor to the competition, Professor Bernard Lim; Mr Yu Pang-lin; Mrs Rita Lau; Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Commerce, Industry and Tourism), Miss Yvonne Choi; Commissioner for Tourism, Miss Margaret Fong.
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Launch of Ideas Competition for Bruce Lee's Residence (2)

The owner of Bruce Lee's former residence, Mr Yu Pang-lin, has sponsored $100,000 in prizes for winners of the competition. Picture shows Mr Pang (centre) presenting a mock-up cheque to the Organising Committee Chairman, Mr Raymond Chan (third from left), and vice-chairman, Ms Anna Kwong (second from left). Also present are Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mrs Rita Lau (third from right); Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Commerce, Industry and Tourism), Miss Yvonne Choi (second from right); Commissioner for Tourism, Miss Margaret Fong (right); and Professional advisor to the competition, Professor Bernard Lim (left).
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Launch of Ideas Competition for Bruce Lee's Residence (3)

Property owner Mr Yu Pang-lin (second left) presents a plaque with an inscription in his handwriting to Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mrs Rita Lau (second right), to express gratitude to Mrs Lau for her efforts in realising the restoration project
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18 Jul, 2009 Suspension of "A Symphony of Lights"
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11 Jul, 2009 Suspension of "A Symphony of Lights"
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10 Jul, 2009 Government announces re-appointment to HK Tourism Board
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03 Jul, 2009 Travel Industry Compensation Fund levy suspended from today
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30 Jun, 2009 CE on expansion plan of Hong Kong Disneyland
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30 Jun, 2009 Government announces expansion plan for Hong Kong Disneyland
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Annex - Hong Kong Disneyland Expansion Conceptual Plan
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Annex - Grizzly Trail
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Annex - Mystic Point
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Annex - Toy Story Land
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26 Jun, 2009 Suspension of "A Symphony of Lights"
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26 Jun, 2009 Funding Applications invited for the Mega Events Fund
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26 Jun, 2009 Appointments to Board of Ocean Park Corporation
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21 Jun, 2009 "A Symphony of Lights" suspended tonight
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12 Jun, 2009 Government appoints chairman and members of Mega Events Fund Assessment Committee
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28 Mar, 2009 "A Symphony of Lights" suspended today
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27 Mar, 2009 SCED and Yu Pang-lin meets to exchange views on restoration of Bruce Lee's former residence
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06 Mar, 2009 Full steam ahead for Kai Tak cruise terminal project
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17 Feb, 2009 SCED welcomes revitalising historic buildings for nurturing creative sector and promoting tourism
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22 Jan, 2009 Re-appointments to Advisory Committee on Cruise Industry
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21 Jan, 2009 Tourism Commission co-ordinates preparations for Chinese New Year Golden Week
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