HKETONY celebrates closer ties with Massachusetts Acting Director of Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office New York (HKETONY), Paul Cheung, highlighted the territory's closer ties with Massachusetts in a briefing session at the Boston Bar Association on May 13.
First-quarter jobless rate
drops to 16-year low Hong Kong's unemployment rate edged down to a 16-year low of 3.1% in the first quarter, reflecting a further tight labor market amidst buoyant business optimism, according to the First Quarter Economic Report 2014 released by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government.
Art Basel enhances city's
cultural hub status Art Basel will become an important annual cultural tourism event in Hong Kong, making the city a sought-after destination among art collectors, gallerists, artists, dealers and curators, said Hong Kong Chief Secretary Carrie Lam.
expands applicant pool Building on the success of last year's inaugural global competition, the StartmeupHK Venture Programme 2014 has broadened its reach to attract a wider range of aspiring entrepreneurs looking to grow their business from Hong Kong.
Financial institutions to comply
with U.S. tax law Hong Kong and the United States have concluded discussions on an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) that will facilitate adherence to the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) by financial institutions in Hong Kong.