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Hong Kong's role to grow in financing 'Belt and Road'
Chief Executive C. Y. Leung expressed confidence that Hong Kong will be able to use finance to stimulate growth in the economies of partners as a "super-connector."

Actress Kara Wai receives humanitarian award for 'Happiness'
Distinguished Hong Kong actress Kara Wai received the Asian CineVision 2016 Asian Media Humanitarian Award in New York on July 19 for her role in raising awareness of Alzheimer's disease and promoting elderly care through her movie "Happiness" (2016).

Acclaimed filmmakers present
'A Tale of Three Cities' in N.Y.
Award-winning filmmakers Mabel Cheung and Alex Law attended a special screening of their movie "A Tale of Three Cities" (2015) in New York on July 23.

HKETONY's rugby tourney hits record numbers
Presented by Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York (HKETONY) for the first time, the 2016 Hell Gate Sevens Rugby Tournament drew to a successful close at Randall's Island on July 9, with a record 60 teams participating from cities on the East Coast.

Dragons awakened
for New York festival
Director of Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, New York (HKETONY) Steve Barclay and guests officiated at a dragon boat eye-dotting ceremony in Central Park on July 14 and rang the New York Stock Exchange closing bell on July 28 to usher in the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York.

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