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cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="vertical-align:top;width:600px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-100" class="mj-column-per-100 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;" align="left"><div style="cursor:auto;color:#55575d;font-family:Arial, sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:20px;text-align:left;"><p style="line-height: normal; margin: 10px 0;"><span style="font-size:16px"><b>Finance</b></span></p></div></td></tr><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;" align="left"><div style="cursor:auto;color:#55575d;font-family:Arial, sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:14px;text-align:left;"><p style="line-height: normal; margin: 10px 0;"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px"><b>Hong Kong retains position as top IPO market(Dec 20)</b></span></span></p></div></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div></td></tr></tbody></table><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--> <!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" align="center" style="width:600px;"> <tr> <td style="line-height:0px;font-size:0px;mso-line-height-rule:exactly;"> <![endif]--><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="background:#ffffff;font-size:0px;width:100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><div style="margin:0px auto;max-width:600px;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:0px;width:100%;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align:center;vertical-align:top;direction:ltr;font-size:0px;padding:20px 0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-top:0px;"><!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="vertical-align:top;width:300px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-50" class="mj-column-per-50 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="vertical-align:top;" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;" align="left"><div style="cursor:auto;color:#55575d;font-family:Arial, sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:12px;text-align:left;"><p style="line-height: normal; margin: 10px 0;">Raising a total of US&#36;24.8 billion in 2016, Hong Kong takes the <a href="https://www.hkex.com.hk/eng/newsconsul/hkexnews/2016/Documents/1612202news.pdf" target="_blank" style="text-decoration: none;">top spot</a> for global IPO listings for the second consecutive year. There were 121 newly listed companies. Postal Savings Bank of China, which listed in September, raised US&#36;7.6 billion  the largest IPO globally this year. Shanghai Stock Exchange came second (US&#36;15 billion), followed by New York Stock Exchange (US&#36;14 billion).</p></div></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td><td style="vertical-align:top;width:300px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-50" class="mj-column-per-50 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="vertical-align:top;" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;" align="center"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="border-collapse:collapse;border-spacing:0px;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="width:250px;"><img alt="Hong Kong's skyline seen from Victoria Peak" title="" height="auto" src="http://zoqh.mjt.lu/img/zoqh/b/s0tp/qxsz.jpeg" style="border:none;border-radius:;display:block;outline:none;text-decoration:none;width:100%;height:auto;" width="250"></td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div></td></tr></tbody></table><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--> <!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" align="center" style="width:600px;"> <tr> <td style="line-height:0px;font-size:0px;mso-line-height-rule:exactly;"> <![endif]--><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="background:#ffffff;font-size:0px;width:100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><div style="margin:0px auto;max-width:600px;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:0px;width:100%;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align:center;vertical-align:top;direction:ltr;font-size:0px;padding:20px 0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-top:0px;"><!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="vertical-align:top;width:600px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-100" class="mj-column-per-100 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:8px;padding-bottom:8px;padding-right:25px;padding-left:25px;"><p style="font-size:1px;margin:0px auto;border-top:3px solid #000000;width:100%;"></p><!--[if mso | IE]><table role="presentation" align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:1px;margin:0px auto;border-top:3px solid #000000;width:100%;" width="600"><tr><td style="height:0;line-height:0;"></td></tr></table><![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div></td></tr></tbody></table><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--> <!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" align="center" style="width:600px;"> <tr> <td style="line-height:0px;font-size:0px;mso-line-height-rule:exactly;"> <![endif]--><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="background:#ffffff;font-size:0px;width:100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><div style="margin:0px auto;max-width:600px;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:0px;width:100%;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align:center;vertical-align:top;direction:ltr;font-size:0px;padding:20px 0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-top:0px;"><!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="vertical-align:top;width:600px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-100" class="mj-column-per-100 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;" align="left"><div style="cursor:auto;color:#55575d;font-family:Arial, sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:20px;text-align:left;"><p style="line-height: normal; margin: 10px 0;"><span style="font-size:16px"><b>Innovation & Technology</b></span></p></div></td></tr><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;" align="left"><div style="cursor:auto;color:#55575d;font-family:Arial, sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:14px;text-align:left;"><p style="line-height: normal; margin: 10px 0;"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px"><b>Hong Kong and Shenzhen<span style="line-height:115%">hand-in-hand for new IT park</span>(Jan 3)</b></span></span></p></div></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div></td></tr></tbody></table><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--> <!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" align="center" style="width:600px;"> <tr> <td style="line-height:0px;font-size:0px;mso-line-height-rule:exactly;"> <![endif]--><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="background:#ffffff;font-size:0px;width:100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><div style="margin:0px auto;max-width:600px;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:0px;width:100%;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align:center;vertical-align:top;direction:ltr;font-size:0px;padding:20px 0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-top:0px;"><!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="vertical-align:top;width:300px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-50" class="mj-column-per-50 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="vertical-align:top;" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;" align="left"><div style="cursor:auto;color:#55575d;font-family:Arial, sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:12px;text-align:left;"><p style="line-height: normal; margin: 10px 0;">Hong Kong will jointly develop with Shenzhen an <a href="http://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/201701/03/P2017010300609.htm" target="_blank" style="text-decoration: none;">innovation and technology park</a> at Lok Ma Chau Loop. The park will be developed with IT as the main focus. A key base for cooperation in scientific research will be set up to attract top-notch enterprises from both sides and overseas.</p></div></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td><td style="vertical-align:top;width:300px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-50" class="mj-column-per-50 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="vertical-align:top;" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;" align="center"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="border-collapse:collapse;border-spacing:0px;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="width:250px;"><img alt="Signing ceremony for the MOU on the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Innovation and Technology Park" title="" height="auto" src="http://zoqh.mjt.lu/img/zoqh/b/s0tp/qxs4.jpeg" style="border:none;border-radius:;display:block;outline:none;text-decoration:none;width:100%;height:auto;" width="250"></td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div></td></tr></tbody></table><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--> <!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" align="center" style="width:600px;"> <tr> <td style="line-height:0px;font-size:0px;mso-line-height-rule:exactly;"> <![endif]--><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="background:#ffffff;font-size:0px;width:100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><div style="margin:0px auto;max-width:600px;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:0px;width:100%;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align:center;vertical-align:top;direction:ltr;font-size:0px;padding:20px 0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-top:0px;"><!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="vertical-align:top;width:600px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-100" class="mj-column-per-100 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;" align="left"><div style="cursor:auto;color:#55575d;font-family:Arial, sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:14px;text-align:left;"><p style="line-height: normal; margin: 10px 0;"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><b><span style="line-height:115%">NYC startups at StartmeupHK Festival </span></b> </span><b>(Jan 16-20)</b></span></p></div></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div></td></tr></tbody></table><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--> <!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" align="center" style="width:600px;"> <tr> <td style="line-height:0px;font-size:0px;mso-line-height-rule:exactly;"> <![endif]--><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="background:#ffffff;font-size:0px;width:100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><div style="margin:0px auto;max-width:600px;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:0px;width:100%;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align:center;vertical-align:top;direction:ltr;font-size:0px;padding:20px 0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-top:0px;"><!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="vertical-align:top;width:300px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-50" class="mj-column-per-50 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="vertical-align:top;" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;" align="left"><div style="cursor:auto;color:#55575d;font-family:Arial, sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:12px;text-align:left;"><p style="line-height: normal; margin: 10px 0;">NYC-based global fintech platform DarcMatter will be one of 24 startups competing for prizes during the <a href="https://ff17.nextmoney.org/#FF17Finalists" target="_blank" style="text-decoration: none;">Fintech Finals 2017</a>, part of the <a href="http://www.startmeup.hk/festival2017/" target="_blank" style="text-decoration: none;">StartmeupHK Festival</a>. Organized by <a href="http://www.investhk.gov.hk/index.html" target="_blank" style="text-decoration: none;">InvestHK</a>, the festival will feature more than <a href="http://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/201701/04/P2017010300610.htm" target="_blank" style="text-decoration: none;">80 speakers</a> covering topics related to fintech, retail innovations, fashion technology and healthtech. The signature StartmeupHK Venture Forum will include four guest speakers from US-based companies.</p></div></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td><td style="vertical-align:top;width:300px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-50" class="mj-column-per-50 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="vertical-align:top;" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;" align="center"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="border-collapse:collapse;border-spacing:0px;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="width:250px;"><img alt="InvestHK reveals details of 2017 StartmeupHK Festival" title="" height="auto" src="http://zoqh.mjt.lu/img/zoqh/b/s0tp/qxsp.jpeg" style="border:none;border-radius:;display:block;outline:none;text-decoration:none;width:100%;height:auto;" width="250"></td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div></td></tr></tbody></table><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--> <!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" align="center" style="width:600px;"> <tr> <td style="line-height:0px;font-size:0px;mso-line-height-rule:exactly;"> <![endif]--><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="background:#ffffff;font-size:0px;width:100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><div style="margin:0px auto;max-width:600px;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:0px;width:100%;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align:center;vertical-align:top;direction:ltr;font-size:0px;padding:20px 0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-top:0px;"><!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="vertical-align:top;width:600px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-100" class="mj-column-per-100 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:8px;padding-bottom:8px;padding-right:25px;padding-left:25px;"><p style="font-size:1px;margin:0px auto;border-top:3px solid #000000;width:100%;"></p><!--[if mso | IE]><table role="presentation" align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:1px;margin:0px auto;border-top:3px solid #000000;width:100%;" width="600"><tr><td style="height:0;line-height:0;"></td></tr></table><![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div></td></tr></tbody></table><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--> <!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" align="center" style="width:600px;"> <tr> <td style="line-height:0px;font-size:0px;mso-line-height-rule:exactly;"> <![endif]--><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="background:#ffffff;font-size:0px;width:100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><div style="margin:0px auto;max-width:600px;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:0px;width:100%;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align:center;vertical-align:top;direction:ltr;font-size:0px;padding:20px 0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-top:0px;"><!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="vertical-align:top;width:600px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-100" class="mj-column-per-100 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;" align="left"><div style="cursor:auto;color:#55575d;font-family:Arial, sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:20px;text-align:left;"><p style="line-height: normal; margin: 10px 0;"><span style="font-size:16px"><b>Arts & Culture</b></span></p></div></td></tr><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;" align="left"><div style="cursor:auto;color:#55575d;font-family:Arial, sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:14px;text-align:left;"><p style="line-height: normal; margin: 10px 0;"><span style="font-size:14px"><b>HKETONY Arts Fellows start residency program </b></span></p></div></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div></td></tr></tbody></table><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--> <!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" align="center" style="width:600px;"> <tr> <td style="line-height:0px;font-size:0px;mso-line-height-rule:exactly;"> <![endif]--><div style="margin:0px auto;max-width:600px;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:0px;width:100%;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align:center;vertical-align:top;direction:ltr;font-size:0px;padding:20px 0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-top:0px;"><!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="vertical-align:top;width:300px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-50" class="mj-column-per-50 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;" align="left"><div style="cursor:auto;color:#55575d;font-family:Arial, sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:22px;text-align:left;"><p style="line-height: normal; margin: 10px 0;">HKETONY-Yale Arts Fellows, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.yalechina.org/arts/current_fellows" style="text-decoration: none;">Debe Sham and Onnie Chan</a>, arrived early January to begin their six-month residency in New Haven, CT. Sculptor and interdisciplinary artist Debe Sham focuses her conceptual projects on the idea of  interactivity and has previously collaborated with local Hong Kong schools and organizations to build community-engagement through art. Interdisciplinary artist Onnie Chan leverages her education in theater and performance art to advance immersive game theater, holding workshops in the community and teaching drama in schools and universities.</p></div></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td><td style="vertical-align:top;width:150px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-25" class="mj-column-per-25 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;" align="center"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="border-collapse:collapse;border-spacing:0px;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="width:110px;"><img alt="Debe Sham" title="" height="auto" src="http://zoqh.mjt.lu/img/zoqh/b/s0tp/qxn3.jpeg" style="border:none;border-radius:;display:block;outline:none;text-decoration:none;width:100%;height:auto;" width="110"></td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td><td style="vertical-align:top;width:150px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-25" class="mj-column-per-25 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;" align="center"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="border-collapse:collapse;border-spacing:0px;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="width:110px;"><img alt="Onnie Chan" title="" height="auto" src="http://zoqh.mjt.lu/img/zoqh/b/s0tp/qxn4.jpeg" style="border:none;border-radius:;display:block;outline:none;text-decoration:none;width:100%;height:auto;" width="110"></td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--> <!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" align="center" style="width:600px;"> <tr> <td style="line-height:0px;font-size:0px;mso-line-height-rule:exactly;"> <![endif]--><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="background:#ffffff;font-size:0px;width:100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><div style="margin:0px auto;max-width:600px;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:0px;width:100%;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align:center;vertical-align:top;direction:ltr;font-size:0px;padding:20px 0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-top:0px;"><!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="vertical-align:top;width:600px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-100" class="mj-column-per-100 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:8px;padding-bottom:8px;padding-right:25px;padding-left:25px;"><p style="font-size:1px;margin:0px auto;border-top:3px solid #000000;width:100%;"></p><!--[if mso | IE]><table role="presentation" align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:1px;margin:0px auto;border-top:3px solid #000000;width:100%;" width="600"><tr><td style="height:0;line-height:0;"></td></tr></table><![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div></td></tr></tbody></table><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--> <!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" align="center" style="width:600px;"> <tr> <td style="line-height:0px;font-size:0px;mso-line-height-rule:exactly;"> <![endif]--><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="background:#ffffff;font-size:0px;width:100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><div style="margin:0px auto;max-width:600px;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:0px;width:100%;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align:center;vertical-align:top;direction:ltr;font-size:0px;padding:20px 0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-top:0px;"><!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="vertical-align:top;width:600px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-100" class="mj-column-per-100 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;" align="left"><div style="cursor:auto;color:#55575d;font-family:Arial, sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:20px;text-align:left;"><p style="line-height: normal; margin: 10px 0;"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:16px"><b>Transportation</b></span></span></p></div></td></tr><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;" align="left"><div style="cursor:auto;color:#55575d;font-family:Arial, sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:14px;text-align:left;"><p style="line-height: normal; margin: 10px 0;"><span style="font-size:14px"><b>Hong Kong airport hits record passenger throughput (Dec 29)</b></span></p></div></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div></td></tr></tbody></table><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--> <!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" align="center" style="width:600px;"> <tr> <td style="line-height:0px;font-size:0px;mso-line-height-rule:exactly;"> <![endif]--><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="background:#ffffff;font-size:0px;width:100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><div style="margin:0px auto;max-width:600px;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:0px;width:100%;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align:center;vertical-align:top;direction:ltr;font-size:0px;padding:20px 0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-top:0px;"><!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="vertical-align:top;width:300px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-50" class="mj-column-per-50 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="vertical-align:top;" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;" align="left"><div style="cursor:auto;color:#55575d;font-family:Arial, sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:12px;text-align:left;"><p style="line-height: normal; margin: 10px 0;">Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) welcomed its <a href="http://www.hongkongairport.com/eng/media/press-releases/pr_1240.html" target="_blank" style="text-decoration: none;">70 millionth passenger</a> on Dec 29, who marks a record for HKIA s passenger throughput. Chairman of the Airport Authority Jack So said HKIA is constructing an additional runway to meet increasing passenger demand. HKIA s passenger, cargo and flight movements are expected to set new records in 2016.<span style="font-size:13px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"> </span></span></p></div></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td><td style="vertical-align:top;width:300px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-50" class="mj-column-per-50 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="vertical-align:top;" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;" align="center"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="border-collapse:collapse;border-spacing:0px;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="width:250px;"><img alt="Passengers at the Hong Kong International Airport" title="" height="auto" src="http://zoqh.mjt.lu/img/zoqh/b/s0tp/qxsu.jpeg" style="border:none;border-radius:;display:block;outline:none;text-decoration:none;width:100%;height:auto;" width="250"></td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div></td></tr></tbody></table><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--> <!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" align="center" style="width:600px;"> <tr> <td style="line-height:0px;font-size:0px;mso-line-height-rule:exactly;"> <![endif]--><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="background:#ffffff;font-size:0px;width:100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><div style="margin:0px auto;max-width:600px;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:0px;width:100%;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align:center;vertical-align:top;direction:ltr;font-size:0px;padding:20px 0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-top:0px;"><!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="vertical-align:top;width:600px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-100" class="mj-column-per-100 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:8px;padding-bottom:8px;padding-right:25px;padding-left:25px;"><p style="font-size:1px;margin:0px auto;border-top:3px solid #000000;width:100%;"></p><!--[if mso | IE]><table role="presentation" align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:1px;margin:0px auto;border-top:3px solid #000000;width:100%;" width="600"><tr><td style="height:0;line-height:0;"></td></tr></table><![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div></td></tr></tbody></table><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--> <!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" align="center" style="width:600px;"> <tr> <td style="line-height:0px;font-size:0px;mso-line-height-rule:exactly;"> <![endif]--><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="background:#ffffff;font-size:0px;width:100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><div style="margin:0px auto;max-width:600px;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:0px;width:100%;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align:center;vertical-align:top;direction:ltr;font-size:0px;padding:20px 0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-top:0px;"><!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="vertical-align:top;width:600px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-100" class="mj-column-per-100 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;" align="left"><div style="cursor:auto;color:#55575d;font-family:Arial, sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:20px;text-align:left;"><p style="line-height: normal; margin: 10px 0;"><span style="font-size:16px"><b>Education</b></span></p></div></td></tr><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;" align="left"><div style="cursor:auto;color:#55575d;font-family:Arial, sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:14px;text-align:left;"><p style="line-height: normal; margin: 10px 0;"><span style="font-size:14px"><b>Calling all English language teachers</b></span></p></div></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div></td></tr></tbody></table><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--> <!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" align="center" style="width:600px;"> <tr> <td style="line-height:0px;font-size:0px;mso-line-height-rule:exactly;"> <![endif]--><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="background:#ffffff;font-size:0px;width:100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><div style="margin:0px auto;max-width:600px;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:0px;width:100%;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align:center;vertical-align:top;direction:ltr;font-size:0px;padding:20px 0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-top:0px;"><!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="vertical-align:top;width:300px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-50" class="mj-column-per-50 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="vertical-align:top;" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;" align="left"><div style="cursor:auto;color:#55575d;font-family:Arial, sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:12px;text-align:left;"><p style="line-height: normal; margin: 10px 0;">Hong Kong is recruiting Native-speaking English Teachers (NETs) to teach in primary and secondary government-run schools across the city. Interested applicants can apply through <a href="https://www.teachaway.com/teaching-public-schools-hong-kong" target="_blank" style="text-decoration: none;">Teach Away</a>, the Government s North American recruitment partner, through Feb 10.</p></div></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td><td style="vertical-align:top;width:300px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-50" class="mj-column-per-50 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="vertical-align:top;" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;" align="center"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="border-collapse:collapse;border-spacing:0px;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="width:250px;"><img alt="Hong Kong is hiring Native-speaking English language teachers" title="" height="auto" src="http://zoqh.mjt.lu/img/zoqh/b/s0tp/qxn6.jpeg" style="border:none;border-radius:;display:block;outline:none;text-decoration:none;width:100%;height:auto;" width="250"></td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div></td></tr></tbody></table><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--> <!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" align="center" style="width:600px;"> <tr> <td style="line-height:0px;font-size:0px;mso-line-height-rule:exactly;"> <![endif]--><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="background:#ffffff;font-size:0px;width:100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><div style="margin:0px auto;max-width:600px;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:0px;width:100%;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align:center;vertical-align:top;direction:ltr;font-size:0px;padding:20px 0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-top:0px;"><!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="vertical-align:top;width:600px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-100" class="mj-column-per-100 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:8px;padding-bottom:8px;padding-right:25px;padding-left:25px;"><p style="font-size:1px;margin:0px auto;border-top:3px solid #000000;width:100%;"></p><!--[if mso | IE]><table role="presentation" align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:1px;margin:0px auto;border-top:3px solid #000000;width:100%;" width="600"><tr><td style="height:0;line-height:0;"></td></tr></table><![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div></td></tr></tbody></table><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--> <!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" align="center" style="width:600px;"> <tr> <td style="line-height:0px;font-size:0px;mso-line-height-rule:exactly;"> <![endif]--><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="background:#ffffff;font-size:0px;width:100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><div style="margin:0px auto;max-width:600px;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:0px;width:100%;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align:center;vertical-align:top;direction:ltr;font-size:0px;padding:20px 0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-top:0px;"><!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="vertical-align:top;width:600px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-100" class="mj-column-per-100 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;" align="left"><div style="cursor:auto;color:#55575d;font-family:Arial, sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:20px;text-align:left;"><p style="line-height: normal; margin: 10px 0;"><span style="font-size:16px"><b>Basic Law</b></span></p></div></td></tr><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;" align="left"><div style="cursor:auto;color:#55575d;font-family:Arial, sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:14px;text-align:left;"><p style="line-height: normal; margin: 10px 0;"><span style="font-size:14px"><b>Hong Kong and its Basic Law</b></span></p></div></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div></td></tr></tbody></table><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--> <!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" align="center" style="width:600px;"> <tr> <td style="line-height:0px;font-size:0px;mso-line-height-rule:exactly;"> <![endif]--><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="background:#ffffff;font-size:0px;width:100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><div style="margin:0px auto;max-width:600px;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:0px;width:100%;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align:center;vertical-align:top;direction:ltr;font-size:0px;padding:20px 0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-top:0px;"><!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="vertical-align:top;width:300px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-50" class="mj-column-per-50 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="vertical-align:top;" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;" align="left"><div style="cursor:auto;color:#55575d;font-family:Arial, sans-serif;font-size:13px;line-height:12px;text-align:left;"><p style="line-height: 15px; margin: 10px 0;"><span style="font-size:13px">The <a target="_blank" href="http://www.basiclaw.gov.hk/en/index/index.html" style="text-decoration: none;">Basic Law (BL)</a> is the constitutional document of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Put into effect on July 1, 1997, it enshrines within a legal document the important concept of  One Country, Two Systems".</span></p><p style="line-height: normal; margin: 10px 0;"><b>Q: Has there been any interference in the independence of the Judiciary?</b><br>A: No. Hong Kong s robust and respected court system exercises judicial power independently, free from any interference. The power of final adjudication is vested with the Court of Final Appeal of the HKSAR, which may as required invite judges from other common law jurisdictions to sit on the Court of Final Appeal. The principle of trial by jury previously practiced in Hong Kong is maintained.<span> </span>(<i>BL Articles 2; 19; 81; 82; 85; 86</i>)</p></div></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td><td style="vertical-align:top;width:300px;"> <![endif]--><div aria-labelledby="mj-column-per-50" class="mj-column-per-50 outlook-group-fix" style="vertical-align:top;display:inline-block;direction:ltr;font-size:13px;text-align:left;width:100%;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="vertical-align:top;" width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="word-break:break-word;font-size:0px;padding:10px 25px;" align="center"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="border-collapse:collapse;border-spacing:0px;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="width:250px;"><img alt="Hong Kong Basic Law" title="" height="auto" src="http://zoqh.mjt.lu/img/zoqh/b/sxwv/niv4.jpeg" style="border:none;border-radius:;display:block;outline:none;text-decoration:none;width:100%;height:auto;" width="250"></td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table></div><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--></td></tr></tbody></table></div></td></tr></tbody></table><!--[if mso | IE]> </td></tr></table> <![endif]--> <!--[if mso | IE]> <table role="presentation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" align="center" style="width:600px;"> <tr> <td style="line-height:0px;font-size:0px;mso-line-height-rule:exactly;"> <![endif]--><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="background:#ffffff;font-size:0px;width:100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><div style="margin:0px auto;max-width:600px;"><table role="presentation" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:0px;width:100%;" align="center" border="0"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align:center;vertical-align:top;direction:ltr;font-size:0px;padding:20px 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