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Contacting us during the COVID-19 outbreak in BelgiumThe Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office recognises the special measures introduced by the Belgian government from noon, 18 March to 3 April 2020 (subject to extension) to halt the spread of coronavirus. We fully support the Belgian government in this respect and have advised all staff to work at home as far as possible. During the period we will try our best to respond to enquiries as soon as possible, but there could be a certain delay due to the special circumstances. We appreciate your kind understanding. Enquiries may be sent to our e-mail address, firstname.lastname@example.org
HKETO, Brussels promotes Hong Kong films at CinemAsia Film Festival in AmsterdamThree Hong Kong films were screened at the CinemAsia Film Festival 2020 in Amsterdam on 4-8 March, namely Ray Yeung's Suk Suk, Heiward Mak's Fagara and Law Wing-cheong's Little Q. Lo Chun-yip, who stars in Suk Suk and Fagara attended the festival and took part in a Q&A session to share his experience of the Hong Kong film industy. More information.
HKETO, Brussels hosts Chinese New Year receptionsThe Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Brussels hosted its annual Chinese New Year receptions around Europe. Special Representative for Hong Kong Economic and Trade Affairs to the European Union, Mr Eddie Cheung, said his thoughts were with the patients and the front line staff working to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. He was confident the measures put in place by the authorities in Mainland China, Hong Kong and other countries would bring the epidemic under control. More information.
Financial Secretary delivers 2020-21 Budget speechThe Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government delivered today (26 February 2020) the 2020-21 Budget, at a time when Hong Kong is facing unprecedented challenges to the health of our economy and well-being of our entire community. The bold, substantive and forward-looking proposals in the 2020-21 Budget will help to boost our efforts to combat the coronavirus epidemic, take care of people in need and bolster the economy. More information.
Hong Kong’s multi-pronged response to the novel coronavirusThe Hong Kong SAR Government has implemented a comprehensive and co-ordinated approach to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, and to protect the health of the community while maintaining Hong Kong's position as an international city and aviation hub. The Government response is guided by three key principles: responding promptly, staying alert to the situation, and working in an open and transparent manner. Read here.
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection - latest situationThe novel coronavirus COVID-19 has raised concerns worldwide. For details of the prevention measures being implemented in Hong Kong, as well as the latest situation of novel coronavirus infection in Hong Kong, please visit the website Centre for Health Protection of the Hong Kong Department of Health.
Offscreen Film Festival in Brussels to screen cult Hong Kong filmsThe 13th Offscreen Film Festival will present eight cult Hong Kong films classified "Category III", that is, for persons aged 18 and above. This will be a rare opportunity to see films considered sensational and explicit at the time, but which have now become classics of their kind. Rather than deterring the public, the Category III label quickly became the guarantee of a certain type of taboo-busting spectacle that thrilled audiences across Asia while remaining largely unknown in the West. More information.
Hong Kong News - read our January 2020 newsletterIn this issue: Financial Secretary in Luxembourg for AIIB meeting - Greater Bay Area Development - Reopening of Hong Kong Museum of Art - Chief Executive's Policy Adddress - Fourth Belt and Road Summit - Business Events - Hong Kong films at seven international festivals in Europe - New Special Representative for Hong Kong Economic and Trade Affairs to the EU...
Hong Kong Update: the latest situation in Hong KongIn recent months, protests in Hong Kong have made the headlines and have caused some inconvenience to visitors. This online portal puts the facts at your fingertips, covering transportation advice, clarifications of fake news, government press releases, conferences and events and more.
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