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[HKPC Live] Up to HK$10 Million Government Funding Excel Your Industry Achievement by Innovation & Technology

Government funding schemes on Research & Development are available for SMEs to upgrade businesses and capitalise the intellectual works. SME ReachOut will gather leaders from Hong Kong Innovative Technology Development Association, government officials and industry experts to share the market trends on innovation and technology, funding details and application tactics of "Enterprise Support Scheme (ESS)", “Research & Development Cash Rebate Scheme (CRS)", "Patent Application Grant (PAG)" and "Research Talent Hub (RTH)".  

Online Open Seminar on Heat Stress Assessment for Outdoor Work in Very Hot Weather & Prevention of Heat Stroke at Work under Hot Environment

The number of very hot days (days with a maximum temperature of 33°C or above) have been increasing in recent years. Those who need to work outdoor or at a hot environment are likely to have a higher risk of suffering from heat stroke due to factors of high temperature, etc. Employers should consider the potential impact of hot weather situations while arranging tasks for their employees and adopt suitable control measures. The Occupational Safety and Health Council will hold an online seminar on 31 May 2022, at which the representatives of Labour Department will introduce the heat stress assessment and address the control measures of preventing heat stroke at work under hot environment. All are welcome.Applicants must provide ID no. for getting the statement of attendance. Individual email address used for enrolment should be same as the email address used to login your Zoom account. Login and logout time of your Zoom account for the seminar is one of attendance requirements. Confirmation email with online seminar link and details will be sent to successful applicants.

Webinar: Wellbeing Tips for Fighting the Virus

The COVID-19 pandemic has been affecting our daily lives. Many people are worried about getting infected at workplaces or schools, being too busy to take care of their families, the learning progress of their children, losing their jobs, etc. If we do not express our emotions appropriately, it will affect our physical and mental health. The Council is going to organize an online seminar in which the representative from the Mental Health Association of Hong Kong will talk about the common mental health issues during the pandemic and introduce Grounding Exercises to the public for maintaining physical and mental well-being. All are welcome.Target audience: People from all walks of lifeFor enrollment, please provide first four digits of ID no. and your email address, which should be the same as the one used for login to your Zoom account. A confirmation email with login link and details will be sent to participants enrolled.

STARS Programme Cohort 5: PropTech + ESG Upskilling Workshop - "Government Funding Schemes, Intellectual Property & Q-Mark Schemes"

Workshop Highlights:          Overview of Government Funding Schemes for Startups          Introduction of Intellectual Property, including the Information of Trademark, Patent and Design Registration          Introduction of Q-Mark Certification Schemes, the Way to Raise the Bar on Product and Service Quality          Experience Sharing from Q-Mark Licensee

Build a Secure Cyberspace 2022 “Cyber Security in Simple Ways” Webinar

In the digital era, most of us have access to the Internet world, and therefore it is easy to fall into the online traps and suffer a loss. This webinar, co-organised by the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT), the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) and the Hong Kong Police Force (HKPF), is to explore how to use the Internet safely and prevents cyber attacks with simple steps. The webinar will invite information security experts to share their experiences and insights on this subject.

"Back to Our Countryside" campaign - "Visible Now" online guided tour

Many rural areas in Hong Kong are rich in ecological value. The Countryside Conservation Office is committed to protecting the natural ecology of local remote countryside areas, revitalising village architectural environments and conserving cultural resources and historical heritage. The "Back to Our Countryside" campaign has been launched with a photo and video competition, and online guided tours. Members of the public can register online to participate in the "Visible Now" online guided tour starting from today. Under the guidance of experienced tour professionals, they can visit Lai Chi Wo, Sha Lo Tung, Sham Chung and Kuk Po online to learn about the time-honoured culture of Hong Kong's countryside areas and diverse natural ecology.

YETP Summer Recruitment Parades (First Round) - Public Services Recruitment Day

The Youth Employment and Training Programme (YETP) of the Labour Department will organise the “Public Services Recruitment Day”. Labour Department and Education Bureau will provide employment opportunities to YETP trainees and interested young people by offering 30 on-the-job training vacancies of Administrative Assistant and Employment Services Ambassador (General), which do not require any related academic qualification or work experience. YETP trainees and interested young people may apply for the job and attend interview on-the-spot. Successful applicants will undergo on-the-job training with pay for the first 6 months of employment. Trainees are eligible for a retention allowance of $3,000 if they are engaged in full-time on-the-job training for 3 months and an additional $1,000 for completion of each subsequent month. For part-time on-the-job training, the respective amounts grantable will be halved. For details of retention allowance application, please visit the YETP website. A 16GB USB memory stick will be offered on site to YETP Trainees and job seekers eligible for YETP. 【Limited Offer】Applicants who successfully apply for YETP in specified period will get a coffee gift card.  

Hong Kong’s Maritime Miracle: The Story of Our City since 1945

Coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR, the Hong Kong Maritime Museum organises a special exhibition entitled Hong Kong’s Maritime Miracle: The Story of Our City since 1945. It defines Hong Kong’s miraculous rise from the ashes of World War II and the maritime foundation that was vital in remaking the city, in a selection of 25 representative exhibits. Hong Kong’s pre-war maritime connections facilitated her growth of an enormous global manufacturing powerhouse after the War. Containerisation in the 1970s was a key component to continue and build on this success and Hong Kong’s container trade volumes grew exponentially. When Mainland China opened up its economy in 1978, Hong Kong then outsourced much of its manufacturing into the Greater Bay Area whilst retaining her lead in finance and services. The maritime trade continues to support the growth of the Greater Bay Area, with Hong Kong at its heart.

Hong Kong Young Ambassador Scheme 2022/23

The Hong Kong Young Ambassador Scheme (the Scheme) is co-organised by the Tourism Commission of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government and The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups.  Since its inception in 2001, the Scheme has attracted more than 4,700 young people to actively engage in promoting hospitality and diversified tourism features to locals and visitors all ovcer the world, aiming to aid the sustainable development of Hong Kong's tourism industry. Looking ahead, the Scheme will continue this legacy in nurturing a group of young leaders, who are passionate about serving the community, to be hospitable ambassadors representing Hong Kong through special voluntary services. We believe that as a result, they will: - cultivate a sense of courtesy and helpfulness to visitors in a friendly manner  - develop a culture of hospitality and service excellence - form a deeper sense of belonging and understanding of the diverse culture of Hong Kong

Cyberport Career Fair 2022

Perhaps you have experienced Metaverse games and concerts, but with the prevalence of the Metaverse, have you ever thought about landing your next job there? Whether you are a job seeker or just interested in the I&T sector, Cyberport Career Fair 2022 is here for you! All set for 4-6 June, Cyberport Career Fair 2022 will provide to-be graduates and young people with job opportunities in FinTech, Smart Living, Digital Entertainment, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Cybersecurity.

The “Journey for Integrity” Experiential Exhibition cum “Integriteering”

The “Journey for Integrity” Experiential Exhibition cum “Integriteering” (portmanteau of “integrity” and “orienteering”) is the debut of ICAC’s first-ever Signature Event. Based on the concept of “Journey for Integrity”, it comprises a series of engaging activities and attractive exhibitions seasoned with new technologies and interactive elements. The event will provide an occasion for members of the community to reflect on the anti-corruption history of Hong Kong, and to understand the evils of corruption and the rule of law. “Journey for Integrity” has a two-fold meaning. On the one hand, it refers to the journey the public has been partnering with the ICAC in fighting corruption since its inception. On the other hand, it also represents each individual embracing the value of integrity in their life journeys and upholding a clean society together with the ICAC. Tai Kwun, the historic Central Police Station Compound where the Central Magistracy was located, is chosen as the venue of the event because it witnessed the first trial of Peter Godber’s case which led to the establishment of the ICAC, and the successful conviction of which had earned the trust of Hong Kong people.

The HKSAR 25th ANNIVERSARY SAILING CUP

In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the establishment of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("HKSAR")and facilitated by the Hong Kong Sailing Federation ("HKSF"), the 3 major sailing clubs (in alphabetical order)- the Aberdeen Boat Club("ABC"); the Hebe Haven Yacht Club ("HHYC");and the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club ("RHKYC")-work together and launch the first ever HKSAR 25th Anniversary Sailing Cup ("HKSAR 25ASC") To further expand the festive atmosphere and city-wide coverage, each boat or team will represent a district (out of the 18 districts in Hong Kong). The choice of district is up to the boat. A boat may enter the HKSAR 25ASC and take part in one, two or all three races. In order to strengthen sailors ‘relationships between clubs, boats may also form a team with one or two other boats from the same represented district and in the same division for completion of all 3 races and obtain an overall score for the HKSAR 25ASC.So talk to your friends in other clubs and form a team in case your boat cannot sail all 3 races.

Dance Theatre Nezha: Untold Solitude

Nezha's story may resonate with one and all, but it is the tale of every man as an individual. His Legend is our collective story, which epitomises the solitary path we all journey on as we race to seek and find where our souls truly belong. Growing Up: Discovering his own identity;Self-Sacrifice: His ultimate choice in the face of fated conflict;Rebirth: A new lease of life - transformed by love and loneliness. It is love that allows one to grow, even when one stumbles and falls. Love is support from family and what helps sustain us during times when one must endure alone. When one has mastered loneliness as an inextricable quality, so does one's love expand and become a ceaseless pursuit. Embrace Solitude, and in turn, be Embraced by Love.

25•35 Performing Arts Carnivals

2022 marks the 25th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. In the same year, the Sha Tin Town Hall and Tuen Mun Town Hall, both opened in 1987, step in their 35th year of the performing arts journey. For the occasion, five performance venues of the New Territories have gathered a troupe of quality artists to share love, hope and joy to My Home My Place in five carnivals.

Vision 2030 for Rule of Law International Symposium

Despite the presence of the rule of law in different legal systems; practice, or even understanding, of the rule of law may vary among jurisdictions. With a view to contributing to the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in particular, Goal 16.3 which advocates 'promot[ing] the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensur[ing] equal access to justice for all', the Department of Justice of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, Asian Peace and Reconciliation Council, and Asian Academy of International Law join hands to organise the 'Vision 2030 for Rule of Law International Symposium', bringing together prestigious speakers to examine both the shared and distinct understanding and practice of the rule of law under various jurisdictions. In addition to plenary sessions featuring government dignitaries and world-renowned legal experts, eminent speakers of varied spectra will discuss three seminal issues: (1) the rule of law under international law, (2) fundamental elements of the rule of law, and (3) practice of the rule of law in different cultural contexts. The Symposium will also present the Vision 2030 Task Force Report, the fruit of two years' intensive work since the launch of 'Vision 2030 for Rule of Law' in 2020.

National Security Law Legal Forum - Thrive with Security

To commemorate the second anniversary of the ‘Decision on Establishing and Improving the Legal System and Enforcement Mechanisms for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to Safeguard National Security’ made by the National People’s Congress in 2020, the Department of Justice will organise a Legal Forum under the theme ‘Thrive with Security’ on 28 May 2022. Senior government officials, world-renowned legal experts and academics will gather together to review the progress achieved by the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, to explore frontier issues on national security, and to look ahead the further refinement of the legal framework for safeguarding national security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Y.E.S.(Kwai Fong) Recruitment Day (20/5/2022)

(AM) Joint corporate: Dr. KONG FOOTCARE and Aviation Security Company Limited. Jobs: Shop AssistantAssistant Training OfficerAviation Security OfficerPart Time Care Call ExecutiveSales Assistant(PM) Joint corporate:  Senior Citizen Home Safety AssociationJobs: Call & Care Center ExecutiveExecutive, Installation & Maintenance staffPlease contact 31888070 for application. Please register as a Y.E.S. member to join the Job Fair.

Y.E.S.(Mong Kok) Recruitment Day (25/5/2022)

Joint corporate: YMCA of Hong Kong, Adecco Personnel Limited. Please contact 21118533 for application.Jobs: Library Materials Maintenance Assistant (Summer Helper)Part-time Tutor (After School Care Programme)Member Services AssistantPart-time Camp CounselorPart-time Camp CoordinatorAssistant Programme Officer (Lamma Island Outdoor Centre & Climbing)Assistant Programme Officer (Youth Services)Responsible for case work and employment service of The Integrated Employment Assistance ProgrammeGuest Service AgentPart-time CookWaiter/ WaitressAssistant Captain (The Haven)CaptainPlease register as a Y.E.S. member to join the Job Fair.

Hong Kong City Hall 60th Anniversary Commemorative Exhibition Imagine beyond Imagination

With the application of projection art, the exhibition retraces the 60 years of development of the City Hall and local arts scene, peeps into the precious moment and revisits the fond memories of the Hong Kong people. Visitors are encouraged to experience the wonder of culture and the arts being blended with technology. During the sojourn of culture and arts development at the City Hall, their imagination about performing arts and the City Hall lingers on.  

Legal Conference on Basic Law - Stability to Prosperity

Year 2022 marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the implementation of the Basic Law. The Department of Justice (the “DoJ”) would host a Legal Conference on Basic Law – Stability to Prosperity on 27 May 2022 (Friday) and announce the publication of its debut Basic Law sourcebook “Basic Law: Selected Drafting Materials and Significant Cases” at the Legal Conference.

Recovery, Resilience, Resurgence

This exhibition’s photos show Hong Kong during consecutive periods, as it was seen around the middle of the last century. The images span some thirty years of great change: from the postwar recovery in 1946 – 1947, through the resilience of the 1950s, to the resurgence of the 1960s – 1970s. The photos were taken by three photographers. In the order of their Hong Kong work they were: Hedda Morrison, Lee Fook Chee and Brian Brake. Each had markedly different life backgrounds and photographic objectives.

How can PEO benefit SMEs

Starting from May, HKPC will bring you the InnoPreneur Lunch & Learn webinar series.  Our Corporate Doctors from vClinics will meet you online once a month during lunch time to shed light on the latest industry trends, market insights and business knowhow.  In HKPC first Lunch & Learn webinar, we are delighted to have one of our Corporate Doctors from vClinics Tricor Hong Kong, to share with SMEs and startups on human resources (HR) compliance requirements, usage of professional employer organisation (PEO) and recruitment tips.  

Virtual Information Expo on Multiple Pathways 2022

Virtual Information Expo on Multiple Pathways 2022 (Info Expo) will be held on 27 and 28 May 2022. The Virtual Info Expo will serve as an one-stop online platform providing information on various articulation opportunities for secondary school students and graduates and help them plan well for their further studies and career pathways.  About 30 institutions and organisations will host exhibition booths at the Virtual Info Expo to provide information on locally accredited post-secondary programmes (including programmes under the “Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors” or “Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong” and as well as vocational and professional education and training (VPET) programmes), the applied degree programmes, the Diploma Yi Jin programme, and relevant online platforms such as the Information Portal for Post-secondary Programmes (iPASS), the Electronic Advance Application System for Post-secondary Programmes (E-APP), Concourse on Self-financing Post-secondary Education and Qualifications Framework etc. There will also be various live talks on topics such as multiple pathways, VPET, the applied degree programmes, and experience sharing by students. Advisory service on further studies and career planning will also be provided.  The virtual exhibition platform will be available until 12 August.  Interested parties are welcome to access the relevant information and review the recorded talks during the exhibition period. 27 to 28 May 2022 (Live Talks)27 May to 12 August 2022 (Exhibition Period)

Constitution and Basic Law Parent-child Workshop

The Constitution and Basic Law Parent-child Workshop organised by the Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau will be held this Saturday and Sunday (May 21 and 22) at Zone B of Lok Fu Place, 198 Junction Road, Lok Fu, Kowloon. Apart from colourful exhibition panels, interesting handicraft workshops will be available for children to gain a better understanding of the Constitution and the Basic Law. The workshops will be conducted in Cantonese and will open from 11am to 7pm.  Children aged 6 to 12 and their parents are welcome.  While admission is free, seats are limited and allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.  For event details, please visit www.basiclawevent.com. In light of the COVID-19 epidemic, cleaning and disinfection measures will be stepped up at the event venue, and a quota to limit visitor flow will be applied.  Visitors must wear face masks at all times, undergo temperature checks and use hand sanitiser before entering the event area.  Those with body temperatures above the prescribed level or those who refuse to take temperature checks will not be allowed to enter the event area.  In addition, visitors are recommended to scan the "LeaveHomeSafe" QR code with their mobile phones before entering the event area.

Exploring the Metaverse: Industry Aggregation and Crossover Opportunities

With the dawn of the metaverse set to blur the business boundaries as never before, this webinar will consider how Hong Kong companies can aggregate their offline and online businesses in order to thrive in this bold new digital future. Speaker:    Mr. Simeon Woo, Economist (Global Research), HKTDC ResearchResponsible for North and Latin American market development research, Simeon also provides key insights into a broad range of product and service sectors, including textiles, fur, leather goods, jewellery, gifts/premiums, toys, design and film/entertainment.Mr. Ivan Mok, Deputy CEO, Asia Pacific, MOVE NetworkThe Managing Partner of Allotrope Capital and Founder of IKF Financial Architect, Ivan is a serial entrepreneur and a financial architect, with extensive fintech experience in Southeast Asia.Moderator : Mr. Louis Chan, Principal Economist (Global Research), HKTDC Research

VTC Programme Selection Info Day

VTC Programme Selection Info Day activities includes Programme Selection Talk, Discipline / Programme Talks & Parent Talk. Let's join and learn more about VTC Programme!

The Education University of Hong Kong Online Info Day @FHM 2022

The Faculty of Humanities of the Education University of Hong Kong will conduct seven seminars on 26 – 27 May 2022. These seminars aim at providing first-hand information about admission and programme to secondary school students. All current DSE students, Associate Degree and Higher Diploma students, their parents, and interested parties are welcome to attend them online. Details of the event are shown below: Date: 26 –27 May 2022 (Thursday and Friday)Time: 1:00 pm – 4:45 pm HKTFormat: Online Seminar via Zoom