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2020.3.12 New I&T subsidy 💰 | E-learning support 💻 | Supporting SMEs and IT workers 🔎 | US-HK Dialogue 💬



新創科資助開放申請 New I&T subsidy  | 改善電子教學 E-learning support  | 援助中小企及IT人才 Supporting SMEs and IT workers  | 美港交流會 US-HK Dialogue 


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我上週聯同立法會議員梁繼昌、譚文豪應邀到美國加州出席由美國非政府組織World Affairs Council主持的「美港交流會」(US-Hong Kong Dialogue),並與美國副助理國務卿、駐香港美國總領事及國會領導助理代表等人會面,反映香港最新的人權狀況。




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IT voter registration ending on April 2nd

The Legislative Council election in September will be a fight for genuine reform. Your vote is needed and the deadline for registration in the Functional Constituency is coming close on April 2nd. Online registration is available here.


New subsidy programme launched for fighting coronavirus

Responding to my earlier call, the government launched a new subsidy programme under the Public Sector Trial Scheme to support product development and technology programmes for the fight against coronavirus in Hong Kong. Application is now open and will be ending on April 10th. (More details and application form)

7000 face masks delivered to IT workers

Together with the Hong Kong Information Technology Workers’ Union, we managed to deliver 7000 face masks to 700 IT workers who were in need of protective equipment.

Visit to US for the ‘US-Hong Kong Dialogue’

Joining with two other Legislative Councillors Kenneth Leung and Jeremy Tam, we went to the United States to participate in the ‘US-Hong Kong Dialogue’, a roundtable organised by the US non-governmental organisation World Affairs Council. We also met with the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, US Consul General in Hong Kong, congressional staff and more to reflect the latest situation in Hong Kong. (Read more)


Axing RTHK programmes in TV channels is a wrong move

The Communications Authority announced last Wednesday that Hong Kong television broadcasters who hold free TV licences are no longer required to air RTHK’s programmes. It was regrettable that the decision deprived RTHK of the opportunities to reach a wider audience.

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Coronavirus exposing e-learning pitfall in Hong Kong

With billions of dollars allocated to develop e-learning for years, the results are still far from satisfactory. More work is needed to step up the training to teachers, establish clear guidelines to schools and offer more support to parents and grassroot families.


More support to SMEs and IT workers needed

Following the global economic downturn and the outspread of coronavirus, local commercial sector and also technology firms are facing dire cashflow situations. The current subsidies from the government can only provide short-term remedy but more support is required to support businesses and maintain the I&T growth in this difficult time.


Hong Kong losing competitive edge as communications hub

Google and Facebook are seeking permission to activate sections of the pacific subsea cable from the US to only the Philippines and Taiwan, leaving the originally planned sections connecting to Hong Kong out from the picture. It is understood that the threats to the rule of law, free speech and free flow of information in Hong Kong led to the decision, which will directly impact Hong Kong’s international image and the growth of the local communications sector.

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