Reportage October 14: South Korean National Day; Berlin Fest; Visit by British MP

Three diplomatic events in a day (7 Oct)! What’s your choice: kimchi, pork knuckle or fish and chips?


South Korean National Day Reception

Consul General of the Republic of Korea Kim Kwang-dong led the celebration of the National Foundation Day with Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (林鄭月娥) as guest of honour. Radical lawmaker Cheng Chung-tai (鄭松泰) was also present.

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Berlin Fest 2016

German Deputy Consul General Karsten Tietz has officiated the opening ceremony of the Berlin Fest 2016 which lasted from 7 to 9 October. The three-day event featured, among many other activities, Hong Kong premier of “A Wishing Tree” starring Ankie Beilke.

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British MP Mark Garnier visits Hong Kong

Mark Garnier, Member of the UK Parliament for Wyre Forest and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for International Trade visited Hong Kong and gave a speech at the British Chamber of Commerce on 7 October, during which he touched upon the Brexit issues. Huge shout out for new British CG Andrew Richard Heyn.

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Alex Fok is a Harbour Times journalist monitoring Hong Kong’s daily political scene and diplomatic updates. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Economics, Politics and International Studies from University of Warwick and his master’s degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is a former committee member of the Warwick-based Hong Kong Public Affairs and Social Service Society (WHKPASS) and was the chief editor of the society’s magazine – PASSTIMES.
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Alex Fok is a Harbour Times journalist monitoring Hong Kong's daily political scene and diplomatic updates. He obtained his bachelor's degree in Economics, Politics and International Studies from University of Warwick and his master's degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is a former committee member of the Warwick-based Hong Kong Public Affairs and Social Service Society (WHKPASS) and was the chief editor of the society's magazine - PASSTIMES.