Going out of this world with “Univers/e” to honour French digital creation and space exploration
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Going out of this world with “Univers/e” to honour French digital creation and space exploration

This year’s theme for Digital November celebrates the large leaps mankind has made in both creative and space-related endeavours. The French Consulate General has its…

Diplomacy in the Time of COVID-19: Rallying around each other in tough times “Part of the Irish DNA”
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Diplomacy in the Time of COVID-19: Rallying around each other in tough times “Part of the Irish DNA”

Consul-General David Costello imagines a bright post-coronavirus future with business breakfasts, virus-free air and Hong Kongers visiting the oldest whiskey distillery in the world on…

Diplomacy in the time of COVID-19: Australia shores up commitment to its expats and to Hong Kong
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Diplomacy in the time of COVID-19: Australia shores up commitment to its expats and to Hong Kong

As the Consul-General of Australia awaits official accreditation to work in Hong Kong, Deputy CG Mr Ryan Neelam has taken over CG duties with confidence…

Diplomacy in the time of COVID-19: Canada engaging in social media ‘caremongering’
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Diplomacy in the time of COVID-19: Canada engaging in social media ‘caremongering’

The consulate urges all fellow Canadians to follow official social media channels for up to date information, advice and positivity. Photo: Mr Jeff Nankivell, the…

Canada and Britain to co-host conference on media freedom; promoted in Hong Kong
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Canada and Britain to co-host conference on media freedom; promoted in Hong Kong

Canada and the United Kingdom will co-host a global conference on media freedom in London. A joint press release states the aim is to, “shine…

French Consul General Eric Berti: From terrorism to terroir, a man for all (French) times
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French Consul General Eric Berti: From terrorism to terroir, a man for all (French) times

From terrorism to terroir, France’s Consul General Eric Berti’s career encompasses the highs and lows of France’s complex role in the world and her modern…

UPDATED: Joseph Lau fails in bid for Canadian official residence
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UPDATED: Joseph Lau fails in bid for Canadian official residence

Fugitive Joseph Lau Luen-hung (劉鑾雄) has failed in his bid to buy the official residence, a magnificent house in Jardine’s Lookout, owned by the Consulate General…

Reportage: Two Irelands unite
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Reportage: Two Irelands unite

Ireland and Northern Ireland unite for a tour of China to promote the Emerald Isle’s charms. (Photo: Peter Ryan (left), Irish CG to Hong Kong…

楊偉雄罕有提及瑞典卡羅琳醫學院
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楊偉雄罕有提及瑞典卡羅琳醫學院

創新及科技局局長楊偉雄(圖)周一出席在香港舉辦的歐盟日慶祝活動上,罕有提及瑞典卡羅琳醫學院這個名字。

Cold War to New World: Morton Holbrook III
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Cold War to New World: Morton Holbrook III

Kissinger, Cold War, China, Air Force One and Russian borderland adventures. Morton Holbrook III was there for the opening of the Middle Kingdom.

Special Émigré: Indian CG Prashant Agrawal headed home after two short years
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Special Émigré: Indian CG Prashant Agrawal headed home after two short years

Short but…active best describes the Indian Consul General’s stay in Hong Kong. Business, social media and yoga – India’s never been cooler.

Reportage: Ireland CG and Chamber host an evening with Jim Thompson
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Reportage: Ireland CG and Chamber host an evening with Jim Thompson

The Consulate General of Ireland and the Irish Chamber of Commerce held an Evening event where esteemed businessman Jim Thompson shared his story and experience with…

Canadians out to see Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre
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Canadians out to see Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre

The Canadian community was out en masse to receive a major business delegation with the support of the Canadian Consulate and The Canadian Chamber of…

Argentines tango into the Argentinian Festival 2015 at Puerta Roja
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Argentines tango into the Argentinian Festival 2015 at Puerta Roja

Argentinian CG Gustavo Fazzari led the community in welcoming Argentine art to kick off Argentina Festival 2015. The work of Mariano Ferrante, an abstract master…

Émigré October 5: Turkish Delight
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Émigré October 5: Turkish Delight

The Turkish Consulate General in Hong Kong welcomes a new consul general in Mr Korhan Kemik.

Reportage: ¡Viva México!
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Reportage: ¡Viva México!

CY Leung (right) was in attendance for the reception, hosted by Mexican Consul General Alicia Guadalupe Buenrostro Massieu (left).  Photos: Consulate General of Mexico in…

Reportage September 18
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Reportage September 18

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Reportage: Canadian CG commemorates Canadian WWII Hero
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Reportage: Canadian CG commemorates Canadian WWII Hero

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Pack your sombreros: HKGCC seminar preludes Greg So Mexico visit
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Pack your sombreros: HKGCC seminar preludes Greg So Mexico visit

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Me and My Country. No. 7 – Malta’s Mrs Vivien Chan
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Me and My Country. No. 7 – Malta’s Mrs Vivien Chan

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Reportage: BIG GUNS on Indian Coastal Vessel
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Reportage: BIG GUNS on Indian Coastal Vessel

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Émigré Aug 7 2015
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Émigré Aug 7 2015

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The Young and Restless: Czech CG Lucie Čiháková
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The Young and Restless: Czech CG Lucie Čiháková

Into the Occupy storm, the Czech diplomat Lucie Čiháková arrived ready for action, bringing a next-gen diplomatic viewpoint with her.

Smoking Hot: Hungarian Dragons and Chimneys with Dr. Kertész Pál
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Smoking Hot: Hungarian Dragons and Chimneys with Dr. Kertész Pál

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Diplomat Royale: Tengku Sirajuzzaman of Malaysia
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Diplomat Royale: Tengku Sirajuzzaman of Malaysia

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Senor Juan Manuel Lopez-Nadal:  The Undiplomatic Diplomat
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Senor Juan Manuel Lopez-Nadal: The Undiplomatic Diplomat

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Business: Italian style
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Business: Italian style

Italian-HK business is more than a pretty exterior; there’s plenty under the hood. The long-awaited ratification of a DTA could make the engine purr even smoother. Food Fashion Wine…

Peter and Patrick: The Irish have arrived
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Peter and Patrick: The Irish have arrived

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The King’s Man: Evert Maréchal
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The King’s Man: Evert Maréchal

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AIM high – Dutch CG in Afghanistan Indonesia Morocco
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AIM high – Dutch CG in Afghanistan Indonesia Morocco

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