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Nobel Peace laureate and Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to talk with Hong Kong University students via a live video link. The event marks the first time Suu Kyi has accepted an invitation from an Asian university to speak since her release from house arrest.

In a move that could boost South Florida’s reach in the international art world, the company that owns Art Basel Miami Beach announced Friday it is expanding into Asia. Soon, there will not only be Art Basel Switzerland and Art Basel Miami Beach, but also Art Basel Hong Kong — an addition that was welcomed warmly in Miami’s art scene.

The Faces of Hong Kong campaign is a key part of BrandHKs new strategy to further its appeal and reach. Faces of Hong Kong will bring BrandHK to life by using real stories and photos from people of all walks of life to show the world our dynamism, our enterprising spirit and our friendliness.

A new Taiwan-Hong Kong Economic and Cultural Cooperation Council, backed by the Cabinet-level Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), will be established in May to promote relations with Hong Kong. MAC officials have confirmed that the new council will be organized by board directors representing the government and private sector.

A model of the Hong Kong Pavilion built for the Expo 2010 Shanghai China is now on display at Hong Kong Planning and Infrastructure Exhibition Gallery.Visitors can take a close look at the model to learn more about the design and how it represents the theme "Hong Kong - Potential Unlimited".


In China there’s been a year’s worth of growth in the few months since my last dispatch.

You name it, and it has grown in China. Some examples: the Chinese trade surplus, the Chinese trade surplus with the U.S., and the Chinese trade balance with the rest of Asia, which has gone from deficit to surplus.