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RMB stock trading backed

Secretary for Financial Services & the Treasury Christopher Hui today expressed his gratitude to various listed issuers in Hong Kong for their support to the proposal of setting up a renminbi (RMB) stock trading counter.   Mr Hui stated that further to the help rendered by the Legislative Council Panel on Financial Affairs regarding the Government's proposed measures to promote the issuance and trading of RMB stocks in Hong Kong and enhance the trading mechanism, a number of listed issuers have also backed the proposal.   Such listed issuers will actively explore the feasibility of setting up a new RMB trading counter for their issued shares.   Mr Hui explained that listed issuers who indicated their support today include Hang Seng Index constituent stocks with promising turnover.   “Their participation is a vote of confidence to the development of RMB securities in Hong Kong, which will be conducive to our promotion work to other issuers, enabling Hong Kong to graduall

Youth anti-crime camp launched

Chief Secretary John Lee today officiated at the Junior Police Call (JPC) Summer Camp launching ceremony held at a Jockey Club training camp in Lam Tsuen, Tai Po.   Mr Lee was joined by Secretary for Security Tang Ping-keung and Commissioner of Police Siu Chak-yee at the Hong Kong Award for Young People Jockey Club Duke of Edinburgh Training Camp.      Themed “Be a Leader · Fight Crime Together”, the summer camp encourages young people to step out of their comfort zone, enhancing their resilience, team spirit and leadership skills and cultivating positive values through diversified training activities.   It also promotes fight crime messages among the participants.   Speaking at the ceremony, Mr Tang said the JPC scheme has devoted full efforts in nurturing youths to become future leaders, enhancing their law-abiding awareness as well as their sense of social responsibility.   The scheme also plays a role in unleashing young people's potential, thereby contributing to society, he added.   Between July and August, 15 adventure day camps will be held providing training to more than 1,200 JPC members and student leaders.
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