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'Silver economy' panel set up

The Commerce & Economic Development Bureau today established the Advisory Panel on Silver Economy and convened its first meeting with the aim of initiating research on the development of Hong Kong’s growing elderly population as a consumer segment.    Chairing the panel, Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development Algernon Yau said the elderly demographic was emerging as an important part of the city’s economy.    He highlighted that many products and services designed to enhance the quality of life enjoyed by elderly residents are spurring growth and business opportunities.    Mr Yau added that promoting such products and services can help to foster the development of the so-called silver economy and unleash business potential in the elderly market, whilst also catering to the aspirations and needs of elderly people. He said this would be the advisory panel’s focus.     At today’s meeting, the panel endorsed its terms of reference, reviewed statistics relating to

Grace Lau bags World Games bronze

Hong Kong karate athlete Grace Lau today took home a bronze medal in the Women’s Kata event at the World Games 2022.   Congratulating Ms Lau, Secretary for Culture, Sports & Tourism Kevin Yeung said: “Having achieved an outstanding performance in a number of international sports competitions in recent years, Grace has excelled again at the World Games 2022 this time and won a bronze medal. We share her joy and take pride in her.”   The World Games 2022 features 33 events and 17 athletes from Hong Kong are competing in eight.   “I also wish the Hong Kong athletes remarkable performance in the other matches of the World Games,” Mr Yeung added.
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