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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

Water supplies WeChat launched

The Water Supplies Department today launched its WeChat official account to enhance communication with residents of Hong Kong, the Mainland and other regions.


The launch of the department's WeChat account also helps prepare for the 60th anniversary celebration of the Dongjiang water supply to Hong Kong in 2025.


Via this account, the department can disseminate the latest information on its multifaceted work, promote its professional image and allow the public to better grasp useful information on water services.


Click here for the QR code.

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