No.9  September, 2015  
Hong Kong Dance Company impresses Australian audience with uniquely Hong Kong-style Chinese dance
The Hong Kong Dance Company (HKDC) recently debuted its award-winning production "The Legend of Mulan" in Australia to showcase the city’s creative arts. The Chief Secretary for Administration of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government Mrs Carrie Lam officiated at the opening night reception on September 17. Aside from its four performances, HKDC engaged with local communities through a range of activities, including Chinese dance classes and a public performance at a shopping mall in CBD. Read more about the story here.

  'Hong Kong in Miniature' exhibition arrives in Sydney for the first time
A miniature model exhibition featuring 24 handmade models of Hong Kong’s traditional store and festivals recently concluded at Westfield Sydney. The exhibition was organised by the Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office, Sydney (HKETO) and supported by Hong Kong Tourism Board. You can view pictures of the exhibition here.

  Recruitment for five civil service graduate grades now on
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) has begun a exercise to recruit candidates for appointment on civil service terms as Administrative Officer, Executive Officer II, Assistant Trade Officer II, Management Services Officer II and Transport Officer II respectively in 2015-16. The recruitment, started from September 19, 2015, is open for all permanent residents of the HKSAR. Application will close at 5 pm (Hong Kong time) on October 2, 2015.  Read more about this story here.

  Hong Kong Chief Executive welcomes joint venture between Chinese and American film and entertainment companies to be headquartered in Hong Kong
In response to a joint venture between Warner Bros Entertainment Inc (Warner) and China Media Capital to be headquartered in Hong Kong, to develop, produce and distribute films to the global market, Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung said the collaboration highlighted that the cultural and creative industries in Hong Kong had international flavour. Read more about the story here.

  Hong Kong Geopark retains global status
The Global Geoparks Network (GGN), which is supported by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, at the 4th Asia-Pacific Geoparks Network announced on September 19 that the Hong Kong Global Geopark of China has successfully passed revalidation and will continue to be a member of the GGN. Read more about the story here.

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