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On 22-23 November 2023, the 18th United Nations "Asia-Pacific Business Forum 2023" was held grandly in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong International Economic and Trade Cooperation Association organized 26 companies in the association, including HKFAEx Group to attend the events. With the theme of "Asia-Pacific Green Economic Agenda: Promoting Green Transformation", this year's forum discussed how companies ccould reduce carbon emissions in their operating models and enhance sustainable development measures in the region.
On 22 November 2023, the China Investment Committee of the Hong Kong International Economic and Trade Cooperation Association warmly welcomed Qin Shubin, deputy director of the Working Committee Party of the Chongqing Liangjiang New District Management Committee, Mu Jun, the general manager of Chongqing Jiangbeizui Central Business District Investment Group Co., Ltd. and Chairman of the Chongqing Cuntan International Cruise Home Port Development Co., Ltd., Shi Jian, Committee Member and Deputy General Manager of Chongqing Liangjiang New Area Development and Investment Group, Lang Yao, Assistant Secretary-General of the Chongqing Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment and other government representatives to visit the China Investment Committee of the Hong Kong International Economic and Trade Cooperation Association.
On 25 August 2023, HKmediaEx moderates a panel discussion in Cyberport’s flagship event, Digital Entertainment Leadership Forum 2023 (DELF) with the theme of "Power UP! When Entertainment Goes Beyond 3oundaries ". DELF brings together local and international industry representatives to share insights on how digital entertainment experiences in arts, education, sports, and lifestyle are evolving in the era of Web3
On 2 August 2023, HKFAEx warmly welcomed the delegation from the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. We also joined the discussion between the delegation and the China Investment Committee of the Hong Kong International Economic and Trade Cooperation Association.
The Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI) Case Competition 2023 (formerly known as the HKSI Scholarship Program) has successfully concluded, with the award ceremony held on 15 June 2023. The competition aims to provide a learning platform for tertiary students to apply their knowledge in practice. This year's competition focuses on ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) themes, helping university student members understand how companies implement ESG strategies in their daily operations while allowing sponsoring organizations to showcase their success stories.
On 23 May 2023, the Hong Kong SFC announced the consultation conclusions on the regulatory requirements for operators of virtual asset trading platforms. The relevant "Guidelines Applicable to Operators of Virtual Asset Trading Platforms" will come into effect on June 1. The guidelines stipulate a number of standards and requirements applicable to licensed trading platforms, including safe custody of assets, segregation of client assets, avoidance of conflicts of interest, and network security. The SFC will provide additional guidance on the new regulatory requirements, other implementation details such as license application procedures, and details of transitional arrangements. The SFC expects retail investors to be able to trade on licensed trading platforms as soon as the second half of this year after the guidelines take effect.
On 22 May 2023, HKFAEx warmly welcomed the Sichuan Cultural Investment Group to Hong Kong. We also joined the discussion between the delegation and the Cultural and Creative Committee of the Hong Kong International Economic and Trade Cooperation Association.
On 17 May 2023, HKFAEx warmly welcomed the delegation from Guangzhou Zengcheng District. We also joined the discussion and dinner between the delegation and the China Investment Committee of the Hong Kong International Economic and Trade Cooperation Association.
On 9 May 2023, HKFAEx attended the Bloomberg Wealth Asia Summit 2023, held at Rosewood Hotel Hong Kong. 62% of the participants believed that geopolitical risk is the greatest threats to wealth creation.
On 20 April 2023, HKFAEx attended the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute's (HKSI) Chairman's Cocktail. The Institute was honored to invite Mr. Tim Lui, Chairman of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), to attend as the guest of honor and deliver a speech. Chairman Lui emphasized the new regulatory system for virtual asset trading platforms and the importance of sustainable finance. The event also extended invitations to Mr. Shi Wei-gan, Deputy Director and Party Member of the Shenzhen Financial Supervision and Administration Bureau, as well as leaders from the Shenzhen Qianhai Financial Supervision and Administration Bureau.
On 26 August 2022, HKmediaEx was awarded the NEXXCREATE Top 10 Excellence In Start-up Innovation Awards (NFT, Web3 & Metaverse) at the Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Leadership Forum 2022 (DELF) to commend the Company and its metaverse community, Oriental Hollywood, for their outstanding innovation performance in NFT, Web3 and metaverse.
On 19 August 2022, the Annual General Meeting of the HK-ASEAN Economic Cooperation Foundation and the 14th "HK-ASEAN Expert Forum" were held in Hong Kong in both physical and video mode with participants from the 10 ASEAN countries, Hong Kong and Mainland China. Lewis Wan, Chairman of HKFAEx Group, introduced the business development of its member company, HKmediaEx (Hong Kong Media Exchange), and business concept of its film and entertainment metaverse platform, Oriental Hollywood, and hoped to strengthen cooperation with enterprises in the region through film and entertainment.
The HKSI Case Competition 2022 (formerly the HKSI Scholarship Program) has come to a successful end. The award ceremony was held on 24 June 2022 at the headquarters of the HKSI. HKFAEx Group sincerely congratulates to the winners, special shout out to the Champion Mr Darren Mok (#HKUST), 1st Runner-up Miss Wong Hoi Lam (HKUST) and 2nd Runner-up Miss Du Jiayu (#CUHK) for their outstanding achievements.
On 12 June 2022, Mr. Lewis Wan, Chairman of HKFAEx Group was invited to attend the 120th anniversary of the founding of Ta Kung Pao and the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland. HKFAEx Group wishes the motherland and Hong Kong will be prosperous and stable, and Ta Kung Pao will reach a new peak.
The Belt and Road Summit was held in Hong Kong from 1 to 2 September 2021. Affected by the epidemic, the Summit continued to be held online. For the second consecutive year, HKFAEx Group was invited to attend the Summit to talk about the development opportunities with officials and business leaders from more than 80 countries and regions.
On 29 July 2021, HKFAEx Group was invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of Hong Kong-ASEAN Economic Cooperation Foundation, and had friendly exchanges and communication with representatives from the ten ASEAN countries. HKFAEx Group has always been concerned about the development plans and policies of ASEAN countries. In 2019, the Group established its first overseas office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and plans to use it as a base to actively invest in and serve ASEAN countries to meet the Group's strategic goal of "going out". (Photo: Lewis Wan, Chairman of HKFAEx Group and George Lam, Chairman of Hong Kong-ASEAN Economic Cooperation Foundation)
On 22 June 2021, under the global epidemic, the market is concerned about how to seize the opportunity of the post-epidemic era. The Trade Department of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government and the Hong Kong Government jointly organized an online conference to introduce Indonesian and Cambodian economies and help Hong Kong enterprises seize relevant opportunities.
On 22-23 March 2021, the HKFAEx Group was invited to participate in the “Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP)” training organized by the Ministry of Commerce. Remarkable speakers included senior experts from The Department of International Affairs of the Ministry of Commerce, the China Economic Research Institute of Tsinghua University, the Department of International Affairs of the Ministry of Agriculture, as well as experts from other major industries in China.
On 15 December 2020, Oriental Culture Holding LTD (“OCG” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: OCG) officially landed on Nasdaq in the United States and successfully raised US$20.26 million. The Company is an online provider of collectibles and artwork e-commerce services. Through its subsidiaries in Hong Kong , the Company provides trading facilitation for individual and institutional customers of all kinds of collectibles, artworks and certain commodities on its online platforms, as well as online and offline integrated marketing, storage and technical maintenance service to customers in China.
On 2 February 2020, the HKFAEx Group Malaysia Warehouse for Settlement Office was officially opened. Special thanks to the Ministry of Enterprise Development of Malaysia and the Enterprise Development Center of the Prime Minister’s Department for their recognition and blessings. The group will give full play to the strengths of Hong Kong and serve the needs of Malaysia.
From 1 to 3 August 2019, the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI) organized a delegation to visit Hangzhou, the city of innovation. Mr. Lewis Wan, Chairman of the HKFAEx Group and Senior Fellow of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute was invited to attend. The delegation includes 5 Institute Directors, Institute Chief Executives, and more than 20 members from Hong Kong Stock Exchange, securities companies, fund companies, investment companies, private banks, accounting firms, and professional consulting companies. The Mainland China delegation is also a key support event of the HKFAEx Group and has been the sponsor of the event for three consecutive years.
On 3 April 2019, "Embracing the Greater Bay Area and Serving the Development of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises-2019 New Third Board Development Conference (Liwan)" Guangzhou International Investment Conference was successfully held. Mr. Lewis, vice chairman of the Hong Kong International Economic and Trade Cooperation Association and chairman of the HKFAEx Group, was invited to attend and deliver a keynote speech on "Financial Services Real Economy-Commodity Circulation Helps Internationalization of Enterprises".
On 28 January 2019, the Spring Dinner of Commercial Office of the Economic Affairs Department of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in HK SAR was held at the Harbour Grand Hotel on Hong Kong Island. Mr. Lewis Wan, chairman of the HKFAEx Group, was invited to attend and gathered with more than 400 guests from the government, industrial and commercial circles to celebrate the new year.
On 15 November 2018, Mr. Lewis Wan, Chairman of the HKFAEx Group, was invited to attend the 2018 Annual Dinner of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI). He took a group photo with the chairman of the Securities & Futures Commission of Hong Kong, Mr. Lei Tianliang, and the former chairman of the Securities & Futures Commission of Hong Kong, Mr. Fang Zheng.
On 7 September 2018, Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI) organized a delegation to visit Shenzhen, the city of innovation. With the great support of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, the delegation visited the three Shenzhen innovation leaders: Tencent, SF Express and BYD. The chairman of the HKFAEx Group, Mr. Lewis Wan, was invited to serve as the chairman of the delegation.
On 25 March 2018, Mr. Lewis Wan was invited to participate in the Asian Finance Summit and gave a keynote speech. At the summit, Hong Hao, managing director of BOCOM International, believed that the current Chinese economy was going down, the same as in the past, with a three-year cycle. Mr. Lewis Wan pointed out that the US-China trade war would speed up China’s determination to reform and the speed of RMB internationalization.
On 16 November 2017, Mr. Lewis Wan, Chairman of the HKFAEx Group, was invited to attend the 20th Anniversary Dinner of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI) to celebrate the important milestone of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSI. At the meeting, Mr. Lewis Wan was awarded the "Outstanding Senior Fellow" in recognition of his active cultivation for young talents in the industry, and the outstanding contributions to the learning and promotion of Hong Kong's financial services industry.
On 21 June 2017, the HKSI Scholarship 2017 Award Ceremony was held at the HKSI headquarters. The HKFAEx Group has participated in this plan for the fourth consecutive year as one of the main sponsors.
On 19 May 2017, Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI) organized a delegation to visit the major local financial institutions of Qianhai area of the Guangdong Free Trade Zone, hoping to deepen Hong Kong’s relationship with Exchanges and cooperation in the financial field of Qianhai Free Trade Zone. The delegation was composed of senior experts and corporate executives from banking, securities, asset management, accounting, legal affairs, consulting services and other industries, and the chairman of the HKFAEx Group, Mr. Lewis Wan was invited to serve as the chairman of the preparatory committee.