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Govt to enhance securities trading

It is a pleasure to be here with you today, especially after an accident that has reminded me of the importance of staying vigilant even in relatively peaceful times. Continuously enhancing competitiveness despite good business is also a theme I wish to harp on in today's speech.   Some of you may recall that I last spoke to you in November 2018. That was into the second year of my tenure, witnessing the celebration of the 40th anniversary of our nation's reform and opening up, and the consecutive opening of two major pieces of cross-boundary transport infrastructure - the Hong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link and the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge. All seemed bright and well. And then we all have some frightening memories of what Hong Kong had gone through in the following two years. Few would disagree that it has been a very challenging period for Hong Kong, particularly with the riots in the latter half of 2019 during which some banks were

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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