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FS visits biomedical firm in UK

Financial Secretary Paul Chan yesterday visited a biopharmaceutical company and the Royal College of Art, and attended a lunch hosted by the China-Britain Business Council, as part of his ongoing trip to London.   Mr Chan visited AstraZeneca and met the company’s senior management to learn about its drug research and development activities, as well as its latest expansion plans.   AstraZeneca indicated that following in-depth talks with Hong Kong’s Office for Attracting Strategic Enterprises, it plans to develop a research and development centre in Hong Kong and will engage in further discussion with relevant government departments on the matter.   The Financial Secretary then attended a roundtable luncheon held by the China-Britain Business Council, and met representatives of British enterprises that do business, or plan to do business, either in the Mainland or Hong Kong.   Mr Chan later visited the Royal College of Art, which collaborated with the Hong Kong Polytechnic Unive

HK fencers win bronze

Secretary for Culture, Sports & Tourism Kevin Yeung today congratulated Hong Kong fencers Cheung Ka-long, Ryan Choi, Yeung Chi-ka and Leung Chin-yu on winning a bronze medal in the Men's Foil Team event at the 2023 Fencing World Championships.   Mr Yeung said: “Cheung, Choi, Yeung and Leung earned a bronze medal with their marvellous performance and extraordinary skills, achieving the best result ever in the Men's Foil Team event in the championships.   “We share the team's joy and are proud of their achievement.”

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