Hong Kong Commissioner to visit Manoa campus

Commissioner Donald Tong, JP to present lectures on campus and business community

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Cynthia D Quinn, (808) 956-6545
Dir, Comm & External Rel, William S Richardson School of Law
Posted: Oct 8, 2009

Hong Kong's Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs, Donald Tong, JP, will visit Hawai'i and present a lecture at the UH  Manoa Law School on October 21, 2009, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. titled “Riding out the Economic Doldrums: The Hong Kong Story,” a dynamic lecture on Hong Kong’s latest developments (after the reunification with the Mainland China in 1997), measures to stimulate the economic performance amid the global economic turmoil, as well as the trade relations with the U.S .and Hawai‘i.
Being the most senior representative of Hong Kong in America, Commissioner Tong directs the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government's efforts in promoting US-Hong Kong economic and trade relationship, as well as constituency-building activities in the U.S.  He is based at the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Washington DC, which maintains good working relations with the US administration and has a public relations role to explain what is happening in Hong Kong.  He also plans to make presentations to the business community at large during his short visit to Hawaii.
This event is free and open to the public.  Parking is available in the Zone 20 parking structure for $4 before 4:00 p.m. This event is co-sponsored with the Center for Chinese Studies; Institute for Asia Pacific Bankruptcy Law; and the Pacific Asian Management Institute and Center for International Business Education and Research.