COVID19 3rd wave – Distance business with government fund

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The COVID-19 (formerly known as Wuhan pneumonia) third-wave infection appears in Hong Kong with a lot of sources unknown. Dr Chuang Shuk-kwan, head of the Centre for Health Protection’s (CHP) communicable disease branch warned that the outbreak is severe and advised the public to work at home if possible. Nevertheless, distance business is not easy … Read more

Webinar: D-Biz Do & Don’t

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Due to the additional provision of D-Biz, the Hong Kong Productivity Council arranges a webinar to answer common questions about D-Biz. The Distance Business Programme is to help SMEs to use IT during the COVID19 epidemic for distance works. Date: 2020-06-29 Time: 2:30 – 3:15 Language: Cantonese Location: Live online Registration: Distance Business Programme Webinar … Read more

D-Biz additional provision of $1B

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Today (2020/6/26), the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) announced that the Distance Business Programme (D-Biz) will have an additional provision of HK$ 1 billion from the Anti-epidemic Fund. Up to the moment, the government has received 14,500 D-Biz applications, proceeded 1,194 cases and approved 1,094 cases. The total grant is HK$ 44 million. Criticized D-Biz … Read more

Deadline to join D-Biz’s Supplier Reference List: 6th June

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Up to the end of May 2020, Distance Business Program (D-Biz) received around 8,000 applications and 2,000 IT suppliers to join the reference list. The Innovation Technology Commission (ITC) announced that the deadline to join the reference list is 6th June. Suppliers wish to join the list should apply before the deadline. TVP plans to … Read more

D-Biz Mania

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Everyone is talking about Information Technology recently in Hong Kong. The story began from a blog post of then Secretary for Innovation and Technology Nicholas Yang (楊偉雄). On 19th April 2020, he announced the Distance Business Programme, D-Biz (遙距營商計劃) at the blog. The Programme would grant 100% of IT Projects that help enterprises to operate … Read more