Consul General Praises U.S. Wines at Vinexpo

Over 90 wineries and vintner organizations from the United States are in Hong Kong to exhibit at Vinexpo Hong Kong 2018. California, New York, and Washington are some of the main wine-producing states in the U.S. and each region specializes in different varietals and blends. The United States is the fourth-largest wine producing country and ...
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Consul General Tong Honors 2018-19 Fulbright Program Grantees

This year, eight doctoral candidates and two scholars from Hong Kong universities will receive Fulbright Program awards to support research in the United States from 2018–2019. During a reception at his residence on May 15, U.S. Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau Kurt Tong honored the outgoing 2018-2019 Fulbright Program grantees from Hong Kong.
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U.S. Consul General Shows Support for Hong Kong’s LGBTI Community at Pride Parade

Consul General Kurt Tong participated in the Hong Kong Pride Parade on Saturday, November 25 to show support for Hong Kong’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex community. Joining several other Consuls General on stage, Consul General Tong said in brief remarks that he was pleased to see the Hong Kong and diplomatic communities celebrating ...
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Consul General Welcomes American Artist Richard W. Franklin

On November 8, Consul General Kurt Tong hosted a reception in honor of American artist, Mr Richard W. Franklin, who is visiting Hong Kong as part of the U.S. Department of State Art in Embassies Program, a public-private program that promotes understanding through cross-cultural dialogue and artist exchanges. Formalized by President John F. Kennedy in ...
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Consul General Joins Macau International Trade and Investment Fair

On October 19, Consul General Kurt Tong joined Macau SAR Secretary of Economy and Finance Lionel Leung, the leadership of AmCham Macau, and others to open the AmCham Corner at the 22nd Annual 2017 Macau International Trade and Investment Fair. The event highlighted new opportunities to develop the U.S.-Macau economic relationship in the coming year.
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Consul General Tong Attends Event in Support of Ivory Ban

Consul General Tong joined the “Global March for Elephants and Rhinos” event with former Miss Chinese International Bernice Liu, Tanzanian pop star and activist Shubert Mwarabu, LegCo member Ted Hui, and the Angolan Consul General to Hong Kong at L’Hotel Elan on September 8 in Kwun Tong. The event was in support of Hong Kong’s ...
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Consul General Tong Hosts Anti-Trafficking in Persons Discussion

On August 29, Consul General Tong hosted a breakfast in honor of Luis CdeBaca, the former Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, who is in Hong Kong to speak at the Thomson Reuters-organized Anti-Slavery Summit. Consul General Tong, Ambassador CdeBaca and representatives from Liberty Asia, Blackpeak, UBS, the United States Department of Homeland ...
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Consul General Tong June 13 speech at CSIS in Washington, DC: Risks and Opportunities in Hong Kong

Thank you for that kind introduction. I want to express my sincere gratitude to everyone involved at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, as well as my friends and colleagues at the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, for making this event possible.
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