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New yearbook "Hong Kong 2021" goes on sale (with photo)
     The Government's latest yearbook, "Hong Kong 2021", went on sale today (September 7). Its online version is also available for free at www.yearbook.gov.hk.
     The publication provides extensive information about Hong Kong in 2021, covering government policies and activities as well as life and developments on various fronts.
     It contains 22 chapters on Hong Kong's constitution, legal system, the economy, health, innovation and technology, transport, environment, sport, culture and the arts, among other subjects.
     The cover illustration of this edition features Hong Kong's medal winners at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. Hong Kong athletes achieved the city's best ever results at the Olympic Games with a haul of one gold, two silver and three bronze medals, making 2021 a year of sporting triumph. The athletes' excellence during the year is also illustrated in a photo section entitled "Sporting Heroes".
     There are nine photo sections, with more than 90 pictures, featuring different facets of the city. Other photo highlights include stunning vistas from various high points around the territory and close looks at the M+ museum that opened in the West Kowloon Cultural District in November 2021.
     On the inside back cover is a map showing country parks and marine parks in Hong Kong.
     The standard price of "Hong Kong 2021" is $340. It can be purchased at the online Government Bookstore at www.bookstore.gov.hk and the Information Services Department's Publications Sales Unit at Room 626, 6/F, North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point. Orders can also be placed by:
  • calling the Publications Sales Unit on 2537 1910;
  • filling in an order form from the department's website at www.isd.gov.hk and submitting it online or by fax to 2523 7195; or
  • emailing puborder@isd.gov.hk.

Ends/Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Issued at HKT 15:00
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The Government's latest yearbook, "Hong Kong 2021", goes on sale today (September 7).