Full Chinese .香港 Domain Name Official Launch Ceremony
2011-03-24

Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited (HKIRC) held the official launch ceremony of the full Chinese .香港 Internationalised Country Code Top Level Domain (.香港 domain name) at Novotel Century Hotel, Wanchai. The ceremony was officiated by Mr. Stephen Mak, JP, Government Chief Information Officer, Mr. Peter Dengate Thrush, Chair of ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), Mr. John Estmond Strickland, GBS, JP, Chairman of HKIRC and Mr. Jonathan Shea, CEO of HKIRC. HKIRC has received positive response during the half-month soft launch period, with about 20,000 .香港 domain names activated. This encouraging feedback shows the great demand for the .香港 domain name among businesses and in the community.

Panelists for the discussion session included Mr. Choi Yu Shing, Unit-in-Charge of Youth SPOT21, HKFYG, Mr. Timothy Chow, General Manager of Cerebos (Hong Kong) Limited, Mr. Lawrence Leung, Information System Manager of Sunflower Travel Service Limited and Mr. Kelvin Woo, Business Development Manager of Speedy Group Corporation Limited. They shared their valuable insight in regard to the benefits and competitive advantages of using .香港.


Mr. John Estmond Strickland, GBS, JP, Chairman of HKIRC delivered a speech at the official launch ceremony of Full Chinese .香港 Domain Name.



(From left) Mr. John Estmond Strickland, GBS, JP, Chairman of HKIRC, Mr. Peter Dengate Thrush, Chair of ICANN, Mr. Stephen Mak, JP, Government Chief Information Officer and Mr. Jonathan Shea, CEO of HKIRC officiated the launch ceremony of full Chinese .香港domain name.



Officiating guests and HKIRC's board of directors toasted to the guests at the official launch ceremony of Full Chinese .香港 Domain Name.



(From left) Mr. Jonathan Shea, CEO of HKIRC, Mr. Choi Yu Shing, Unit-in-Charge of Youth SPOT21, HKFYG, Mr. Timothy Chow, General Manager of Cerebos (Hong Kong) Limited, Mr. Lawrence Leung, Information System Manager of Sunflower Travel Service Limited and Mr. Kelvin Woo, Business Development Manager of Speedy Group Corporation Limited shared their valuable insight in regard to the benefits and competitive advantages of using .香港.