.hk Chinese Domain Name Official Launch

HKIRC and its wholly subsidiary HKDNR jointly held a ceremony at Grand Hyatt Hotel, Wanchai to celebrate the official launch of the “.hk Chinese Domain Name”. The ceremony was officiated by Mr. Howard Dickson, Government Chief Information Officer, Christopher To, Chairman of HKIRC and Jonathan Shea, CEO of HKDNR. It was then followed by a panel discussion session entitled “Chinese Domain Name – Springboard for business and lifestyle enhancement”. Guests from from different industries were invited to participate in the ceremony.

The launch of ‘.hk’ Chinese Domain Name (CDN) timely addressed the needs of Hong Kong businesses and the community at large. Overwhelming response to Chinese Domain Name with almost 7,000 applications were received during the soft launch period.