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Hong Kong: iPad app detailing govt developments

The Information Services Department (ISD) in Hong Kong launched an iPad app on 14 October 2011 detailing 2010’s account of government policy and activities.


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In 21 chapters, the free app covers a wide range of subjects including the economy, commerce and industry, employment, the environment, social welfare, education, infrastructural development, culture and recreation, infrastructure development and state of IT adoption.

According to ISD, the app is “a useful reference source” into Hong Kong’s life and developments last year. App features include photographs, video content and the availability of both Traditional Chinese and English.

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On 19 October 2011 888 wrote:

just a way to waste tax, hk govt is too rich

however many hk govt department system development computer still using a cheap and low grade desktop..

really a joke

- by someone from hk

On 5 October 2013 Katie Clement wrote:

I may say that if I am an individual from HK, I will be happy perhaps for having this apps for the government purposes, but is this really transparent?

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