SCED meets computer entertainment company president
(March 13 2008)
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Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mr Frederick Ma, welcomes the visit to Hong Kong by the President & Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., Mr Kazui Hirai on March 13. They exchanged views on the development of creative industry and agreed that the effective enforcement of intellectual property rights protection in Hong Kong and the enactment of the Copyright (Amendment) Ordinance 2007 have provided the necessary environment for digital content development. Mr Ma stressed the goal of Hong Kong to develop creative industry and the importance to nurture young talents, and glad to learn that the Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong Limited signed a memorandum of understanding with Cyberport in December last year (2007) to collaborate in promoting digital entertainment industry in Hong Kong. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong Limited's establishment in Hong Kong. The company sees Hong Kong not only as a growing market, but also a place for collaboration in creative industry, Mr Kazui Hirai said.