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Bogus calls related to WeChat Pay Hong Kong Limited

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Bogus calls related to WeChat Pay Hong Kong Limited
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Bogus calls related to WeChat Pay Hong Kong Limited

2024-05-24 21:00 Last Updated At:05-25 11:45

Unveiling the truth behind scam calls linked to wechat pay hong kong limited

The following is issued on behalf of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority:

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to apress releaseissued by WeChat Pay Hong Kong Limited relating to bogus calls. The relevant stored value facility (SVF) licensee has reported the case to the HKMA.

The HKMA wishes to remind the public that anyone who has provided his or her personal information or account credentials, or who has conducted any financial transactions, in response to bogus calls, should contact the relevant SVF licensee, and report to the Police or contact the Anti-Deception Coordination Centre of the Police at 18222.

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HKPL showcases diverse e-resources at Hong Kong Book Fair booth

The Hong Kong Public Libraries (HKPL) has set up a booth at the Hong Kong Book Fair, which is being held from today (July 17) to July 23 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, with the theme "Self/LIBRARY" to introduce the HKPL's rich e-resources.

The booth is located at A26 in Hall 1C on 1/F. Members of the public can experience the online services and e-resources of the HKPL themselves through touchscreen displays and tablets set up in the booth. Visitors who follow the "Reading is Joyful" Facebook or Instagram pages can upload a photo taken at the booth's special check-in spots and redeem a limited edition souvenir on-site.

At the booth, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) will also introduce social media channels and online resources of its museums to the public. Visitors can gather the exhibition information, programmes and publications of LCSD museums and art spaces. They may follow "Visit HK Museums" social media channels and participate in a prize quiz for a limited-edition souvenir. To learn more about the programmes of LCSD museums, members of the public can visit https://www.museums.gov.hk/en/web/portal/home.html.

The HKPL has a number of rich electronic collections, including the popular SUEP Chinese e-book database, with book titles suitable for people of different ages, covering famous works of renowned Hong Kong writers, and other titles from areas such as literature and fiction, children's books, business and economics, household knowledge, social sciences, technology and medicines, language learning, education and biography, among others. The platform also provides audiobooks including Jin Yong's martial arts novels, allowing readers to enjoy books anytime and anywhere.

Readers can also experience the diverse electronic resources of the HKPL through reading a variety of e-magazines and e-books in Kono Libraries and OverDrive electronic collections, and enjoy parent-child reading time using Chinese and English children's books in e-book collections the "FunPark" and the "Britannica Collective". They can also search through extensive collections of journals and scholarly dissertations on business and economics in the "ProQuest Business Collection", as well as the articles of English newspapers and magazines from around the world in "Gale OneFile: News".

To let members of the public further enjoy the convenience of e-reading, the "Pop-up e-Book" page of the HKPL website (https://www.hkpl.gov.hk/en/collections/pop-up-e-book.html) provides a selection of locally published e-books that can be accessed online without logging into a library account. The e-book selection is updated quarterly and includes book titles from areas of literature, fiction, lifestyle, leisure reading materials, collections for children etc.

The HKPL provides over 520 000 e-books and more than 82 e-databases. Members of the public can log in to their library accounts to read online or download to computers and mobile devices for e-reading. Hong Kong residents who have never applied for library cards or HKPL e-accounts can visit the HKPL's website to apply for e-accounts and enjoy immediate access to the diverse e-resources.

Please visit the HKPL's booth at the fair or visit www.hkpl.gov.hk/en/e-resources/index.html to know more about the e-resources.

HKPL showcases diverse e-resources at Hong Kong Book Fair booth  Source: HKSAR Government Press Releases

HKPL showcases diverse e-resources at Hong Kong Book Fair booth Source: HKSAR Government Press Releases

HKPL showcases diverse e-resources at Hong Kong Book Fair booth  Source: HKSAR Government Press Releases

HKPL showcases diverse e-resources at Hong Kong Book Fair booth Source: HKSAR Government Press Releases

HKPL showcases diverse e-resources at Hong Kong Book Fair booth  Source: HKSAR Government Press Releases

HKPL showcases diverse e-resources at Hong Kong Book Fair booth Source: HKSAR Government Press Releases

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