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Hong Kong Budget Speeches 1997 - 2017

Welcome to the Hong Kong Budget Speeches Corpus hosted by the Research Centre for Professional Communication in English of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The Hong Kong Budget Speeches Corpus consists of speeches from 1997 - 2017 (21 speeches) delivered by the Financial Secretaries of Hong Kong.  They are as published on the Hong Kong Government website, entirely as spoken, and the written headings as originally published have been removed.

There are currently 279,209 words in the corpus.

  • You can search for a word, e.g. income, government, or a phrase, e.g. tax burden, public sector, and find examples of its use in its context.

  • You can also search for an additional word in combination with your search word, e.g. increase (search word) and expenditure (additional word), or search phrase, e.g. tax burden (search phrase) and reduce (additional word).

Hong Kong Budget Speeches Corpus

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The computer software used to search the Hong Kong Budgets is ConcGramOnline© designed and written by Chris Greaves, Senior Project Fellow, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

 





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