The past year has been earmarked with landmark agreements between Mainland China and Hong Kong that have opened up previously unseen channels for cross-border trade and investment. In a highly touted agreement that commences July 1, a mutual fund recognition scheme will allow streamlined cross-border fund sales, with a massive 600 billion RMB quota, higher […]Read more "June 2015 EDITORIAL: Guiding a mutually beneficial relationship"
Pollution is not a new issue for Hong Kong, as the government has been trying to improve it for years. Little by little, things are starting to turn around, thanks to the efforts of Christine Loh, the Under Secretary for the Environment, as well as China’s increasing focus on dealing with its own pollution concerns […]Read more "June 2015 COVER STORY: Fighting To Breathe"
Does the frequent filibustering and other political dramas at the Legislative council indicate an underperforming government that does not work overall? Civic Party legislator Dennis Kwok addresses these concerns whilst detailing insights to paint a more accurate political reality in these chambers, and shares his views on the future of democracy in Hong Kong By […]Read more "Government relations: The Inner Workings of LegCo"
Sears holdings, one of the US’s largest broad-line retailers, sees Hong Kong as a strategic center in Asia as it moves from brick-and-mortar sales to increasingly embrace technology and B2C. It’s the sort of example tellingly illustrated at Hong Kong’s “Think Asia, Think Hong Kong” promotional campaigns in Chicago and Toronto in June. By Martin […]Read more "Trade & Investment: Hong Kong’s Role in a Changing Sears World"
Several years ago, the end seemed near for one of Hong Kong’s biggest international music and movie retailers. But a last minute purchase by Hong Kong’s AID Partners Capital gave the struggling brand new life. Now, not only is HMV relevant again, but they’re looking to expand with a new flagship store in bustling Causeway […]Read more "Trading & Investment: Grooving to a new beat"
Companies routinely amass much raw organizational data; amid this information abyss are solutions that could solve the firm’s problems. Data experts from Deloitte explain how businesses can unlock insights from such data that could spark changes in the company for the better. By Nan-Hie In Information is power. Harness it to solve business problems and […]Read more "Information Technology: The Power of Data"
With causes ranging from hearing aids for hearing impaired children to therapy dogs and dental care for the elderly, the Amcham Charitable Foundation and the American Women’s Association awarded nearly HK$290,000 to nice deserving charities this year By Queenie Tsui Once again in 2015, the AmCham Charitable Foundation has partnered with the American Women’s Association […]Read more "Charitable Foundation: A Celebration of Partnerships in Giving Back to the community"