May 2015 Editorial: Competitive Expat Packages in the Spotlight

A blaring headline in the South China Morning Post this month announced expatriate packages in Hong Kong were lower than those of their counterparts across the border in Mainland China. Compiled by human resources firm ECA International, which specializes in managing international assignees, the survey used data from more than 300 multinational organizations and more […]

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May 2015 COVER STORY: Full Speed Ahead with Hong Kong and Shenzhen

With the upcoming launch of the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect highly anticipated, an AmCham delegation coming from diverse backgrounds visited the Shenzhen Stock Exchange to discuss with officials on the current outlook of the newest stock connect, with an additional visit to see the progress of the Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone […]

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Qianhai: How Can Its Potential Be Fully Unleashed?

Since officially becoming part of the Chinese government’s twelfth Five-Year Plan, the Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone has aimed to develop cooperation between the neighboring cities. Dr. Witman Hung is the Managing Director at Qianhai International Liaison Services Ltd., set up by the Shenzhen Qianhai Management Authority in Hong Kong. In this […]

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HUMAN CAPITAL: Hard Talk

Executive Consultant Katie O’Hara from Connect Communication offers insight on how to approach difficult conversations and people By Virginia Lau It’s never easy dealing with upset clients and difficult staff. At a recent lunch workshop, AmCham invited Executive Consultant Katie O’Hara from Connect Communication to discuss and offer advice on how to handle difficult people […]

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