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 […]Read more "May 2015 Editorial: Competitive Expat Packages in the Spotlight"
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 […]Read more "May 2015 COVER STORY: Full Speed Ahead with Hong Kong and Shenzhen"
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 […]Read more "Qianhai: How Can Its Potential Be Fully Unleashed?"
As more companies move to the cloud, Amazon Web Services speaks to the advantages of storage on the web, with an unlimited web capacity. Flexibility and an elastic model make the cloud ideal for huge companies, as well as startups By Liana Cafolla […]Read more "INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: The Computing Cloud’s Silver Lining"
Utilities expert Paul D. O’Rourke shares some lessons drawn from the establishment of competitive electricity markets in the US in the 1990s that can bear insight for energy policies today By Nan-Hie In Recently at the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, Paul D. O’Rourke, formerly the energy practice lead at Booz Allen & […]Read more "ENERGY: Energy Reform from A US Perspective"
Known as the land of opportunities, US has long been one of the most popular places among immigrants from all over the world, especially China. With multiple non-immigrant visa options, experts from law firm Withersworldwide provides the best solutions for the new startups searching for new opportunities By Christina Choi Embassy of the United States […]Read more "ENTREPRENEURSHIP: A New Pathway for Chinese Entrepreneurs"
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 […]Read more "HUMAN CAPITAL: Hard Talk"