The Competition Ordinance – Hong Kong’s anti-trust, or anti-monopoly, law which came into effect in December of last year – signifies an era of progressive policy targeting commercial behavior that “prevents, restricts or distorts competition” in a fashion similar to that of other developed economies around the world. As a matter of principle, it is […]Read more "May 2016 Editorial – Full Speed Ahead"
Despite a changing global landscape, Asia remains an exciting region of economic development. In a market estimated to have some 4.7 million high-net-worth individuals and more digitally connected than in any other part of the world, opportunities to leverage “Big Data” to drive growth are clear and present. In an interview with biz.hk, Sanjeev Chatrath, […]Read more "May 2016 COVER STORY – Financial Technology Beyond Sheer Data"
It is widely agreed that a shortage of qualified personnel is becoming increasingly acute in all of Hong Kong’s important pillar industries. It is a phenomenon that underpins a disconnect between education, labor, and population policies – and it will require a holistic approach by bringing aboard the private and public sectors to forge a […]Read more "ADVOCACY – The Drive for a Diverse Workforce"
Having initiated and spoken in a “Conversation with an AmCham Leader”, past chair of AmCham’s Education Affairs Group and former governor Frank Wong discusses how members of the Chamber can deliver an enduring impact on the community as role models through a series of orientation programs linking local high school students with business leaders for […]Read more "EDUCATION – In Pursuit of Talent Development"
In a new era of slower Chinese economic growth, what are the implications of a wave of declining demand from Mainland Chinese companies, investors and tourists alike on Hong Kong’s commercial, retail and residential property markets? Denis Ma, JLL’s Head of Research for Hong Kong, talks about China’s current and future role in driving the […]Read more "REAL ESTATE – China’s Impact on Hong Kong’s Property Market"
One of the oldest forms of human communication, storytelling predates the printed word, television, cinema and all forms of advertising. It is increasingly recognized as a leadership capability among CEOs, politicians, celebrities and global brands in their journey to better connect, inform and engage with stakeholders. More importantly, storytelling is a repeatable technique that can […]Read more "COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING – Simple Stories Compellingly Told"
Hong Kong is truly a vibrant international city – a status reflected not only in the role it plays in the immense volume of global trade and investment or financial transactions year after year but also in the thriving sector of international schools. Some 50 schools currently provide curricula of the UK, US, Australia, Canada, […]Read more "INDUSTRY FOCUS – School Orientation for Prospective Students – and Parents"