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  1. ACCA widens scope of accreditation scheme

    Posted Dec 11th 2004, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... Tim Metcalfe The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is urging more local companies and multinational corporations to seek recognition under its employer accreditation ... Sin. Accredited employers now include all large accounting firms and big names such as the Securities and Futures Commission, Hutchison Whampoa, Hang Seng Bank, Heineken Hong Kong, Dragon ...

  2. Ad spending expected to remain strong

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Advertising expenditure was expected to grow by double digits this year. The Association of Accredited Advertising Agents of Hong Kong also said expenditure was HK$57.6 billion last year, up 11.8 per cent from 2006. The three biggest spenders were HSBC (HK$565 million), PCCW (HK$505.8 million) and McDonald's (HK$426.4 million). The sector that spent most ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HK to host local version of advertising awards Hong Kong will host a local version of the internationally renowned advertising award the Effie next year, the Association of Accredited Advertising Agents of Hong Kong announced. The Effie Award was founded by the New York American Marketing Association in 1968 and has been introduced in 21 countries so far. The Hong Kong Effie award ...

  4. Property giants may be let off hook over underpaid workers

    Posted Feb 12th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Property developers may be able to gain accreditation under the voluntary 'wage protection movement' even if workers managed by their subsidiaries are paid less than ... to supporters' accreditation certificates to exempt them from enforcing minimum wages on their outsourced workers. Association president Suen Kwok-lam said it would consider the proposal, but wondered ...

  5. CTA exam teaches global tax skills

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a thorough knowledge in taxation with a high level of competence. The CTA qualification is accredited by a number of accounting firms and enterprises, including KPMG- one of the Big Four ... is up-to-date, TIHK provides mandatory continuing-professional-development training. It also requires all CTAs to attend seminars or courses conducted by TIHK or other accredited organisations in person ...

  6. Regulators can stop repeat of minibond debacle with risk rating system

    Posted May 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... similarly have an obligation to the public to accredit a risk-to-capital warning for all investment products sold in this jurisdiction. A standard rating system grading risk to capital on a scale ... assessment for all investment products that it wishes to sell in Hong Kong for the regulator's vetting and accreditation. Our regulators should not forgo this responsibility as it will protect ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - RATINGS

    Ratings agencies from China, Russia and US to take on Big Three

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... rating China's sovereign debt AA+. Egan-Jones, meanwhile, has run into flak from the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm, one of nine accredited rating agencies in the US, downgraded the US debt for the second time on April 5 this year. On April 24, the SEC filed a complaint accusing the firm of overstating its expertise in its application for accreditation in 2008. ...

  8. Adding it all up

    Posted May 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Classes are held at weekends or on weekday evenings. The programme is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. ...

  9. Luring HK farmers with a new breed of sweetcorn

    Posted Jun 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department and Vegetable Marketing Organisation's Accredited Farm Scheme. It resists pests because the leaves around the cob are tighter than those ...

  10. Race is on to snare coveted spot at jockey school

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... students are expected to commit themselves to more than 10 hours of training a day, six days a week, progressing along a structured but varied course in order to become a fully accredited racing ...




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