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  1. Hong Kong the hub for region

    Posted Sep 08th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Reports by Chris Davis Hong Kong is widely recognised as the hub of the private equity and venture capital industry in the Asia-Pacific region. It is home to the region's largest management pool of capital for private equity investment- which now stands at more than US$26billion. According to the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, there are about 180 Hong Kong-based private ...

  2. Firm to advance energy efficiency in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 14th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis Interest in green building technology in Hong Kong has increased significantly over the past few years. Soaring fuel prices, increased public awareness and attention from Hong ... including Hong Kong. Ricky Chan Hoi-ki, general manager for building efficiency at Johnson Controls and managing director of its Hong Kong operation, said Leed-qualified Johnson staff would help ...

  3. Private jet use takes off in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 12th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Kong businessmen is beginning to take off after a slow build-up. While many of Hong Kong's famously budget-minded wealthy residents remain content to fly economy class, a growing number ... of Hong Kong, said: 'We expect business to continue growing as more executives use private aviation as a time-saving tool and authorities around the region streamline the landing ...

  4. Hong Kong assignment

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... of Jefferson Wells, which established its first Asian office in Hong Kong last year, Mr Parker said he enjoys a myriad responsibilities involved in a start-up business as he sets strategies to increase ... the Jefferson Wells management role was Mr Parker's first assignment in Hong Kong, his management experience in Asia dates back more than 15 years, divided between Shandong and Shanghai ...

  5. Hong Kong seeks double taxation treaties with key trading partners

    Posted Oct 25th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Reports by Chris Davis THE HONG KONG government is stepping up its efforts to secure double taxation treaties with its major trading partners. The move aims to enhance Hong Kong ... borders can potentially be subject to double taxation. There are about 1,300 double taxation treaties around the world. But Hong Kong only signed its first one in 2003- with Belgium, which ...

  6. Hong Kong an offshore haven

    Posted Sep 18th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... US$833 billion in liquid assets. In Asia, Hong Kong and Singapore are becoming increasingly attractive offshore banking centres. Significant sums of money have been invested in these places since ... Switzerland. According to the Sovereign Society, an organisation founded in 1998 to provide legal strategies for individuals to protect and enhance their wealth and privacy, Hong Kong is now one ...

  7. FYI: Are Hong Kong's snakes the slippery characters they seem?

    Posted Jun 04th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis FYI: Are Hong Kong's snakes the slippery characters they seem? Many people dislike or fear snakes. Others grow up believing snakes are nasty, slimy, sneaky and evil ... There are 49 known native species of snake in Hong Kong, including three that live in the sea or fresh water. Only eight of the 49 species have life-threatening bites and they seldom pose a threat ...

  8. Hong Kong rates highly on expertise

    Posted Sep 29th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... 'Hong Kong itself may offer only a small market for the development of software technology, but we are very good at devising different applications for existing software and making commercial use of raw IT knowledge by packaging it for industry and new services,' said Sunny Lee Wai-kwong, president of the Hong Kong Computer Society. Established in 1970, the society has more ...

  9. Hong Kong group makes tag system the tool of choice

    Posted Apr 25th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Reports by Chris Davis Organisation pioneers initiatives such as pilot programmes in the Pearl River Delta to create common standards EPCglobal Hong Kong is leading the drive to make radio frequency identification (RFID) technology the tool of choice in the next generation of supply chain management solutions. Anna Lin, GSI Hong Kong and EPCglobal Hong Kong chief executive, said ...

  10. Work trip reveals world beyond Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 20th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis, Scarlet Ma

    ... Reports by Chris Davis and Scarlet Ma A STINT OF on-the-job work in Ireland persuaded Joe Fok Chi-kiu that he could work just as happily overseas as he would in Hong Kong. He said his stay at Queen's University, in Belfast, as a PolyU Preferred Graduate Programme student changed his outlook. 'I hadn't considered working outside of Hong Kong, but my workplace experience ...




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