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  1. Membership disappointed over delays to scheme

    Posted Jan 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the retirement interests of employees, Convoy Financial says that the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority (MPFA) should enhance the existing requirements/regulations on the MPF ... A survey concerning the Mandatory Provident Fund shows investors want full control over the choice of service provider, except for the way they invest their retirement savings. The survey, ...

  2. Mandatory courses keep staff in the know

    Posted May 28th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Accountants (ACCA) has implemented an Approved CPD Employer Scheme. This was established last year to recognise employers that provide extensive CPD tools for ACCA members. Under present arrangements, ... for Greater China, said that to gain approval under the ACCA-CPD scheme employers must show they could provide programmes that contributed to the continuous maintenance, development and enhancement ...

  3. Delays in planning could be a costly error

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to find the right MPF, as there is a need to choose the right MPF scheme to support individual goals. HSBC is the largest mandatory provident fund service provider in Hong Kong and, in an HSBC ... Bo Leung Attitudes towards retirement funds are changing as more people are becoming dependent on their savings. People are more aware that the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) is a key way ...

  4. Financial sector knows keeping up with the pace is vital

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Mandatory Provident Fund advanced training and an Executive MBA programme co-organised with Lingnan University. Insurance professionals can obtain continuous professional development credits from the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority. In a commitment to upgrading standards continuously, Hong Kong insurance agents are required to accumulate a minimum of 30 credits each year to keep ...

  5. Flood of funds puts HKMA on the defensive

    Posted Oct 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) this month pumped more than HK$47 billion into the banking system to meet demand for the local dollar. This comes on top of more than HK$338 billion in liquidity injected by the authority in the first nine months, as well as periodic issues of Exchange Fund notes aimed at mopping up some of the huge inflows into Hong Kong dollar deposits held ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted May 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... No 1 overall, followed closely by Zurich, Geneva and Vancouver. Two-thirds of MPF members polled want higher salary cap Two out of three people surveyed think the Mandatory Provident Fund's salary ... Council's approval of HK$66.9 billion in funding for the link. Some non-permanent residents can now extend stay via internet Six categories of non-permanent Hong Kong residents may now submit ...

  7. Small price to pay for high cost of living longer in HK

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... the implementation of the Mandatory Provident Fund,' Mr Sadler said. 'It will become increasingly more common in the future.' Hong Kong Cancer Fund's CancerLink hotline: 36560800. ... at a time when people are beginning to understand the challenges of living longer. Hospital Authority figures indicate life expectancy of males and females will increase to 82.5 and 88 years ...

  8. Tougher safety rules on drug makers may raise their cost

    Posted Feb 06th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Hospital died after suffering a rare fungal infection linked to the drug. The Hospital Authority, a major buyer of drugs, is also requiring suppliers to perform extra tests and provide more ... requirements. Suppliers must provide the authority with reports showing the drugs have passed micro-organism tests and other safety tests. They should also list information such as drug name, origin ...

  9. REITs may prove unpopular

    Posted Jul 28th 2003, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... it mandatory for all REITs to be listed on the stock exchange. Despite the mandatory listing requirement, Christfund Securities chairman Christopher Cheung Wah-fung said Reits were unlikely to attract retail investors. 'Most REITs investors are long-term buyers who expect a stable dividend. This may be suitable for fund managers or insurance companies but it will not be popular among ...

  10. Music provider to cash in on telecoms revamp

    Posted May 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jonathan Yang A8 Digital Music Holdings, one of the mainland's leading digital music providers, is hoping to ride on the restructuring of the country's telecommunications industry to boost its profitability. 'Telecommunications companies will soon increase their investment in data services tremendously and this will provide us with a very good opportunity ...




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