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  1. Integration puts logistics players in pole position

    Posted Nov 09th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... School of Economics. Guest speakers from industry, business and the public sector provide extra input and specialist knowledge. To keep pace with the rapidly changing world of logistics ...

  2. Perfect time for businesses to take responsibility

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis Companies concentrate on operational essentials and cut back on the rest during an economic downturn. And one place where executives will take a closer look is their corporate ... to integrate 'sustainability' and 'social responsibility' into their business strategies. Jane Lau, CLP Holdings director- group public affairs, said the principles of CSR were ...

  3. Planning for a brighter future

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... of professionals whose work is concerned with environmental quality and public health. It is designed to conform to an interdisciplinary approach where the environmental, technical, economic and social ... Reports by Chris Davis The demand for skilled environmental and public health managers is growing FEW DOUBT THAT air and water pollution in Hong Kong is a serious threat to public health ...

  4. Accountants' institute still blazing a trail

    Posted Nov 04th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) is known for its excellence in financial reporting, but the Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA) Best Annual ... she added. 'The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants is the pioneer of corporate governance in Hong Kong,' she said. 'More than a decade ago, even before ...

  5. Plan for peace of mind

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

    ... planning and investment industry. More than 70 topical seminars on the latest financial and economic trends and issues are scheduled are being held during the expo. 'The public needs more ... of Hong Kong (IFPHK), said. The expo would provide a one-stop opportunity for members of the public to meet face-to-face with financial professionals and to find out more about the wide range ...

  6. Second phase of Cepa opens door to profession

    Posted Dec 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... trade agreements, the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (Cepa), often focus on the manufacturing sector. However, under the extended Cepa II agreement, services such as the accountancy ... a council member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and chairman of its corporate services committee. With 600 offices in 100 countries and more than 23,000 staff, BDO ...

  7. Asian investments head for record levels

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

    ... capital firms is credited with mainland companies such as Shanda, eLong, Finance Street and 51job.com successfully executing overseas initial public offerings that have netted more than ... and head of North Asia, said the mainland had become a market that no one could afford to ignore. 'Its consistently high economic growth has drawn growing attention from venture capital ...

  8. Financial private eyes see rapid growth in demand

    Posted Dec 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis ACCOUNTANTS AND super sleuths are rarely associated. However, as the public and investors demand greater corporate accountability, the role of the forensic accountant- a sort ... professionals provide financial, economic and statistical services to companies and their legal advisers involved in litigation, arbitration or mediation, and regulatory investigations or other ...

  9. Overcoming 'an emotional jolt'

    Posted Oct 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... to read some classic books including those written by Joseph Conrad and do a PhD in economics,' he added, casually referring to his doctorate awarded by the University of New South Wales. He ... Foster, whose duties include covering macroeconomic research and providing comments and analysis on key Asian economic issues and financial market events. 'I enjoy researching a wide variety ...

  10. Prospects for professionals take off in land of opportunity

    Posted Dec 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... in the mainland; helping with the privatisation, restructuring and reorganising of state enterprises; and public listings of private and large mainland conglomerates expanding their activities globally. Mr ... Fong said the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (Cepa), Cepa II and the mainland's entry into the World Trade Organisation had created an unprecedented demand for accounting ...




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