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  1. Cutting-edge tools help firms hone their strategies holistically

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... Andrea Li Enterprise risk management (ERM) is a buzzword in the boardrooms of insurance companies as insurers realise the importance of assessing risk in a more holistic manner. ERM ... insurance companies have readily embraced the implementation of the concept, realising that the need to manage risk is fundamental to operating a successful business. Threats of natural disasters, ...

  2. Mainland firms take lead in managing risk

    Posted Sep 24th 2009, 12:00am by Kate Watson

    ... Kate Watson Listed companies on the mainland appear to be demonstrating a better grasp of internal control and risk management, especially since the economic downturn, while ... and the mainland's first enterprise risk management standard, for example, came into effect from July 1 and applies to all listed companies. In Hong Kong, a greater focus on internal controls has been driven ...

  3. Risk Management

    Posted Apr 01st 2009, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... Amanda Lee The credit crunch has prompted questions about capital risk management, but some market participants believe that imposing more stringent regulations will not help companies to manage the risks that they are exposed to. Listed companies in Hong Kong are required to review and monitor risks by the Code on Corporate Governance set up by the Hong Kong stock exchange. ...

  4. Only 35pc report on risk management

    Posted Dec 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Natalie Chiu Fewer Hong Kong-listed companies reported on their risk management in their latest annual reports than a year earlier, despite weathering a more volatile business environment ... in the Hang Seng Composite Index found that only 35 per cent reported on risk management, 5 per cent fewer than last year. 'The importance of effective risk management has received increasing ...

  5. Risks and how to manage them

    Posted Apr 21st 2008, 12:00am by Sophie Paine

    ... future risks. Banks manage their risks by following the regulations on liquidity and capital ratios. They also reduce risks by diversifying their assets and liabilities. ... Money is written by Sophie Paine, who teaches students financial literacy at www.aandbmake3.com What kind of risks may a bank face? Credit risk: a borrower fails to pay back a loan ...

  6. Eliminator of supply risk sought

    Posted Mar 08th 2008, 12:00am by Jolene Otremba

    ... Strategic Sourcing Asia, part of Novo Nordisk's corporate strategic sourcing unit, is inviting applicants for the role of senior procurement manager for Asia. Responsible for the sourcing ... aspects are to eliminate risks at the lowest possible total supply chain cost. The key role of the job is to support ongoing strategic processes of updating the supplier base from being mainly ...

  7. Good management is key to success

    Posted May 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Bernard Wan

    ... Bernard Wan Accepting and managing risks are unavoidable in the construction industry. Therefore, a good risk management programme is fundamental to the success of a construction project ... and construction. If risk is not managed and controlled it can lead to the failure of a project or incur substantial additional costs to the contractor and other parties. To that end, some techniques can ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ABORTION

    Shenzhen abortions hold high risks for Hong Kong women

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... they take on the risk of infection, infertility and trauma, with non-existent psychological support for dealing with post-abortion blues. Conditions in the best hospitals over the border are below ... charged was HK$8,000. "I'd like to know what's happening to our patients," said Wendy Tam, the former executive manager at Central Hospital. She said former staff were looking ...

  9. Elderly at greater risk of anxiety disorder

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... assistance at all. Mood management, such as learning how to relax, and making better use of time are proposed to maintain mental health. 4% According to the survey, about this proportion ...

  10. Retail operator seeks senior technical services manager

    Posted Jun 28th 2008, 12:00am by Ana Wang

    ... the head of supply chain practice at Talent2. 'The ability to manage product risk assessment together with practical experience of production and product testing would be an advantage.' ... Susie Gyopos and Ana Wang An attractive offer has come up for someone who is proactive, efficient and flexible with more than 10 years of experience in managing quality and technical ...




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