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Elaine Chan, chief health and protection officer, AXA Hong Kong

Saturday, 4 February, 2012, 12:00am

A conduit for corporate clients

As someone well versed in the workings of the press and public relations (PR), it is no great surprise that Joanne Wong is keen to correct misconceptions. Her particular concern is that too many people still fail to understand the full extent and purpose of the PR business.

22 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

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Tim Bourne, worldwide head of watches, Sotheby's

20 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Staying connected to sport

Overcoming the odds is something Vivian Lee has been doing from a young age. Despite taking up swimming relatively late - when she was 11 - and lacking the large frame of most top-level competitors, she was already representing Hong Kong by the time she was 15.

4 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

City climbs on brand wagon again

The flying dragon logo and 'Asia's World City' slogan used to promote the city could be scrapped under a review of 'Brand Hong Kong' quietly launched by the government.

Donald Tsang Yam-kuen proposed the review in his policy address in October, but little has been heard about the project.

14 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Life in the fast lane

A former silver medallist explains how she made it from success in the pool to owning an international sports management company

An 18-month sabbatical from sports management did Vivian Lee Ying-shih a world of good as she came to realise that sport was indeed her passion, and she wasn't about to turn her back on it again.

8 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

PR firm seeks client service manager

An award-winning, global public relations consultancy, known for its stellar client service, wants to recruit a replacement public relations (PR) client service manager.

Fleishman-Hillard (FH) offers strategic communications advice to local, national and international clients, including many of the world's most respected brands.

19 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Forums and sporting events called off as fears hit home

Scores of international conferences, sporting events and other activities have been cancelled in Beijing this month as foreigners heed travel warnings.

Up to 40 per cent of the hotel convention business has been cut for April, a Sheraton Great Wall spokeswoman said, and the spokesman for another Beijing hotel said almost every foreigner-sponsored event had been dropped.

5 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Silver Anvil winners

Fleishman-Hillard won the most top awards, called Silver Anvils, at the 1997 awards presentation sponsored by the Public Relations Society of America in New York.

18 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

SAIL swoops

SCOTCHBROOK Associates International (SAIL) has bought the remaining minority share in Fleishman-Hillard Scotchbrook Asia (F-HSA) from US public relations firm Fleishman-Hillard for an undisclosed sum.

SAIL now owns 100 per cent of F-HSA, operating offices in both Hong Kong and Singapore. F-HSA will be renamed Scotchbrook Communications International.

22 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

PR firms baulk at burden of SFC ruling

AUTHOR Rudyard Kipling once put down the British press with the description: 'Power without responsibility - the prerogative of the harlot through the ages.' Now Hong Kong's public relations (PR) corps finds themselves faced with responsibility but no power.

25 Oct 1994 - 12:00am