The 2011 annual conference of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) may have just concluded but, as a sign of its success, organisers are already considering topics for next year's agenda.Monday, 27 June, 2011, 12:00am
Sir Gordon Macwhinnie, the 'father' and founding president of the Hong Kong Society of Accountants, has died at his home in southern England. He was 84.21 Jul 2007 - 12:00am
He was a pivotal figure in the city's accounting industry, but Gordon Macwhinnie's interests went well beyond number-crunching - to higher education, golf and horse racing.21 Jul 2007 - 12:00am
After more than half a century, the 'father' and founding president of the Hong Kong Society of Accountants, Sir Gordon Macwhinnie, has left Hong Kong for retirement in England with his wife.3 Apr 2006 - 12:00am
THE HONG KONG Institute of Certified Public Accountants has grown in size and strength over the past 30 years to become an influential organisation.
Membership has increased to 22,000, compared with 5,300 in 1990 and about 560 in the year of the organisation's inception on January 1, 1973.8 Sep 2004 - 12:00am
The stewards of the Jockey Club will look at existing rules following the malfunctioning lift saga on Wednesday night which almost brought worldwide embarrassment to Hong Kong's racing jurisdiction.8 Sep 2000 - 12:00am
A survey in the early 1990s showed one group of professionals in Hong Kong were considered to have a high sex appeal: accountants. It cannot be, I hear you say. Besuited, bespectacled and beyond consideration in the 'macho job' stakes, these toilers in the fields of ledger books have always been a byword for boring.1 May 1999 - 12:00am
JOCKEY John Marshall scored his most improbable win of the season yesterday in the Hong Kong Professional Golfers' Association Golden Harvest Invitational Pro-Am at Fanling.
The Australian, one of the leading riders in Hong Kong, was not even among the original ''runners'' in the starting lineup.11 Jan 1994 - 12:00am
A KNIGHT, an England cricketer, a former Miss Hong Kong and some of the territory's most prominent figures in the fields of business and entertainment will help tee-off the biggest week on the domestic calendar at Fanling this morning.10 Jan 1994 - 12:00am
GEOFF Lane has his team in outstanding form, producing winner after winner over the last month.
Much of the limelight has gone to departing stable rider Declan Murphy as he has got them home in a series of consummate rides.26 May 1993 - 12:00am