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Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Renewing qualifications is a must for most professions

From accountants to doctors, most professions in Hong Kong have had mandatory continuing education for at least 10 years.

Monday, 25 March, 2013, 5:30am

Reaching for new heights

When Susanna Chiu was born, her mother apologised to her paternal grandfather for not giving birth to a son for the family.

18 Mar 2013 - 2:41am

Accounting chief supports reform

The first female president of Hong Kong's peak accountancy body backs reform plans to expand oversight of auditors of listed companies, but believes the industry group will continue to play an important regulatory role.

7 Jan 2013 - 4:31am

2013: Hong Kong's year of regulatory reform

Happy New Year to all readers of White Collar. Last year marked a plethora of reforms and challenges for many listed companies, accountants, investment bankers, even the stock exchange and the regulator.

1 Jan 2013 - 4:13am

'Women to play bigger role' in accounting

The first woman to break through to become president of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants says women are poised to play an increasingly important leadership role in the accounting industry.

17 Dec 2012 - 5:31am

Her Majesty's Service lives on in Hong Kong

Those who choose to protest against government policies by waving the colonial flag have all received a serious ticking off from our Chief Executive C.Y. Leung and others, including the former director of the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, went so far as to observe that people who felt so inclined should renounce their Chinese nationality.

3 Nov 2012 - 3:22am

Woman vice-president lobbies hard to lead accountants' institute

Excitement is growing about the prospect of a woman heading the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Its presidential election will be held in mid-December and lobbying usually begins in November. But accountants said this year the two front runners have started their lobbying months earlier for the top seat on the industry body.

30 Oct 2012 - 7:17am

A man's world? Don't count on it

Accountancy is still a man's world, but Winnie Cheung Chi-woon, chief executive of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), has managed to smash through its glass ceiling. And she says women are playing a much bigger role than when she started.

2 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Auditors want law change scrapped

The accounting industry faces an uphill struggle as it battles to convince lawmakers to scrap a law change under which accountants could face criminal liability.

The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) is lobbying lawmakers to scrap the provision, but government and the pro-Democrat legislators are determined to push the reform through.

12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Cents and sensibility

Most parents understand the importance of establishing a home environment made up of daily routines that encourage children to develop the positive habits relating to food, looking after personal hygiene needs, and developing positive social relationships.

28 May 2012 - 12:00am