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CEOs less gloomy on economy, but less confident of growth: PwC Survey

Top business leaders are less gloomy about the prospects for the global economy than last year but are hardly brimming with confidence, according to a major survey released on the eve of the Davos forum.

Thursday, 24 January, 2013, 4:21am

PwC pushes for tax breaks, relief measures in Hong Kong budget

A top accounting firm urged the government to offer more tax concessions and relief measures in the budget as it forecast a surplus of up to HK$28.7 billion in the current financial year, thanks to a windfall from land sales.

9 Jan 2013 - 5:17am 1 comment

Accounting showdown

Without much public fanfare or even awareness except in the gloomy world of bean-counting accountants, China and the United States have embarked on yet another business collision course. Patrick Chovanec, the respected Tsinghua University-based American academic asks whether they can avert an "accounting Armageddon".

12 Dec 2012 - 4:04am

Accounting firms caught between the laws of China and the US

The world's top five largest accounting firms facing a US regulatory probe relating to allegations they withheld documents under mainland state secret laws, have called on China and the US to prevent them being sandwiched between the laws of the two countries.

5 Dec 2012 - 4:45am

Audit says no proof China Public Procurement deals ever took place

There is no evidence that hundreds of billions of dollars of transactions supposedly conducted by China Public Procurement (CPP) were bona fide, according to an audit by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

10 Nov 2012 - 5:04am

What the local media says

Sunday, Ming Pao Daily

Hospital may shelve plans for obstetrics department

20 Oct 2012 - 4:05am

Regina Ip withdraws from leadership debate

We regret to inform those who bought tickets for Intelligence Squared's upcoming debate on October 29 that they may feel a twinge of disappointment at a change in the speaker line-up. They are to be deprived of the wit and wisdom of Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee, who was due to speak in favour of the motion "China picks better leaders than the West".

17 Oct 2012 - 2:22am

Skills shortages 'a threat to our future'

Working your way up the ladder is one thing, but achieving the bigger objectives requires another set of business skills: leadership, management, creative thinking, and strategic planning. What concerns senior executives in Hong Kong - and across Asia - is an apparent dearth of these qualities among youngsters hoping to climb the corporate ladder.

28 May 2012 - 12:00am

Hunting down the innovators

An Asia-wide talent crunch is presenting fruitful opportunities for innovative thinkers, according to two landmark CEO surveys released in March.

28 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

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