United States Chamber of Commerce

Schools' solution lies close to home

The shortage of places at international schools is well-known. Yet there seems to be no agreement on how to resolve this problem.

Wednesday, 15 February, 2012, 12:00am


Today: Hong Kong Securities Institute lunch: 'Pension funds in China'. Hong Kong Securities Institute.

American Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'The 2012 AmCham Chairman Inaugural Luncheon'. Renaissance Harbour View.

Tomorrow: French Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'What is unique about the Chinese luxury market and makes it immune to recession?' American Club.

9 Jan 2012 - 12:00am


Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Regulatory change in Europe and the US and its implications for Asia'. Hong Kong Club.

German Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Germany and China as strategic partners'. Hong Kong Club.

American Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'US trade relations in Asia post-Apec summit'. Bank of America Tower.

7 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Amcham warns of Schools 'crisis'

The American Chamber of Commerce has warned the chief executive that Hong Kong's status as a world-class city is under threat because the shortage of international school places has reached a 'crisis point'.

5 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Search goes on for role models

Hong Kong may take pride in its position as a modern financial centre, but there is always room for improvement. One key area - the role and representation of women - remains high on the agenda.

14 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Award for helping others do right thing

Raised in a traditional family where women were supposed to receive less education and marry young, Shalini Mahtani has chosen a different path.

She persuaded her family to let her go to university, where she qualified as an accountant. She then became a banker before setting up a non-profit organisation to advise firms on their corporate social responsibilities.

12 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

career builder

HKU taps Australian legal expert to speak on law and human behaviour

14 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Moonlight glow


AmCham 2011 Ball 'Moonlight Masquerade' took place on April 20 with 376 attending, managed by CiEvents.


To create a memorable atmosphere of elegance, mystery and reflection; ensure the d?cor complemented the venue - Four Seasons Ballroom; achieve consistency across theming and d?cor; and ensure flawless execution and service.

14 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

career builder

Hong Kong engineering body hosts seminar on award-winning papers

2 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Investors are rushing in

Having earned the nickname 'China's Detroit', due to its history of heavy industrial production and vehicle manufacturing sector, Wuhan's association with the United States has more to it than a simple moniker.

30 Aug 2011 - 12:00am


Today: Hong Kong 25th Canada Education Exhibition 2011 (until tomorrow). Central Library, Causeway Bay.

Monday, January 10: American Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'What's ahead digitally in 2011'. AmCham Office, Bank of America Tower, Central.

8 Jan 2011 - 12:00am


Today: American Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'The impact of recent China M&A tax rules on companies and investors'. Bank of America Tower.

Tomorrow: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'United Nations climate change conference 2009 - What's at stake for businesses?'

8 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Star-spangled soiree

American Chamber of Commerce's 40th anniversary Ruby Ball

Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

When: March 14

3 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Winning scholarships

Tuition and living expenses made affordable for studying abroad

One of the major concerns for students wanting to study overseas is the cost of their tuition and living expenses. But help is at hand in the form of scholarships and grants. If you have achieved good results at school, or excel in a certain field, consider applying.

4 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Hollywood glamour comes to town

It was all about Hollywood glamour as the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong held its annual black-tie ball, enticing more than 900 guests to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre last month.

The theme was the Hollywood Golden Years.

11 Apr 2008 - 12:00am