Events diary

Today, HK: American Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Avian flu seminar series III: Living in a pandemic'. Ritz-Carlton.

Tomorrow, HK: Asia Society luncheon: 'Promoting transparency, fighting corruption'. JW Marriott Hotel.

British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Borrowing money and bank relations in China'. Hong Kong Club.

British Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'The increasing global influence on Hong Kong'.

Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'China's global hunt for energy and the conflict with the US'.

Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales conference: 'China and global capital markets: Challenges for business, investors and the accountancy profession' (until tomorrow). HKCEC.