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Path to the Summit

<i>Photo: Peter Hwang</i><p><i>Engineer-by-training Peter Hwang explains how a series of turning points and a lifelong dream to run his own company led him to</i> …

Big City Buzz

<i>Bees are finding refuge in concrete jungles around the world… what about Hong Kong?</i><p>The next time you happen to be strolling across the Convention …

Beating the School Break Blues

<i>A trip to South Lantau is the ideal antidote for slothful teenagers and their hassled parents over the long summer vacation</i><p>The kids have been looking …

History Revision

King & Country’s new Tet Offensive commemorative 50th anniversary model set seeks to capture the reality of what company founder Andy Neilson says is …

Cards on the Table

<i>Atlanta-founded Peachstate Hobby sells nostalgia along with its sports trading cards. We speak to the founder’s daughter, Morgan Davis, about the</i> …

It’s Time for a New Approach to Travel

<i>In these fractious times the world seems as if it’s becoming less open, writes Randy Malamud, making it all the more vital we get out and see more of</i> …

Digital Detox Way Overdue

<i>Smartphones and mobile technology are powerful tools we can use to improve our lives, but all too often we are slaves to the machine, writes Johan</i> …

Eyes Wide Shut

<i>Too many of us are asleep at the wheel… and it’s bad for business</i><p><i>By Johan Nylander</i><p>Few people would feel comfortable in their ability to turn up at …

COVER STORY: Rooftop Revolution

<i>An organic vegetable rooftop farm in the heart of Hong Kong’s financial district is challenging perceptions about sustainable city living</i><p>“Surreal” …

President’s Memo

From senior executives on relentless business travel schedules, to budding entrepreneurs living in teeny tiny apartments, Hong Kong work days are …

Generation Y(oung professional)

<i>Committee Spotlight: Young Professionals - A quick chat with YP committee chairs, Jamie Ford and Yanjun Chen</i><p><b>What are some issues facing young</b> …

President’s Memo

Never a dull moment at the Chamber. Over the past month, a strong delegation of AmCham leaders attended our annual Washington DC Doorknock just as …

Smart City Driver

<i>Your car is talking behind your back, but who to?</i><p>Eighteen new Teslas were registered in Hong Kong in the first three months of this year, down from …

Head in the Clouds, Feet on the Ground

<i>Images courtesy of</i> <i>Xarbon</i><p><i>Technology has brought carbon trading practices a long way. But while being socially responsible, don’t lose sight of what</i> …

Xi Jinping’s new city-making machine is turned on

<i>Xiong’an is called China’s No.1 urban project. Orchestrated by President Xi Jinping, the mega-city to be built just over 100</i> <i>kilometres</i> <i>south of</i> …

New Dawn for Sunrider

<i>The Taiwan-born founder of Sunrider talks about his plans to build a business to survive the generations</i><p>Dr Tei-Fu Chen, the founder of …

“My Smart Hong Kong 2030” contest

A closer look at the winning model of AmCham’s “My Smart Hong Kong 2030” contest, by Sacred Heart Canossian College

President’s Memo

Hong Kong has long branded itself as “Asia’s World City,” staking its claim with a bold and colorful flying dragon logo.<p>This upbeat emblem last …

Hong Kong

Committee Spotlight - A duty to planet Earth

<i>As preaching concern for the environment becomes fashionable, Rachel Fleishman and Jim Taylor of AmCham’s Environment & Sustainability committee</i> …

Sustainability

Meet the Board

Things you may not know about the 2018 AmCham HK Board of Governors <b>(click here for the enlarged photo)</b><p><b>1</b><p><b>Jenny Wong:</b><p>“I suffer from Ornithophobia (fear …

COVER STORY - Ray of Sunshine

<i>HGI Chief Executive Officer James Sun offers some unmitigated optimism over Hong Kong’s place in the fund-flow firmament</i><p>Hong Kong’s future is so …

Smart city - Smart means inclusive

<i>We consider the impact of tech-based initiatives on the lives of Hong Kong’s impoverished residents — for whom staying connected isn’t a …

Hong Kong

CSR - Hearts, minds & the bottom line

<i>THP’s heir apparent Tran Uyen Phuong (Photo: THP)</i><p><i>Passion to build a world class business drives Vietnamese family to go the extra mile -- …

Vietnam

Hong Kong Art Season - All for Art and Art for All

<i>If you find shopping for art intimidating let your heart lead the way, says Affordable Art Fair Director Stephanie Kelly, who is on a mission to make</i> …

Streetwear

#ICYMI - Getting ‘Stoned’ at Art Central

<i>Who says all art is pretentious?</i><p>White tents were pitched once again at the Central harbor front from March 26-April 1 as Art Central returned to Hong …

#ICYMI - Lighting the way to the Future

<i>Photo: Street lamps light up Dr Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park at night, Wikimedia Commons</i><p><i>Smart lamps hit Hong Kong streets</i><p>Hong Kong will soon take its …

Strokes of Inspiration

<i>" 李英偉 等待後花園 No.36 | Waiting for the Backyard No. 36" (Click here to view the enlarged version)</i><p>We contemplate the profound message behind Li …

PRESIDENT'S MEMO

I've been with AmCham for just over a year, but a day never passes without a reminder that our mission has been sharp and strong for nearly half a …

COMMITTEE SPOTLIGHT: Marketing & Communications

<i>As Oliver Rust bows out as co-chair of the MarComms committee, he and Anita Davis, who continues in the role, share their insights to help members</i> …

COVER STORY: The Shenzhen Miracle

<i>The southern Chinese city simmers with tech potential while Hong Kong wrestles with whether it can, or should, keep up</i><p>AmCham led a group of 20 from …