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CHAMBER NEWS: Five Minutes with… Agnes Tsang

<i>AmCham’s Director of Government Relations and Public Affairs explains the significance of the upcoming annual Washington Doorknock and describes her</i> …

China

COVER STORY: A Celebration of HKSAR’s 20th Anniversary

<i>From left: Stuart Tait (HSBC), Sanjeev Chatrath (Thomson Reuters), US Deputy Consul General Thomas Hodges, USCG Kurt Tong, AmCham Vice Chairman Jack</i> …

TRADE & INVESTMENT: U.S.-Asia Trade: Engagement is Key

<i>Despite U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), AmCham President Tara Joseph – who expressed her views on the subject in the SCMP</i> …

China

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

<b>Name:</b> Mark Slade<p><b>Job title:</b> Managing Director, Hong Kong & Macau<p><b>Company:</b> DHL Global Forwarding (HK) Ltd.<p><b>Industry:</b> Logistics & Transportation<p><b>AmCham</b> …

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS: Operation Regulation Rollback: Trump’s Reform Agenda

<i>The Trump administration is aiming to reverse the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act signed into law by President Obama in</i> …

Financial Services

REAL ESTATE: Hong Kong - A Magnet for Chinese Capital

<i>With a record US$5.32 billion of mainland investment into Hong Kong property last year – up from just US$3.31 billion in 2015 – Hong Kong’s real</i> …

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS: Millennials Return Home

<i>The trend of expat millennials who grew up in Hong Kong returning home after university and early careers overseas is extremely positive for Hong</i> …

Millennials

COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING: The Consumer in a Digital World

<i>In a challenging environment amid slow global growth, Hong Kong’s retail sector could appeal to the changing consumer landscape through digital</i> …

China

Hospitality & Tourism: An Industry Overview

<i>By Jennifer Khoo</i><p>The combination of slow global economic growth, increased competition posed by neighboring tourist destinations and fewer Mainland …

Hotels

COVER STORY - Mobilizing Our Future Workforce

Education policy has become a hot topic globally as drastic shifts in business change the way we think about the future workforce. As Hong Kong gets …

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

<b>Name:</b> Wee Chin, Oon<p><b>Job title:</b> President, United Technologies Climate, Control & Security<p><b>Company:</b> United Technologies Corp<p><b>Industry:</b> Air conditioning, …

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS - Advocacy in Motion

In the month of April, under the guidance of the board and committees, AmCham has made advocacy submissions to the Hong Kong government on pending …

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION - The Economics of Inclusion

Without legal protection, Hong Kong’s growing LGBT community is buffeted by the city’s struggle to reconcile diversity and inclusion with traditional …

FINANCE & ECONOMICS - A Pious Proposition

Strong demand for February’s landmark issue of a 10-year Islamic bond in Hong Kong has revived the discussion on the merits of Islamic finance<p>By …

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY - Travel Far, Tread Lightly

A trio of corporate social responsibility practitioners explain how the travel and tourism industries have reduced their impact on the environment …

REAL ESTATE - A Century of Transformation

Founded 100 years ago in New York by a couple of brothers-in-law, Cushman & Wakefield is a global real estate services provider with 45,000 employees …

INDUSTRY FOCUS - Insurance & Healthcare: Industry Insights and Corporate News

By Jennifer Khoo<p><b>AD MediLink</b><p>Healthcare advisory firm AD MediLink has reported the opening of Hong Kong’s newest private hospital, Gleneagles Hong Kong …

Cover story - Leading by Example

<i>As Tara Joseph takes over as President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, we look at the important contribution made by the chamber’s</i> …

Communications & Marketing - The Power of Visual Art

<i>Have you ever wondered about the ideas behind AmCham’s own logo? Henry Steiner, a world-renowned brand consultant, distinguished graphic designer and</i> …

Member Spotlight - Rachel Fleishman

<b>Name:</b><p>Rachel Fleishman<p><b>Job title:</b><p>Head, Advocacy & Sustainability Communications Asia Pacific<p><b>Company:</b><p>BASF East Asia, Regional …

Chamber News - Five Minutes with… Godfrey Chan, The Man Behind AmCham’s New Website

<i>AmCham’s Director of Digital Marketing & Communications introduces our brand-new website and talks all things digital</i><p>By Jennifer Khoo<p><b>Tell us a little</b> …

FINANCE & ECONOMICS - Built for Higher Speeds

<i>The IMF highlights the rule of law, a skilled labor force and an ideal location as Hong Kong's strengths but also cautions the rise of significant</i> …

FISCAL POLICY - The Budget: Growth, Moderate Spending and Consistency

<i>Global uncertainties have weighed heavily on the considerations in this year’s Budget, with Financial Secretary Paul Chan planning one-off deductions</i> …

SMART CITY

<i>The Chamber has been vocal in urging the government to collaborate more in devising a smart city strategy for Hong Kong as a priority issue to create</i> …

MARKET PULSE - Retail Sales Show Signs of Life

<i>Two months of improving data suggest the decline in retail receipts may have run its course with surveys showing their best results since mid-2015</i><p>By …

TRADE AND INVESTMENT - Learning to be Smart

<i>Singapore, Asia’s leading smart city, is challenging Hong Kong to step up its game. We outline where the city-state is spending its resources and</i> …

EDUCATION - Reflecting on 50 Years

<i>As Hong Kong International School celebrates 50 years of American-style educational excellence, Head of School Alan Runge reflects on the philosophy</i> …

INDUSTRY FOCUS

<b>Corporate updates from the worlds of</b> <b>public relations, advertising, media, and marketing & communications</b><p>By Jennifer Khoo<p><b>21 Century Fox</b><p>21st Century …

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY - THE ECONOMICS OF WILDLIFE CONSERVATION

People have long held conflicting viewpoints about the ethics of keeping animals in captivity. The American Humane Association (AHA) argues that as …

REAL ESTATE - AN INTRODUCTION TO NORTH AMERICA’S ‘MULTIFAMILY’ REAL ESTATE MARKET

With local property prices reaching record highs at the end of 2016, this year may be a good time to set our sights further afield. Brett Cameron, …