The Bulletin. May 2018

GBA: A Beacon of Investment

In this month's issue we turn the spotlight onto Dongguan and Zhuhai for an update on the latest Greater Bay Area developments, hear how Hong Kong successfully keeps corruption at bay, and learn how the latest building technology can improve efficiency in the construction sector. We also hear the extraordinary story of a Hong Kong doctor who has dedicated her life to helping the visually impaired in a remote part of Congo.

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This Month's Highlights
Special Features

A Better Built Environment

BIM technology improves efficiency and saves costs in the construction sector

Impact of U.S. Tax Reform

Trump’s corporation tax cut grabbed the headlines but the Act has other provisions that companies should be aware of

Broadcasting Ordinance: A Step in the Right Direction

Proposed changes are welcome, but they do not tackle the problem of intrusive licence conditions for broadcasters

Internet Provides the Impetus

IES speakers discuss the tremendous impact that changing technology is having on their businesses and the world

Changes Ahead for Listing Regime

Chamber broadly welcomes HKEX plan to relax rules in order to attract more emerging and innovative companies

Keeping Corruption at Bay

ICAC Commissioner explains how Hong Kong maintains its hard-won position as one of the cleanest places to do businesses on the planet
China In Focus

Vice Mayor of Ganzhou visits the Chamber

Ganzhou Promotion Seminar will be be held in Hong Kong in May

Greater Bay Area: An Update on Zhuhai

City's Deputy Mayor shared the latest developments on investment and business policies

Dongguan's Ever-changing Development

Members visited Dongguan, a key city in the Greater Bay Area

Chamber in Review

Abolition of MPF Offsetting Requires Shared Responsibility

Secretary for Labour and Welfare visits the Chamber to discuss the issue of severance and long-service payments

Visiting a Queen of the Ocean

Members enjoy an exclusive afternoon on board the luxury liner Queen Mary II

Pakistan’s Potential

Hong Kong investors should cast aside misconceptions and make the most of opportunities being created by the Belt and Road

Glimpse Into Smart City Future

Members learn about the latest technologies on a visit to SCIC

Student Ambassadors Programme

Sixty students from eleven local secondary schools will serve as Chamber Student Ambassadors this year

WEC members attend a dinner hosted by Qiu Hung

Deputy Minister for the Liaison Office attended a dinner hosted by members of the Womens Executive Club

A Warm Welcome

New members enjoyed an evening of networking at the Chamber's Welcoming Reception

Strengthening Ties with the Philippines

Undersecretary for the Competitiveness and Ease of Doing Business Group at the Department of Trade and Industry in the Philippines visited the Chamber

YEC Tennis Team participate in Dr Henry Fok Corporate Patron League

Young Executives Club took part in annual competition

Sparking Talent to Secure Electricity Supply

As a densely populated city with high rises, mass transit railways and ongoing major construction works, Hong Kong is dependent on a secure supply of electricity
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