Industry News

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Entrepreneur/SME Focus
While most teenagers are scrambling to get ready for school, Hillary Yip starts her day developing her own tech business

Energy
Seher Asaf investigates how CLP is embracing innovation trends in the energy industry

Finance
The three note-issuing banks in Hong Kong have introduced a new tier of accounts, namely – “Simple Bank Accounts” (or SBAs) for corporate customers to ease the process of opening bank accounts in Hong Kong.

Transportation
Chinese automaker GAC Motor had plans to enter American markets by the end of 2019, but they have been delayed to June of 2020

Intellectual Property
US prosecutors filed charges against Huawei Technologies and Wanzhou Meng, the telecoms giant's chief financial officer and founder’s daughter: Bloomberg

Trade & Investment
AmCham president warns any change to US-Hong Kong Policy Act would be damaging. She says biggest risk for city is whether there is belief that Hong Kong’s valued rule of law is slipping.

Education
Founding headmaster of Malvern College Hong Kong Dr Robin Lister tells Mathew Scott what sets the British school apart from the rest

Taxation

Law
Tara Joseph calls on Hong Kong's government to withdraw controversial legislation, saying it could put off investors and damage the city’s legal reputation

Human Resources

Communications

Hospitality
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 the world

Real Estate

CSR
The American Chamber of Commerce brought together a range of experts from various sectors at our event ‘Wading Through Plastics’ to discuss answers to the most pressing questions concerning the future of plastics. Experts from various sectors approached the topic from a range of perspectives.

Apparel & Footwear
As apparel makers rethink global supply chains to cope with rising costs, concerns over worker safety and more stringent green goals, Ethiopia and the East Africa region are well positioned to profit

Greater China
A weekend jaunt across the border on the new high-speed rail reveals there’s more to China’s Silicon Valley than tech

Health Care
Attention employers: It’s OK to not be OK

Food & Beverage
McDonald’s will increase its number of stores in China and Hong Kong to 4,500 by the end of 2022, up from 2,500 currently, as part of a strategic partnership with Citic Ltd, CITIC Capital Partners and the Carlyle Group.

Environment & Sustainability
The American Chamber of Commerce brought together a range of experts from various sectors at our event ‘Wading Through Plastics’ to discuss answers to the most pressing questions concerning the future of plastics. Experts from various sectors approached the topic from a range of perspectives.

What’s New in Washington
Throughout September, members in the House and the Senate worked to achieve a flurry of bipartisan accomplishments, including negotiating deals over the reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and a legislative package to combat the growing opioid epidemic.

Smart City/Tech
AmCham's new vice chairman Diana David highlights that while three-quarters of start-up founders say they feel diversity is important, only one in ten are taking action to bring it about, according to a report by Techstars.

U.S.-China Trade
AmCham president warns any change to US-Hong Kong Policy Act would be damaging. She says biggest risk for city is whether there is belief that Hong Kong’s valued rule of law is slipping.

Economy
Hong Kong faces perception issue in latest world Index of Economic Freedom rankings as China pulls level on judicial effectiveness. Chief Executive Carrie Lam rejects criticism.

Technology
Seher Asaf investigates how CLP is embracing innovation trends in the energy industry