Global special risks consultancy, Control Risks, is working in Hong Kong with international and Chinese mainland firms to ensure they are “secure, compliant and resilient,” says the company’s Neal Beatty. Client firm Environmental Resources Management (ERM) meanwhile works closely with Control Risks as it aims to solve sustainability challenges on the Belt and Road. Hong Kong is an important centre for such professional services, says ERM’s Piers Touzel.More
Showcasing timepieces from some of the world’s top brands, the 37th HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair was held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 4-8 September 2018. The concurrent event Salon de TE gathered over 120 internationally acclaimed brands and designer collections under five thematic zones, while seminars and networking events fostered the sharing of market insights and industry exchange.More
Voracious demand for Japanese food drew many local exhibitors to the 2018 HKTDC Hong Kong Food Expo. This podcast featuring Ryoichi Ito, Director General of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) in Hong Kong, sheds light on the city’s position as a major market for Japanese food exports. Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Ken Saito also attended this year’s Food Expo, which Ito sees as a major platform for meeting Chinese buyers.More
Hong Kong-based Outblaze aims to pioneer a path on the Belt and Road Initiative with its digital entertainment and educational media, covering areas such as movies and games. Founder Yat Siu says Hong Kong is strategically situated for diverse cultural exchange while Outblaze’s location in a smart space centre at Hong Kong’s Cyberport is valuable for its dynamic, innovative community.More
Asia’s premier fashion event CENTRESTAGE was held 5-8 September 2018 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. In its third edition, the four-day extravaganza’s highlight opening gala show CENTRESTAGE ELITES featured three renowned Asian brands FACETASM, IDISM and Ms MIN, and attracted the largest number of exhibitors ever, reinforcing Hong Kong’s role as the Asia’s fashion capital. More
“We believe people around the world love Thai food”, says the Director General of the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion (OSMEP) of Thailand. SMEs from across Thailand took part in the 2018 HKTDC Food Expo to showcase local food products, food production processes and technology. Suwanchai Lohawatanakul was pleased to witness strong buyer appreciation for Thai food at the fair, where exhibitors were also able to test market potential for new products. More
The term “Silk Road in the air” is the best description for our business, according to Mike Ho Man Poon, Executive Director and CEO of China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings (CALC). Boasting first-mover advantages in the Greater China region, CALC sets itself apart by serving as a full aircraft value chain solutions provider. The company can also serve as a model for realising win-win commercial solutions under the Belt and Road Initiative.More
Online actuarial expertise offered by Hong Kong’s JPWALL for insurance companies tackles risk factors across the Asia Pacific and Belt and Road Initiative – given that “InsurTech” is a hot word in the industry – says Group Managing Director, Jeremy Wall. He says actuarial requirements for Belt and Road risk analysis are growing, while Senior Partner Duncan Spooner says potential business is “immense”. More
Award-winning Japanese streetwear label FACETASM will present its latest collection at the opening gala show CENTRESTAGE ELITES.
CENTRESTAGE will be held from 5 to 8 September at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. More
IDISM was launched in Hong Kong to cater to the spontaneous lifestyle of the contemporary city woman.
The fashion label is included in this year’s lineup for CENTRESTAGE ELITES. CENTRESTAGE runs from 5 to 8 September at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.More