Empowered regulator to up Hong Kong’s accounting regulation standard
Governance

Empowered regulator to up Hong Kong’s accounting regulation standard

Hong Kong auditors are expected to be under greater scrutiny, as newly proposed legislation may see the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) gaining more power to…

Asian banks may be hit by new European rules
Business

Asian banks may be hit by new European rules

Hong Kong funds and brokers could take a hit from new European rules on how they execute and report their trades. The second Markets in…

London Grenfell Tower Fire Policy Reactions Lead to Anger and Preference Changes

    Pak Shuen Policy changes driving by the Grenfell Tower fire in London (UK) have implications for Hong Kongers looking at that market. Pak…

HK revamp regulations to attract big technology IPOs
Regulation

HK revamp regulations to attract big technology IPOs

Over the past decade, technology has been a sector in Hong Kong’s stock market that hasn’t attracted strong interest. In fact, technology firms only accounted…

SFC and ICAC raids on Enigma network companies spread; Lau says no “systemic effect”
Business

SFC and ICAC raids on Enigma network companies spread; Lau says no “systemic effect”

  The SFC and ICAC make rare joint raids and arrests follow. More to come as Webb’s Enigma network comes under fire. The world asks…

IMF calls for caution as ‘connect’ schemes move forward
Business

IMF calls for caution as ‘connect’ schemes move forward

Increasing links between Hong Kong and mainland China financial market could create more risks, risks that one global watchdog feels Hong Kong may not be…

HK regulator zeroes in on asset management sector
Business

HK regulator zeroes in on asset management sector

Hong Kong is following China’s lead in tightening its oversight of the asset management industry both as a way to facilitate the flow of money…

Self-storage industry in dialogue with fire safety agencies over alternative solutions
Regulation

Self-storage industry in dialogue with fire safety agencies over alternative solutions

Industry representative expresses optimism in search of space-efficient solutions to meet fire safety requirements. Photo: Luigi La Tona of the Self Storage Association Asia.

New property management services licensing regime passes key LegCo hurdle
Regulation

New property management services licensing regime passes key LegCo hurdle

Hong Kong’s property management industry is about to get a whole lot more “professional” following the conclusion of the third reading of the Property Management…

英國醫生組織指電子煙有助戒煙 港府回應:未有足夠證據
Health

英國醫生組織指電子煙有助戒煙 港府回應:未有足夠證據

本文由記者Alex Fok編譯,原文可見於《Vaping: HK medical community at odds with British counterparts》及《Vaping: Government unmoved, key researcher clears the air re research》(分別於4月29日及5月4日登刊)。