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And The Winners Are: MIPIM Asia Awards 2016 Final Ranking Announced

Paris/Hong Kong 1 Dec 2016 – MIPIM Asia, the annual property leaders’ summit in Asia Pacific, announces the final ranking for the 2016 MIPIM Asia Awards. MIPIM Asia Gold, Silver and Bronze winners were unveiled at the MIPIM Asia Awards Gala Dinner, which was held at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong on 30 November, 2016. Setting the benchmark for excellence in the property industry, the MIPIM Asia Awards are known for recognising the best projects in the Asia Pacific region across …

Unique Advantages Give Hong Kong A Belt & Road Advantage

30 November 2016 – Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Federation of Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide (FHKBAW), the 17th Hong Kong Forum opened yesterday (29 November) and continues through today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Yesterday’s seminar “Hong Kong: Your Beacon along the Belt and Road” welcomed three respected industry professionals to analyse Hong Kong’s competitive edge in infrastructure, legal and financial services in relation to the China-led Belt and Road …

America’s Top Unicorn Investor Bill Gross Plots A Future In China

The author is Peter Fuhrman, chairman and founder of China First Capital Few technology entrepreneurs start one unicorn, a tech company with a market valuation of over US$1 billion. Elon Musk has started three. Xiaomi’s Lei Jun two. Bill Gross has started and exited from seven, and has another two in his active portfolio.

China Aims To Reshape International Monetary System With SDR

On October 1, China’s RMB was included in the Special Drawing Right (SDR), an international reserve asset created by the International Monetary Fund in 1969, seven years after Chinese central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan initially voiced the idea to an unenthusiastic global audience.

China’s Growing Property Bubble Will Not Pop Yet

The recent surge of property prices and sales in China has triggered bubble talk and concerns over one of the most important pillars of the Chinese economy, but UBS AG says there is unlikely to be a big bubble burst in the near future.

Smart Economy in Full Swing in China

China Daily Forum – “Defining the Digital Era” China’s Smart Economy SEP 13, 2016, Hong Kong – China Daily Asia Leadership Roundtable held a special forum themed “Defining the Digital Era: China’s Smart Economy” on Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 at the Asia Society Hong Kong Center. Dean Xiang Bing, Founding Dean, Professor of China Business and Globalization, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, delivered the keynote speech at the forum, co-organized with the Asia Society Hong Kong Center. Four experts …

Register For China-Israel Investment Summit To Meet Top Investors, Government Officials And Entrepreneurs 30,000 Feet Up In The Air

Do Business meetings take place solely on the ground? Are planes just a transportation tool? For the first time, flights and business encounters will be perfectly combined by breaking a conventional mindset and creating a flying summit between China and Israel. It will be a unique experience to attend the trip and a great opportunity to learn about the recent technological innovative trends. Passengers who join the flying summit will have a vivid experience of breakthroughs in the fields of …

LendIt and AMTD Group Co-Host the First Global Fintech Investment Summit in Hong Kong

New York and Hong Kong, July 4, 2016 — LendIt, the world’s most influential Fintech event, and AMTD Group Company Limited, the leading diversified financial services group based in Hong Kong with broad business coverage and network across Asia, jointly announced today that LendIt China and AMTD Group will co-host the first Global Fintech Investment Summit in Hong Kong on July 13. LendIt China and AMTD will become the premier conduit to connect leading international Fintech companies with Asian investors. …

Heard In Tianjin Summer Davos: Technology Must Contribute More To Economic Growth

Tianjin, People’s Republic of China, 26 June 2016 – China urgently needs to upgrade its industries by overcoming insufficient innovation to increase the contribution of technology to economic growth, Chinese business and government leaders concluded at a session on China’s new business context at the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2016. “The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us,” warned Ma Weihua, President of the China Entrepreneur Club. “China faces big changes, including an ageing population. The labour-cost advantage has …

Heard In Tianjin Summer Davos: Chinese Economy Is Healthy Despite Debt and Slower Growth

Tianjin, People’s Republic of China, 26 June 2016 – While China’s economic growth slowed slightly to 6.7% in the first quarter of this year and the growth of private-sector investment has slowed, “the economy is healthy, stable and sustainable,” Xu Shaoshi, Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission, the Chinese government’s macroeconomic management agency, told participants in the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2016. Xu asserted that China, which now accounts for a quarter of total global growth, …

Roger Wu: Many Chinese O2O Start-Ups Will Fade Away

In this episode of China Money Podcast, guest Roger Wu, a partner at consumer-oriented private equity firm Maison Capital, spoke to our host Nina Xiang on China’s O2O (online-to-offline) bubble and the firm’s investment in a Chinese healthcare device maker.