HKID card replacement: required for all

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Notice to all HKID card holders: the HK Immigration Department has launched a new design + improved safety features for the card. All HKID holders will need to replace their card; even if you only recently got your card, even it still looks nice, even if it still worked the last time you used it […]

Additional requirements for passengers travelling to HK from HRC countries – includes Belgium

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In response to COVID-19, the HKgov has introduced additional health related immigration requirements for passengers who are ending their journey in Hong Kong & have visited or transited through certain countries in the 14 days prior to arriving. Anyone who has visited or transited through Bangladesh, Belgium (effective 3 November 2020, 0:00 Hong Kong time), […]

HKGCC Webinar on Reopening HK Travel

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On Wednesday 4 November 4:00-5:30 PM the HK General Chamber of Commerce (HKGCC) is organizing a very interesting webinar on reopening our borders. BLCC members can attend this webinar free of charge with a special discount code. Here is the event description: *****With Covid-19 infections being kept under control in both the Mainland & HK, […]

Series C financing agreement concluded – supported by BLCC member Asia-Euro Consultancy

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Our corporate member Asia-Euro Consultancy acted as advisor in a recently concluded Series C investment agreement CR-CP Life Science Fund in ReViral Ltd. Asia-Euro Consultancy was elemental in providing guidance to the joint sponsors in the fund, China Resources Group (the CR part in the fund name) and Charoen Pokphand Group (CP). The Fund invests […]

Ageas broadens partnership with China Taiping

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BLCC Gold Sponsor & member Ageas has announced that it has concluded an agreement with China Taiping Insurance Holdings (CTIH) to subscribe to a capital increase of its wholly controlled subsidiary Taiping Reinsurance Co. Ltd. (TPRe) for a total consideration of HKD 3,100 million (around €340 million). With this transaction, Ageas reinforces its strong long-term […]