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 […]
Our BLCC member Steven Verhasselt made us aware of an interesting online management course to follow early December 2020 at the HEC Liege Management School. The topic of this course: Customs Compliance in eCommerce. Course description: Alongside the lifecycle of a low value consignment throughout the supply chain, our advanced program on eCommerce explains the […]
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), […]
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, […]
In a previous post we already reported on the good news coming out of our corporate member Asia-Euro Consultancy (AEC). And we have more today: AEC recently successfully advised the company Novadip with their investment raising in Asia & introduction on the Chinese Market. Novadip is a spin-off company of the UCLouvain. Just the other […]
Our colleagues at the European Chamber of Commerce sent out their weekly newsletter earlier today with several interesting news items. Click here to see the online version of their newsletter.
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 […]
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 […]
In the continued fight against Covid-19, Hong Kong’s Universal Community Testing Programme will start tomorrow 1 September. Would you like to get tested? That’s possible, simply go to the designated website (click) to register yourself and/or your family using your HKID numbers. The service is free but one-off.
Our BLCC Corporate Member PALO IT, a global innovation consultancy and Agile software development company, has announced it’s become a certified B Corporation. As the first technology company in Hong Kong to attain certification, the achievement marks a milestone for the industry in the region. Certified B Corporations are leaders of a global movement of […]