HKEX Celebrates 22nd Anniversary

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) was today (Tuesday) delighted to host a celebration ceremony marking the 22nd anniversary of its listing in Hong Kong and the re-opening of HKEX Connect Hall following an extensive refurbishment programme. The ceremony was hosted by HKEX Chairman Laura M Cha and HKEX...

Revamp plan will get green light from Exco: CE

Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that she is confident the Executive Council will approve government restructuring plans largely based on her initial suggestions, after receiving broad support from society and her successor John Lee. Lam earlier proposed setting up a new bureau to oversee culture, sports and tourism,...

HKEX President and COO Calvin Tai to Retire

Calvin Tai to retire at the end of May after a long and distinguished career at HKEX Group John Buckley, Wilfred Yiu to become Co-Chief Operating Officers with effect from 1 June 2022   Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) today (Friday) announced that Calvin Tai, President and Chief...

‘HK people need more national security education’

Former security chief Lai Tung-kwok on Sunday called for the introduction of a new post of "national security education commissioner", warning that the public don't know enough about the issue and that Hong Kong's once-a-year National Security Education Day is far from sufficient. Lai told a radio programme that the...

Trintech Announces New Chief Human Resources Officer

DALLAS, TX, Apr 20, 2022 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Trintech, a leading global provider of cloud-based financial close solutions for the Office of Finance, today announced the appointment of Monna Nevils as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) of Trintech. With a focus on employees, Nevils will help Trintech...

No new chief secretary for this current govt: CE

Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on Thursday that the central government has decided not to appoint a replacement chief secretary, given that the administration's term will end in less than three months. That means the position will remain vacant until July 1, after John Lee resigned as chief secretary more...

John Lee submits Chief Executive bid

Chief Executive hopeful John Lee on Wednesday submitted his nominations to run in next month's race for the top job. The former chief secretary said he's received support from 786 members of the 1,500-strong Election Committee, well above the 188 nominations required to stand. Flanked by the head of his...

Political, business leaders support John Lee’s CE bid

Chief Executive hopeful John Lee has stressed the need to garner support for his policy initiatives and forge a consensus in society as he continued to meet with Election Committee members on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, the former chief secretary submitted his bid for the top job after securing...

I’ve secured about 300 nominations: John Lee

The former Chief Secretary John Lee - who is running for Chief Executive - said on Sunday he had secured around 300 nominations from Election Committee members. A person hoping to stand for Chief Executive must get at least 188 nominations with at least 15 from each of the committee's...

John Lee to run in Chief Executive election

Former Chief Secretary John Lee has formally announced he will stand in the Chief Executive election, according to a press invitation for a news conference for 2.30pm on Saturday. The announcement comes after Xinhua announced that the State Council has officially accepted his resignation and relieved him of his duties....

Nominee to replace John Lee yet to be approved: CE

Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Friday confirmed that she had nominated someone to replace John Lee as chief secretary, saying the appointment is pending Beijing's approval. Lee tendered his resignation on Wednesday and announced his intention to run in the upcoming chief executive election. Xinhua News Agency reported on Friday...

HK to go without acting Chief Secretary for now: CE

Hong Kong will be left without anyone formally acting as the number two official for the time being, as Beijing considers John Lee’s request to resign to pave the way for a run at the top job. Chief Executive Carrie Lam told a press conference on Thursday that there was...

I plan to run for Chief Executive: John Lee

Chief Secretary John Lee on Wednesday officially announced his intention to run in the upcoming chief executive election. Lee tendered his resignation to Chief Executive Carrie Lam earlier in the day, and took leave with immediate effect. During a brief meet-the-press session just hours after stepping down, Lee told reporters...

John Lee resigns as chief secretary

Chief Secretary John Lee on Wednesday tendered his resignation, amid reports that he's going to run for the city's top job. In a statement, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she had submitted Lee's resignation letter to the central government in accordance with the Basic Law. Lee will go on leave...

Nomination period for CE race to kick off on Apr 3

The government said those who wish to take part in the postponed Chief Executive election – now slated for May 8 – can submit their bids from April 3. The poll was originally slated for the coming Sunday, but was pushed back due to the latest Covid outbreak. In a statement, the...

HKTDC MarketingPulse and eTailingPulse open today

HONG KONG, Mar 16, 2022 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Asia's premier marketing and e-tailing events, MarketingPulse and eTailingPulse, kicked off their two-day run today. Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the two-in-one virtual forum has brought together more than 60 marketing executives, brand representatives, advertising...

Chief Executive election postponed to May 8

The Chief Executive, Carrie Lam, announced on Friday that the upcoming CE election will be postponed to May 8, so that the government can focus its efforts on fighting Covid-19. A nomination period was due to begin on Sunday for the election originally slated for March 27. The nomination period...