BDO announces winners of the BDO ESG Awards 2022

HONG KONG, May 19, 2022 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - BDO, the world's fifth largest accountancy network, today announced and honoured the winners of the fourth BDO ESG Awards (the "Awards"). This competition is widely supported by listed enterprises and this year's winners were selected from a pool of...

CE calls for caution ahead of eased Covid rules

Chief Executive Carrie Lam says Hong Kong will relax more social distancing measures as planned on Thursday, but warns that caution is required because the Covid situation has now "reached a stalemate". Speaking ahead of her weekly Executive Council meeting on Tuesday, Lam said the territory has long passed the...

Six more quarantine hotels coming for travellers

Health officials on Tuesday said another six hotels will start accepting bookings from inbound travellers for quarantine purposes from later this week. Officials said they had invited more operators to join the quarantine scheme in anticipation of more people coming to Hong Kong now that entry requirements have been relaxed....

積極回饋投資者產品屢獲殊榮 金嗓子用實力鑄就堅強品牌內核

HONG KONG, May 17, 2022 - (亞太商訊 via SEAPRWire.com) - 近年來,隨著全球人口總量基數的增長及社會老齡化程度的不斷提升,醫療服務、藥品需求量及需求種類與日俱增,全球藥品市場規模亦隨之穩定增長,廣闊的行業前景,為金嗓子的發展帶來了良好契機。2022年金嗓子將力爭在藥品和快消消費者產品領域實現新的突破。成立於1956年3月的金嗓子控股集團有限公司(「金嗓子」,股份代號:06896.HK),是中國領先的潤喉片製造商,專注於生產及銷售潤喉片以及其他藥品及食品。公司以「金嗓子」主品牌為核心,以「喉寶」、「腸寶」、「心寶」、「胃寶」、「兒寶」等多個高端細分市場子品牌為引領,打造了金嗓子大健康的堅強品牌內核,目前已發展為一家現代綜合集團。產品屢獲殊榮 業績穩健增長自成立以來,金嗓子以造福人類為宗旨,先後推出了金嗓子三寶,建立了強大的品牌知名度及客戶忠誠度,得到了業內的廣泛認可。2021年10月,在中國非處方藥企業及產品品牌2021年度綜合統計評比中,金嗓片喉片在眾多產品品牌中脫穎而出,榮獲中國非處方藥物協會「中成藥·咽喉類」第一名,在非處方藥生產企業綜合排名中,金嗓子位列第43位。2020年8月在第十四屆中國品牌節上榮獲中國品牌500強的榮譽及在2020年8月中國醫藥工業百強年會上榮獲「2019年度中國醫藥工業中藥百強企業」殊榮。在營銷渠道方面,金嗓子建立了廣泛及架構分明的全國銷售及分銷網絡,其分銷商網絡覆蓋中國所有省份、自治區及直轄市。此外,公司的產品亦涉足多個海外市場,包括美國、加拿大、俄羅斯、日本、歐盟、澳洲、東南亞、中東、墨西哥及非洲,出口已涵蓋全球五大洲。憑借完善的分銷網絡及在品牌價值方面的優秀表現,金嗓子業績持續穩健增長。財務數據顯示,2021年,公司錄得營業收入人民幣(下同)約820.5百萬元,同比增加約26.8%;毛利約577.7百萬元,同比增加約21.5%;2021年股東應佔溢利較去年同期增加約33.5百萬元或21.7%。在疫情持續反復的背景之下,能夠取得如此業績,折射出金嗓子强劲的经营韧性。積極回饋投資者 持續加大擴張步伐作為業內知名企業,金嗓子在資本市場也備受關注和好評,公司自成立以來,一直高度重視對投資者的回報,維護全體股東特別是中小股東的合法權益,以穩定的分紅派息持續回報投資者。今年4月,金嗓子發佈2021年年度報告,董事會建議向公司股東派付截至2021年12月31日止年度的末期股息每股0.18港元,並於上星期股東大會中通過議案確認派息。穩定的派息背後,彰顯了金嗓子持續向上的穩健發展勢頭。在實現穩健發展的同時,金嗓子仍在加快業務擴張的步伐。公司自幾年前開始啟動新基地的建設,建設共分成兩期進行。截至2022年3月底,該基地一期項目已建設完畢,公司於2021年下半年完成搬遷。伴隨著新基地的啟用,全自動化的生產線大大提升了生產效率及質量,同時於環保、技術含量、製造質量等方面均獲得了顯著提升,進一步強化了金嗓子的核心競爭優勢,奠定了其高質量發展的基礎。中長期來看,隨著生活水平的提升及健康意識逐年增強,人們較以往更加關注生活質量和健康,與此同時,針對空氣污染問題,更關注於對咽喉的保護,在此背景下,與之相關的藥品及潤喉片市場預期將持續增長。立足於多品類、多渠道發展的金嗓子,有望憑藉其所獨具的產品力及品牌優勢,把握市場高速發展的機遇,打開新的增長空間,值得期待。 Copyright 2022 亞太商訊. All rights reserved. (via SEAPRWire)

Vax records for four more countries accepted by HK

The Government announced on Monday that it will accept the vaccination records issued by Ecuador, Kenya, the Seychelles and Venezuela as recognised vaccination records for persons arriving in Hong Kong who have stayed in overseas places. The relevant arrangements will take effect from May 18. The Government also issued a...

HKEX Expands Charity Partnership Programme and Invites Applications

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is today (Monday) pleased to announce HKEX Foundation will this year expand its Charity Partnership Programme (Programme), and invites applications from local charities. This year, HKEX Foundation will increase funding for the Programme to $50 million, up from $20 million previously. The expanded...

East Rail Line extension a ‘great addition’

An exhibition trade spokesman on Monday said the new Exhibition Centre station is a great addition to Hong Kong’s transport system, as it will open up hotel options for overseas exhibitors along the East Rail Line. Stuart Bailey, the chairman of the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Industry Association said...

順豐同城H股全流通申請獲證監會受理 業內:有利於改善流動性和成交量

HONG KONG, May 16, 2022 - (亞太商訊 via SEAPRWire.com) - 順豐同城(09699.HK)再度傳來利好消息。 5月12日晚,公司宣布收到中國證監會的關於實施公司H股全流通申請的正式受理函件,公司申請將合共不超過約7,894.77萬股境內未上市股份轉換為公司H股並在聯交所上市。H股全流通是指港股公司股份中未流通的部分股份將被允許在香港聯交所流通交易。截至公告發佈,順豐同城境內未上市股份轉換及上市的實施計劃詳情尚未最終確定。但可確定的是,順豐同城H股實現全流通後,將提升公司的流通盤規模,帶動公司股份流動性和換手率改善,同時有利於公司估值回歸和提振,亦加強投資人對公司投資價值的關注。中金認為,港股公司H股全流通除了加大公司流通盤、提高股份流動性外,還促使公司不同股東的權利真正地一致,有利於改善公司治理結構、有利於公司進行股權激勵等強化股東回報的措施。同時出於對公司發展前景和流動性的看好,股東在全流通後增持的行為也不少見。業內普遍認為,公司股價表現是多重複雜因素綜合的結果,只要基本面持續向上,公司估值就會實現回歸。順豐同城於2019年獨立運營,2021年底上市,於今年3月交出上市後第一份成績單。公開數據顯示,公司業績亮麗,收入由2020年度的48.43億元人民幣,增加68.8%,至2021年度的81.74億元人民幣。與此同時,公司實現毛利0.948億元人民幣,毛利率轉正為1.2%,經調整淨虧損率從2020年的12.5%收窄至2021年度的8.2%,利潤率改善頗為顯著,基本面持續向好。憑藉獨立第三方定位和四大場景全覆蓋的獨特優勢,目前順豐同城已成為新消費即時配送第一品牌,市佔率穩居第三方即時配送行業首位。 Copyright 2022 亞太商訊. All rights reserved. (via SEAPRWire)

TJI Achieves a Successful Leap to International Market

HONG KONG, May 16, 2022 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Tam Jai International Co. Limited ("TJI" or the "Company", and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; HKEX stock code: 2217), a leading and renowned mixian-specialised fast casual restaurant chain, announced its first annual results after its listing in Hong...

Nation’s top political advisers talk SAR patriotism

The nation's top political advisory body discussed the need to "improve the capacity" of patriots in Hong Kong and Macao at its regular biweekly meeting, the Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday. Politburo member and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference chairman Wang Yang led the discussion in the CPPCC's National...

Hong Kong Tramways seeks 13 percent fare hike

Hong Kong Tramways has submitted an application to the government for a 13 percent increase in fares, citing financial difficulties amid Covid-19. If approved, the first hike since July 2018 will see adult fares climb from HK$2.6 to HK$3, fares for those under 12 rise from HK$1.3 to HK$1.5 and...

‘Reopen Hong Kong to tackle brain drain’

The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce (HKGCC) said the city should reopen its borders as soon as possible to tackle its brain drain. The chamber warned earlier that the SAR is facing an exodus of skilled professionals – mainly engineers, accountants and IT workers – on a scale not...

Nissin Foods Achieves Steady 2022 Q1 Financial Results

HONG KONG, May 13, 2022 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Nissin Foods Company Limited ("Nissin Foods" or the "Company", and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; Stock code: 1475) today announced its unaudited first quarter financial information for the three months ended 31 March 2022 ("the Reporting Period"). The...

Stop playing dumb over HK arrests, China tells West

Beijing on Thursday expressed strong dissatisfaction with criticism made by western countries about arrests made over a now-defunct fund that raised money for the legal and medical fees of protesters, as sources said a fifth person has been arrested. Sources said Cardinal Joseph Zen, barrister Margaret Ng, singer Denise Ho...

Bar Association slams sanctions call for NSL judges

The Bar Association on Thursday condemned a call by a group of US Congress members for Washington to impose sanctions on national security judges and prosecutors in Hong Kong, saying it deplores any attempts to interfere with the SAR's judiciary. Seven Republican lawmakers wrote to US President Joe Biden last...

貝殼今日香港上市:房產交易服務賽道領跑者 數字化標準化先鋒

HONG KONG, May 12, 2022 - (亞太商訊 via SEAPRWire.com) - 隨著市場需求的迅猛增長,近年,房產交易服務步入黃金期,在此背景下,貝殼控股有限公司(以下簡稱「貝殼」)迎來發展良機,不僅擁有出色的業績記錄,且通過線上線下双网驱动、大力發展數字化標準化、提升自主科技實力築牢行業領先地位,繼續引領行業發展。今日,貝殼以介紹方式於港交所主板雙重主要上市,A類普通股正式開始在香港聯交所交易,股票代碼為「2423.HK」,貝殼此次上市受到投資者的積極關註。線上線下一體化平台引領行業發展 數字化、標準化提升核心競爭力根據灼識諮詢報告,按2021年的總交易額計,貝殼是中國最大房產交易和服務平台,在中國居住行業中的市場份額從2019年的6.4%增至2021年的9.7%。線下看,貝殼擁有深耕社區的龐大網絡,覆蓋中國100多個城市逾45,000家經紀門店;線上看,貝殼通過加強數字化運營實現效率提升,線下線上無縫整合推動業務快速發展。業內預計,未來隨著線上線下一體化運營能力的持續釋放,貝殼有望進一步擴大市場份額。除了線下線上一體化成功運營,貝殼三大組成部分打造行業數字化、標準化先鋒,進一步提升了平台核心競爭力。信息方面,貝殼實時數據庫「樓盤字典」是中國最全面的住宅房產數據庫,能夠快速核實平台二手房房源真實性,消除虛假、重複或過期房源導致的交易效率低下。截至2021年12月31日,該平台有約430萬套二手房交易的真房源,根據灼識諮詢報告,在中國排名第一。交易流程方面,貝殼通過ACN網絡實現數字化和標準化,ACN網絡使多名經紀人能夠合作完成一單交易,實現頻率更高的跨門店和跨品牌合作。服務質量方面,貝殼通過向門店經理和經紀人提供SaaS系統等工具,提升門店的運營效率,夯實行業領先地位。自主科技構築競爭壁壘 網絡效應強勁打開增長空間貝殼高度重視科技、大力投資科技開發,通過使用虛擬現實、人工智能等新科技不斷優化客戶體驗,由此構築了競爭壁壘。其自主科技「如視VR」看房工具實現了經紀人主要工作流程的數字化和標準化,大幅提升客戶決策效率,並通過引入「貝殼好房」,將人工智能用於推薦符合個人喜好的優質資訊,進一步提升推薦準確性且加快完成交易,增強了行業競爭力。科技助力下,貝殼平台拉近了與所在生態系統和行業的各個參與者的距離,並產生顯著的網絡效應,打開增長空間。貝殼不僅與領先的房地產商建立業務聯繫,新房交易收入由2020年的人民幣379億元快速增至2021年人民幣465億元,成為地產項目的強大銷售渠道,且將房產交易經驗用於家裝等其他居住服務垂直領域,2021年,來自新興業務及其他收入達到人民幣23億元,同比增長17.9%。市場前景方面,隨著中國繼續完善房地產市場長效機製並推動穩定均衡的增長,連接供需兩端的房產經紀服務迎來了重要的市場機會。此外,包括家裝家居等在內的其他居住服務市場也具有高增長潛力。在此背景下,貝殼作為行業頭部企業,有望憑藉核心競爭優勢,抓住市場巨大機遇,開啟新一輪的發展高峰。展望未來,在港上市後,貝殼將繼續發展平台基礎設施以提升效率和客戶體驗,繼續投資於科技,豐富服務品類,拓展延展性機會,選擇性地進行戰略投資和收購,推動業務再上新台階。 Copyright 2022 亞太商訊. All rights reserved. (via SEAPRWire)

Better to avoid false alarms on weather, says expert

A meteorological expert has cautioned against announcing school closures too early, saying that it was difficult to predict the severity of rainstorms too far in advance. Showers and thunderstorms continue to affect Hong Kong, although it escaped the worst of the torrential rain battering Southern China yesterday. Macau and other...

I’ll uphold ‘One Country, Two Systems’: John Lee

John Lee on Monday said his administration will implement the 'One Country, Two Systems' principle resolutely, during his meeting with the director of Beijing's Liaison office Luo Huining. During his visit - one of his stops at four central government offices in Hong Kong - he also said he hopes...