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Hong Kong Jewellery Design Competition winning pieces go on display

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Monday, August 1, 2022 - 9:00am

HONG KONG, Aug 1, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 38th HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and 8th HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show are fully open to the public at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) until 2 August.

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  • HONG KONG, Aug 1, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 38th HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and 8th HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show are fully open to the public at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) until 2 August.
  • As one of the highlight events this year, the 23rd Hong Kong Jewellery Design Competition award presentation ceremony was held on the opening day of the shows.
  • Open Group Best of Show Award, Title of design: The Dream of Butterfly, Designer: Yuen Ching-chi, Sponsor: Sharon Yuen Jewelry Design, Category: Pendant/Brooch
    The Hong Kong Jewellery Design Competition is jointly organised by the HKTDC, the Hong Kong Jewellers' & Goldsmiths' Association, Hong Kong Jewellery & Jade Manufacturers Association, Hong Kong Jewelry Manufacturers' Association and the Diamond Federation of Hong Kong.
  • - Hong Kong International Jewellery Show: https://www.hktdc.com/event/hkjewellery/en/product
    - Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem and Pearl Show: https://www.hktdc.com/event/hkdgp/en/exhibitor-list
    - Winning pieces from Open Group and Student Group: https://bit.ly/38tpjYw
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

Understanding what determines the benefits of bribery

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Monday, February 7, 2022 - 8:39am

Despite its commonality, little is known about what determines the benefits of bribery at the company level.

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  • Despite its commonality, little is known about what determines the benefits of bribery at the company level.
  • The researchers conducted statistical analysis to measure if correlations exist between bribery size, resulting company value, and 11 other factors.
  • There was a relative correlation between benefits and legal efficiency, suggesting that benefits would be larger if no efficient legal enforcement is in place in a bribe-taking country.
  • Yan-Leung Cheung, P. Raghavendra Rau, Aris Stouraitis (2020) What Determines the Return to Bribery?

Understanding what determines the benefits of bribery

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Monday, February 7, 2022 - 8:36am

Despite its commonality, little is known about what determines the benefits of bribery at the company level.

Key Points: 
  • Despite its commonality, little is known about what determines the benefits of bribery at the company level.
  • The researchers conducted statistical analysis to measure if correlations exist between bribery size, resulting company value, and 11 other factors.
  • There was a relative correlation between benefits and legal efficiency, suggesting that benefits would be larger if no efficient legal enforcement is in place in a bribe-taking country.
  • Yan-Leung Cheung, P. Raghavendra Rau, Aris Stouraitis (2020) What Determines the Return to Bribery?

Xinhua Silk Road: Master Kong wins 2021 Hong Kong Corporate Governance and ESG Excellence Award

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 1:37am

BEIJING, Jan. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Chinese food and beverage giant Master Kong, also known as Tingyi Holding Corp., has recently won the Hong Kong Corporate Governance and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Excellence Award 2021 for excellent ESG performance.

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  • BEIJING, Jan. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Chinese food and beverage giant Master Kong, also known as Tingyi Holding Corp., has recently won the Hong Kong Corporate Governance and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Excellence Award 2021 for excellent ESG performance.
  • After being selected as an outstanding case in a report issued by the United Nations Development Programme, Master Kong has become a participant of the United Nations Global Compact.
  • Besides, the company believes that solid corporate governance plays a vital role in advancing the company's long-term development and shining its corporate value," said Ms. TSENG Chien, executive director of Master Kong.
  • Inaugurated in 2007, the Awards, designed to encourage improvement in corporate governance and ESG of listed companies in Hong Kong, are conferred annually by the Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies and the Centre for Corporate Governance and Financial Policy , Hong Kong Baptist University.

Hong Kong Tourism Board: Hong Kong Successfully Hosts the 18th World Congress of Chinese Medicine for the First Time

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 6 December 2021 - The 18th World Congress of Chinese Medicine (WCCM), one of the world's largest academic events in the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), was successfully held in Hong Kong for the first time at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on 4 December 2021.

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  • HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 6 December 2021 - The 18th World Congress of Chinese Medicine (WCCM), one of the world's largest academic events in the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), was successfully held in Hong Kong for the first time at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on 4 December 2021.
  • Mr. Ma Jianzhong, President of WFCMS, said, "We are pleased to host this edition of WCCM in Hong Kong for the first time.
  • Apart from TCM, Hong Kong will continue to leverage the city's advantages as an East-meets-West showcase to promote the very best of Chinese heritage."
  • The National Administration of TCM and the Hong Kong Food and Health Bureau acted as advisors, and it was organised by the WFCMS, along with the Hong Kong Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioners Association and the WFCM (Hong Kong) Council Members Association as local hosts.

GBA Business School Under Edvantage Group Officially Founded, Further Expansion in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 9:55am

After the lighting ceremony, GBA Business School signed two MOUs with Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area Entrepreneurs Union and Hong Kong Cyperport respectively.

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  • After the lighting ceremony, GBA Business School signed two MOUs with Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area Entrepreneurs Union and Hong Kong Cyperport respectively.
  • GBA Business School has held a series of seminars entitled "New Strategic Thinking for the Greater Bay Area" for the past year, with leaders invited from different sectors in the Greater Bay Area to share their practical experiences and insights.
  • With these, GBA Business School hopes to cultivate more future leaders and talents in different areas for the benefit of the Greater Bay Area.
  • In addition, the Group also operates Greater Bay Area Business School (vocational education institution) in Hong Kong, China.

HKBU develops Chinese medicine new formula for treating Alzheimer's disease

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 3:13pm

HONG KONG, Feb. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have developed a Chinese medicine formula named NeuroDefend that offers a potentialnovel treatment for Alzheimer's disease (AD).

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  • HONG KONG, Feb. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have developed a Chinese medicine formula named NeuroDefend that offers a potentialnovel treatment for Alzheimer's disease (AD).
  • NeuroDefend was developed by a research team led by Professor Li Min, Professor of the Teaching and Research Division and Associate Dean of the School of Chinese Medicine at HKBU.
  • Three of them were found to be effective in treating Alzheimer's disease in a cell disease model.
  • "Traditional Chinese medicine adopts a broad pharmacological approach to treating neurodegenerative diseases by deploying a combination of herbal medicines with different treatment effects.

HKBU develops Chinese medicine new formula for treating Alzheimer's disease

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 3:08pm

HONG KONG, Feb. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have developed a Chinese medicine formula named NeuroDefend that offers a potentialnovel treatment for Alzheimer's disease (AD).

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Feb. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have developed a Chinese medicine formula named NeuroDefend that offers a potentialnovel treatment for Alzheimer's disease (AD).
  • NeuroDefend was developed by a research team led by Professor Li Min, Professor of the Teaching and Research Division and Associate Dean of the School of Chinese Medicine at HKBU.
  • Three of them were found to be effective in treating Alzheimer's disease in a cell disease model.
  • "Traditional Chinese medicine adopts a broad pharmacological approach to treating neurodegenerative diseases by deploying a combination of herbal medicines with different treatment effects.

HKBU Global University Film Awards 2020 present Gold Award to entry from Korea National University of Arts

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Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 5:15pm

HONG KONG, Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Organised by the Academy of Film (AF) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), the Global University Film Awards (GUFA) 2020 concluded on 6 November with the award presentation ceremony.

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  • HONG KONG, Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Organised by the Academy of Film (AF) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), the Global University Film Awards (GUFA) 2020 concluded on 6 November with the award presentation ceremony.
  • The Gold Award went to the entry from the Korea National University of Arts in South Korea, while the Best Documentary prize went to the film entry from INSAS in Belgium.
  • In his speech, Professor Roland Chin described GUFA as the most international university event ever undertaken in Hong Kong.
  • GUFA 2020 was organised and presented by the Academy of Film, which is part of the School of Communication at HKBU.

HKBU Global University Film Awards 2020 present Gold Award to entry from Korea National University of Arts

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Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 5:12pm

HONG KONG, Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Organised by the Academy of Film (AF) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), the Global University Film Awards (GUFA) 2020 concluded on 6 November with the award presentation ceremony.

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  • HONG KONG, Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Organised by the Academy of Film (AF) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), the Global University Film Awards (GUFA) 2020 concluded on 6 November with the award presentation ceremony.
  • The Gold Award went to the entry from the Korea National University of Arts in South Korea, while the Best Documentary prize went to the film entry from INSAS in Belgium.
  • In his speech, Professor Roland Chin described GUFA as the most international university event ever undertaken in Hong Kong.
  • GUFA 2020 was organised and presented by the Academy of Film, which is part of the School of Communication at HKBU.