Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area

AFF: Cyberport Chairman and Vista Equity Partners’ Robert Smith explore InsurTech opportunities in the Greater Bay Area

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 8:42am

Cyberport Chairman Dr. George Lam and Robert F. Smith , Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of leading global investment firm Vista Equity Partner s, discussed Asia and Hong Kongs unique opportunities for InsurTech.

Key Points: 
  • Cyberport Chairman Dr. George Lam and Robert F. Smith , Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of leading global investment firm Vista Equity Partner s, discussed Asia and Hong Kongs unique opportunities for InsurTech.
  • Dr. Lam said, The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) is the regions largest and best FinTech hub.
  • During the Fireside Chat session hosted by Dr. Lam, Mr. Smith shared his insights on Asias InsurTech investment in the post-pandemic world.
  • Hong Kong boasts world-class infrastructure, a diverse talent pool, sophisticated financial connectivity, and a gateway to the Greater China market.

Edvantage Group (0382.HK) announced successful college conversion, Renamed as Guangzhou Huashang College

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 6:50am

HONG KONG, Jan 11, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Edvantage Group Holdings Limited ("Edvantage Group" or the "Group", stock code: 0382.HK), the largest private higher education group in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area ("GBA"), is pleased to announce that the conversion of Huashang College Guangdong University of Finance and Economics ("Huashang College") into a private higher education institution has been approved and the college was renamed as Guangzhou Huashang College.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Jan 11, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Edvantage Group Holdings Limited ("Edvantage Group" or the "Group", stock code: 0382.HK), the largest private higher education group in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area ("GBA"), is pleased to announce that the conversion of Huashang College Guangdong University of Finance and Economics ("Huashang College") into a private higher education institution has been approved and the college was renamed as Guangzhou Huashang College.
  • Huashang College, in its new name of Guangzhou Huashang College, will inherit and promote the distinguished brand of "Huashang" in another dimension, maintaining a steady and healthy development of its reputation.
  • Guangzhou Huashang College will merely be responsible for management fees in regard to bachelor's students at Huashang College Guangdong University of Finance and Economics.
  • In China, the Group currently operates two Chinese private higher education institutions in Guangdong Province, namely, the undergraduate college, Guangdong University of Finance and Economics Huashang College (now renamed as "Guangzhou Huashang College") and a junior college, the Guangzhou Huashang Vocational College with the strategic focus of major business, major health and IT as the main curriculum.

The 11th IIICF opens grandly in Macao

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 7:38am

MACAO, Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The 11th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum (The 11th IIICF), hosted by the China International Contractors Association (CHINCA) and the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, grandly opened on December 2 in Macao.

Key Points: 
  • MACAO, Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The 11th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum (The 11th IIICF), hosted by the China International Contractors Association (CHINCA) and the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, grandly opened on December 2 in Macao.
  • Fang Qiuchen, Chairman of the China International Contractors Association (CHINCA), hosted the opening ceremony.
  • Themed on Responding to Challenges and Promoting Global Infrastructure Development, the Forum plays a positive role in restoring confidence and building consensuses to address challenges commonly and promote the high-quality development of the industry.
  • Meanwhile, combined with the strong support of the Central Government, and the concerted efforts of the Macao SAR Government and relevant cooperative parties, the Forum has developed an important platform through which Macao participates in the construction of the "Belt and Road" and the cooperation in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

ATIF Holdings Limited Enters into Strategic Cooperation with Shenzhen Huiju Innovation Park Operation Co., Ltd.

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 1:00pm

Based on the strategic cooperation, Huiju Innovation Park will be responsible for organizing financial forums, salons and exchange activities for the resident companies of Huiju Xinqiao 107 Innovation Park ("107 Innovation Park"), which is operated by Huiju Innovation Park, to connect with ATIF.

Key Points: 
  • Based on the strategic cooperation, Huiju Innovation Park will be responsible for organizing financial forums, salons and exchange activities for the resident companies of Huiju Xinqiao 107 Innovation Park ("107 Innovation Park"), which is operated by Huiju Innovation Park, to connect with ATIF.
  • Mr. Pishan Chi, CEO of the Company commented,"We look forward to cooperating with Huiju Innovation Park and to serving technology-based enterprises.
  • 107 Innovation Park is one of the 73 municipal business incubation bases recognized by the Shenzhen Municipal Government, with more than 50% of technology-based enterprises settled in the park.
  • About Shenzhen Huiju Innovation Park Operation Co., Ltd
    Huiju Xinqiao 107 Innovation Park ("107 Innovation Park") is operated by Shenzhen Convergent Innovation Park Operation Co., Ltd. since 2017 and is located in Xinqiao Street, Bao'an District, Shenzhen, the hub of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and the core area of the "Wisdom City" plan.

Blue Hat Signs Cooperation Agreement to Launch New Augmented Reality Immersive Classes in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 2:00pm

It is the beginning of Blue Hat's strategic expansion in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (the "Greater Bay Area").

Key Points: 
  • It is the beginning of Blue Hat's strategic expansion in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (the "Greater Bay Area").
  • The new agreement with three preschools demonstrates Blue Hat's gradual progress in executing successful marketing efforts and strategies in the Greater Bay Area.
  • Xiaodong Chen, CEO of Blue Hat, noted, "I am pleased with Blue Hat's cooperation with three preschools in Guangzhou.
  • Distinguished by its own proprietary technology, Blue Hat aims to create an engaging, interactive and immersive community for its users.

Edvantage Group (0382.HK) to be included in MSCI China All Shares Small Cap Index

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 11:40am

HONG KONG, Nov 12, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Edvantage Group Holdings Limited ("Edvantage Group" or the "Group", stock code: 0382.HK), the largest private higher education group in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area ("GBA"), is pleased to announce that the Group will be included as a constituent for the MSCI China All Shares Small Cap Index with effect from the market close of 30 November 2020.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Nov 12, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Edvantage Group Holdings Limited ("Edvantage Group" or the "Group", stock code: 0382.HK), the largest private higher education group in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area ("GBA"), is pleased to announce that the Group will be included as a constituent for the MSCI China All Shares Small Cap Index with effect from the market close of 30 November 2020.
  • Being one of the MSCI Indexes, MSCI China All Shares Small Cap Index is designed to measure the performance of the small cap segment of the China market, covering companies with good operational results and solid potential, which is of relatively high reference value.
  • Edvantage Group Holdings Limited ("Edvantage Group" or the "Group", stock code: 0382.HK) is the largest private higher education group in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and an early mover in education sector in pursuing international expansion.
  • The total number of student enrolments of the Group is 35,453 and the Group owns 5 schools in both China and overseas as of 31 August 2020.

Inaugural 'Standard Chartered GBA Business Confidence Index'

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 10:00am

HONG KONG, July 23, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Standard Chartered and Hong Kong Trade Development Council ("HKTDC") released the inaugural "Standard Chartered GBA Business Confidence Index" ("GBAI"), the first forward-looking quarterly survey in the market that looks at the business sentiment and synergistic effects across cities and industries in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area ("Greater Bay Area" or "GBA").

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, July 23, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Standard Chartered and Hong Kong Trade Development Council ("HKTDC") released the inaugural "Standard Chartered GBA Business Confidence Index" ("GBAI"), the first forward-looking quarterly survey in the market that looks at the business sentiment and synergistic effects across cities and industries in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area ("Greater Bay Area" or "GBA").
  • (from left) Kelvin Lau, Senior Economist, Greater China, Standard Chartered and Nicholas Kwan, Director of Research, HKTDC at the online press conference of "Standard Chartered GBA Business Confidence Index".
  • To download the report of the "Standard Chartered GBA Business Confidence Index", please visit the website: https://sc.com/hk/gba/gba-index/.
  • Standard Chartered GBA Business Confidence Index (GBAI) is the first forward-looking quarterly survey in the market that looks at the business sentiment and synergistic effects across cities and industries in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA).

China Daily: HK, Macao to benefit from Bay Area integration

Friday, December 20, 2019 - 6:10pm

MACAO, China, Dec. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The grand Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area plan will be a wellspring of activity in South China, and Macao can play a significant role in the area, officials, business leaders and scholars said at the "Greater Bay Area: Building a Mega Powerhouse" forum in Macao on Dec 11.

Key Points: 
  • MACAO, China, Dec. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The grand Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area plan will be a wellspring of activity in South China, and Macao can play a significant role in the area, officials, business leaders and scholars said at the "Greater Bay Area: Building a Mega Powerhouse" forum in Macao on Dec 11.
  • Speaking at the opening of the forum, China Daily Deputy Editor-in-Chief Qu Yingpu said integrated development of the Greater Bay Area is beneficial for Hong Kong and Macao.
  • "Boosting integration of Hong Kong and Macao with the overall development of the country will create a world-class bay area and world-class city cluster that can be a role model for high-quality development.
  • Ross said the overall technology level in China, even the Greater Bay Area, has not yet reached the level of the US.

China Daily: 'Great expectations' for Macao's role in Bay Area

Friday, December 20, 2019 - 6:10pm

"So when this vision for the bay area came along, I'm supposed to be this visionary entrepreneur again," he said.

Key Points: 
  • "So when this vision for the bay area came along, I'm supposed to be this visionary entrepreneur again," he said.
  • "These features define the Greater Bay Area as one of the most important economic centers in the world," Ross said.
  • The bay area is working hard on developing itself into an international innovation and technology hub.
  • Ross noted that the interconnected Greater Bay Area had leading international financial centers, particularly Hong Kong and Shenzhen.

With accelerated Zhongshan-Macao linkage, development in the west bank of the Greater Bay Area speeds up

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 12:00am

At the same time, the construction of the Macao-Zhongshan Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Park in the Torch Development Zone of Zhongshan has entered the final stage.

Key Points: 
  • At the same time, the construction of the Macao-Zhongshan Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Park in the Torch Development Zone of Zhongshan has entered the final stage.
  • With a narrow strip of water in between, Zhongshan and Macao share the same root, as about a quarter of Macao citizens originate from Zhongshan.
  • Nowadays, the construction of the Greater Bay Area continues to advance, and the advantages of mutual benefit and win-win situation between the two cities have become more prominent.
  • It will enhance the cultural identity of the people and promote the construction of a cultured Bay Area.