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AI on the rise

Liana Cafolla attends Asia’s largest technology conference, RISE, and finds out how artificial intelligence and robotics are changing the way companies do business, and changing the world. From how we meet potential partners and use language to how we soothe newborns and get movie recommendations, artificial intelligence (AI) permeates every corner of life. In the… Read More AI on the rise

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A position of trust

Hong Kong lawyer Teresa Ko joined the IFRS Foundation Trustees, responsible for the governance and oversight of the International Accounting Standards Board, at the start of 2018. The Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer China Chairman and Partner tells A Plus about her role, and how Hong Kong and China can contribute to enhancing global financial reporting standards.… Read More A position of trust

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Board evaluation – a tool for developing a high performing board

The corporate board plays a vital role in leading an organization. Among other actions, the board ensures the organization is protecting its shareholders’ assets, sets management business targets and missions and monitors their progress. In order to ensure that the board is effectively undertaking these roles, many organizations undertake board evaluations – recognizing it as… Read More Board evaluation – a tool for developing a high performing board

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Caught in the crossfire

The trade war between the United States and Mainland China is escalating quickly. Nicky Burridge finds out how tensions between the world’s two biggest economies affect the middleman, Hong Kong. Shoppers in Hong Kong received a pleasant surprise early last month when supermarkets and wet markets displayed an abundance of cheap cherries. The price of… Read More Caught in the crossfire

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The future

Since launching in 1999, over 20,000 graduates have completed the Institute’s renowned Qualification Programme. Four young and bright top students tell Jeremy Chan what surprised them about the experience and how it was unlike any course they had ever done. “I remember going to the first few workshops and feeling quite lost by the end,”… Read More The future