Member News | Press release: New insurance accounting standard brings greater comparability for investors and analysts: KPMG

New insurance accounting standard brings greater comparability for investors and analysts: KPMG The new insurance contracts accounting standard published today by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) brings greater comparability for investors and analysts, according to KPMG International ·        Increased transparency about profitability expected ·        Potential for greater volatility of insurers’ financial results and equity ·        Major implementation …

Recent News | 2017 Australian Federal Budget Overview

On the 9th of May, the Turnbull Government handed down the 2017 Federal Budget, which emphasises economic growth and revenue raising measures as key to restoring budget surplus. Below is a brief summary: Financial Institutions The 2017 Federal Budget introduces a suite of measures to increase the accountability and efficiency of major financial institutions. From …

Member News | Join Telstra to celebrate outstanding women

Telstra is calling for nominations for the second annual Telstra Business Woman in Asia Award. If you know of any successful and inspiring female in Asia, please help Telstra recognise them by making a nomination. This year, the Telstra Business Woman in Asia Award is open to residents of Asia who are: Employees in the …

Member News | KPMG—Maturing Chinese investment in Australia with record year for infrastructure and agribusiness

Record investment in infrastructure and agriculture helped propel overall Chinese investment in Australia to US$11.49 billion (AU$15.36 billion) in 2016, the second highest level since its 2008 peak. Continuing last year’s growth trend, a record number of deals saw Chinese companies continuing to diversify their investments into different industries and geographies – with Energy sector …

Member News | Tooth Gourmet from Sanfine Hospital

Tooth Gourmet: International Dentist Dr. Tony Hsu balances a love of food with a passion for his profession. Dr. Tony Hsu is an elite Hong Kong-born dentist with deep knowledge of globally cutting-edge treatments, which help him give his patients healthy smiles. But all that expertise doesn’t make the Head of Sanfine International Hospital’s dental …

Member News | Harrow Beijing Students at UK Schools

13 Harrow Beijing students from Year 9 are going to be on an exchange programme and visit the John Lyon School and Royal Masonic School in the UK from 25th February to 11th March! There will be 26 pupils in total from the UK visiting Harrow Beijing as well.  

Member News | Book Week at Harrow Beijing

Book Week is an annual event at Harrow Beijing and the event is held to celebrate literacy across the whole school. Our Book Weeks normally have a theme and this year we are looking at ‘Reading Takes You Places’. A series of events will last from 20th to 24th March.

Member News | United Family Healthcare

Enjoy a United Family Healthcare complimentary Individual Membership, when purchasing a Student Check-up Package for students under age 18.  Membership entitles the student to enjoy a 20% discount on medical and 10% on dental services at all locations. For full details on individual membership and exclusions, click here  

Member News | Cadence: stream real-time translation for your conference calls

Cadence, a company that streams real-time translation into business meetings, has been accepted into an elite startup accelerator in San Francisco called 500 Startups. Five of the Beijing-based employees have temporarily moved to San Francisco for the program which provides funding and access to Silicon Valley’s best networks of talent and capital. Read more at …