Eden Woon to succeed Tara Joseph at AmCham Hong Kong

Eden Woon, a U.S. citizen who is president of the Asian Institute of Technology (and who also happens to be fluent in both Mandarin and Cantonese), will succeed Tara Joseph as president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, AmCham HK has announced.

The change will take place on Sept. 1, when Joseph's five year term is set to end, the organization said in a statement.

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Hong Kong's BMP Wealth adding 'U.S. expat proposition' to existing expat range

BMP Wealth Ltd. is a Hong Kong-based wealth management firm that was set up in 2017 to cater to the wealth management needs of what it calls "internationally-minded people," from such countries and regions as the UK and elsewhere in Europe, Canada, Australia and China. And now, it's in the process of entering the American expat wealth management sector as well, the company has told the American Expat Financial News Journal.

AmCham Hong Kong execs denied entry to Macau

The chairman and president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong were denied entry to Macau on Saturday, as they sought to travel to an AmCham Macau event. Initial reports said they had been prevented from entering Macau – which like Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region of China – in retaliation for American support of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act (HKHR&DA), but on Monday Macau officials dismissed this.

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Asian cities most expensive for expats: Mercer

Hong Kong has remained atop the annual Mercer cost-of-living league table for the second year in a row, and Tokyo stayed in second place, as Asian cities yet again proved to be the most expensive locations for companies looking to send their employees overseas to work. 

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Hong Kong tops new ranking of most resi properties sold for US$25m-plus

Hong Kong saw the greatest number of sales of ultra-prime residences costing more than US$25m (£22.1m, £19.9m) in the year to the end of August, according to a first-ever assessment of this market by Knight Frank.

New York and London ranked in second and third place respectively, the London-based property company's research revealed.

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Alan S. Lederman: 'U.S. taxation and foreign expropriation without U.S. representation?'

Alan S. Lederman: 'U.S. taxation and foreign expropriation without U.S. representation?'

US citizens holding dual foreign nationality and living abroad may have individually owned assets that could be subject to foreign government expropriation, says Florida based attorney Alan S. Lederman, of...

Jun-29-2022