What is the Pearl of Hong Kong, and is it in its True Beauty?

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This week: We Pray To See Victoria Harbour in its Rightful Beauty in Our Lifetimes, Dubai Signs FinTech Agreements with Hong Kong and Australia, Why So Many People Get into Trouble When Hiking in Hong Kong, How To Shoot Hong Kong Like a Street Photographer and Kickstarter Project Highlight

Are you as excited as I am for 2018? Today, I recorded a quick little year end holiday video only for email newsletter subscribers. Hope you like it, you can check out the video here.

Also, a reminder to help us fill out the 2017 Questionnaire. We will give out two free CBS – Cross Border Summit tickets for lucky draw. To be considered, please complete the survey by Dec 25, 2017. (survey closed)

Welcome to GFA Pulse #152

Business News From Around Asia

Victoria Harbour is the top one tourist attraction in Hong Kong, situated between Kowloon and Hong Kong Island. For the past years, a big project is still under development and Hong Kong netizens are hoping for the project to be completed as soon as possible to restore the beauty of Victoria Harbour.

Dubai Signs FinTech Agreements with Hong Kong and Australia
On December 7, 2017, Hong Kong and Dubai signed a FinTech Agreement to promote innovation in the field of financial technology. FinTech is a new financial industry that applies technology to improve financial activities.

Why So Many People Get into Trouble When Hiking in Hong Kong
Hiking has been adventurous people favorite activity. Aside from the health benefits that it brings, it is also enjoyable especially when you do it with a large group. When doing the activity, let’s not forget to be extra careful for hiking comes with danger as well.

How To Shoot Hong Kong Like a Street Photographer
“People often think street photography is a spur-of-the-moment kind of thing,” Lim tells CNN. “But to compose the right shot, sometimes it’s a waiting game. You have to know what you want to capture, layer the image, think about the light … and then wait for the pieces to fall into place.”

Kickstarter Project Highlight
One of our favorite speakers at last year’s Cross Border Summit, Jamon Yerger, has launched a new slick travel backpack on Kickstarter – I backed the photographer’s pack as I’m a content creating maniac – check it out and share

From the Global From Asia Media Desk

This week’s podcast

A long time listener and supporter – Vicktor Nebahaj is on the show sharing his journey from Europe to Asia and back again, bigger and better than ever. Its his journey, and also how he followed his passion in equity crowdfunding to get into his current venture Free Trade so let’s listen in!

Equity Crowdfunding Tips From An ex-Googler who moved from Asia to
London to build a fintech company with Vicktor Nebahaj

This week’s blog post

Looking to sell in China? Wondering about all the complications of importing, duties, taxes, corporate structure, logistics. The list goes on and on. In today’s guide book, we are going to tackle this problem to give you a clear overview of the process with recommendations on how you can structure your global empire and include China in this map!

Curious About Cross-Border E-commerce Into China? Here’s The Definitive Guide

Looking to Get Unfiltered China Business Knowledge? Want to learn how business is done in China from people living there? Then take part in a China Business Workshop – right in Florida, USA! The workshop will be on Friday, February 9, 2018 between 8am to 9:30pm. Take this chance to learn on-the-ground China business tactics and strategies while the experts are in America visiting from China.

China Business Workshop in Florida

For many of you who would love to get to China market yet don’t have a clear picture on mind to help you make wise decisions: simple questions like how much are your competitors are selling , which media channels that will works most effectively for your ad spend etc? Or if you are sourcing from China and would like to select that best suppliers that works for your budget, your requirements and can get it done before deadline hits? Claire is here to help.

Simple Chinese products/ factories Directory/Competitor/Suitable Media Channels (that works) Research Report

Want a traditional job working with managing an office or overseeing projects? Administrative jobs in our directory are far and wide reaching.

GFA Job Posts

David was the founder of Fatcat Apps, where they make WordPress plugins that run on more than 100,000 websites across the internet. He also run a SaaS (Software as a Service) startup called LandingCube. These days, he is particularly interested in startups, product management, design, & cryptocurrencies.
For enterprise management, Michelle Cai visited more than 40 countries for further learning and visiting.Her big dream is to be a charitarian to help the poor and to build a society of “one for all, all for one.”

Sent December 14, 2017

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