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Hong Kong Visas From 39,000 Feet @ General Assembly – Visas For Entrepreneurs

August 26th, 2014

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On July 10, 2014 I was invited by the good folks at General Assembly to give an overview talk on the opportunities for their foreign national Alumni seeking to remain in Hong Kong after graduating from their excellent programmes. The Rest of the Talk Introduction Visa to Work Own-Business Visa Top Notch Talent Visa 10 Million Dollar […]

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QOTW: Can I Easily Swap Back to a Hong Kong Investment Visa from an Employment Visa Once Again?

August 24th, 2014

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Entrepreneur to employee and then back to being an entrepreneur again – what will the Hong Kong Immigration Department make of this scenario…? QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK Hello, I was on an investment visa for a year when I started my own business and then took on a full time role with another company.  I was […]

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Global From Asia Video PodCast: More on the Recent Toughening Up By ImmD on Hong Kong Investment Visa Applications

July 24th, 2014

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A couple of weeks ago, Michael Michelini interviewed me for his Global From Asia PodCast show… This was my second interview with Mike (first one here), so this time I invited him to come along to the Video Cha Cha studio so we could capture the session on video too. Two birds with one stone! […]

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UPDATE! All Hong Kong Business Investment Visas Now Routinely Subject to Business Review

July 21st, 2014

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An occasional, important update from the Hong Kong Visa Centre… A few weeks ago I went on record stating that the Hong Kong Immigration Department have started to adopt a generally tougher stance in a variety of practice areas but especially as it relates to business investment visa applications. A clear example of this has been […]

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The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio Three – July 2014

July 8th, 2014

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Back to see el-Maestro Whelan at RTHK Radio 3 yesterday – in the stinking hot showery weather to boot! Enjoyed my bi-monthly 15 minutes of fame with Phil early yesterday afternoon and discussed at length the further toughening of ImmD on business investment visa applicants. We also talked a lot about the Shenzhen Shutttle and went over […]

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UPDATE! If You Are Applying For a Hong Kong Business Investment Visa You Must See This!

July 7th, 2014

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An occasional important update from the Hong Kong Visa Centre… Two weeks ago, we had 3 business investment visas all refused on the same day. It is clear that the Hong Kong Immigration Department have recently gotten a lot tougher. If you intend to apply for a Hong Kong business investment visa, you must watch […]

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Investment Visas, the Catch 22, Multi-Level Marketing & What the Hong Kong Immigration Department Do Instead of Saying NO!

May 28th, 2014

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This is another snippet from the ‘teaching the lawyers‘ presentation I gave in March this year and organised by Profectional, the CPD programme folks… The first part of the presentation covers the essential elements of the Hong Kong business investment visa approvability test, but I cover off the Catch 22 between 2.17 and 7.16 and then […]

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InvestHK Israel Roadshow Comes to End With Some Amazing Israeli Tech Businesses On Their Way to Hong Kong

May 23rd, 2014

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The InvestHK Israel Roadshow came to an end yesterday… I have just had the most amazing 5 days in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem meeting with dozens of Israeli tech companies each with an eye on coming to set up in here Hong Kong. The depth of tech prowess from young Israelis, most of which is […]

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InvestHK Israel Roadshow – the Hong Kong Visa Geeza Does It Tough!

May 18th, 2014

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It’s a tough life helping to promote inward investment to Hong Kong, but someone has to do it… More Stuff You May Find Useful or Interesting 1. INFOGRAPHIC – One Man Investment Visa for Hong Kong 2. PDF – Information on the Hong Kong Business Investment Visa 3. PLAN – The Hong Kong Visa Application Roadmap 4. CASE […]

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Startup Grind – Intrepid Entrepreneur Jong Lee Shares His Wisdom On Doing Business in Hong Kong

May 6th, 2014

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My ‘other’ business Video Cha Cha proudly sponsors Startup Grind here in Hong Kong. Jong Lee is the Managing Director of RGL Holdings Limited and has spent over 15 years building businesses in various roles, ranging from private equity, to venture capital and angel investment, and entrepreneurship. Jong specializes in technology, media, traditional industries, and special […]

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