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Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles

As the most iconic downtown LA hotel, Millennium Biltmore has been the Hollywood backdrop for movies and television shows, and hosted celebrities, dignitaries, presidents and eight Oscars. Striking architecture and historic interiors, plus an ideal downtown location are what make us the choice for corporate and social events as well as for business and leisure travelers. The hotel has 70,000 square feet of flexible event space with five grand ballrooms. Guests enjoy classic-contemporary rooms with modern conveniences and comfort. Casual dining choices showcase Smeraldi’s for breakfast and lunch, The Biltmore Afternoon Tea at Rendezvous Court, and specialty coffees with light bites at Rendezvous Court Cafe. The Gallery Bar is a historic and elegant L.A. hotspot.

Labor Relations Specialist, LLC.

Labor Relations Specialist, LLC. (LRS) is a management consulting firm providing consulting, training and coaching services to the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Hong Kong. Known to have more cultural diversity knowledge than any others, LRS consultants are all registered and certified in different areas of expertise, bilingual and trilingual and combined speaking more than 11 languages.

LRS major services include:

– RC & RD cases under the NLRB & ALRA (winning statistics: 97% on RC & 100% on RD)

– Strike Management Preparations

– Management training and coaching

– Employee Engagement Evaluations

– 360 Feedback/Assessments

– Human Resources Audits

– CSR Strategies

Spyder Auto Group

Spyder Auto has been serving the automotive industry for over a decade. Using only the highest quality parts and components our products are guaranteed to satisfy every automotive aficionado. Providing both an aesthetic and functionality upgrade over your OEM products.  All of our products use OEM certified material and are DOT and SAE compliant.

The John Ellis Company

The John Ellis Company, a boutique CPA/Consultancy firm with offices in Long Beach and Los Angeles with a subsidiary in Hong Kong, The John Ellis Company of Hong Kong LTD. We provide a wide range of consulting, accounting and tax services in two practice areas.

One is to domestic and foreign small to mid-size companies. This practice area comprises small start up to large middle market companies which are in the continental United States and international. What set us apart is we focus on the international marketplace, bringing scalable Fortune 500 best practices to the company. The services we provide are in Income Tax, Sales Tax and accounting.

The other practice area is Tax Debt Relief. There are millions of frustrated taxpayers who owe the IRS or state back taxes. Many are not tax cheats, but good people or business to whom bad things happen. Or they just made some bad mistakes. Whatever the reason we can help to get your life back. Tax Resolution is a series of programs or procedure authorized by congress to bring justice to an unjust system; by giving Taxpayers a second chance. It is not a way to avoid paying taxes, but a second chance.

The president and founder, John Ellis, is the recipient of the “Top Practitioner” award from the ASTPS and received letters of commendation from the SEC and the State of Ohio. Instances of my professional successes have been in articles in local newspapers in California and Ohio as well as the Wall Street Journal and Accounting Today.

CDM Software Solutions, Inc.

Supply Chain Technology solution provider specializing in U.S. Customs AES, Sea AMS (24 Rule), ISF (10+2), Canada ACI, Japan AHR, EU ICS, United Kingdom CDS, Shipment Visibility, Commodity Level Shipment Tracking, High Volatile Commodity Tracking, Reverse Logistics, Contract Management, Freight Forwarding Operations, GPS, RFID, IOT; our software solutions integrate to all major ERP platforms.

NanoFlowX

NanoFlowX is an advance nanocoating solution company based out of Los Angeles, CA, USA. With 8 years of R&D, we continuously strive to offer you the best solutions nanocoatings have to offer.

Through our nanotechnology solutions we can greatly expand the lifetime of electronic devices and make them sustainable for many years to come. Protect electronics from water damage, corrosion, moisture, and bacteria or create a new product line.

All of our solutions have been lab tested and certified by world-renowned laboratories such as UL, Intertek, Govmark, Dekra, SGS, and more.

Progress in Hong Kong – Shenzhen cooperation

Substantial progress has been made on various fronts in cooperation between Hong Kong and Shenzhen, said Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung (Apr 2). Both places will continue to deepen cooperation through participation in the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. He cited the development of Hong-Kong Shenzhen Innovation and Technology Park in Lok Ma Chau as an example of close partnership for a world-class I&T hub in the Greater Bay Area. The first batch of land parcels is expected to be made available by 2021 or earlier for construction.

 

 

Source: Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office

Government responds to US trade report

Responding to an inaccurate statement about Hong Kong in the 2019 National Trade Estimate Report by the US Trade Representative, the Government clarified (Apr 2) that Hong Kong, as a founding member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), has fulfilled its notification obligations under the WTO Customs Valuation Agreement since 1996. It added that Hong Kong, as a free port, does not impose any customs duties on imported goods. At the same time, the Government acknowledged the positive remarks made in the Report on Hong Kong’s robust intellectual property rights protection and enforcement.

 

 

 

Source: Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office

Key economic indicators

–  With a 1.3% year-on-year growth registered in fourth quarter of 2018, Hong Kong’s overall 2018 GDP rose by 3% year-on-year

–  The volume of total exports of goods fell by 2.2% year-on-year while the volume of imports of goods dropped by 7.7%

–  Hong Kong remains in full employment, with unemployment rate remaining at 2.8% (Dec 2018 – Feb 2019). Underemployment edged down by 0.1 percentage point to 1%.

–  Overall consumer prices rose 2.1% in February compared to a year earlier, with an underlying inflation rate of 2.6%.

 

 

 

Source: Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office

Setting the course to be vibrant arts and culture hub

With the January opening of its first major performing arts venue, the Xiqu Centre, the West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD) is on course to be one of the world’s most vibrant arts and culture hub. Five venues are scheduled to open over the next five years, setting the stage for the WKCD to be the nexus for artistic collaboration and education for visual and performing arts. Freespace and Art Park will open in June, showcasing experimental art forms. Other highly anticipated projects under construction include the M+ Museum, the Hong Kong Palace Museum and the Lyric Theatre.

 

 

 

Source: Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office

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