THE TIME FOR CHINESE TO HONOR THE DEAD, CHING MING FESTIVAL

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Ching Ming Festival is a traditional Chinese festival that usually falls at the beginning of April every year. Visiting the graveyard and praying for their ancestors, it is a day for Chinese to show their respect to ancestors and also to hope for receiving blessings and protection from them. During graveyard visiting, they will burn joss paper, sweep ancestors’ graveyards, …

PROMULGATION OF THE CODE OF PRACTICE FOR EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES

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Recently, there has been some updates on the code of practice for employment. Here below are the main amendments: Increasing the maximum penalty on Employment Agencies (EAs) overcharging job-seekers or operating without a license Extending the scope of the offence of overcharging job-seeker Extending the statuary time limit for prosecution of the offence of overcharging job-seekers and unlicensed operation of …

WHAT IS AN ACCEPTABLE PHOTO FOR CHINESE VISA APPLICATION?

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Chinese visa is essential for travelling to China. Applicants are required to submit one recent photo and there are requirements for the visa photo. According to the Consular Department of the People’s Republic of China, General Requirements Photo should be taken within the last 6 months Photo should have white background The face, neck and the upper shoulder of applicants …

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What is the Procedure for Setting up a Representative Office?

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Set up a Representative Office First, the company must complete the registration procedure with the Companies Registry within 1 month of the establishment of the place of business. Also, they must register with the Business Registration Office of the Inland Revenue Department within one month of the commencement of business. Further, For more details about setting up a representative office, kindly …

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Centre O Update – COMPANY SECRETARY NAME CHANGE

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Centre O Update COMPANY SECRETARY NAME CHANGE In 2018 Centre O is adding new supporting services to help our entrepreneurs on their cash flow & time management.  This is to better serve our clients and to follow the new requirements from the Company Registry. Also, we are re-structuring our workflow. Further, your company secretary’s name will be changed from Rich East Trading …

Three Tips to Follow For Fortunate Chinese New Year

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Three Tips to Follow For Fortunate Chinese New Year Chinese New Year is approaching! This New Year’s Day will be on 16 February and is also the year of dog. If you are born in 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994 and 2006, having zodiac sign of dog, this year you will be blessed! In the New Year’s Day, 16 February, Chinese people …

Process Trademark

The process of registering a trademark?

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The process of registering a trademark? Once the application for your trademark has been received, an examiner will process it according to code. The process is Application Deficiencies Checking Search & Examination Publication for Opposition Hearing Registration Time Required for the application is usually 6-8 months, so planning ahead here is key. For more information about process trademark, please feel …

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Why register a trademark in Hong Kong?

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Why register a trademark in Hong Kong? Registering your trademark in Hong Kong means you can: Have the exclusive right to use the trademark No one else may use your individual trademark. If someone uses your trademark without permission, they are liable for infringement of your rights and you may take legal action. Registering makes it easy to prove that …

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What is a trademark?

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What is a Trademark? First and foremost, a trademark is a sign/symbol that distinguishes the brand of one business from the other. Furthermore, it can be words, indications, designs, letters, or any other defining characteristics. What is a sign? A sign as a trademark can be represented graphically.  Last, for more information about trademark, kindly contact us at sales@centreo.hk or call …