GM’s Monthly Column

Basic Rules for Social Networking I still remember clearly how my social circle evolves in Hong Kong from casual drinks at Lan Kwai Fong to private dinners on the Peak. In a society with intense information overdose, mixing in a good circle does not just guarantee the receipt of right intelligence, but also determines what you can do and where you may go.   Social level varies from one to the other. In a capital city like Beijing, an invitation to a cocktail reception at five-star hotel is no longer able to make an impression. One will have to get invited to a state dinner to call oneself top level socialite. But these glamorous associations…


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As the capital’s most long-standing social group in making life easier for expats, we have set up a Wechat group specifucally to answer your enquiries about visa and green card applications. If you woud like to join the group, please add our General Manager’s Wechat ID at wesleyng923 with a short note mentioning your interest to join the group. Our General Manager will invite you to the group when the request is made successfully.  


Invitation: Tea party at Mercedes Me

FCGroup and Monica’s Social Business Network are very pleased to invite you to join an elegant tea party at Mercedes Me after the summer vacation in order to grow up our both networks with work professionals. Event details are as below: Date: September 17, 2017 (Sunday) Time: 3:00-6:00pm Venue: LIGHTHAUS Bar, 2/F, Mercedes Me, No. 1, Sanlitun South Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 北京市朝阳区南三里屯路一号奔驰餐厅二楼LIGHTHAUS酒吧 Cost:RMB 180 per head (including a glass of sparkling wine, snacks, tea and coffee) Enquiries: Wesley Ng (+86 1353 025 9447 or Sign up: or scan the QR Code below: Proposed Menu: Food Selection: Cherry Tomato and Mozzarella with Pesto 小番茄马祖里拉奶酪配罗勒酱 Grilled Zucchini with Mustard Mayonnaise 扒节瓜开面三明治配芥末蛋黄酱 Spring Rolls with Thai…


Invitation: Networking Reception at Casa Fengchao

The most anticipated networking event is back in town. This month, the General Manager Wesley Ng is taking our members to network at Casa Fengchao, an exclusive private club newly founded by Hong Kong-born etiquette specialist Ms. Sara Jane Ho. It is the former residence of heavy-weight late Qing official Rong Lu (荣禄), who also shares the same bloodline with the last Chinese Emperor Pu Yi (溥仪). Event details are as below: Date: August 27, 2017 (Sunday) Time: 2:30pm – 5:00pm Venue: Rong Lu Residence (inside Yiqing Institute), 7 Ju’er Hutong, Jiaodaokou, Dongcheng District, Beijing       北京市东城区交道口菊儿胡同7号荣禄府(北京一轻研究所院内) Directions: Drop off at cross street of Jiaodaokou Nan Dajie and Juer Hutong. Walk 200 metres down the hutong…


Invitation: Saving Tax for Yourself and Your Company

Do you know how much tax can you save for yourself and your company? Under the current national policies, there are some legal ways to help individuals and companies to save tax. This month, we have the opportunity to invite a tax expert to brief you on China’s taxation policies. Katherine Gao, having advised many individuals and companies about their tax problems, will be speaking on individual income tax, preferential policies for company tax, new regulations on invoice issuance and Common Reporting Standard.   Ms. Gao will first introduce above mentioned policies, and then accept questions from the floor. You are welcome to ask any questions regarding your tax problems. Drinks and canapes will be…


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“Colin runs high quality networking events and is a pleasure to be around. It is great to join his events.” — Steve Hubbard  Senior Consultant, Eaststep Consulting Ltd.

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