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February 25th, 2014

Artists-in-Residence: curtain falls to great applause

After five months of intensive training, the 30 students involved in the Artists-in-Residence project held their showcases on 22 and 24 February 2014 in Hong Kong. The short piece they performed was inspired by Scottish Ballet’s Highland Fling, a wild, tartan-drenched affair with tarot cards and fairies.

The public showcase was performed at a popular shopping [...]

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February 17th, 2014

Financial Education Workshops in Hong Kong

Different from the Workshops in previous years, BNP Paribas Hong Kong solely hosted for the first time their Financial Education Workshop on 15 February 2014.
Partnered with Kwun Tong Methodist Social Service, 10 staff volunteers, from different business entities and functions, shared their expertise to around 30 participants who are coming from the underprivileged families in [...]

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January 27th, 2014

Have a fling at ballet

Since 2011, BNP Paribas Hong Kong and the BNP Paribas Foundation have been partnering with The Hong Kong Arts Festival on the “The Artists-in-Residence Project”. The Project brings top professional artists into schools and develops students’ creativity through interactive arts training.
This year’s Artist-in-Residence students will try an upbeat and tartan-themed “Highland Fling”, an acclaimed reinvention [...]

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January 27th, 2014

Walk for Millions

Around 100 BNP Paribas Hong Kong employees, their friends and family members took part in a 10-km charity walk on 5 January 2014, among them were Paul Yang, Country Head and David Goyon, COO for BNP Paribas Hong Kong.
The scenic walk started at the Hong Kong Stadium and ended at the Aberdeen Country Park. “Walk [...]

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October 18th, 2013

Race-Walking to promote healthy living in Hong Kong

The BNP Paribas Global Coverage Solutions team in Hong Kong formed a team of four to join the Corporate Team Challenge of the MTR HK Race Walking 2013 on 14 October. They competed with nearly 50 other corporate teams and finished the race amid rousing support along the sidelines.
Over a thousand race-walkers – amateurs, professionals [...]

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September 2nd, 2013

Sweet smileys in Hong Kong

In August, eight of our bank’s volunteers joined the summer candy-making workshop organised by the Hong Kong Association of Banks (HKAB). They spent a fun-filled morning with 7 kids from a local rehabilitation centre making smiley lollipops.
A total of 10 Workshops are being held this year by the HKAB in cooperation with local NGOs. [...]

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July 30th, 2013

Support of climate change forum shows a commitment to future

The first Global Investor Forum on Climate Change in Hong Kong was held in June 2013 with the support of BNP Paribas.
250 international investors discussed emerging trends in low carbon investing and climate risk management.
The event was organised by the Global Investor Coalition on Climate Change, a group with the aim of steering environmentally [...]

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June 27th, 2013

Lifting spirits with care and love at the Dragon Boat Festival

The Dragon Boat Festival is a significant holiday celebrated every year in China. [...]

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May 31st, 2013

Tales of Culture at “Le French May”

BNP Paribas Hong Kong has been a long partner of Le French May, one of the largest French arts festivals in Asia, which celebrates its 21st edition this year. [...]

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