03
19
2016
Company Activities
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First Gold Annual Dinner Wild Wild West 2016 
Venetian Macao Resort Hotel

With nearly one thousand notable guests and celebrities, the “First Gold Annual Dinner Wild Wild West 2016” was held on 19 March, 2016 in the banquet hall on the third floor of the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel. During the event, First Gold awarded Lucky Draw prizes worth over HKD 500,000. The evening was a delight and it never ceased to amaze the party goers.


With the theme of cowboys of American West and American Indians, the dinner party attracted nearly one thousand attendants. There were brave cowboys and beautiful cowgirls, wearing western American costumes in the 18th and 19th century, adding unique sparks to the evening. At the cocktail party, the guests enjoyed special delicacies and beverage while taking part in booth games, such as First Cup (beer pushing game), First Dart (throwing darts) and First Arena ( riding mechanical bulls) with exquisite souvenirs. The guests were also free to take pictures with foreign models against a stage set with western American style.


The Party invited a constellation of celebrities and, among others, there were Mr. Ju Mengjun, the Head of the Xinhua News Agency (Hong Kong Branch), Prof. Du Liqun, the Deputy Dean of the Economics Department and the Head of the Institute of Credit and Law of Peking University, Mr. Hu Shengsheng, the First Deputy Head of the China Credit Research Center of Peking University. Mr. Steven Chan, the Director of the Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society, and supervisors of the Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society were also present, proposing toasts to nearly one thousand attendants with the management of the First Gold and wished the party a success.


The party also invited many actors and actresses. Derek Li and Paisley Wu, proficient in English, Cantonese and Mandarin, served as the host and hostess. First Gold also invited a foreign dance group to give powerful performances of cowboy jive and hot dance brought by cowgirls. MC Jin, a famous rapper, sang Ayo First Gold, the theme song of First Gold, at the party, bringing the evening to a new high. Grasshopper, a famous singing group popular in Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China, gave the last performance by singing their hits, attracting hordes of audience who jostled for hand shakes, pictures and chances to dance with their idols, bringing the party to its climax.


An award ceremony was included in the party, in which First Gold management chose the winners of Best Costumes. Cash prizes were also given to guests who won the booth games. Besides, First Gold also presented awards to staff members with excellent performances and, among others; there were the Award of Outstanding Creativity, Award of Enormous Improvement on Performance, Award of Annual Excellent Performance, Award of Excellent Performance, Award of First-Class Service, Award of Super Elites' Contribution and Award of Excellent Team Spirit. The winners were all honored and promised to work harder to fulfill what they were expected of.


During the lucky draw, the company gave out awards worth more than HKD 500,000 and, among others, there were cash prizes with each worth HKD 10,000, round flight tickets to Dubai for two with five-star hotel accommodation for three nights, new cameras and lens, luxurious watches and versatile PCs. The organizing committee and First Gold management sang on the stage Ayo First Gold and Glory Days and proposed toasts to attendants. The party ended with resounding success in cheers and applause.

02
25
2016
Staff Activities
5 Photos
First Gold Warrior Training Tour 2016" in Zhuhai, China 
Pullman Zhuhai Hotel

The "First Gold Warrior Training Tour 2015" held in last November provided comprehensive trainings for First Gold's staff and gained a marked effect. The management team forged ahead and organized the "First Gold Warrior Training Tour 2016" from February 25 to 28, 2016 in Pullman Zhuhai Hotel, which featured upgraded corporate training sessions lasted for four days and three nights, with more than one hundred colleagues and partners partaking.

 

The "First Gold Warrior Training Tour 2016" was designed with rich contents, including the in-depth analysis of personality, coupled with challenging experiential activities which enabled the employees to lay a solid theoretical foundation and practiced their daily work. The training also helped the colleagues set goals for both their work and life so that they would have a more specific and practical target. With full capacity of execution, the colleagues declared to create extraordinary values for themselves at the venue where over one hundred people were present.

 

These courses fully tapped the staff's potentials, exposed them to the importance of willpower and focus, effectively sharpened their abilities in communication, team cooperation and strategy-planning, and guided them through spiritual exploration. First Gold aimed to let its staff, through corporate training, apply what they learned to their work and life, fulfill their individual and team missions and let their life shine.

02
22
2016
Awards
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First Gold Extended Warm Congratulations to Mr. Sammy So on His Honorary Doctorates 

First Gold extended warm congratulations to Dr. Sammy So for gaining hisprofessional recognitions. The 3 professional recognitions are all awarded by Honorary Doctor of Lincoln University, Honorary Fellow of Canadian Chartered Institute of Business Administration and Chartered Manager of Canadian Chartered Institute of Business Administration, he continues to dedicate himself to the precious metals industry.

 

Dr. So enjoys great popularity in the industry for his virtue, wisdom, honesty and integrity. Dr. So also gains recognition for his leadership, specialized knowledge and accomplishments in his field and excels at management and business administration. First Gold expressed its heartfelt congratulations to Dr. Sammy So on his honorary doctorates and its sincere wish for his generous service to the precious metals industry and his new-height achievements.

02
11
2016
Company Activities
6 Photos
First Gold Attended upon Invitation the Year of the Monkey Opening Ceremony for a New Start of Trading in the Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society  
Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society

The Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society started trading on the fourth day of the first lunar month, February 11, 2016. The Year of the Monkey Opening Ceremony and Top 10 Most Active Loco London Gold/Silver Dealer Award 2014/15 was held to wish for an auspicious new year and celebrate last year's remarkable achievements with its peers.

 

First Gold representative attended the event as a member of the Executive and Supervisory Committees, and hosted the opening ceremony with Mr. James Lau, a member of the Executive and Supervisory Committees and the Under Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau. First Gold representative dressed as the God of Wealth for the second year and gave new year red packets to all the guests present at the event, creating a lively atmosphere on the scene. A great many media were attracted to take photos, which even enlivened the Year of the Monkey Opening Ceremony.

 

First Gold won the Top 10 Most Active Loco London Gold/Silver Dealer Award for four consecutive years. Mr. James Lau, the Under Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau, granted the award to one of the First Gold Generals as a sign of praise and recognition. According to the tradition of the Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society, on the first day of trading in the lunar year, the President and Vice-President would decide the first fixed price of gold by bidding, with an amount implying auspiciousness and fortune. First Gold wished for the rise of Hong Kong's economy and the prosperity of the precious metals market.

12
24
2015
Staff Activities
7 Photos
2015 First Gold Christmas Party 
Red MR, Wan Chai​

First Gold was excited to celebrate the Christmas Day on 24th December 2015 in Red MR Wan Chai. Top management presented opening speech together as a start for the Christmas Party, and they especially highlighted how First Gold had achieved great success in the past whole year. All of the First Gold staff aimed to have successful accomplishments in year of 2016.


The Christmas Party was fun and fascinating. All staff were proactively participated in the games. For instance, karaoke, American Pool and darts. Lucky draw was a climax of the event; all staff received their favorable gifts and presented dance performance just to win the best gift. First Gold had arranged variety of thoughtful gifts, including iPhone 6s, Ocean Park Year-Access Membership Cards, 5 stars hotel buffet coupons and shopping cash coupons. 

12
18
2015
Awards
6 Photos
First Gold Received Four Awards from CGSE  
Treasure Lake Golden Banquet Restaurant, Sheung Wan

First Gold wholeheartedly strives for excellence in various aspects, not only great in business development, and also actively participate in leisure sports activities. It’s proud to announce that there were four sports awards in 2015 that had been presented to First Gold by CGSE.


The Award Presentation was held in Treasure Lake Golden Banquet Restaurant on 18th December 2015. First Gold was invited to receive the honored awards in the banquet. These awards were the Champion, First Runner-up and Second Runner-up in Badminton Championships of Union Li Chun Association 2015 and Second Runner-up in Charity Snooker Match 2015. In the future, First Gold will sincerely continue to uphold its excellence and put great efforts in coming sport competitions.

12
03
2015
Awards
1 Photos
First Gold Awarded “Green Office” Labels for 3 Consecutive Years 
Bank of American Tower


The World Green Organization (WGO) is an independent non-governmental organization concerned with environmental conservation and environmentally related livelihood and economic affairs. It provides an all-inclusive approach to a fully integrated three-pronged solution that combines social, environmental and economic aspects for environmental revolution. First Gold has participated in the activity for 3 consecutive years and received the WGO’s “Green Office” label, along with other awardees and the organizers working together to achieve corporate carbon reduction targets, to create a better and greener future.


On 3rd December 2015, WGO and Junior Chamber International Hong Kong hosted the 3rd Green Office Award Labeling Scheme (GOALS) Award Presentation Ceremony at the Bank of America Tower. The event aimed to return a courtesy to various companies for creating a Green Office culture. For the third year running, First Gold has received awards from WGO, they are “United Nations Millennium Development Goals – Green Office Awards Labeling Scheme” (GOALS)” and Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence.


Since 2013, First Gold has joined in different environmental friendly projects, with the caring attitude for the society and promoting green economic mission. In the future, First Gold will continue to be a role model to promote environmental protection and in order to build a green environment.


11
20
2015
Staff Activities
2 Photos
"First Gold Warrior Training Tour 2015" in Pattaya, Thailand 
Sheraton Pattaya Resort, Thailand

First Gold regards its staff as valuable assets and determines to cultivate excellent talents, so it organized a challenging staff training for its senior staff and management team, the First Gold Warrior Training Tour 2015, in Pattaya, Thailand from November 20 to 23, 2015. It was a difficult yet meaningful experience. All of the participants said they had benefited a lot. They laid a theoretical foundation for personal growth and mastered practical skills, which was really helpful for their actual work or management.

 

The First Gold Warrior Training Tour 2015 lasted for four days and three nights with rich contents and a tight schedule. It encouraged its staff to set clear goals, work out career development plans, and establish their life aspirations. They would have clearer and more specific targets, and would then reach their goals more quickly and enjoy a wonderful life and career. Not only did the training exert positive influence on its staff, but also enabled them to give full play to their strong points on their positions. It was absolutely a win-win result for First Gold which ensured a favorable long-term development.

 

The training courses were arranged strictly on a regular basis so that its staff could tap their potentials as much as possible. The courses were given in different venues, both indoor and outdoor. They had the opportunity to enjoy the magnificent hotel and participate, all dressed in their finest attire, in beach activities. The training was ingeniously designed to provide a wide variety of contents for First Gold students to learn. It was expected that through the First Gold Warrior Training Tour 2015, the senior staff and management team could effectively apply what they had learned, achieve individual goals and devote themselves to First Gold.

10
25
2015
Company Activities
5 Photos
"CGSE-SRD Union Li Chun Association Cup" Table Tennis Men's Singles Tournament 
South China Athletic Association, Causeway Bay

Sponsored by the Union Li Chun Association, the Gold & Silver Cup Men's Singles Table Tennis Championship was successfully held by the Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society on 25 October in South China Athletic Association, Causeway Bay. First Gold sent its own male group to compete in the intense competitions.


First Gold sent its first-ever male group to participate, which not only built friendship with the counterparts but also displayed team spirit with a pious effort. The preliminary competition chose the best two out of three teams with eleven scores for each game. Players of the First Gold showed great team spirit and managed to elbow into the top eight with best performances. This could be best explained by their can-do spirit by which they wished a better future for the First Gold.

10
19
2015
Seminars & Expo
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First Gold and Xinhua News Agency Hosted "Gold and Currency Summit Forum" 
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

First Gold and Xinhua News Agency jointly held a large-scale forum, "Gold and Currency Summit Forum", in the Grand Ballroom, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong on October 19, 2015 for the first time. Hundreds of financiers, experts and scholars of the industry gathered together at the forum to explore the opportunities arising during the internationalization of gold and RMB. The emcee star Ms. Astrid Chan acted as the host of the forum.

 

Xinhua News Agency is the largest media organization in China while First Gold is an outstanding company in the precious metals investment service industry. The discussion platform established by the two parties drew profound insights concerning gold and currency among the attendees, which promoted the future development of the industry. On that day a number of media from Mainland China and Hong Kong were attracted there to report the grand event.

 

The distinguished guests who attended the forum upon invitation included Mr. Ju Mengjun, the Director of Xinhua News Agency (Hong Kong Branch), Mr. Steven Chan, the President of the Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society, Well & Well Financial Holdings Group, and Mr. Wen Xinnian, the General Manager of Xinhua News Agency (Hong Kong Branch). The distinguished guests attending the forum and delivering keynote speeches were also important figures, including Prof. Terence Tai-Leung Chong, the Standing Director of the Institute of Global Economics and Finance of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Siyuan Chair Professor of Nanjing University, Dr. Wilson Chan, the Adjunct Professor of Department of Economics and Finance of College of Business of City University of Hong Kong, Mr. Ouyang Huansong, the General Manager of Qianhai Financial Assets Transaction Department of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Mr. Jiang Linqiang, the Vice General Manager and Managing Director of Forward Exchange Transaction of Jiaotong International Securities Co., Ltd., First Gold, Mr. Yu Weiqiang, a Senior Vice President of Xinhua Finance Agency, Mr. Yang Hao, the Vice President of China Construction Bank (Asia), and Mr. Hung Sheunghang, the Director of Mirror Post, etc.


Mr. Steven Chan said in his keynote speech that the launching of Shanghai-Hong Kong Gold Connect deepened the integration of onshore and offshore investors and funds, facilitated the transformation of the international board trading from regional trading to international trading, and had a very positive influence on the balance of international gold prices. First Gold representative remarked that Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank provided sovereign loans, equity investment and guarantees for the infrastructure in Asian sovereign states, diversifying the international investment of RMB; as European countries joined the founding members, the RMB businesses could be opened in Europe; in additional, the launching of RMB Gold Bar significantly enhanced the relation between RMB and gold, which was favorable for the internationalization of RMB. His witty and humorous expression amused the distinguished guests at the venue, bringing unceasing laughter to the forum. His words also reflected his far-sightedness and keen insight.

 

In the afternoon, Mr. Ju Mengjun hosted the thought-provoking discussion session that focused on topics such as "The Future Development of the Gold Market in Hong Kong and Mainland China" and "The Current Situation, Prospect and Opportunities of RMB Internationalization". First Gold representative expressed his opinion that the RMB Gold Bar and Shanghai-Hong Kong Gold Connect launched by the Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society played a positive role in advancing the internationalization of RMB, and helped to connect the gold market in Mainland China and Hong Kong, promote the integration and development of the financial industry in Mainland China and Hong Kong, and expand the global market. During the specially-designed Q&A session, the distinguished guests were fully involved in the active interaction and heated discussion. At last, the forum came to a satisfactory close.

First Gold Warrior Training Tour 2016" in Zhuhai, China
2016-02-25
First Gold Extended Warm Congratulations to Mr. Sammy So on His Honorary Doctorates
2016-02-22
First Gold Attended upon Invitation the Year of the Monkey Opening Ceremony for a New Start of Trading in the Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society
2016-02-11
First Gold Awarded “Green Office” Labels for 3 Consecutive Years
2015-12-03
"First Gold Warrior Training Tour 2015" in Pattaya, Thailand
2015-11-20
"CGSE-SRD Union Li Chun Association Cup" Table Tennis Men's Singles Tournament
2015-10-25
First Gold and Xinhua News Agency Hosted "Gold and Currency Summit Forum"
2015-10-19