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  1. Asians form prime target for corporate America

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Markus Gaertner

    ... African-American and Asian-American consumers. 'Together, they represent an annual purchasing power of US$1.5 trillion. That exceeds the individual GDP of such countries as France or Canada,' he ...

  2. East meets West in rich new cultural exchange

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Cremer EMBA-Global Asia School of Business, HKU Success in business depends to a large extent on interpersonal skills and understanding others, particularly when operating in an international environment with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds. For this reason, the EMBA-Global Asia programme at the University of Hong Kong's (HKU) School of Business ensures ...

  3. Comic store opens door to anime culture

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Japan's biggest anime retailer hopes to raise the culture's profile in Hong Kong with the opening of a comic-book store yesterday in Mong Kok. ... culture to the city.' 'We'd also like to let Hongkongers know the importance of buying authorised- not pirated- products,' Takahashi said. That was crucial when building a new ...

  4. Cultural awareness can avert perils and pitfalls

    Posted Jul 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in organisations where people from different backgrounds and cultures work alongside each other, creating the potential for simple misunderstandings or more serious conflict. Problems come from a variety of sources, impeding leadership initiatives and giving rise to performance issues. Even if executives have some exposure to different values and cultural overlays, there can be difficulties ...

  5. Abu Dhabi takes cultural route to attract visitors

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... architect. All these and more are planned in US$27 billion cultural and tourism projects that will make Abu Dhabi a must-visit destination like its neighbour Dubai. The projects had a bit ...

  6. Culture bureau to inspire vision

    Posted May 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com A new culture bureau must have a vision of cultural development, foster the growth of the arts, safeguard creative freedom and never function as a propaganda organ. This is the consensus of a panel of experts who took part in an exchange over the proposed culture bureau for the Post's chief executive debate series. They say the bureau ...

  7. The race is on among economies to foster a culture of creation

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Andrew Sheng As companies and countries alike search for the next path to growth, their leaders cannot get away from the challenge of innovation. Everyone is looking for the genius innovator, or that killer application or product that would rocket them to ...

  8. Publishers will be urged to list in focus on culture

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Priscilla Jiao priscilla.jiao@scmp.com Unveiling further plans to boost the mainland's cultural sector, the central government said yesterday it would encourage large publishing houses to list on the stock market during the nation's current five-year plan to 2015. The move comes as the government tries to turn culture into a 'pillar industry' in the coming ...

  9. The heart of corporate culture

    Posted Feb 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Asia's annual '48 Heroes of Philanthropy' for his contributions to disaster relief, public health initiatives, as well as education and cultural programmes through QI's Raise ...

  10. Poll rivals share vision of cultural bureau for city

    Posted Dec 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee and Peter So The next government will probably create a bureau to promote the city's cultural industry, because the two front runners for the top job made that pledge yesterday. Former Executive Council convenor Leung Chun-ying said he would consider forming a cultural bureau and start a matching fund to support artists. His rival, Henry Tang Ying-yen, vowed ...




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