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  1. Begging on busy streets of Shanghai is serious business

    Posted Dec 16th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... A change in the law is seeing crippled children swelling the ranks of wealthy cities' destitute, writes Mark O'Neill BEGGARS ARE no strangers to the busy streets of Shanghai. In the past few months, their numbers have swelled thanks to a new group who pursue their work with grit and determination- the lame. Walk along Nanjing Road, Huai Hai Road and other busy ...

  2. Business leader to be governor of Hainan

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... of his appointment should be made over the next few days. Considered one of the mainland's most astute business managers, he looks destined to move on to higher things following the landmark 16th Congress of the Communist Party, which agreed to tap the country's business elite from both the state and private sectors to shake up the bureaucracy. At the congress held last ...

  3. Quality business school practises what it teaches

    Posted Aug 04th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... The Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) says it is the only business school in Australia to turn a profit. 'Most business schools teach business, but they don't practise it,' says John Hewson, MGSM dean and management professor. 'In so far as we can, we should run a business school like a business. But the fact is, we are the only profitable ...

  4. Business school rankings: straight up and down or way out of order?

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... for a business school than a ranking. They are either loved or hated, depending on how an institution fares. But what is certain is that they are increasingly regarded as important. The first ranking dates back to 1985, when the results of a survey conducted by Brecker and Merriman, a New York-based consulting firm, were published in the Wall Street Journal. Next was BusinessWeek, releasing ...

  5. Hotels know what's best for business

    Posted Oct 14th 2003, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... priority list, as corporate expense accounts have shrunk and 'everyone has pressure on their budgets'. As one of its incentives to attract business, Marco Polo hotels will offer a free ... Kong, agrees the requirements of executives are changing, and that there is a greater emphasis on being able to do business with minimum hassle. He says up-to-date information technology ...

  6. Business focus draws IT expert to management course

    Posted Nov 28th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... management role,' he says 'If I want to start my own business some day, it will also help.' A management information systems (MIS) manager at Tommy Hilfiger (HK), Mr Wong has a BSc ... for PolyU's MBA in general management because he wanted a programme that focused exclusively on business. 'I didn't want something related to information technology,' he says. ...

  7. Business activity continues to expand

    Posted Dec 01st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sidney Luk New order volumes and the level of business activity continued to register strong growth for the sixth consecutive month in November, albeit at a slower pace than the previous ... attributed the positive performance of the economy to the stronger market sentiment, which has resulted in robust growth of new business and supported efforts to expand activity.' The business ...

  8. Business confidence hits record high

    Posted Oct 31st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok The confidence of small and medium-sized Hong Kong businesses has reached a record high, according to a Productivity Council survey. The Business Operating Environment Index surveyed 588 small and medium-sized firms- 333 from the services sector and 255 manufacturers. The study, carried out this month, showed that 55.18 per cent of those interviewed thought business ...

  9. Top hotels brace for slower business

    Posted Dec 01st 2003, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Christmas will be quiet in the corporate travel sector, but the leisure side will benefit, writes Sandy Li Luxury hotels which target corporate travellers are bracing for slow business ... booked during Christmas as more leisure travellers from the region planned to visit Hong Kong. But luxury hotels such as the Kowloon Shangri-La expected to see slow business because most ...

  10. JP Morgan seeks to double Asia business

    Posted Oct 16th 2003, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... JP Morgan's private banking division is aiming at doubling its business in Asia by 2006. Chairwoman and chief executive Maria Elena Lagomasino said the mainland market would play a pivotal role in the private banking giant's goal of expanding its Asian business to account for 25 per cent of its global revenue from the current 10 per cent. But to safeguard its brand ...




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