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  1. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    Beijing's Weibo ban hits close to home

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:26am by George Chen

    ... separated in this world. If someday Sina Weibo, already listed on the technology-heavy Nasdaq stock market in the United States, fails, then Beijing should be blamed for how the central government ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Young jobseekers losing touch with reality

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 04:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Attitude of the young generation leads many HR managers to rethink the value of fresh graduates Young jobseekers lose touch with reality A very strange phenomenon appears to be developing in the job markets in Hong Kong and Shanghai. On the one hand, young jobseekers keep complaining about how difficult it is to find good jobs. On the other hand, ...

  3. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    From child to adult, the need to study never seems to end

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:29am by George Chen

    ... takers worldwide, according to the CFA Institute, the organiser of the exams. The number of people taking the CFA exam is also an indicator of the health of the financial job market. Industry insiders say when the job market isn't doing well, you will see more people taking the exams. That was what happened during the 2008 global financial crisis. Many financial workers lost ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Is the market reform a true 'win-win' for Shanghai and Hong Kong?

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:07am by George Chen

    ... Is the market reform a true 'win-win' for Shanghai, HK? On the mainland, the term "win-win" has been popular for quite some time, replacing the term "zero-sum" game we ... about how people can make such a thing happen. In Hong Kong these days, is the newly announced Shanghai-Hong Kong stock market "through-train" scheme really a "win-win"? ...

  5. Business - Economy - MR. SHANGKONG

    Xi Jinping's visit to Shanghai zone gives new hope to economic reform

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:06am by George Chen

    ... and market system, may only be symbolic, but such symbolic visits have often significantly changed the path of mainland economic development. For example, late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping's visit to southern China in 1992 eventually led to a wider opening-up of the mainland market to foreign investors. Xi claimed to be a big fan of the free-trade zone and what had been done since ...

  6. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Global business best done in person- or you may regret it

    Posted May 19th 2014, 03:22am by George Chen

    ... with their Asian colleagues, in most cases they will not care whether the call is made during the family dinner time, or even when you should be sleeping. Who wants to take a conference call at 11.30pm ... presentations (that's another office bureaucracy story) and way too many global conference calls. In Asian culture, some procedures for face-to-face meetings, such as shaking hands, exchanging ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Chinese banks in Hong Kong go quiet on last year's promised bonus

    Posted May 12th 2014, 02:58am by George Chen

    ... and also resulted in big changes to the job market for banking professionals in Asia. Many have left big international banks such as HSBC and Citigroup for rapidly expanding Chinese banks ... to wait a few more months. Some of you may think the job market is bad enough these days, so how dare Z and others ask for a bonus. But the sad truth about working for a mainland bank in Hong Kong ...

  8. Business - Money - MR. SHANGKONG

    Big-name banks no guarantee for IPO success

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:38am by George Chen

    ... little help in bringing pork seller to market The failure of top mainland pork producer Shuanghui's US$6 billion initial public offering- once slated to be Asia's biggest this year- ... cancelled because of cool market response. Given Shuanghui's fame, especially after it acquired top US meat processor Smithfield Foods last year, as well as the renowned international ...

  9. Business - Economy - MR. SHANGKONG

    Booming years for Singapore but a lost decade for Hong Kong?

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 04:43am by George Chen

    ... and Taiwan were known as the "Four Asian Tigers" for their economic booms in the 1970s and '80s. Hong Kong's West Kowloon Cultural District project seems somehow like a forgotten ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Asian trio the new hunting ground for job opportunities

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... of Western financial professionals from London, New York or Frankfurt are considering abandoning their home markets if they can land a job offer in an Asian city such as Shanghai or Hong Kong. ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com More and more financial professionals look to Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore as region is expected to take the lead in employment Asian trio the new ...




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