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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asian must bank on the hopes of its youth

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by NOELEEN HEYZER

    ... today's generation of young people is growing up in a world of uncertainty. Volatility exists in the global economy and financial markets, high levels of unemployment are prevalent, education ... of few prospects, others have given up on the job search. Such vulnerability disproportionately affects women. Young women are particularly underrepresented in the labour market, and are thus ...

  2. Business school shines light on the Asian way

    Posted Jul 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to develop course material,' Wong says. Research may lead to modules on global finance issues as they apply to emerging markets, and Asian models of governance and corporate social ... in business does not depend on just adopting a United States-manufactured or European Union-approved template. 'We need to teach people to function in the Asian business environment,' says ...

  3. Mastering marketing in Sydney

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Geoff Maslen Of the more than 8,000 Asian students enrolled at the University of Sydney, nearly 800 are from Hong Kong. Natalie Lam Hay-tung is one of them, and this semester she is completing the final leg of a master's degree in commerce and marketing, having begun the course in July last year. Lam decided to study at Sydney University because of its reputation as a top ...

  4. School builds on expertise in Asian business practice

    Posted Feb 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... times, they are a-changing.' MBA enrolment might be on the decline in the mature United States market, but the need for executive training in other parts of the world is clearly on the rise, ... at HKUST's School of Business and Management are banking on. 'The school expects to generate more knowledge on Asian business practice as well as build on the calibre of the faculty's ...

  5. Education: right product, wrong market

    Posted Sep 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... business in Hong Kong, the best we can get is a few dozen students from Southeast Asian countries. Hong Kong universities have some 10 per cent to 15 per cent non-local students. But if you ...

  6. News - Asia

    East Asian students top in math, science, reading: studies

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... Mathematics and Science Study. “At the eighth grade, clearly the East Asian countries... are pulling away from the rest of the world by a considerable margin,” the report said in its executive ... girls scored better at reading than boys. Students in the United States surpassed the international average, but lagged behind their East Asian and, in some cases, European counterparts. ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese school to foster 'Asian' thinking

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Karuizawa

    ... Agence France-Presse in Karuizawa Businesswoman seeks to develop Asian leadership valuing consensus and harmony over Western 'loud, top-down' approach School to nurture ... Kobayashi hopes her foundation outside Tokyo will help change that by breeding a wave of political and business leaders, but with what she sees as a more "Asian" way of thinking. Building ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it- Australia's 'Asian Century' plan

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... that China features prominently in the white paper, entitled Australia in the Asian Century. The new document reflects a more mature perspective toward China's development… saying Australia ... priority languages as part of a 13-year plan to tap into the booming Asian economies. As Australia puts new focus on Asian languages, Indonesia too must ensure it stays connected with the region. ...

  9. A taste for travel

    Posted Jul 27th 2006, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... visit other Asian countries for sun, sightseeing and shopping. For others, though, one of the best parts of travelling is to taste new dishes. And if you take the time out from sightseeing ... or $500) and visits to Tokyo's food markets. Singapore at-sunrice Fort Canning Centre, Fort Canning Park, tel: (65) 6336 3307 www.at-sunrice.com This professional culinary academy headed ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Inequalities erode foundations of Asia's growth

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by JUZHONG ZHUANG

    ... inequality can dampen the poverty-reduction impact of economic growth and weaken the basis of growth. A recent Asian Development Bank report estimated that, if inequality had remained stable in the Asian economies where it increased, the same growth from 1990 to 2010 would have taken about 240 million more people out of poverty. High and rising inequality can curb long-term growth ...




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