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  1. Firm to advance energy efficiency in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 14th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis Interest in green building technology in Hong Kong has increased significantly over the past few years. Soaring fuel prices, increased public awareness and attention from Hong ... of existing buildings. While it can hardly be described as a 'green revolution', developers are also becoming more concerned about their environmental image and the need to pay attention ...

  2. Building up steam

    Posted Nov 07th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis The difference between the first half of the year and the revival during the second half has generated momentum in the banking and finance sector and, with it, an upswing in recruitment activity. However, what effect is hiring activity having ...

  3. Developer rivalry helping to drive the eco initiative

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis Hong Kong's famous neon-lit high-rise buildings may dazzle and impress visitors and locals but, according to energy experts, the design and management of buildings, including residential properties, account for about 70 per cent of total greenhouse gas emissions. Residential and commercial buildings account for about 80 per cent of electricity consumed in Hong ...

  4. HK professionals are standing tall

    Posted Jul 26th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... in the world display outstanding structural engineering capabilities in the same way that Hong Kong does. From towering commercial buildings and imposing bridges that seem to defy gravity, to luxury residential buildings slotted into hillsides- and deep cavernous tunnels that carry the underground railway system- Hong Kong's structural engineers help shape its world-famous cityscape. More ...

  5. Building brand awareness

    Posted Jul 15th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Iconic French company Lacoste works to establish uniformity across China through the implementation of marketing and merchandising strategies, writes Chris Davis LIKE MANY OTHER western brands that have set up in China, the sheer size of the country has c ...

  6. Courses help build firm foundation for work

    Posted Nov 19th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis IN TODAY'S competitive environment, property management companies need to offer in-depth staff training and development to ensure client expectations are met. It is equally important for them to have continuing programmes that encourage b ...

  7. Building on a fine old tradition

    Posted Nov 05th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis Ben Sim Shing-ho believes he is the first Hong Kong postgraduate student to carry out clinical research using traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) to diagnose and treat dyspepsia, a pain or an uncomfortable feeling in the upper stomach. Mr Sim, ...

  8. Building clients' trust is essential, says ING

    Posted Oct 21st 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis FOR MANY PEOPLE planning their financial future the right answers seldom come easy. While there is no shortage of financial advice available in newspapers or through the internet and television, increasingly those who are concerned about their ...

  9. Knowledge essential for building the future

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis SPACE programme offers insights that can lead to a range of career prospects TO KAYTA MOSTOVAYA, continuous education is more than a process of achieving career goals- it is a means of developing cross-disciplinary skills that can be used in a ...

  10. Green concepts become accepted

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis Hong Kong's buildings are slowly beginning to incorporate energy conservation and environmental concepts designed to achieve greater operational efficiency. Realising that the construction of green buildings contributes to achieving sustainable development, the Hong Kong government now insists new government buildings incorporate environmentally-friendly energy conservation ...




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