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  1. Business - Companies - MANAGEMENT

    Meet a woman CEO with 9 children

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 10:44am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com While some women might delay or give up having children to focus on business, Newton Investment Management chief executive Helena Morrissey showed she could have both the career and nine children at the same time. Morrissey, a British fund manager who now lives in London with her husband and kids, started her career as a bond fund manager in 1987 ...

  2. Business - Companies - MANAGEMENT

    Taking time for children a career high for Principal executive

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 11:39am by Enoch Yiu

    ... family before career While many women choose to stop working when their children are young, investment professional Andrea Muller felt her two children needed to see more of her in their teenage ... practices Muller, 54, says she has no regrets about the decision to take time out for her children and is a keen advocate of workplace policies to support working mothers. While Chief Executive ...

  3. Business - China Business - Consumption

    Pocket money of 'little emperors' offers engine for growth

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Mainland children of well-off families get billions in allowances, and domestic and foreign firms are looking to tap into that Little emperors help powergrowth with pocket money The 50 million "little emperors and empresses", the children of mainland middle and upper-class households, have emerged as a strong force in consumer spending ...

  4. Business - Companies - REGULATION

    Apple to refund consumers US$32.5 million for in-app purchases made by their children without permission

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 01:24pm by Associated Press in Washington

    ... Associated Press in Washington At least US$32.5 million will be given back to parents for purchases made while playing games Apple to refund millions spent by children on apps Apple will refund at least US$32.5 million to consumers to settle a federal case involving purchases that children made without their parents' permission while playing on mobile apps, the United States ...

  5. Business - Companies

    Peninsula owner Michael Kadoorie grooming his children as possible successors

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 02:14am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang denise.tsang@scmp.com Tycoon's children are groomed to take over the sprawling global empire, but their father plans to stay at the helm as long as he can Kadoorie ... to the family’s next generation. Kadoorie told the South China Morning Post that each of his three children will be groomed to be a leader of the corporate goliath – but will only be given the job ...

  6. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Survey skewing is simple if you ask the right questions

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 12:52am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... to a survey by the Asian Corporate Governance Association. SCMP, April 16 Now gather round, children, for today's lesson on how to get the results you want from phrasing your survey questions ...

  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    HSBC action to put hunger strikers out of their misery

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:29am by Howard Winn

    ... is Enlighten Action for Epilepsy, which aims to tackle the epilepsy stigma in Hong Kong and encourage children and youth with well-controlled epilepsy to participate in sports. The charity's ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Legco advisers to tobacco groups should declare their interest

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:37am by Howard Winn

    ... for any legislator to be an adviser, whether paid or otherwise, to an industry whose products are proven to kill people, addicts children to nicotine, that costs the government billions of dollars ...

  9. Business - Money

    Big spender's guide to Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com How much do you actually pay for your cars, pets and children? Tiffany Ap does the maths Pocket science Everyone knows Hong Kong is an expensive town. ... sees economies of scale in child rearing: it only looks for spare monthly income of HK$26,800 to adopt two children, and HK$35,300 for three children. A second child can easily share a room ...

  10. Business - China Business - Lifestyle

    UK club Quintessentially Lifestyle goes the extra mile for clients

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:27am by Denise Tsang

    ... the extra mile for clients From organising a surprise marriage proposal at short notice to sending children to British boarding schools, the needs of the mainland's super rich can be as varied ... He said many parents wanted to send their children to top British schools with no regard to their abilities. This was why the company, he said, met the children, evaluated ...




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