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  1. Super-punter Woods quietly masterminded a revolution

    Posted Jan 30th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Alan Woods may have been a name unknown outside professional gambling or Hong Kong racing's inner circles but his passing on the weekend saw the loss of a significant, if reclusive, influence on horse racing. Woods knew little of horses. ...

  2. The back-room revolution

    Posted Dec 09th 2003, 12:00am by Sunanda Kisor Datta-Ray

    ... Sunanda Kisor Datta-Ray The next round of the globalisation of jobs might see China, Malaysia and the Philippines competing with India, which Singapore's Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong, calls the world's 'information technology and back-room ...

  3. Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Louise Rosario Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China by Cheris Chan Oxford U Press Marketing Death is a detailed study of how life insurance companies sell policies in a country where death is a taboo subject. University of Hong Kong associate professor Cheris Chan hun-ching conducted dozens of interviews with insurance sales agents, ...

  4. UBS stresses culture of volunteerism

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... institution emphasises a culture of volunteerism. Boyd-Thomas says their community investment efforts also provide quality mentoring exchanges that are about working not just with young people ...

  5. Cultural exchange puts a risky price on art

    Posted May 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Young Wang This spring, Lu Yongsheng, a novice investor in fine art, increased his investment sixfold in less than a month by trading on the Tianjin Cultural Artwork Exchange, the second ... investment. The Tianjin Cultural Artwork Exchange was launched on January 26. The first organisation in the world to list shares in artwork, the Art Exchange, launched just a couple of weeks earlier, ...

  6. letters

    Posted Apr 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to be their ultimate goal. Lam Hiu-ching Learn to appreciate Chinese culture I am writing in response to the article 'Traditional Chinese ethics not outdated' (Young Post, March 11). Being a senior form student who takes Chinese culture lessons in school, I agree with the writer's views. After studying Chinese culture, I have broadened my horizons and learned to appreciate our ...

  7. Culture of caution spared us property market mess

    Posted Nov 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The avalanche of economic bad news shows no sign of letting up. The latest is that the number of Hong Kong homeowners in negative equity- those who owe banks more than their homes are worth- is on the rise again. In the third quarter, residential mortgage ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance

    Worlds apart on pay scale

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of a Shanghai doctor, he joined the lender in 1984 after stints working at farms and in a coal mine during the Cultural Revolution. Like other key party and government posts, the top jobs at ICBC ... by developers and local governments. "Chinese banks are risk averse due to culture, a different executive compensation structure" and the profitability of their lending operations, said ...

  9. Identity sold for a quick profit

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Philip Bowring A sense of identity rooted in history is an essential element in any institution's or country's long-term success. The great crime of the Communist Party, notably but not exclusively during the Cultural Revolution, was to create a huge chasm between China and its past. So it is encouraging to find that, in Hong Kong, the roots of identity as part of China ...

  10. Initiatives aim to bridge gap between two cultures

    Posted Jun 08th 2004, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... cultures,' he said. 'We are trying to follow KC's example, and are determined to help Britain and, in our case, British schoolchildren and teachers, gain a working knowledge of China, its culture, its history, its language, its mores.' HSBC has helped to send Chinese teachers to schools in Britain, given support to teaching Putonghua at British schools, and sent English ...




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