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  1. News - China

    Chinese iPhone accessory sellers ahead of the game

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:53am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com iPhone case sellers ahead of the game This week, Apple unveiled its iPhone 6 and larger iPhone 6 Plus, but at factories in the mainland hub of Guangdong production of cases and other accessories for the phones started three months ago. Details about the company's new products, supposedly confidential before their official launch, have been more ...

  2. Lifestyle

    Social graces for corporate warriors

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 05:42pm by Mark Sharp

    ... in the eye, or look awkward." With Hong Kong's economy reliant on financial services and the tourism and hospitality industries, minding your employees' manners also makes good business ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Urban planner marks Hong Kong down

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 10:36am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... of the community," he says. "The public realm in most of Asia is very dynamic, and it is dynamic because it is flexible. People colonise space for all sorts of things." The informal economy plays ... economy, because there has to be- so many people are working informally," says Cookson Smith. (In Bangkok, nearly two-thirds of gross domestic product is generated by the informal economy ...

  4. Business - Companies - FREIGHT

    Apple iPhone 6 expected to give lift to air cargo market

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:12am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... production base from Shenzhen to Zhengzhou in 2010, has brought exponential growth and spurred a logistics economy boom in the central city. "Its production value in 2013 was 180 billion yuan ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - ECONOMICS

    Book review: The 13th Labour of Hercules, by Yannis Palaiologos

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:11pm by David Wilson

    ... In The 13th Labour of Hercules Athenian reporter Yannis Palaiologos explains how the once-flush, outwardly advanced economy collapsed so fast and stayed down. Greece's worst flaw, it seems, ... Papandreou admitted the economy was in "intensive care". Cue doomed would-be rescue programmes. The overarching austerity policy dictated by the EU and the IMF only fuelled anger embodied ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - LANGUAGES

    The richer we grow the less we use minority tongues, say researchers

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:59am by AFP

    ... of Cambridge. Study co-author Tatsuya Amato explained that as economies developed, one language often came to dominate. "People are forced to adapt the dominant language or risk being left out ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Cantonese or Putonghua in schools? Hongkongers fear culture and identity 'waning'

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:05am by Elaine Yau

    ... isn't the only region where efforts to impose language policies have stirred anger over cultural hegemony. Residents in nearby Guangdong have staged several large-scale rallies in recent years in support of Cantonese, which is seen as being increasingly under threat. Similar protests were reported in August after provincial television station Guangdong TV announced plans to broadcast ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Home and cultural identity difficult to pinpoint for third-culture kids

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:31pm by Mabel Sieh

    ... In today's globalised economy where companies relocate employees to different parts of the world for business reasons, the generation of third-culture kids keeps growing. Unlike many third culture ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - ECOLOGY

    Book review: Sacred Mountains, by Allerd Stikker

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:12pm by David Wilson

    ... the faith-based wars unfolding now- not least the Shia-Sunni conflict- religion generally seems suspect. Yet it is hard to fault Stikker's premise: in the dialogue between ecology and the economy ...

  10. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - BRIEF ENCOUNTERS ALBERTO SCACCIONI

    Brief Encounters: Alberto Scaccioni

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 10:28am by Abid Rahman

    ... Abid Rahman Alberto Scaccioni is the general secretary of Centro di Firenze, the group that owns the Pitti Immagine fashion trade fairs and Enta Moda Italiana export trade group. He has accidentally become something of a sartorial icon himself. Scaccione tells us about the role fashion plays in the Italian economy as well as about his days as a punk and leaving the world of academia ...




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