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  1. Academic bores too steep a price to pay for knowledge economy

    Posted Apr 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with Jake van der Kamp Shenzhen University, owned by the municipal government, has embarked on a five-year headhunting drive to enlist 20 to 30 top academics and researchers. The bait: annual pay packages of 600,000 yuan to 1.2 million yuan... SCMP, April ...

  2. Artists can drive economy

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ginn Fung To pursue an artistic career in Hong Kong is no longer a romantic dream. The government has been striving to develop cultural and creative industries as one of the six pillars for economic growth, while companies regard art as a fashionable medi ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 17, 2013

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... ("Lu Ping sounds a warning on influx of mainlanders", May 10). We should remember that mainlanders helped Hong Kong's economy recover following the Sars outbreak in 2003 ... to Vietnam, but there is also the American invasion of Iraq, since when a study in collaboration with the World Health Organisation puts civilian deaths at up to 150,000; and in Iran (forceful ...

  4. Exams and rote learning are barriers in knowledge economy

    Posted Aug 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I could not agree more with Rebecca Wong ('Put knowledge first, not exams', August 21). In Hong Kong, most parents, school administrators and our educators still equate knowledge with exam results. There have been many policy changes over the ye ...

  5. Poor economy injects new life into caring sector

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... one was working for doctors who had set up their own private practices. 'If the economy is good, there is a lot of wastage [switching jobs] in nursing.' The first batch of graduates ...

  6. Applications up as economy takes downturn

    Posted Dec 13th 2008, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... based on the growth of the Chinese economy and the challenges that businesses in the region would face. To give topicality and a global dimension, it also drew on the resources of other ...

  7. Changing economy plays role in choice of degree

    Posted Aug 04th 2008, 12:00am by Hiram To

    ... interested in. In four or five years' time, degrees that will lead to jobs now may not necessarily be in demand. Students should think about how Hong Kong's economy is changing and what ...

  8. Content under scrutiny in globalised economy

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Elizabeth Turner

    ... scale in a globalised economy, and that has sparked a debate in business schools on the relevancy of MBA curricula. According to some experts, the traditional business model of the MBA programme ... the structure of the global economy- the demise of monolithic organisations in favour of smaller networks of highly integrated units, would call for different qualities in managers, such as the ability ...

  9. Declining English standards will damage Hong Kong's economy

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am writing to express my concern over Hong Kong students' declining standard of English. The implementation of the mother-tongue policy has contributed to this alarming problem. As our students' exposure to English is reduced, they lack the op ...

  10. HKU graduates enjoy fruits of strong economy with HK$15,000 a month

    Posted May 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Zoe Mak and Lilian Goh Last year's graduates from the University of Hong Kong are benefiting from the healthy economy, with average monthly earnings up 6.9 per cent to more than ... in general needed people with strong backgrounds in mathematics. 'The results from the survey shows the economy in Hong Kong is booming, which creates more opportunities for students to choose ...




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