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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    A breath of fresh flair: young Hong Kong entrepreneurs chase start-up dreams in Silicon Valley

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:48pm by Jo Baker

    ... home. Interim results from a study by the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Google Hong Kong, released earlier this year, reveal that Hong Kong's financial success has left it with little ... that was the only funding they had. Despite the abundance of Hong Kong's financial resources, early stage investment and seed capital for local start-ups is elusive, and with the exception of a few ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    In India, caste system ensures you are what you eat

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:09pm by Amrit Dhillon

    ... in the dark? Thousands of people saw their life savings wiped out when LM Investment Management collapsed, raising serious questions about the financial services industry.  "You grow up learning you cannot ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Coast effective? The mammoth task of ridding Hong Kong's beaches of plastic rubbish

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Angie Bucu

    ... their purchasing decisions, they will choose products that are more environmentally friendly,” says Fok. “This will, in turn, become a driving force for industries to act pro-environmentally.” A number ... up floating marine debris in the Pacific. Slat says his invention is feasible, financially viable and could clean up half of the debris in the North Pacific Gyre, better known as the Great ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    As happy as Larry

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... industry. The Light and Space artists, as they were collectively termed, aren't internationally renowned- the most famous is probably James Turrell- but even if you've never heard of Bell, ... life. I was totally unprepared … It gave me a nervous breakdown by the time I was 30 and turned me into an alcoholic." "There were hard times financially," he admits now. He ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FASHION & LIVING

    Hong Kong top models Angie Ng, Mia Kang and Kimberly Verge talk style

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 12:17am by Jing Zhang

    ... there a lot and the progressive industry in the British capital is a big fan of her sharp, striking looks. Soon Ng will be flying off for London Fashion Week. "I was studying law at Reading ... a master's in finance and financial law at the School of Oriental and African Studies, all while modelling. But after a few years with Models 1 in London, Kang moved back to be closer to her family. ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    A life sentence: Cambodia's acid-attack victims face an agonising future

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by Tibor Krausz

    ... substance that is used in some batteries, cleaning agents and industrial processes. When it comes into contact with human tissue, the acid can cause irreparable damage by destroying layers ... entitled to financial compensation from their attackers. Another new law regulates the sale, storage, transportation, packaging and use of all potent acids across the country. But there's ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Tricks and stones: the gem traders of Chanthaburi

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by Luke Duggleby

    ... Unregulated mining stripped Chanthaburi of its authentic gemstones. Now the ethically dubious techniques that are sustaining trade in the Thai town are threatening the industry. Words ... missing because we have put such a good system in place," he says. GEMSTONES, PREDOMINANTLY rubies and sapphires, have been mined in Chanthaburi for centuries. But the industry didn't ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    When an investment fund goes bad

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by Benjamin Robertson

    ... their paces. The 40-year-old mother-of-two had hoped to have her own home back in Australia by now, and be financially secure. Those plans ended abruptly last year, when the family's life savings ... Mortgage Income Fund, after seeking advice from expatriate financial advisory firm Global Wealth Management (GWM). The fund invested in Australian mortgages. Two years later, during the global ...

  9. Magazines - Money - FUNDS

    Increased security

    Posted Apr 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Globally, the Exchange Traded Products (ETP) industry has continued to grow in 2012, despite market turbulence in Europe. It attracted US$18.4 billion in net new assets during February, according ... Emerging markets have not traditionally been the place to look for dividend yield, but the relatively stronger balance sheets and financial health of Asian corporates has created an opportunity. ...

  10. Magazines - Style - FRONT ROW

    Independent watchmakers are all the rage among watch collectors

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:15pm by Vivian Chen

    ... to a loosely-formed clan which are independent from industry conglomerates such as the Swatch Group, Richemont and LVMH which own prestigious Swiss watchmakers including Breguet, Vacheron Constantin ... Speake-Marin and François-Paul Journe. The 1980s created a big crisis- quartz movement- for Swiss watchmakers, but the past decade has been the industry's golden age. Impressive sales in emerging ...




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