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  1. New Zealand focus on glory at HK Sixes

    Posted Oct 28th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Scott Styris' possible road to next year's World Cup goes past the Hong Kong Sixes where he is hoping to make a mark by leading New Zealand to their first Cup title at the Kowloon Cricket Club. Styris who will be at the helm of a team which incl ...

  2. Maths courses in schools must focus on real-world situations

    Posted Dec 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... liberal arts-focused students of university education even if they met all other entry requirements. Mathematics should be designated a mandatory subject, given its importance in developing ... application and intrinsic value, mathematics should be made more welcoming to students. It should move beyond typical textbook problems and focus on real-world situations. It should not be merely ...

  3. Rural work conference focuses on threats to stable food supply

    Posted Dec 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mandy Zuo The central government opened its annual rural work conference in Beijing yesterday to map out plans for development in agriculture and rural regions next year. Topping the agenda are how to deal with price fluctuations, guarantee a steady incre ...

  4. A bumpy ride for Asean-focused investment funds

    Posted Nov 21st 2010, 12:00am by Oliver Jones

    ... in the main Indonesian, Thai, Philippine, and Malaysian indices. But these rises have not made owning an Asean-focused investment fund commensurately rewarding since the larger number of companies ... risen by only 11 per cent this year, the performance of regionally focused funds such as the JF Asean fund has lagged that of country-focused funds. So far this year, the JF Asean fund has risen ...

  5. Inaugural sale puts focus on write stuff

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bonhams' first auction in Hong Kong, exclusively dedicated to writing instruments, takes place on November 24. The inaugural sale contains more than 80 lots of exceptional pens with a focus on Montblanc Writer's Editions, Patron of the Arts and 333 series, plus limited edition fine writing instruments by Dunhill, Namiki, Loiminchay, Dupont and Krone, among others. ...


    Posted Dec 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... If you are an employee or self-employed, aged between 18 and 65 and residing and working in Hong Kong you must join an MPF scheme. Use on-line facilities to check MPF status regularly. In addition to being able to monitor investment fund performance, regu ...

  7. Focus Media set for strong sales as advertisers tap into lower-tier cities

    Posted Oct 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez A year after Sina's US$1.4 billion deal to buy its core assets collapsed, mainland digital advertising network operator Focus Media is banking on tweaks in its operation and robust consumer spending across the country to help shore up its revenue. Shanghai-based Focus Media, which operates the mainland's largest out-of-home audiovisual digital display ...

  8. Rees renews focus on 15-a-side game with a mission to Europe

    Posted Nov 04th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong will embark on a three-game tour of Europe next month. Head coach Dai Rees will renew his focus on the 15-a-side game, which has taken a backseat to the campaign to win a gold medal in sevens at the Asian Games in Guangzhou this month. The team will play internationals against Germany, Norway and Holland. It follows last year's groundbreaking visit- ...

  9. Obama needs to focus on the domestic front

    Posted Nov 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... back support so that America and, by association through global-embracing connections, the world, can again have certainty about where it is heading. For that to happen he needs to focus ...

  10. Firms focus on innovation

    Posted Nov 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the retail sector, much depends on finding new ways to enhance the customer experience, which is why the top companies put such stress on continuous service innovation. 'This is one of the fundamental factors for success in our business,' say ...




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