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  1. Hong Kong risks losing the global education race

    Posted May 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... tertiary education will help to develop Hong Kong's own workforce, to better support its international status. The move will also provide a great opportunity to add to our current degree ... already set up overseas in Abu Dhabi or Dubai. Despite Hong Kong's enviable reputation as the key international gateway of China, and our impressive resume, which includes Harrow School ...

  2. English has always been an integral part of Hong Kong's international trade

    Posted Jul 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the integral part English has always played, and continues to play, in that very environment. Hong Kong was built, from the beginning, on international trade, much of it British and most conducted ... and went on to say that if the Hong Kong government 'wishes to fill jobs with international workers, it needs to confront issues that increasingly deter those workers. If it wishes jobs ...

  3. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong doesn't need Morlocks from the Delta to fix labour woes

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:51pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Importing labour is a very outdated concept, especially for Hong Kong. It should look at it as talent flow across the Pearl River Delta region. Paul Cheung, Singapore director of population ... But Singapore's circumstances are different from Hong Kong's. The Singapore government made a decision years ago to maintain a sizeable proportion of the economy in manufacturing. It was worried ...

  4. Hong Kong to play a central role in ARC

    Posted Nov 10th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Hong Kong in his 'chief delegate' role and chief executive officer Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges will deliver a keynote address entitled New Strategies for New Global Challenges tomorrow morning. Engelbrecht-Bresges is chairman of the Asian Racing Federation and a co-deputy chairman of the world body, the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities. ...

  5. Hong Kong International Hardware and Home Improvement Fair 2004

    Posted Oct 27th 2004, 12:00am by Reggie Ho

    ... Reggie Ho Hong Kong International Hardware and Home Improvement Fair 2004 History: Now in its eighth year. Location: Hall 2B, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai. Scale: There are some 130 exhibitors from 10 countries and regions at the fair. Countries/regions represented: Hong Kong, the mainland, Taiwan, Australia, Austria, France, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam and Britain. ...

  6. Hong Kong an ideal venue for a full-scale race

    Posted Sep 09th 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Melanie Ho With its small size and a reputation that favours shopping over nature, Hong Kong initially appears as an unlikely destination for a full-scale adventure race. There are about 20 events a year in Hong Kong that are deemed adventure-type events. A longer race isn't out of the question, but it would require specific planning and patience to deal with government ...

  7. Hong Kong quartet aim to stay ahead of Asian rivals

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... they race in front of 80,000 fans. The atmosphere has been exceptional in athletics and hopefully it can help them achieve a good result.' The team clocked a Hong Kong record of 38.47 ... Chan Kin-wa in London kinwa.chan@scmp.com They arrived as the fastest team from Asia and want to return home the same way. Hong Kong's 4x100 metres relay quartet- Tsui Chi-ho, Lai ...

  8. Hong Kong's baton charge

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... in a race with a minimum of three international teams. Hong Kong were in 14th position in the qualification rankings before the Canadians jumped above them, and could have lost their top 16 position ... was almost the last chance for the Hong Kong team to clinch their berth to the London Olympic Games this summer. 'I received a call on race-day morning and one of my assistants told me ...

  9. Wow! Hong Kong to beat US in betting turnover

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of pre-handover racing. Of course, the wow aspect has more to do with the facts that Hong Kong will surpass the American total in 767 local races, while the US required more than 46,000 races in 2011 ... season in the United States to December 31, total betting turnover amounted to around HK$84 billion. The last Hong Kong season showed a total of HK$80.4 billion in turnover and, on current ...

  10. Firms oppose 'meddling' race bill

    Posted May 13th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... was 'almost at the end of the drafting stage' but wanted to resolve the concerns of the 'international business committee', which comprises all the chambers of commerce in Hong Kong. ... companies to have different pay scales for locals and expatriates, but only if the expatriates have expertise not readily available locally and if they are not permanent Hong Kong residents. Expat ...




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