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  1. Carrying the torch

    Posted Sep 16th 2008, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... to determine what will work best. The guiding concept is to create places where China's burgeoning middle class, will aspire to live, work, dine or relax. Extending the theme, memorandums ...

  2. More cheer for job seekers

    Posted Aug 06th 2005, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... but there are now moves towards expansion of the services sector, with banking and finance and hospitality becoming more important.' He said the growing middle class had more money to spend, and new ...

  3. Tried and tested

    Posted Nov 14th 2009, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer Designed to give students a world-class education and the confidence to question assumptions, the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum is steadily winning converts. Available to schools in three discrete programmes for primary, middle-years and diploma-level pupils, the number of programme requests- a first formal step in the process of assessment, teacher ...

  4. Astri on hi-tech innovation quest

    Posted Nov 26th 2005, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... to promote the city as a hi-tech hub, the government founded the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (Astri) in 2001 with the mission of handling world-class projects ... 'The aim is not necessarily to transfer end products for manufacture, but to provide an improved 'middle product' which can enhance the technical capabilities in the manufacturing ...

  5. Staying on the sidelines the best policy

    Posted Sep 28th 2008, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... under the pressure of the current situation. In the medium to long term, there would be a gradual de-pegging effect in the large emerging markets whether in South America, the Middle East ... of Societe Generale Bank & Trust, is similarly looking beyond standard indices and rigid weighting of asset classes. In this respect, she said it was an advantage working for an open architecture ...

  6. Art professional happy with her lot

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... and art history from the University of Vermont. 'I'd had no idea what I would do with this degree,' Ms Antebi said. 'But I loved sitting in the class learning how the pieces ... Asia, the Middle East, Russia and South America. 'Ours is a very stable market, so if a new piece becomes available, there will be buyers out there,' said Ms Antebi, adding that sales ...

  7. Applications up as economy takes downturn

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

    ... corporate leaders. The response to demand, though, cannot simply be to expand class sizes, offer extra enrolment dates and collect the fees. Schools are also having to rethink their course content ... university departments for expertise in areas such as social entrepreneurship and the politics of the Middle East. 'I find that senior-level executives around the world can face remarkably ...

  8. Heritage is key to creating a 'world city'

    Posted Jul 30th 2008, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... Similarly, in international terms, what caused the likes of Paris, Rome and London to be classed as great cities was their painstaking preservation of the old as much as their embrace of the new. ... and Macau, but increasingly in the Middle East. The effects include escalating salaries and higher rates of staff turnover, but companies have to guard against expanding too quickly or putting all ...



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