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  1. China's new rich confound pundits

    Posted Apr 09th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... is on the growing middle class. 'In 1995, there was virtually no Chinese middle class,'' he said. 'By 2005, there were approximately 100 million individuals with incomes in excess of US$4,000 per month, by 2010 the middle class will probably swell to 200 million.' China is already the world's largest market for washing machines and mobile phones, the second largest ...

  2. Ad career adds up

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... to Britain, the potential is enormous. The challenge is tapping into the growing affluent middle class,' said Mr Clelland, who grew up in Edinburgh. While Mr Clelland relishes the team-spirited ...

  3. Burgeoning trend of luxury and fashion MBAs

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 01:10pm by Chris Davis

    ... knowledge, defined skill sets and leadership capabilities – proficiencies that can be acquired through a specialist MBA programme. With a talent scarcity in the “Middle Blingdom”, as some industry ... the brands name; they are looking for the experience,” she says. Although the course has been over-subscribed by potential candidates, classes will be limited to 50 participants. ...

  4. Riding close to the edge

    Posted May 20th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... frightened. Coming out of the starting gate, a top-class race horse can accelerate to 40km/h in an average of six strides in less than three seconds. That is faster than a Ferrari. Also, horses do ... or training commitments, HKJC apprentice jockeys have to learn English, computers, maths and attend professional development classes. They are also taught ethics and the importance of upholding ...

  5. Steaming hot opportunities

    Posted May 13th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... to develop interpersonal skills and training initiatives specific to the hotel's service and hospitality culture. Experts in specific courses conduct classes regularly. 'We want to show ... their comprehensive medical plan. Those who select a lower base of medical coverage are compensated through travel vouchers. To strengthen middle management skills and knowledge, the hotel offers ...

  6. What goes up must come down

    Posted Nov 27th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Exceptions might include Hong Kong's IFC tower, built during a downturn. Mr Monson notes that of the 25 tallest buildings around the world under construction eight are in China. In the Middle ... realising that shops, offices and workspaces have the ability to provide substantial returns and a high income. 'UK commercial investment property as an asset class has typically returned ...

  7. Stocks and top brass

    Posted Jan 12th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... if a president is appallingly unpopular, the markets fall because they expect a looming crisis. In the middle of last August, when President Bush moved out of absolute crisis rating to above 35 per cent, ... worries about market instability. 'Global equities are still reasonably valued in their own right, but remain exceptionally attractive compared with almost any other asset class,' he ...

  8. IT brings services closer to customers

    Posted Nov 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... for communicating with clients. Sarwar Iqbal, chief operating officer of Citigroup Private Bank, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, said that contrary to popular perceptions, technology ... Clients are also able to review their portfolios and measure performance returns on a periodic basis at an asset class level, at an account level and at an aggregated level. Mr Iqbal said ...

  9. Career in creativity a blueprint for success

    Posted May 21st 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... but strong design community producing world-class work across a range of disciplines including products, graphics, fashion, architecture and jewellery. But he warned success could not be taken ... but if the management does not understand the creative and innovative process and support the creative people and their creative environment, then ideas will never get past middle management.' About 300 ...

  10. Japan funds hawk good news to HK

    Posted Jan 15th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... a shortage of young workers and a surplus of middle-level and senior workers. Reflecting the recent upsurge in market confidence, the Merrill Lynch Japan Opportunities Fund has taken profits from ... a tightening of its labour force in the coming years. Similarly, the trend towards economic globalisation has increased the mobility of capital, which now flows to the asset classes and locations ...




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