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  1. Old world, new knowledge

    Posted Apr 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and 'clean-tech' innovation set to increase in Asia, Castillo says huge demand can be expected for specialist skills and knowledge in these areas. Castillo says that, as well as world-class academic ... a competitive edge over their peers who had studied elsewhere. 'Through studying at universities in the EU, graduates demonstrate to employers they are curious, adaptable and open to new ideas ...

  2. Government combs business world for new political talent

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Denise Hung The government is looking to the world of business for new political talent. A government source said the administration had written to Hong Kong's chambers of business and commerce inviting them to recommend candidates for seats on advisory bodies, which have served as cradles for nurturing political talent. Some advisers go on to play other roles ...

  3. News - China

    Beijing considering new South China Sea air defence zone, says Japanese report

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 10:30pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo China is considering declaring a new Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the South China Sea, according to a Japanese report on Friday, a move likely ... level officials in the Chinese airforce have drafted proposals for the new zone, which could set the Paracel islands at its core and spread over much of the sea, the Asahi Shimbun said, citing ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Planned joint maritime security exercise shows Asean can lead

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 06:35pm by MARK VALENCIA

    ... and Vietnam- while maintaining Asean unity. A fundamental question facing Southeast Asia is whether it can resist these new outside influences- currently manifest in the South China Sea disputes- ...

  5. Asia's real World City is Singapore

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Women's World Cup. Hong Kong had one in tenpin bowling for women, hardly a show-stealer. As we face a new beginning, with incoming chief executive Leung Chun-ying taking up the leadership in a few ... Alvin Sallay One guess as to Hong Kong's standing in the world as an Ultimate Sports City? It's not hard to hazard the answer is nowhere. Well, at least not among the 25 cities ...

  6. HK investors world's most bullish, with women to fore

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... bucking the global trend of male dominance in the investment world. Some 55 per cent of local residents have financial investments, compared to the global average of 33 per cent, according ... of investors in the region. Nielsen managing director Oliver Rust said that Asian women tend to be more involved in matters of household finance than their counterparts elsewhere in the world- a trend ...

  7. Worldly wisdom

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for adopting more Asian ways to turn the new generation into successful achievers. Many in Europe and the US are looking East to draw inspiration. The rise of Asia has made the world view Asia ... provocative book, The New Asian Hemisphere, just as the rise of the West transformed the world in the past two centuries, the rise of Asia will bring about an equally significant transformation. ...

  8. HK performs worst, world cities index says

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Richard Warren property.post@scmp.com Hong Kong's residential market was the world's worst performer in the second half of last year, as measured by the Savills World Cities ... Only two other locations, Tokyo and Sydney, suffered price falls, while prices rose in London, Paris, New York, Moscow and Singapore, remained level in Mumbai, and edged up by just 0.1 per cent ...

  9. Comment - Blogs

    Morning Clicks: 'New great game' underway with opening of China's Eurasia Expo

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 06:43am by John Kennedy

    ... Submissive Bosses [China's] market may be the world’s biggest one – but the Chinese government continues to hamper investors. In the chancellor’s presence, German company bosses vented ... with maintaining order in China’s cities, is nothing new for Chinese netizens. But even that cynical bunch was surprised to learn that some Chengguan have been allied with gangsters. The Australian ...

  10. Top-of-the-world office rents may have peaked

    Posted Oct 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com The sky-high rents being demanded for Hong Kong's Grade A offices may finally be easing after topping the world's markets for the past 18 months. CB ... there wouldn't be a prolonged downturn. The comments came as Colliers International said that Hong Kong offices continued to be the world's most expensive in the first half of this year. Hong ...




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