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  1. HK a desert for science graduates, professor says

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Hong Kong is wasting its heavy investment in training science and engineering students because such talents are not valued in a city where banks and property ... including a science and technology park and a Chinese medicine centre. Expenditure on the Innovation and Technology Fund, which gives funding to university research, has risen strongly, from HK$483 ...

  2. Banks seek IT-literate staff for 'decision science'

    Posted Apr 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a stand-alone department called 'decision science'. Banks store information on customers, risk management and regulations in data warehouses. Decision science departments mastermind its use ... in the department of information systems at City University of Hong Kong. 'If the bank decides to promote tax loans, the decision science department will generate a list of customers with the highest ...

  3. A head for science

    Posted Mar 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis With about 400 job vacancies available, a recruitment day organised by the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTPC) promises to provide job seekers with various opportunities. Participants can also learn about the latest employment-related trends in the science and technology sector and the employment outlook for Generation Y at a forum led ...

  4. Science and technology seen as crucial to ensuring food security

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com China will keep increasing its investment in agricultural science and technology to ensure food security amid growing pressure on the environment and resources. Beijing should also ensure that growth in government spending on agricultural science and technology 'markedly' exceeds revenue, according to the central authorities' first ...

  5. More money for science, technology in farms plan

    Posted Dec 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Investment will be boosted in agricultural science and technology, including seed breeding and farm machinery, in the coming year to increase production amid ... prices, Xinhua quoted Vice-Premier Hui Liangyu as saying. The government would 'largely increase investment in agricultural science and technology, and encourage investment from financial ...

  6. The science of human capital

    Posted Nov 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Nick Walker Challenging days lie ahead again. Who should worry the most? Many would say human resources (HR) managers and their bosses. In some respects, they have the most to gain and the most to lose. And this book is written for them, and anyone else with an informed interest in HR. Many deem the practice as both a science and an art, but in this thought-provoking work, ...

  7. Science Park's jobs alchemy

    Posted Oct 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis With construction underway, Phase 3 of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks (HKSTP) expansion project will provide new jobs for engineers and scientists, as well as employment opportunities for property managers and the construction industry as a whole. Due to be completed in phases between 2013 and 2016, the additional 105,000 square meters of laboratories, ...

  8. Computer Science

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... of computer science and engineering at the Chinese University, said a senior computer programmer, or software designer, should acquire comprehensive knowledge of the scope of computer science ... was far from enough to meet needs in their workplace today.' The university's Master of Science in Computer Science aims at consolidating IT professionals' theoretical knowledge, ...

  9. Logistics and Decision Science

    Posted Apr 26th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Name: Terry Wong Yat-fai Age: 22 Course: Bachelor of Business Administration (Logistics and Decision Science) School: Lingnan University Year of study: Year Three Duration of programme: Three years Young Post: What does your course cover? Wong: We study the essentials of supply chain management: the route a product takes from the supplier to the seller. We learn about ...

  10. The inexact science of becoming a hi-tech power

    Posted Dec 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Arthur Kroeber China has ambitions to become a major centre of basic science in the 21st century. What are its chances of success? Pretty good, actually. The Chinese government has made ... these improvements in basic science will lead China to become a world leader in commercial research and development. Here the answer is much less clear. In principle, China's very low cost structure ...




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