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  1. Asia's world city?

    Posted Aug 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is often said that Hong Kong aspires to be 'Asia's world city', potentially the London or New York of Asia, and certainly it is said that the goal is not to be just ... 'Asia's world city' aspiration. And in this situation, impressions count for a lot. BILL BOWMAN, Ap Lei Chau ...

  2. Aeon sets sights on new era in south China

    Posted Mar 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to those in China and South Asia. This month it announced it had established its China headquarters in Beijing, forecasting that sales revenue from China and South Asia is set to match ... the south China market, which is set to benefit from rising income levels and the government's drive to increase consumption. The retailer has budgeted HK$213 million to open three stores ...

  3. Non-local students an invaluable asset

    Posted May 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are welcome, but so, too, must be those from countries in the region. Graduate students from South and Southeast Asia prefer European and North American universities. Perceptions of Hong Kong ...

  4. HK can be fighting capital of Asia, promoters predict

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Unus Alladin Hong Kong can be Asia's fight capital, fight promoters said, following the success of last night's White Collar Mixed Martial Arts Championship at Kitec. Jimmy Kong, ... arts makes perfect sense. Hong Kong is in my heart but realistically to make the formula work best, we need to include Macau for the fact that this is where the casino capital of Asia ...

  5. High stakes in Hong Kong's dream to be Asia's education hub

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Gerard Postiglione

    ... the same path. For Hong Kong the stakes are high if it aims to become Asia's world education hub, but the messages are contradictory, as these South China Morning Post headlines printed ... Gerard Postiglione Is Hong Kong destined to become Asia's 'world education hub' or only one among many? Despite the exam-oriented rote learning and little innovative ...

  6. Inexperienced HK women looking to learn fast against Asia's best

    Posted Sep 01st 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... at the sixth women's Asia Cup starting at King's Park today. The last time Hong Kong played Japan, at the Asian Games in Doha last December, it ended in a 9-0 rout. Luckily those battle scars ... game-plan. Realistically, Hong Kong coach Steve Rodrigues won't expect anything more than damage limitation from his team against two of Asia's top teams, Japan, ranked sixth in the world, ...

  7. Eye on Asia

    Posted Mar 07th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma British and US professionals look to region as employment safe haven An increasing number of banking professionals from the United States and Britain are eyeing Asia ... such as credit. Asia is still seen as a very buoyant and safe place to be with booming economies in many countries. Hong Kong, for example, is still in a strong hiring mode and the talent pool is short. ...

  8. HK boasts Asia's most costly flats

    Posted Jan 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... flat in the city centre will cost you more than a similar-sized apartment anywhere else in Asia. The Economist magazine's Big Mac hamburger index released in July last year showed ... metre (or HK$9,129 per square foot) last year. Hong Kong has therefore leapfrogged Japan to become Asia's most expensive city for residential flat buyers and is also the sixth-most ...

  9. Hong Kong leads Asia in distrust of business leaders

    Posted Nov 19th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong More people in Hong Kong than elsewhere in Asia see their business leaders as dishonest, an international study has found. The survey, conducted by the World Economic Forum, ... people thought their business leaders were dishonest, the highest in Asia. In Indonesia, 61 per cent thought their business chiefs were dishonest, while in Taiwan the figure was 57 per cent. ...

  10. Events

    Posted Mar 12th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Monday, March 14: British Chamber of Commerce luncheon briefing: 'The Minimum Wage Ordinance affects every company in Hong Kong'. Prince's Building, Central. Australian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Asia and Australia... Economies forever bound together'. Hong Kong Bankers Club. Tuesday, March 15: NOVA Training & Education Institute organises ...




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