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  1. Exclusive insights: Bridging the generation gap and managing mid-life career crisis

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Discussing flexible strategies to engage older talents in the workplace, Professor Randy Chiu, director of the Centre for HR Strategy and Development at Hong Kong Baptist University, posed ... in Hong Kong is growing, the proportion of those in the workforce is at a standstill. This indicates that many of those getting older are leaving their jobs- either retiring or being laid off. ...

  2. Star tells of frustration at years of failed talks

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui, Olga Wong, Vivienne Chow

    ... spokesman said it would make recommendations if it received a request from the Tourism Commission. The collection includes seven houses, each of 6,000 to 7,000 sq ft, a stage and a pavilion. Mr So said they had been stored in three different warehouses in Hong Kong. Chan had spent tens of millions of dollars to maintain the houses over the past 20 years, including cost of the storage ...

  3. Hong Kong women live the longest

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... year's census, made available yesterday, put the average life expectancy for a Hong Kong woman at 86.7 years, up from 84.6 a decade ago. By contrast, Japan's health ministry produced figures ... 36.7 to 41.7. There are 1,890 residents over the age of 100. Hong Kong men, meanwhile, have long outlived Japanese men, and life expectancy for the city's men remained steady at 78.4 ...

  4. Students stand up and speak outabout Darfur crisis

    Posted Feb 21st 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... resources, China is vehemently condemned in the international community. 'As we are living in Hong Kong, which is a part of China, we think we should ponder over the role played ... It may be halfway around the world, but one group knows African massacres affect us all, writes Elaine Yau With the humanitarian crisis in Darfur provoking indignation from around ...

  5. Terracotta warriors come to Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... with an army of over 8,000 warriors made from terracotta. The soldiers were meant to protect him in the afterlife. They were only found by accident in 1974, over 2,000 years later. Now you can see them yourself. From now until November, Hong Kong is holding an exhibition called 'The Majesty of All Under Heaven: The Eternal Realm of China's First Emperor'. Twenty of these mysterious ...

  6. Banks emerge intact from financial crisis

    Posted Jun 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Steven Kolbe

    ... economic numbers. A stable political establishment and long-serving administrations, in a country ranked fourth among the world's most competitive after the US, Singapore and Hong Kong ... for long-term growth. Fallout from the credit crisis, which began with excessive lending to high-risk borrowers in the United States home mortgage market, was being keenly watched in Luxembourg. ...

  7. Open minds

    Posted Dec 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... increased from 3,250 in 2000 to over 7,000 in November this year, while the latter rose from 0.19per cent of GDP in 2000 to 0.5per cent in 2010. While Hong Kong people are more and more willing ... Anthony Wong The race for Hong Kong's next chief executive has drawn much public attention lately. The two front runners are caricatured as a pig and a wolf, echoing a typical Hong ...

  8. Fast and furious in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... was insufficient to commit to a full five-year extension. It is clear Singapore is way down the track, and well ahead of Hong Kong, when it comes to hosting major sporting events. We might have the Hong ... understand, with a group of entrepreneurs, led by a former HSBC hot-shot-turned-restaurateur, keen to bring F1 to Hong Kong. Their interest was sparked after last year's demonstration by Red Bull ...

  9. Hong Kong investors flocking to China property market

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... Louis Beckerling Hong Kong investors have targeted the mainland property market, with local bank loans made to companies and individuals to buy properties rising to HK$19.3billion as at the end of December last year, according to data from the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. In its first quarter report card on the Hong Kong banking sector, the authority said total non-bank China ...

  10. DAB's retirement scheme proposals for Hong Kong have a fundamental flaw

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to taxpayers', November 8). Mr Chow proposed that the age qualification for 'fruit money', a higher old age allowance that pays HK$1,035 per month to every Hong Kong permanent resident over 70 ... that ensures no poor elderly people have to live in destitution, and this figure needs to be revised every year according to the inflation rate. Hong Kong should not adopt a universal retirement ...




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