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  1. Study Abroad- united states

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor Students wanting to further their education in the United States have two options: they can do so after completing Form Five or wait until they have completed Form Six ... school. These schools tend to have high entrance requirements and tuition runs from US$15,000 to US$30,000 a year- roughly the same as what it would cost to attend university in the United States ...

  2. Attacks change inventory practices

    Posted Mar 30th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... to be known as 'just in time' (JIT). Following the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001, these practices were changed to 'just in case'. 'Just in time ... high-risk containers. 'Based on the trade statistics [for] 2002, Hong Kong ranked number one in terms of the flow of containers into the United States,' Mr Tang said. He said that 560,000 ...

  3. Hong Kong ignores fast track

    Posted Sep 16th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Mexico's potential for far too long. While many firms in other Asian economies have long been exploiting the country's lengthy border with the United States, Hong Kong's investment ... he said. With container ports at Ensenada, Manzanillo, Mazatlan and Lazaro Cardenas along the Pacific coast, the country offers closer access to many parts of the United States than the major ...

  4. Boardrooms in the sky

    Posted Oct 05th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... their counterparts in the United States and Europe have known for years: private jet travel can save time- and time, as the saying goes, is money. 'If several executives need to visit four destinations, ... aircraft have access to far more airports. In the United States they fly to nearly 5,300 destinations, while scheduled airlines fly to just 558 airports. About 70 per cent of airline passengers fly ...

  5. What you will need

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor What you will need Transcripts Most institutions will want to see your secondary school grades or transcripts as well as diplomas or certificates. Character references Letters from teachers, counsellors and other key adults can often suppor ...

  6. Local frame makers move with the times

    Posted Nov 05th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... to the United States and the rest to Asia. 'About 80 to 85 per cent of our production is on an [original equipment manufacturing] basis for famous optical names in Europe and big-name fashion designers in the United States,' Mr Yau says. The firm produces one in-house brand, Solex, also targeted at the Asian market. It is under licence to design, manufacture and distribute Puma ...

  7. Identity is vital to corporate strategy, says IBM veteran

    Posted Nov 21st 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... years. Mr Green, who has also taught at Stanford, Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the United States, is one of a number of speakers at Business of Design Week's ... experiences because the approach to solving design problems is very similar to the approach taken in creating aspirational experiences. How do branding perspectives in the United States, Europe ...

  8. Sector picks up speed after Sars setback

    Posted Sep 05th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... cent. Imports did even better, registering 16 per cent growth in the first half. The United States and China, which absorb the largest share of Hong Kong's timepiece exports, saw growth ... making up the European Union, together with the United States, are the two largest markets, absorbing nearly half of total exports. Of Hong Kong's top 20 export destinations, only three saw ...

  9. Northwest's narita comfort zones

    Posted Oct 05th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor Northwest Airlines maintains two WorldClubs lounges at its Narita hub, catering to members leaving on its 24 daily departures to the United States and other destinations in the Asia-Pacific region. One lounge is on the third floor of the New Central Terminal near gate 26, and the other is on the fourth floor of Satellite 2 above gates 21 to 25. The first is open daily from ...


    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor International Education Advisory Centre www.ieachk.com The centre offers advice to people who want to study in countries such as the United States, Britain, Australia, ... stays is offered. The Institute of International Education www.iiehongkong.org The institute provides information about study opportunities and scholarships in the United States, including ...




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