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  1. Reggie Ho, Asia-Pacific editor of Business Traveller and gay rights activist

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to prominence and immense riches. The last book I really enjoyed was Game Change, about the 2008 US presidential election- it's not so much about politics, but rather how freaky and loony people ...

  2. Think Big: Make It Happen in Business and Life

    Posted Oct 24th 2010, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... David Phair Think Big: Make It Happen in Business and Life by Donald Trump and Bill Zanker Harper, HK$120 Who better to think big with than Donald Trump, star of The Apprentice, and Bill Zanker who started The Learning Annex with US$5,000 and turned it into a US$5 million a year company. What's the connection between the two? Well, Zanker used the strategies of Trump to grow ...

  3. The business of death becomes her

    Posted Oct 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... people's negative image about our business. People look down on us. Forty years ago, we would get complaints if we put advertisements in newspapers. Nowadays, I work with non-profit organisations, ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com The funeral business is not for the faint-hearted, and for a young Hong Kong girl fresh out of a Canadian university with a degree in economics, it might seem ...

  4. Ministry aims to curb profiteering in the funeral business

    Posted Dec 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen The government will clamp down on profiteering in the funeral business by forcing state-owned crematoriums to limit the cost of their services. New guidelines published ... of funeral services. Top leaders took note and ordered us to do something about it. The ministry believes public services should take the lead to lower the cost of funerals, and government employees ...

  5. HK executive too busy for Tiger

    Posted May 27th 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... reception with Tigers Woods and other celeb golfers. But Mr Ho, who works in the fashion industry, said he's got a business trip scheduled that same week. 'I was quite happy, but now I realise I can't go because I have an important meeting in the US at the same time,' he said. 'I'm trying to reschedule those meetings.' ...

  6. Hung Hom residents protest at growth of funeral businesses in residential blocks

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Colleen Lee

    ... to discriminate against those running funeral businesses, but the sight of those paper offerings occupying the public space of our building makes us feel uneasy. We know Hung Hom is a district with many ... Agnes Lam and Colleen Lee A group of Kowloon residents has voiced unease at the expansion of funeral businesses in their district. Residents of Yue Sun Mansion in Wuhu Street, Hung Hom, ...

  7. Pet cafe hounded out of business

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... customer arriving with their pooch-prams or moggies, Pet Parents in North Point has been hounded out of business. The cafe, owned by Pets Central, opened in October last year. However, the Food ... Krassel pointed out that rule 10B of the Food Business Regulations, which states 'No person shall bring any dog onto a food premises', had no relevance in 21st century Hong Kong. He ...

  8. Beauty-product import business looking good

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... for cheaper cosmetic products. We knew that was a business opportunity. We flew to Tokyo without knowing anyone and asked every pharmacy to sell us cosmetic goods. Now, we have established a good ... from Japan. Our suppliers will ask us to try some new products and we will source a small volume and put it in Cheuk Kee to test the market. Q: Has your business been affected by the slowing ...

  9. Animal-lovers' marriage of interests breeds a business

    Posted Aug 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ours were champion racers and that made me more interested in them. Now we just breed rare homing pigeons and have nine pure-bred Siberian huskies. We go to the US and Thailand for professional ...

  10. Think carefully before gossipping or telling secrets

    Posted May 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Most people like to gossip. It can be hard not to talk about other people's business and be curious about their private life. At school, I often talk about other people, especially the more popular students, with friends. The most significant example of our curiosity towards others' lives is celebrity gossip. There is an industry dedicated to uncovering their secrets ...




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