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  1. Women make worst customers: survey

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Women are four times more troublesome as customers than men, who are, however, more aggressive and sometimes threatening, according to a survey of frontline ... that their female customers were 'more troublesome'. The Vital Employee Service Consultancy conducted a survey of 500 employees in October. 'Women are prone to express their emotions,' ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

    Chamber chief says supply behind lack of women on HK boards

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Supply behind lack of women on boards, says Lo When it comes to women board members, or rather the lack of them, it is more a supply-side problem than one caused by lax demand, says Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies chairman Lo Ka-shui. Lo maintains that Hong Kong-listed companies do not discriminate against women, rather finding female ...

  3. Owners come home to misery and violence

    Posted Mar 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Moving into an apartment complex should be a time of celebration, but often it is the start of a nightmare pitting unprotected owners against property managers and developers, He Huifeng ... committee at Guangzhou's Huanan New City. Five thugs stormed his home in mid-February and beat him up three days after he led hundreds of homeowners in a protest against the property management ...

  4. Put more women on board and reap reward, firms told

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com It is not for a lack of talent that so few women are in top leadership positions in Hong Kong, women's groups and business leaders said yesterday as they called for a sea change in attitudes. 'On this issue, Hong Kong is not benchmarking itself against the best in the world; it's not good enough,' said Mervyn Davies, vice-president ...

  5. Business - Companies - MANAGEMENT

    Hong Kong mulls quota for female directors

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Nations Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women to which Hong Kong has been a signatory since 1996 and which can permit measures to be introduced- including ... to have women on at least 40 per cent of the board seats. Some European countries, such as France and Italy, are to introduce similar quotas in the coming years. Elin Hurvenes, founder ...

  6. Lai See

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the government website yesterday. 'The Hong Kong public detests graft, believing a clean society is crucial to the city's overall development, an Independent Commission Against Corruption survey has found,' the press release stated. 'Some 80 per cent of 1,500 respondents indicated a zero-tolerance stance against corruption in Hong Kong, while 99.2 per cent agreed keeping ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Businesses short-sighted not to let women flourish

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by JOAN STRINGER

    ... Joan Stringer Joan Stringer says gender equality is about harnessing the potential of the entire workforce Businesses that don't allow women to flourish only short-change themselves Barber Conable, former president of the World Bank, once said: "Women are half of the world's population, yet they do two-thirds of the world's work, earn one-tenth ...

  8. Business - Companies - MONDAY FACE

    Iris Riesen and Candy Chung fly high on private business jet success

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Dynamic duo have excelled in male-dominated private-jet business as the industry has taken off in HK and the mainland over the past few years Heads for HEIGHTS Iris Riesen and Candy Chung know what it's like to fly high above the glass ceiling. Both women are executives of private-jet aviation companies, an industry typically dominated ...

  9. Women produce results, survey shows

    Posted Mar 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Research has found. Its report, 'Women in the Workplace', studied more than 2,600 large and mid-cap publicly traded corporations globally, and found that companies with a higher ... industries were most willing to offer women managerial positions. For example, in 2005, women made up 28 per cent of managers in the financial services sector, but the rate rose to 33 per cent ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    World loses by not tapping women's potential

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 12:00am by WOMEN'S FOUNDATION

    ... Caroline Anstey Caroline Anstey says underinvesting in the vast, untapped potential of women is a major impediment to global economic development Missed chance These statistics may surprise you. On average, only between 5 per cent and 10 per cent of women-owned businesses in the developing world have access to commercial bank loans, and women-owned businesses account for only ...




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