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  1. Lifestyle

    Women and men need to be prepared for hard work, says China expert Jing Ulrich

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by Mukul Munish

    ... Powerful Women in the World. She was cited among the 20 youngest global power women. In 2011, two prestigious magazines- China Entrepreneur and China Business Watch- ranked Ulrich among ... In addition, she serves as an adviser to Chinese institutions seeking to invest overseas. Global institutional investors have voted her as the best China strategist numerous times. Her views and advice ...

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    Equality rules: Battle in corporate world and household is revitalised

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by Tracey Furniss

    ... for "a truly equal world" includes one where "women ran half our countries and companies, and men ran half our homes". She acknowledges that barriers cannot be removed unless men and women change their mindset regarding gender roles, which are often conditioned from birth. "I think that it is hard to balance a successful career with fulfilling the duties of a full-time ...

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    Elaine Lo, the pioneering lawyer on her way up

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by MUKUL

    ... "Sort out your priorities," Lo says. "Sometimes women have to sacrifice quality time with the family and, for that, you need the understanding and support of your family members. ... Elaine Lo's career exemplifies the rise in Hong Kong of professional women, whose efforts have made this city one of the best in Asia for them. Lo, Asia chair and senior partner at Mayer ...

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    Hotelier and restaurateur Yenn Wong on how a crisis launched her career

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by TRACEY

    ... Entrepreneurs in 2008, and was among the three finalists for the Rising Star Award by the Financial Times and RBS Coutts' Women in Asia Awards for 2009. Wong has never felt any discrimination as a woman in business. "By the time I came out to work, Hong Kong was already equal in terms of men and women. It was quite good because I was young, I was a woman and it was to my advantage ...

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    I used to daydream, says fashion queen Mimi Tang

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by Jacqueline Tsang

    ... the airport's transit lounge, you come into contact with a lot of passengers and, at the time, there was predominantly one type of passenger: the Japanese," she says. "In order for me ... of other customers?" she says. "This was the management philosophy that I believed in a long time ago." It's a philosophy that is crucial in getting businesses through hard ...

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    Raising my children is my biggest research project, says Rossa Chiu

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by GARY KWOK

    ... spare much time to be with my parents. At first they didn't understand why I couldn't attend any family gathering. And there's no substantial achievements on our research, so ... Rossa Chiu Wai-kwan finds little difficulty in balancing her busy work schedule and spending time with her family. "Raising my children is the biggest research project of my life," she ...

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    Tisa Ho, the force behind Hong Kong Arts Festival

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by Tracey Furniss

    ... drama and debates, and Ho spent most of her time involved with these programmes. "I had wonderful, inspiring teachers... I got to act, I got to do make-up, I got to climb up and rig ... In that time, the festival has grown by 50 per cent, selling 95 per cent of seats available, "which is pretty remarkable for any arts event", she says. "Especially for one that does ...

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    Michelle Ong, world-renowned jewellery designer and charity worker

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... and always prepared for business meetings and appointments. A case in point, days before our scheduled interview, Ong had already replied to our advance questions via e-mail with detailed answers ... "I truly believe that our youth is our future." Ong likes to take a hands-on approach. She is involved in every detail of the event-planning process, right down to seemingly trivial ...

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    Pansy Ho on the influences that have driven her

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by Mukul Munish

    ... tonnes of various opportunities. We usually had Christmas classroom decoration competitions; we had our own drama, musical and various projects," she says. At that tender age, Ho learned how ... you need to have a lot of initiatives, you need to let people hear out ideas- but at the same time, you also need to work with people because you can never do anything on your own," Ho ...

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    Actress Carina Lau on the gamble that took her to Cannes

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... performance in the film Bends. The highly rated, slow-paced drama, directed by first-time filmmaker Flora Lau, was screened at the world's premier film festival. Although Carina Lau didn't ... festivals from Toronto to London. But Lau admits she struggled initially over whether she should take the offer from a first-time filmmaker. "You bet I hesitated," says the beauty, sitting ...




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