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Sun Life to hire 300 consultants

Insurance firm Sun Life Hong Kong is planning to recruit 300 consultants by the end of this year to offer clients a wide range of protection, and wealth management products and services.

Saturday, 24 July, 2010, 12:00am

Arts hub names director for CEO's office

Bonny Wong, the former Hong Kong Jockey Club head of charities, has been appointed as the director of the CEO's office at the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority. Wong, reporting to the arts hub's CEO, Graham Sheffield, will help co-ordinate the operations and the administration of the authority's board.

17 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Beauty by the book

Anina Ho, CEO of Zensation Beaute, has published a guide to maintaining great skin titled Path to Beauty. Ho will donate part of the proceeds to the Chi Heng Foundation, which helps orphans affected by Aids. Leafing through the pages at the book launch at IFC Mall on June 23 were Elly Wong, Wendy Yu, Tansy Lau, Helena Pong and Annie G. Chan.

15 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Webcams force us to look alert as our time is wasted

It's very difficult to adjust your tie during a video conference. It's easy to see whether it is straight or not since there's a great big television picture of your face right in front of you. But reach up and try to straighten it and you'll see what I mean.

27 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Racing chief gallops to success

Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges has had a lifelong passion for horse racing and breeding thoroughbreds. Since 2007, he has been chief executive officer of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, and he is also vice-chairman of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities - the world's leading racing organisation.

20 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Talking points

Perhaps it was two decades in the 'silent service' that made John Miers so keen to talk. The former submarine commander in, and later media spokesman for, Britain's Royal Navy went on to coach politicians and other public figures in the tricks of the personal-appearance trade, teaching them how to avoid boring audiences into a coma while ensuring their message was remembered.

2 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

In search of a gem to lead cultural district

Appointing a CEO for the West Kowloon Cultural District is perhaps the most important responsibility its authority members will undertake in their term of office. For the success of the cultural district, and for Hong Kong, choosing the right person is foundational.

2 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

CEO role in jeopardy as members oppose timing

The move by the Hong Kong Cricket Association (HKCA) to hire a million-dollar chief executive is on a knife edge with almost half of the executive committee opposed to the timing.

19 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

liberal studies


Answer the following questions

1 What is the argument for CEOs of financial companies not to apologise?

a) Because it is against their arrogant nature.

b) It is culturally insensitive.

c) If they apologise, they are admitting they did something wrong and this might encourage lawsuits.

28 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Have your say

Appreciate your family and your life

I refer to the article 'Father's suicide after slashing family' (SCMP, July 26). It was a tragic story. The father attacked his own daughter and then killed himself.

Every day, people take their own lives because they're depressed and angry.

3 Aug 2006 - 12:00am