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The feminine art of giving advice without an ego trip

Honesty and empathy between women are two of the reasons female networks are helpful to business owners, according to Heels and Deals co-founder Claire Fenner.

Sunday, 23 October, 2011, 12:00am

The feminine art of giving advice without an ego trip

Honesty and empathy between women are two of the reasons female networks are helpful to business owners, according to Heels and Deals co-founder Claire Fenner.

Other successful entrepreneurs like her agree that women still face more trials in business, but are happy to work together.

23 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Pioneer of ballet wants girls to have more choices

Being born female set sometime actress Christine Liao on the road to a career in ballet, but it could all have been so different.

Growing up in a traditional, male-dominated environment, the founder of the Christine Liao School of Ballet and the Hong Kong Ballet Company may never have had such an impact on the art form had she not seen other career paths blocked.

3 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Bye bye Dong

You may not know where Tai Wan is - until someone tells you it is the roadside village on the Country Park side of Sai Kung town that has a table of beer-swilling gweilos in the middle of it. They've been sitting there for 20 years or so - come rain or (moon)shine, their laughter and exotic accents echoing around the hillside village.

12 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Rampaging monks drive back developers

Monks at the famed Buddhist Famen Temple in Shaanxi province have won a battle against government-backed developers who have been forced to scale back plans to turn the ancient temple into part of a tourist destination.

25 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

I was boarding in Berlin at the time the wall was being built

I've been a nanny, interpreter, croupier, holiday sales rep and the owner of a new age shop and all those experiences taught me one thing: I can mix with people from all walks of life.

Furthermore, running Hong Kong Dog Rescue means I deal with life and death daily and that's been such a difficult lesson.

9 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Your money: Jovi Yeung Yu-hing

Age: 27

Occupation: Founder of Beauty Factory, a beauty centre in Causeway Bay

YP: What inspired you to set up a beauty centre?

Yeung: I've always wanted to have my own business, and I've always been interested in beauty care. I started doing facials at beauty centres when I was still at school.

3 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

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