General Manager

Math Monkey figures out jobs offer

Since arriving in Hong Kong in 2009, Math Monkey, an education institute that aims to inspire children to learn and think through performing calculations, has expanded to five outlets.

Friday, 27 July, 2012, 12:00am

TOUCH of class

Clean lines, sophisticated shapes, innovative materials - there's something about modern Italian design that sets it apart.

With the launch last month of 'Design Italiani: The Taste of Class' by the Italian Chamber of Commerce, the country's unique flair is having its moment in the spotlight.

6 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Eco-friendly revolution

Event planners and corporations in Asia are slowly incorporating green ideas in their itineraries, but there is still a long way to go before they can be widely accepted by the meeting, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) sector.

4 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Hospitable place for new arrivals

Xiamen, a long-established base for tourism and exports, has seen an influx of new hotels in recent years, nearly doubling the supply of hotel rooms, and more are expected to enter the market in the next few years.

28 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Settling in made easy for children

The mobility of the modern business world means executives can find themselves moving to new roles in different cities at short notice. When that happens, a big factor in helping the family settle in is to live somewhere that makes it easy for children to get out, make friends and always have plenty to do.

14 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

I thank God for giving me such a good legal team

TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan, after being cleared of all corruption and fraud charges yesterday

Haven't been included in the final for the SA Mens 4x400m. Pretty guttered (sic)

3 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Summer of social justice

You can learn about social justice this summer during Global Elites 2011, an event organised by the Roundtable Community.

Set up in 2004, the Roundtable Community is made up of young scholars interested in cultural and social issues. It creates a platform for the young to exchange ideas and build a diversified culture.

7 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Learn to drive a hard bargain

If you've decided to buy a second-hand car, you're likely to have already considered your budget. It's possible to pick up a used car for as little as HK$10,000 from a private seller, but it's questionable how reliable it'll be.

Former Hong Kong Automobile Association chief Andrew Windebank says HK$50,000 would be considered expensive for a second-hand vehicle.

23 May 2011 - 12:00am

Free tickets disrupt harmony between HK classical music groups

Artists are jealous people. That presumably is what started a tussle between the Hong Kong Sinfonietta and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.

15 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Selling Big to China

Selling Big to China by Morry Morgan Wiley, HK$176

21 Nov 2010 - 12:00am


If anyone knows how to save time when travelling, it's Judy Yu. The owner of Carsac, a major distribution company based in Hong Kong, she spends many days a year flying from Milan to Paris, New York to Shanghai, sourcing luxury goods and designer homeware products for various high-end brands.

13 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Checking in for cocktails

Harbour Grand Kowloon rebranding cocktail

When: Jan 28

Where: Harbour Grand hotel, Hung Hom

What: To match its new five-star status, the hotel formerly known as the Harbour Plaza Hong Kong hosted more than 400 partners and associates who arrived in Venetian-style ball masks, as general manager Jonathan Wilson led the toasts.

19 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Leo Ku follows design dream

Leo Ku kui-kei is branching out from his Canto-pop career into fashion. The 37-year-old this week opened a fashion concept store under his own label, A Big Company, in Tsim Sha Tsui.

23 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Man with a mission positive

Name: Stephen Chan Chi-wan

Occupation: general manager of Television Broadcasting Limited

Star sign: Sagittarius

On my play list: a range of music, from Canto-pop to jazz and bossa nova, anything that swings me. I really like Sarah Brightman

Hobbies: Travelling around the world, and singing

17 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Bubbly birthday for Grand Hyatt

Grand Hyatt 20th anniversary cocktail reception

Where: Tiffin Lounge

When: November 20

11 Dec 2009 - 12:00am