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House arrest 'too absurd' says wife of jailed Nobel winner Liu Xiaobo

Liu Xia cried on Thursday as she described house arrest as "absurd" in the two years since her jailed activist husband Liu Xiaobo was named a Nobel Peace laureate.

Thursday, 6 December, 2012, 7:20pm 1 comment

Inquiring mind urged of students

A thoroughly inquisitive mind is essential for students aspiring to enter top universities, says Paul Langman, vice-principal and academic director of private British school Bellerbys College.

22 Oct 2012 - 5:42am

Kim Jong-un's exiled nephew says the North Korean leader is a 'dictator'

Kim Jong-il's teenage grandson has labelled his uncle, North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un, a "dictator" in an interview offering a rare glimpse into the world's most secretive ruling dynasty.

In the interview at the school in Bosnia where he studies, Kim Han-sol, 17, spoke of his desire to "make things better" for the Korean people.

20 Oct 2012 - 10:54am

'Interviewers' put six candidates on the spot

In a meeting room permeated with palpable nervousness, six candidates in formal business attire were concentrating hard as they listened carefully to interviewers' questions, awaiting their turn to answer.

14 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Pace holds key at interviews

It is essential to pace your speech and let your positive attitude and sincerity shine through at job interviews, say judges of the ACCA Hong Kong Job Hunting Competition's semi-finals.

9 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Interview focus

To help university gradates find jobs, the Guangdong government hosted two job fairs at Jinan University last month.

There were plenty of jobs on offer - but it is not easy for graduates to get a job if they don't know what they are looking for.

11 May 2010 - 12:00am

Body language can make a difference

The proper use of non-verbal communication and practising answers in front of a mirror are among the tips on job-interview techniques provided by the judges.

17 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Now, don't get me wrong: it's not OK to lie in an interview

When I suggested last week that lying was acceptable in job interviews, I think my advice may have been misconstrued. Judging by the bulk of the e-mails I received, there is a large population of job applicants out there who are looking for an excuse to make things up and who were buoyed by my condoning of the practice.

6 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Graduates must rise to the challenge

Companies are implementing drastic cost-cutting measures to conserve resources during the economic crisis, so graduates and those with limited work experience will face a bigger challenge finding employment this year.

23 May 2009 - 12:00am

Competition provides useful tips

Hong Kong is hosting the ACCA Job Hunting Competition for the forth time. With continuous support from its sponsors, the competition has been able to help university students polish their job hunting and interview skills.

21 Mar 2009 - 12:00am