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Driven to progress: Time is money, says architect Dennis Lau Wing-kwong

Dennis Lau Wing-kwong

He is one of Hong Kong's most renowned architects, and perhaps few understand the financial value of time more than Dennis Lau Wing-kwong.

Wednesday, 21 November, 2012, 3:26pm

Then & now: Chinese silk trade's unbroken thread

A silk factory in Jili district, Henan province. Photo: Rue des Archives

Weaving a reputation for quality, China's centuries-old silk trade has run virtually unbroken, writes Jason Wordie.

3 Nov 2012 - 11:29pm

Tastemaker: Stacey Rodda, founder of Music Beyond Borders

RTHK Radio 4 presenter/producer Stacey Rodda grew up in New York with a fascination for the wider world, which led her to start the Music Beyond Borders concerts.Photo: Edward Wong

Music Beyond Borders, an annual event that brings to Hong Kong a range of artists and rarely heard music from around the world, is now celebrating its 10th anniversary. And the person we have to thank for the series is RTHK producer/presenter Stacey Rodda, a New Yorker who seems to have been destined to bring her international approach to Hong Kong.

28 Oct 2012 - 4:05pm

Emissions control area for ships in Pearl River Delta proposed

Emissions control area for ships in Pearl River Delta proposed

The government is determined to set up an emissions control area for ships in the Pearl River Delta, environment undersecretary Christine Loh Kung-wai said yesterday.

23 Oct 2012 - 4:05am 1 comment

Expanding Pearl River Delta region will strain environment

A forum on economic integration between Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai conducted on Hengqin Island in August. Photo: SCMP

Growing integration is turning cities in the Pearl River Delta region into a mega urban cluster of a projected 100 million people. Hong Kong and Macau will one day be linked with the new special zones of Hengqin (Zhuhai), Qianhai (Shenzhen) and Nansha (Guangzhou) in a densely populated corridor - each area with its own political, social and legal systems.

19 Oct 2012 - 2:12am

Letters to the Editor, October 9, 2012

Wall-to-wall holidaymakers on the Great Wall. Photo: Reuters

Ill-advised talk threatens our autonomy

9 Oct 2012 - 3:53am 1 comment

Time to revisit the so-called benefits of tourism

Time to revisit the so-called benefits of tourism

For decades, tourism has been one of the four pillars of the economy.

James Tien Pei-chunHK Tourism Board chairmanSCMP, October 8

Let's be glad that a three-legged stool offers as secure a perch as a four-legged one. It wouldn't be wise to put much weight on Mr Tien's fourth of tourism.

9 Oct 2012 - 4:26pm 1 comment

Jennifer Cheung: The ex-banker who turned her sweet-tooth into a thriving business

Jennifer Cheung says her biggest challenge is managing people

Jennifer Cheung always liked cooking, yet it was a career in the competitive world of banking that helped her take her passion to transform the direction of the dessert industry in Hong Kong and build a reputation as serving some of the best cupcakes in town.

9 Oct 2012 - 3:43pm

Lisa Genasci: The fund adviser with a drive to help alleviate poverty in Asia

Lisa Genasci's foundation has helped bring education to more than 150,000 children in Asia

Journalists tend to be on the outside of a story, looking in. For Lisa Genasci, it wasn't enough. She wanted to be more involved. So began the switch to philanthropy in 2006. The former Associated Press writer and freelancer founded and heads the ADM Capital Foundation, which manages funds for investors who want to contribute to charitable projects.

9 Oct 2012 - 3:41pm

Women thrive on passion to fuel professional goals

Many women in Hong Kong have developed successful careers and thriving businesses from doing the work they enjoy most.

Emma Reynolds may not always have achieved what she set out to do, but it never stopped her from trying. When she set up her first business at the age of 23, there were many sceptics.

"There were some people who didn't think it was a good idea, or came up with reasons why I shouldn't do it," she explains.

22 May 2014 - 4:08pm

Perfect balance: How Hong Kong's career women combine work and family life

Working in Hong Kong is different from working in Britain because of Hong Kong's strong work ethic

What does it take for a woman to achieve success in Hong Kong's highly competitive work environment? Quite a lot, it transpires. Nevertheless, in a city that is uniquely supportive of helping women advance their careers, it is entirely possible.

22 May 2014 - 4:08pm

Be a statesman CY, not a chameleon

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying.  Photo: David Wong

Does Leung Chun-ying want greater or less border integration with the mainland?

3 Oct 2012 - 9:31am 6 comments

Artistic Impressions: John Young exhibit revisits memories of Macau

Artistic Impressions: John Young exhibit revisits memories of Macau

I first met Hong Kong-born Australian artist John Young - with his wife and toddler son in tow - in 2000 when he was exhibiting with the John Batten Gallery. He was already an established artist, and my assignment was to write a profile-cum-restaurant review article.

30 Sep 2012 - 2:38pm

Rant: boating about in a mess

Rant: boating about in a mess

One of the best ways to spend a weekend in Hong Kong is on the water - the problem is thousands of other people agree.

30 Sep 2012 - 12:03am

Missing activist involved in anti-Japan rallies in Hong Kong may be in Macau

The family of a missing mainland activist is seeking help to look for her in Macau and Shenzhen, after she vanished after a visit to Hong Kong 2-1/2 weeks ago to co-ordinate an anti-Japan protest.

29 Sep 2012 - 3:11am 1 comment