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Over the wall

Sino Art’s murals encourage student participation and benefit the whole community.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Sino Art’s murals encourage student participation and benefit the whole community.

Over the wall
Sound Notes, Brushstrokes
20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM
Sound Notes, Brushstrokes
Productivity apps: how to stay on top of life while you’re travelling abroad
Adding it all up

CPA Australia, one of the world’s largest accounting bodies, provides a range of useful services to its members. Education, training and networking support are available, along with some more subtle, equally useful services provided for new generations of graduating accountants. These include giving members the inspiration to succeed, sharing knowledge, and forging leadership skills.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

CPA Australia, one of the world’s largest accounting bodies, provides a range of useful services to its members. Education, training and networking support are available, along with some more subtle, equally useful services provided for new generations of graduating accountants. These include giving members the inspiration to succeed, sharing knowledge, and forging leadership skills.

Adding it all up
Join the club

Australia plans to play an important role in the Belt and Road Initiative, which aims to connect Asia, Europe and Africa along five key routes. The initiative has already seen a mixture of agreements get under way for the Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road development strategies.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Australia plans to play an important role in the Belt and Road Initiative, which aims to connect Asia, Europe and Africa along five key routes. The initiative has already seen a mixture of agreements get under way for the Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road development strategies.

Join the club
A wealth of talent

The members of CPA Australia are talented individuals whose skills have earned them highprofile jobs, accolades, and success. There are also some members whose lives are less ordinary.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

The members of CPA Australia are talented individuals whose skills have earned them highprofile jobs, accolades, and success. There are also some members whose lives are less ordinary.

A wealth of talent
Adding it all up

[Sponsored Article] CPA Australia, one of the world’s largest accounting bodies, provides a range of useful services to its members. Education, training and networking support are available, along with some more subtle, equally useful services provided for new generations of graduating accountants. These include giving members the inspiration to succeed, sharing knowledge, and forging leadership skills.

5 Jul 2016 - 5:32PM

[Sponsored Article] CPA Australia, one of the world’s largest accounting bodies, provides a range of useful services to its members. Education, training and networking support are available, along with some more subtle, equally useful services provided for new generations of graduating accountants. These include giving members the inspiration to succeed, sharing knowledge, and forging leadership skills.

Adding it all up
A wealth of talent

[Sponsored Article] The members of CPA Australia are talented individuals whose skills have earned them highprofile jobs, accolades, and success. There are also some members whose lives are less ordinary.

5 Jul 2016 - 5:32PM

[Sponsored Article] The members of CPA Australia are talented individuals whose skills have earned them highprofile jobs, accolades, and success. There are also some members whose lives are less ordinary.

A wealth of talent
Join the club

[Sponsored Article] Australia plans to play an important role in the Belt and Road Initiative, which aims to connect Asia, Europe and Africa along five key routes. The initiative has already seen a mixture of agreements get under way for the Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road development strategies.

5 Jul 2016 - 5:32PM

[Sponsored Article] Australia plans to play an important role in the Belt and Road Initiative, which aims to connect Asia, Europe and Africa along five key routes. The initiative has already seen a mixture of agreements get under way for the Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road development strategies.

Join the club
Kellogg-HKUST EMBA places a premium on collaboration

The Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA Programme has become a competitive and internationally recognised program over the last two decades. It has consistently achieved high rankings in educational surveys, and these results reflect the care that has gone into designing the courses.

26 Jan 2016 - 5:03PM

The Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA Programme has become a competitive and internationally recognised program over the last two decades. It has consistently achieved high rankings in educational surveys, and these results reflect the care that has gone into designing the courses.

Kellogg-HKUST EMBA places a premium on collaboration
How last-minute Christmas shoppers can dodge the Hong Kong crowds

Whether it’s local online stores, crafty pop-ups, or the quieter back streets, here’s our hassle-free guide to last-minute Christmas shopping

16 Dec 2015 - 2:11PM

Whether it’s local online stores, crafty pop-ups, or the quieter back streets, here’s our hassle-free guide to last-minute Christmas shopping

How last-minute Christmas shoppers can dodge the Hong Kong crowds
Five top women who made a difference

Whether in the field of politics, civil rights, nursing or fashion, these feisty females all changed the world we live in.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Whether in the field of politics, civil rights, nursing or fashion, these feisty females all changed the world we live in.

Five top women who made a difference
Gee, Cara, you are a model mum!

Cara G McIlroy – best known as model and TV show host, Cara G – always wanted her own business, but wasn’t sure what. In October 2011, she opened Genie Juicery with her best friend. It done so well they now boast a store in Central’s prestigious IFC mall. In the last couple of years, however, McIlroy has really spread her wings, thanks to her becoming a mother.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Cara G McIlroy – best known as model and TV show host, Cara G – always wanted her own business, but wasn’t sure what. In October 2011, she opened Genie Juicery with her best friend. It done so well they now boast a store in Central’s prestigious IFC mall. In the last couple of years, however, McIlroy has really spread her wings, thanks to her becoming a mother.

Gee, Cara, you are a model mum!
Fun and frolics cooking up festive fare

Mini master chefs can get busy in the kitchen to whip up some sizzling seasonal delights.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Mini master chefs can get busy in the kitchen to whip up some sizzling seasonal delights.

Fun and frolics cooking up festive fare
Pollution may take centuries to reverse, warns Nobel winner

Best known for being US Secretary of Energy between 2009-2013, professor Steven Chu was only the second American-Chinese – and the first scientist – to become a cabinet secretary in the US. His responsibilities included being tasked by president Obama to assist BP in managing the Deepwater Horizon oil leak.

13 Nov 2015 - 10:39AM

Best known for being US Secretary of Energy between 2009-2013, professor Steven Chu was only the second American-Chinese – and the first scientist – to become a cabinet secretary in the US. His responsibilities included being tasked by president Obama to assist BP in managing the Deepwater Horizon oil leak.

Pollution may take centuries to reverse, warns Nobel winner
Business education boom boosts China

That China has changed a lot in the last two decades isn’t hard-hitting news. But in that time, business has changed immensely too, from the way we do it, to the kind of companies on the market and what makes them successful.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

That China has changed a lot in the last two decades isn’t hard-hitting news. But in that time, business has changed immensely too, from the way we do it, to the kind of companies on the market and what makes them successful.

Business education boom boosts China
A changed woman: Juggling fame and family

Anita Kwan Yi-tung’s youthfulness and playful demeanour make it difficult to imagine she is already a young mother of two: Marina is three and Eleena is just six months old.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Anita Kwan Yi-tung’s youthfulness and playful demeanour make it difficult to imagine she is already a young mother of two: Marina is three and Eleena is just six months old.

A changed woman: Juggling fame and family
E-embracing makes the difference

Parents learn to manage children’s relationship with technology.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Parents learn to manage children’s relationship with technology.

E-embracing makes the difference
Collaborative workspaces offer wealth of facilities to nurture start-ups

While start-ups have been proliferating in the business and, of course, tech landscape, so have collaborative workspaces such as Wynd in Central and Cocoon in Tin Hau, to name just two...

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

While start-ups have been proliferating in the business and, of course, tech landscape, so have collaborative workspaces such as Wynd in Central and Cocoon in Tin Hau, to name just two...

Collaborative workspaces offer wealth of facilities to nurture start-ups
Learning how to play builds vital life skills

From courses offering babies motor skills, to swimming, fun zone play equipment and trampolining, Hong Kong has something to satisfy your children, writes Vickie Chan.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

From courses offering babies motor skills, to swimming, fun zone play equipment and trampolining, Hong Kong has something to satisfy your children, writes Vickie Chan.

Learning how to play builds vital life skills
Discovery College teaches students to explore value of critical thinking

Lantau’s Discovery College teaches students to think for themselves while helping others, writes Vickie Chan.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Lantau’s Discovery College teaches students to think for themselves while helping others, writes Vickie Chan.

Discovery College teaches students to explore value of critical thinking
Power couple Brandon and Jenny Chau forge strong love bonds with their sons

Bonding with their boys is the key for Brandon and Jenny Chau, son and daughter-in-law of the late Chau Kai-bong.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Bonding with their boys is the key for Brandon and Jenny Chau, son and daughter-in-law of the late Chau Kai-bong.

Power couple Brandon and Jenny Chau forge strong love bonds with their sons
Students learn from each other in global village of ideas

As part of Business of Design Week (BODW), students from Sweden – this year’s partner country – and Hong Kong took part in various workshops, seminars and activities. During the Design for Asia (DFA) awards, executive director of Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC), Dr. Edmund Lee, defined “design thinking” as having a creative mindset in designing better solutions for tomorrow and the future.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

As part of Business of Design Week (BODW), students from Sweden – this year’s partner country – and Hong Kong took part in various workshops, seminars and activities. During the Design for Asia (DFA) awards, executive director of Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC), Dr. Edmund Lee, defined “design thinking” as having a creative mindset in designing better solutions for tomorrow and the future.

Students learn from each other in global village of ideas
Swedish design on the cusp of smart sustainability

With Sweden as a country partner for Business of Design Week (BODW) this year, it makes sense that one of the country’s most well-known brands is in attendance. Speaking as Head of Design for IKEA, Marcus Engman is lively, bright, interesting and entertaining to listen to.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

With Sweden as a country partner for Business of Design Week (BODW) this year, it makes sense that one of the country’s most well-known brands is in attendance. Speaking as Head of Design for IKEA, Marcus Engman is lively, bright, interesting and entertaining to listen to.

Swedish design on the cusp of smart sustainability
Teamwork is the key to fashionable ideas

Collaborating with top designers from the lavish Roberto Cavalli to the avant-garde Viktor and Rolf, Swedish retailers H&M have redefined the distinction between high street and designer fashion. They’ve made affordable what was once exclusive – and it’s all thanks to Margareta van den Bosch.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Collaborating with top designers from the lavish Roberto Cavalli to the avant-garde Viktor and Rolf, Swedish retailers H&M have redefined the distinction between high street and designer fashion. They’ve made affordable what was once exclusive – and it’s all thanks to Margareta van den Bosch.

Teamwork is the key to fashionable ideas
Museums can open a window on a rich cultural mix

Originally known as the Museum of Manufactures (and then, South Kensington Museum), what is now known as the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) was founded partly in response to working class needs in 19th century Britain.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Originally known as the Museum of Manufactures (and then, South Kensington Museum), what is now known as the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) was founded partly in response to working class needs in 19th century Britain.

Museums can open a window on a rich cultural mix
Wheels of progress can set our planet in motion

Whatever the vehicle, Paul Priestman, designer and Co-founding Director of PriestmanGoode, is passionate about transportation design. Speaking at Business of Design Week, Priestman shows images of interesting designs for aeroplane seats for the disabled, among others.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Whatever the vehicle, Paul Priestman, designer and Co-founding Director of PriestmanGoode, is passionate about transportation design. Speaking at Business of Design Week, Priestman shows images of interesting designs for aeroplane seats for the disabled, among others.

Wheels of progress can set our planet in motion
Problem solver does not judge a book by its cover

“I feel like I’m juggling plates in the air. I work day and night,” says Irma Boom, book designer and founder of Irma Boom Office, in Amsterdam. Attending Business of Design Week for the second time, Boom gives as many lectures and talks as she can, as a mechanism to get her away from her desk.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

“I feel like I’m juggling plates in the air. I work day and night,” says Irma Boom, book designer and founder of Irma Boom Office, in Amsterdam. Attending Business of Design Week for the second time, Boom gives as many lectures and talks as she can, as a mechanism to get her away from her desk.

Problem solver does not judge a book by its cover
Getting down to the nitty-gritty of design snags

A champion of design thinking and an innovator on user-focused design, Don Norman, Director of The Design Lab at the University of California, San Diego, wants designers to ask what the real problem is.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

A champion of design thinking and an innovator on user-focused design, Don Norman, Director of The Design Lab at the University of California, San Diego, wants designers to ask what the real problem is.

Getting down to the nitty-gritty of design snags
Architect turned financier makes waves with business

The founder of airplay blow dry bar, Wang Cheung, has an eclectic background. From architecture to toys and then finance, this multilingual Hong Kong entrepreneur lived in Switzerland, the United States and Japan before partnering in business with his wife. Wang received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 2007.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

The founder of airplay blow dry bar, Wang Cheung, has an eclectic background. From architecture to toys and then finance, this multilingual Hong Kong entrepreneur lived in Switzerland, the United States and Japan before partnering in business with his wife. Wang received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 2007.

Architect turned financier makes waves with business