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The Importance of Literary Inclusiveness
Author Ellen Oh is co-founder, President and CEO of the non-profit organisation We Need Diverse Books (WNDB), whose mission is to enable young readers to see themselves represented in literature.
22 Feb 2018
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Hong Kong Retail Goes on a Spree
After 10 solid months of growth, Hong Kong retail sales have bounced back strongly.
15 Feb 2018
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Beacon of Global Collaboration
Happening in March, Britain’s GREAT Festival of Innovation in Hong Kong comprises a series of thought-provoking and lively keynotes, master classes, showcases, installations and performances.
6 Feb 2018
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The Future Belongs to Fintech
It was a big year for Fintech in 2017 – and according to professional services firm PwC – this year is shaping up to be every bit as exciting.
1 Feb 2018
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Storage Solutions Podcast
The e-commerce boom in recent years has led to strong demand for premium warehouses in Hong Kong.
29 Jan 2018
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Taking a Leap
The temples of Cambodia, the culture and heritage of Rajasthan, an introduction to Myanmar or an adventure through Mongolia may sound like travel itineraries for adults only, but Paris native Isabelle Demenge hopes to change the way families travel with Leap & Hop, a series of illustrated travel guides for children.
18 Jan 2018
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How to Invest in Digital Assets
The emergence of Fintech innovations, including cryptocurrencies, will be among the subjects to be discussed at the 11th Asian Financial Forum, which opens on 16 January.
15 Jan 2018
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Simplicity by Design
The mix of Eastern aesthetics with Western design ideals has long informed the work of award-winning British designer Samuel Chan.
3 Jan 2018
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Advantage Hong Kong
New research commissioned by the Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry Association (HKECIA) shows the exhibition industry remains a key pillar of Hong Kong’s economy.
21 Dec 2017
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Digital Hong Kong
Aiming to help Hong Kong transition to a smarter digital city, Google Hong Kong commissioned a Nielsen survey on company and consumer perception of their digital readiness and their actual practice.
12 Dec 2017
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A Breath of Fresh Air
Peter Whitby is co-founder and CEO of O2 Canada, a start-up that manufactures air pollution masks.
11 Dec 2017
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Omni-channel Retailing
As Chairman of FITCH Hong Kong, a global retail branding consultancy, Jonathan Cummings has worked closely with government bodies representing Hong Kong’s creative industries locally and internationally, including at September’s “Think Asia, Think Hong Kong” promotional event in the United Kingdom.
30 Nov 2017
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Life of Leisure
Niseko is known around the globe as Asia’s winter wonderland.
23 Nov 2017
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Career Balancing Act
Based on personal experience, Marie Swarbreck was struck by the lack of opportunities for mothers to return to the workforce on their terms.
20 Nov 2017
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Dreaming Big in Hong Kong
Throughout his 20-year hospitality career in Hong Kong, Christian Talpo dreamed of opening his own restaurant.
7 Nov 2017
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Building Strong Financial Ecosystems Webcast
China’s Belt and Road Initiative offers an economic growth solution to counter sluggish global growth, according to Dr Zhu Min, President of the National Institute of Financial Research at Tsinghua University and former Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
31 Oct 2017
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Tell-tale Heart
International best-selling author Ruth Ware is among the featured writers participating in this year’s Hong Kong International Literary Festival, to be held 3-12 November.
26 Oct 2017
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The Business of Giving
Newly published research shows that major philanthropic giving by Chinese and Chinese-Americans is soaring in the United States and China, led by wealthy benefactors in Hong Kong.
19 Oct 2017
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Leadership for the 21st Century
In 2004, Chandran Nair founded the Global Institute for Tomorrow (GIFT) in Hong Kong, an independent think-tank whose executive education programmes have reached more than 1,500 executives in 15 countries.
12 Oct 2017
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Serving up Hong Kong’s Finest
Leveraging his hospitality experience at The Grand Hyatt, Hong Kong, JIA Hong Kong and HIP Hotels Media Group, Jason Cohen teamed up with childhood friend, John Hui, to relaunch The Fleming, in Wan Chai, as a “made in Hong Kong” boutique hotel, by embracing the city’s iconic heritage.
4 Oct 2017
 
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