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Why we need more liberal studies in Hong Kong schools, not less
As fingers point to study of the subject as the catalyst for the recent Occupy movement and calls go out for its scrapping, a more reasoned approach may be to fine-tune its contents and enhance the...
CEIBS develops mainland executives into global leaders
Since it first threw its doors open in 1978, China has seen a growth unparalled in economic history. For more than 30 years, the country achieved an annual average GDP growth of 10 per cent, first...
Upcoming Events - Updated on December 19, 2014
Information Seminar and Interview for "BSSc (Hons) in Social Development Studies" Hong Kong College of Technology Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 14:30
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Chinese family business: crossing the succession barrier
It has long been a tradition in China for family businesses to choose a successor within the family. However, the One Child Policy inherently limits the choice of successors and the lack of suitable...
Butchery classes in Hong Kong show cleavage of Chinese and Western tastes
Butchery is a hot trend in the West, where classes for amateurs are commonplace. But Hong Kong has been slow to catch on. Visiting butchers from Italy have hosted dinners...
Positive psychology benefits students
What is the purpose of a school education? Ruminations on this question by schools, education officials, intergovernmental organisations and governments have materialised into laudable 21st-century...
How Hong Kong campuses compel students to socialise
At this time of year, university students are usually busy with examinations and end of term projects. Wang Yu, a second-year student at University of Hong Kong (HKU), is no exception. She is feeling...
In touch with the neighbourhood
The old way of finding a tutor or selling a piece of furniture was to pin a message on a notice board at the local supermarket or in the management office of your building or housing estate. In the...
When to speak up, when to shut up
The norms of conducting international business are increasingly becoming standardised. But the behaviour of those around you is fed by cultural backgrounds.
Hong Kong teachers' union lobbies for preschool pay grade
Early childhood educators plan petition campaign to voice concerns over proposals they say will put more teachers off kindergarten work.  Early childhood educators...