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Your rolodex matters, but by how much depends on your gender
One of the most coveted titles for Wall Street analysts is that of the “All America Research Team” (AA), an all-star title given to those voted as top analysts by thousands of fund managers in an...
Scientist is honoured
Professor Vivian Yam Wing-wah, of the University of Hong Kong (HKU), has received a prestigious scientific award...
Understanding of Basic Law holds valuable lessons for students
Kerry Kennedy says rote learning will not serve their best interests. With the 25th anniversary of the declaration of the Basic Law, many comments have been directed at schools and policymakers...
Glut of nation's graduates to be cut
Singaporean Carmen Kok regrets she never went to university, and she's not letting her daughter make the same mistake, even if it means sending her abroad.
The Ascent to the CEO Suite
While family business succession is a major problem in the Chinese-speaking world, there are successful cases in which the process is smooth and robust. Find out how the second-generation takes the...
Quantifying the ‘prestige’ factor
Question:   I have wanted to do a full-time MBA programme for a long time now, and have done a lot of thinking about which school I should apply to.
Hong Kong classes teach young children how to use their seven senses
In an age when toddlers are moving less, special classes are being designed to help them develop all seven of their senses. Little Billy Taylor crawls along the floor and dips his hands into a pile...
Business professionals put skills to the test in MBA Amazing Race
Although the MetLife & HKUST MBA Amazing Race did not require contestants to navigate their way through airports or try to communicate in an unfamiliar language, the April event still offered...
Do quotas for corporate boards help women advance?
When Norway instituted a 2003 quota that 40 percent of corporate board members must be female, proponents hoped the measure would also pay off for women in the lower ranks.
Interview: entrepreneur Carl Gouw on his passion for luxury hotels
The Hong Kong-born entrepreneur, voted one of Perspective magazine's '40 under 40' designers to watch, talks to Anji Connell...