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Global Business Cultural Analysis: Hong Kong
Ruben R. Castro
Dr. Maria Marin
July 3, 2013
Hong Kong has been inhabited for millennia, with the early Che people settling the land early on. During the period of the Warring States in Mainland China, Yuet people immigrated from the north and forcibly assimilated the Che people. During the time of the Qin Dynasty Hong Kong was made a part of unified Imperial China.
Throughout the Han Dynasty in the 10th century the region grew in economic importance as a result of the local pearl industry. When the Mongols invaded China, Hong Kong saw a large influx of refugees from Mainland China, creating a population boom and
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Introduction & Background Information
After Japanese defeat in Second World War, Hong Kong was given back to British governance. Since then, population in Hong Kong had been growing rapidly, from 500-600 thousands in 1945 to nearly 4 million in 1969 (Podmore, 1972), due to several factors. First of all, the growth was mainly caused by the return of previous Hong Kong residents (Lo, 1983). Secondly, an influx of Chinaâ€™s refugees who were threatened by mainland civil wars between Nationalists and Communists was among the reasons as well (Podmore, 1972). The third dominant reason was a natural increase in post-war period. The large influx of immigrants who were in child-bearing age had once
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The Hong Kong Umbrella Revolution is the largest protest in Hong Kong since 1989. This protest had drawn world media attention even overshadowed every international news. The major cause of this revolution is the mutual trust between Hongkongers and Chinese government are going from bad to worse. Hongkongers has accumulated their discontent over years and it made the "White Paper" became the fuse of Umbrella Revolution. In fact, there are many reasons causing this protest happened, in a simple way can briefly distinguish into social and political problems.
In the sphere of social problem, Hongkongers do not satisfied after China ruling Hong Kong in the past 18 years. Price level
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Hong Kong and Venezuela (Graphics not availalbe)
Hong Kong has built economic strength from an impoverished economic infrastructure, since the 1950's, at the same time as Venezuela's economic health has declined despite its relatively strong economic structure. Figure 1 shows that in 1950, Hong Kong's income per person was approximately half of Venezuela. During that period, Hong Kong came under tremendous economic and social pressure due to an arrival of immigrants from China and a lack of natural resources to support growth. In the interim, Venezuela was resource-rich and had a relatively stable population. Comparisons in the 1990s showed Venezuela's income per person was much lower
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standard set by the WHO, and currently the city does not even meet its own 1987 air quality standards (China Environment Forum, 2007). The Air Quality Objectives Concern Group (AQOCG) estimates 64,200 hospital admissions (176 per day), as well as 6.9 million annual trips to the doctor - one per resident of Hong Kong, are due to air quality-related illnesses (AQOCG, 2006: 10). Additionally, there are 1006 air pollution related deaths per year in Hong Kong. These serious health outcomes result in annual losses of over HK$2 billion in direct healthcare costs and productivity losses of HK$19 billion (AQOCG, 2006: 12).Hong Kong's poor air quality also threatens its status as the economic and financial
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Hong Kong is believed the world best location in the world to startup a foreign business. Due to Hong Kong provide a clean business-friendly environment, a stable government fiscal and the advantage of its location. In addition, with the sustainable growth of the GDP and the simple tax system with its low tax rate which made it an attractive place for investment.
However, the highly polluted environment and the over-heated real estate would be a big concern for Hong Kong government. In addition, the dependence on land sales revenue should have to reduce if Hong Kong government wants to achieve a long- term fiscal sustainability.
The table below clarifies that
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The University of Hong Kong
Department of Social Work and Social Administration
Introduction to Social Administration
1st Term Paper
Name: Ruby Cheng Wai Yin
University Number: 2006054182
Curriculum: BSocSc (GEN)
Date of Submission: 3rd November, 2006
3. Comment on the social values of welfare held by Hong Kong people. Are there any development and changes? If it does, what are the factors affecting the changes?
This paper first presents the overview of the traditional notions that affected the social value of welfare held by Hong Kong people. Some recent empirical studies and surveys on the shift in which Hong Kong people views the welfare
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By focusing on its strengths, its key customers, and the underlying values they need, Hong Kong Entertainment Ltd(HKE) will increase sales to more than $90 million in three years, while also improving the gross margin on sales and cash management and working capital.
This business plan leads the way. It renews our vision and strategic focus: attracting more customers, increasing customer loyalty. It also provides online services for improving our sales, gross margin, and profitability.
This plan includes this summary, and chapters on the company, products and services, market focus, action plans and forecasts, management team, and financial plan.
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AGEING POPULATION IN HONG KONG
Population ageing in Hong Kong: challenges and opportunities
- ‘Population ageing’ is a pervasive, profound and enduring tide sweeping across the globe.
- Hong Kong is no exception. Whereas many people may still perceive population ageing as a long-term and distant subject, the consultation document released on 24 October 2013 by the Steering Committee on Population Policy (SCPP) revealed that our population would age at a faster pace than previously expected. In just a few years’ time, our workforce would embark on a persistent decline. Under a “do-nothing” scenario, population ageing could entail profound implications to our socio-economic
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A Fresh Start For Breathing Unpolluted Air1.Introduction-Attention getter: If I were to show you a statistics about the air pollution level in hong kong,it will surely astonish you as the air quality is keep deteoriating in the recent years.-Situation/Background information: Air pollution is a big problem in Hong Kong, which affecting our daily lives in numerous ways. The problems we are facing are mainly roadside vehicle emissions and regional smog.Also,the visibility is less than eight kilometres for around 30% of each year.Besides,the cause of some respiratory diseases such asthma and bronical infections have rised due to reduced air quality inrecent years.(gov.hk)2.Problem-Topic
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Hong Kong Housing Problems and Solutions
Name: Liu Chun Hing Student Number: 201111028H Group: 5
Problem Discussion ------------------------------------------------------p.3-p.4
Plan (Improvement of Housing Policy)--------------------------------------p.4-p.5
Plan (Regulation of Property Developers)----------------------------------------p.5
In recent years, Hong Kong citizen are
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In Hong Kong, gifted education was not placed as an education policy until the release of Education Commission Report No. 4 in 1990, which addressed serious inadequacies in gifted education for Hong Kong’s most bright and talented students (Education Commission Report No. 4, 1990).
In 1995, Fung Hon Chu Gifted Education Centre was established for promoting and supporting gifted students, parents and teachers. In response to the increasing demand on gifted education, the Gifted Education Section of Education & Manpower Bureau (now EDB) was formally established in 2003 to implement the gifted education policy. In 2006, Hong Kong Government announced the
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1. Current Marketing Situation
Nowadays, Hong Kong life style is rapid. The public are under great stress, social activities therefore becomes more often. You may have to attend more than one event, even more. However, sometimes you may feel that single clothing may not suitable for different occasions. Even though you can carry other clothing by us, it may make you inconvenient.
In current market, common washing store services such as dry cleaning and laundry, suede and leather cleaning, handbag cleaning, pick-up and delivery service and special stains removal service. About the pick-up and delivery service, they only help customers use the service at the same place. They cannot
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Food. (n.d.). Retrieved October 20, 2013, from http://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/_Documents /industry_pdf/Aquaculture%20-%20Prawns.pdf
Guidelines. (2006). Retrieved October 26, 2013, from http://www.cfs.gov.hk/english/programme/ programme_haccp/programme_haccp_control_juice.html
Hong Kong Food and Environmental Hygiene Department. (2002, June). How to implementa food safety plan. Retrieved from http://www.fehd.gov.hk/english/safefood/food_safety_plan/fspbke.pdf
Introduction. (n.d.). Retrieved October 27, 2013, from http://teamnutrition.usda.gov/Resources/ servingsafe_chapter6.pdf
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The proposed title would be ‘study of residential price in Hong Kong’
2. Brief introduction/background of studies
Housing is one of the hottest issues in the world. This is because housing is the fundamental necessity of every citizen in any country; housing would also probably be one of the most arguable topics across different centuries. This is because it always involves different kinds of interest in the society. Hong Kong, a tiny place in China, encounters housing problems without exceptions. Unfortunately, this soaring problem hits Hong Kong seriously that gets on the nerves of different walks of life. Therefore, I would like to study this topic before it gets on my nerve.
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Hong Kong in China, and will find the reasons why this very brand has become popular in China. Throughout this paper the term ‘ Pop-up store ’ will be used to refer to a kind of new strategy in the field of fashion retailing, which can attract customers in an effective way.
The paper will begin by talking about the background and history of Topshop and giving the definition of this fashion brand, then it will go on to analyse the marketing strategies which were used in Shenzhen and Hong Kong in China. Finally, the conclusion will be given.
Topshop may be defined as a fast fashion retailer, which sells clothes, shoes and some other fashion products in an
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Encouraging Economic Growth in Hong Kong and Singapore
American InterContinental University
Variables that have motivated economic growth have been land, low personal and corporate taxes, and investments in infrastructure. The government owning all the land or even the majority of it is inefficient and can lead to economic problems. The ability to go into a large conglomeration, for example, the ASAN would be an enormous bonus whether that nation is trying to move forward or not. Presently, with lower taxes there will be lower cost, which would imply that there is a higher interest to employ in the country. Individuals and organizations need to recognize that they have
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ANALYSIS OF HONG KONG PRIME RETAIL PROPERTY MARKET
In analyzing Hong Kong’s retail property market, in particular the prime shopping mall segment, Michael Porter’s Five Forces Analysis Model is used. According to Porter, corporations in any industry are constrained from maximizing profit not just by rivalry with their competitors but by four further competitive forces. These five forces shape competitive intensity. They are:
• Rivalry among competitors in the industry;
• Threat of new entrants;
• Bargaining power of suppliers;
• Bargaining power of buyers; and
• Threat of substitute products.
Below is the analysis:
• Rivalry among Established Competitors: Medium Pressure
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Fundamental Business Studies for Hospitality
Lecture 8 Roles & Functions of Management
Department of Hotel, Service & Tourism Studies
On completion of this lecture, students are expected to be able to:
• Identify the importance of management • Describe the connection between management levels and skills • Explain the functions of management
What is Management?
• The process of planning, organizing, staffing, coordinating, leading, controlling and decision making in order to achieve organizational objectives • Effective and Efficient management can ensure the organizational objectives can be achieved • Management is controlling company’s
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The Role of Citizen Political Participation in Hong Kong and Singapore
Both Hong Kong and Singapore are city states that traditionally have
lacked broad political participation, instead political decisions were left up
to a small group of leaders. Historical factors were critical in determining the
role of political participation in both city states. Hong Kong's history of
colonial rule and the strength of the People's Action Party (PAP) in Singapore
acted to keep broad citizen participation in government to a minimum.
Hong Kong after World War Two remained a colony of England and it's
government remained under colonial rule. Unlike in other Asian nations such as
Singapore their existed
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To a large extent, Hong Kong was modernized at the end of the 20th century. I would like to explain my answer in economic, political, social and cultural aspects of Hong Kong.
In political aspect, first, there was the democratic development at the local level. In 1968, the City District Office Scheme was introduced. All government department set up various consultative committees to collect public opinions. In 1973, all the Urban Council members were unofficial member and in 1995, all were elected. In 1981, the District Board was established. In 1986, all the Regional Council were unofficial member and in 1995, most of its were elected. There was an increasing number of official and
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Is it really worthwhile to set up standard working hours in Hong Kong? – Defects of standard working hour system
The standard working hour system is the most commonly implemented working hour system utilized by both developed and developing countries to protect the right of 4employees. As one of the economies in which the employees suffer the longest working hours, Hong Kong is now preparing to introduce the standard working hour system to protect employees. In addition to governments, Mattesini and Quintieri (2006) also consider it as an effective way to lessen the unemployment rate after their study on Italy during the great depression. However, the research of them may
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Table of ContentPageExecutive Summary 1Chapter 1 1.1 Introduction 21.2 Company Background 31.2.1 Vision, Mission & Core Value 41.2.2 Intercity Passengers Services Department 51.2.3 Through Services in Hong Kong 61.3 Project Objectives 7Chapter 2 Problem Identified 8Chapter 3 Research & Methodology3.1 Primary Data 93.1.1 Survey 93.1.2 Observations 93.1.3 Internal Interview 103.2 Secondary Data 10Chapter 4 Result of Analysis4.1 Customer Profile 11~164.2 Industry Analysis 17~234.3 Company Analysis 24~314.4 Competitors Analysis 32~36Chapter 5 Recommendation 37~42Chapter 6 Conclusion 43Executive SummaryIn operation since 1949, the Through Train from Hong Kong to Guangzhou has a long
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Can Art Therapy be an effective aid to Hong Kong probation youth?
In nowadays Hong Kong, rather than keep practicing past rigid education method, interaction between students and teachers are more encouraged. Discipline and rules only make teenagers feel antipathy. In contrast, applying a two-way communication method may lead to teenagers more willing to tell. Recently, art therapy, a psychological intervention, uses art as a method of communication (Kayleigh & Melanie, 2013), rises up in different countries and it had been a hot trend in Hong Kong for a short period. The “Secret Garden” coloring book authored by Johanna Basford which sold over 1.5 million copies
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SOCIAL SCIENCE FOUNDATIONS: POLITICAL SCIENCE
9 December 2015
“The Chief Executive of Hong Kong has a special legal position which overrides administrative, legislative and judicial organs and that the separation of powers is not suitable for Hong Kong.” With reference to the constitutional arrangement of Hong Kong, to what extent is this statement valid?
In the 25th anniversary of the promulgation of the Basic Law on September 12, the director of the central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong, Zhang Xiaoming gave a speech entitled “A Correct Understanding of the Characteristics of the Political System of the Hong Kong Special
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GECR 5603 Physical Education (Bodybuilding and Fitness) Web Resource Report (10%) Name: Yiu Sze Man Student ID:14666960 Section:66 Describe the differences between local and overseas bodybuilding competition. In Hong Kong, there has only one bodybuilding championships; it is Hong Kong Bodybuilding Championships which is organized by Hong Kong China Bodybuilding & Fitness Association (HKCBBA). But in Europe, there has a lot of different bodybuilding competition. The most famous one is IFBB World Fitness Championships, which is organized by International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness. There have some difference between two competitions, they are scale of the competition
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DCO21613 Air Freight Logistics Operations
Understand and discuss the insights of the Hong Kong and international business environment in air cargo industry. Details: In March 2012, the Hong Kong Government has approved in principle to adopt, for planning purposes, the three-runway option as the future development direction for Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), with the recommendation by Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK). Besides, the third air cargo terminal in Hong Kong will commence its operation next year. Meanwhile, the competition among Asia-Pacific countries becoming more intense as some of them change their close skies policy to open their skies for
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Assessment of the change in Hong Kong
Hong Kong has been a place of change for many years. One of the main changes is the increase of Hong Kong's population. This inflow of people has caused many problems because most major parts of the territory cannot support such a dense population. The government's solution to this problem was the New Town Development Program.
The New Town Development Program was introduced in 1973. Its main purpose was to cope with the increased population of Hong Kong in major urban areas. The inflow of people was caused by many major historic events. One such event was the Cultural Revolution. During the Cultural Revolution, huge numbers of refugees came to
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Industrial Management and Logistics
Changes in the Number of Establishments and Employment in the Manufacture of under garments and night garments Industry
141104 Manufacture of under garments and night garments
Items | 2004 (JUN) | 2009(JUN) | Percentage of changing |
Number of establishments | 62 | 29 | -53.2% |
Number of persons engaged | 2183 | 682 | -68.8% |
The above statistics are compiled based on the Hong Kong Standard Industrial Classification (HSIC) Version 2.0.
The intimate apparel industry has been playing a significant role in the local clothing industry, which has gained for Hong Kong the reputation of being a leading
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Munculnya dan evolusi perusahaan multinasional dari Hongkong dan Singapura
* The emergence and evolution of multinational corporations from Hong Kong
Although the origins of Hong Kong-based MNCs can be traced(ditelusuri) to the British colonial period and Hong Kong’s position as an entrepôt(gudang) for trade in South East Asia and China,
indigenous (adat) Chinese firms(perusahaan) based in Hong Kong emerged(munculnya) as MNCs in the early 1950s, thus
reflecting(mencerminkan) a longer history by comparison to MNCs from Taiwan and South Korea whose
emergence(muncul) can be traced(ditelusuri) to the early 1960s. Hong Kong has grown to become a significant home
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DSME 5011 - Economics
Clara Tak-Wai LAW
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1 2 INTROUDCTION BACKGROUND OF EXPORT TRADING 2.1 China 2.2 Hong Kong 3 TYPES OF EXPORT GOODS AND SERVICES 3.1 China 3.2 Hong Kong 4 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 4.1 China 4.1.1 4.1.2 4.1.3 4.1.4 4.2.1 4.2.2 4.2.3 5 5.1 Participation of Global Trade Association Foreign Direct Investment Currency Valuation Structural Changes Free Trade Policy Close Economic Partnership Arrangement with Mainland China Availability of Venture Capital
4.2 Hong Kong
MARKET CHALLENGES AND TRENDS China’s Challenges 5.1.1 Inflation 5.1.2 Government Interference 5.1.3 Social Unrest 5.1.4 Unbalanced Regional Development 5.1.5 Low Domestic Consumption 5.1.6
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Memo OCEAN CARRIERS
Date: January 2, 2001
To: Mary Linn, Vice President of Finance
From: Thomas Harper
Subject: Investment in New Capesize Bulk Ship
After analyzing the commissioning of a new capsize ship for a three-year lease, my team has come to the conclusion that Ocean Carriers should move forward with the investment only if it is built and registered in our Hong Kong office. There were key assumption my team and I made in our analysis and they are as follows:
1. We assumed a discount rate of 9% throughout the life of the new capsize.
2. Secondly, we assumed a tax rate of 35% in the United States and a 0% tax rate in Hong Kong.
3. The company
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Heritage Sites Is Worth Preserving For Their Historical, Cultural And Economical Value
Hong Kong is now regarded as one of the most modern cities in the world and it has changed a lot in 6,000 yearsâ€™ time (Conservancy). â€œIt is transformed from a small fishing village to an international trading centreâ€ (Conservancy). It has also changed from a colony to an administrative region of China. In this modern, cosmopolitan city, there are lots of heritage sites including historical buildings and backstreets left behind in this long period of time, and they are all of high historical and cultural value. However, as the cityâ€™s world status is rising, the values and importance of the
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Analysis of Cathay Pacific Airlines General Environment
Cathay Pacific was established in 1946 and is now the largest airline company in Hong Kong. It operates both passenger services and cargo services and operates in more than 30 countries throughout Asia, the Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and North America to more than 80 destinations. From Hong Kong, where its headquarter is based, Cathay operates 36 of their destinations in the Asia-Pacific region. Therefore the general environment in especially Hong Kong and the rest of the Asia-pacific region has an effect on Cathay Pacifics business procedure. The general environment is composed of factors that can have dramatic
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HSBC is one of the oldest banking groups in the modern world. The bank is known locally in the expatriate community simply as The Bank or as “Hong Kong Bank. The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, based in Hong Kong, are a wholly owned subsidiary and the founding member of the HSBC Group, which is traded on several stock exchanges as HSBC Holdings plc. The business ranges from the traditional High Street roles of personal finance and commercial banking, to corporate and investment banking, and private banking. It is the largest bank in Hong Kong and has offices in Asia Pacific region. HSBC Private Bank is the group’s private banking operation, providing
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Hong Kong as a multicultural city attracts a lot of visitors from all round the world. It is important for us to know that travelers usually will consider the geographic distance and cultural distance when traveling to one place to another. Then we can accurately plan out suitable market strategy targeting them when they visit HK. It can be proved that “how far people travel represents the end result of a series of other deterministic variables, including time availability, amount of discretionary income, costs of travel and willingness to enter a culturally different environment.” (Crouch, 1994)
Definition of Distance Decay
The theory argues that demand for tourism varies
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rendimientos párrafo de la Diversificación internacional.
ANÁLISIS DEL CASO
En El Análisis del Caso Se Va un comparar y Los Riesgos la Rentabilidad de los Mercados de Valores Extranjeros Entre Sí y Con El Mercado Norteamericano, ya Examinar Los Riesgos y la Rentabilidad de la Diversificación internacional; párr lo Cual Se Va un rentabilidades Las Calcular, ajustarlas un Divisas las, Correlaciones y obtener Trazar Límites de Eficiencia basándose en Datos Brutos.
Rentabilidades anuales y Desviaciones Estándar:
Las rentabilidades anuales Desviaciones Estándar y Para Los Mercados de Acciones de Australia, Canadá, Francia, Alemania, Hong Kong, Japón, Reino Unido, y Los ESTADOS
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Bethanie Church → Academy's School of Film and Television
After three years of restoration, Bethanie has been transformed from a former French Mission sanatorium into the Academy's Landmark Heritage Campus.
Background of the site
- Location:139 Pokfulam Road
- Constructed in 1875 and restoration was complete in 2006
- Grade I
- Bethanie was built by the Missions Etrangeres de Paris (French Mission) in 1875 and was used by them as a sanatorium for a century - was the first sanatorium in Hong Kong and the far east- The building was sold in the 1970s and used by the University of Hong Kong from 1978 to 1997- Bethanie is reborn as the new home of the
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evidence from different sources.
Criterion 3 (C3):
It showcases a wide range of appropriate vocabulary and grammatical structures
to convey stance and arguments.
Criterion 4 (C4):
It is consistent in the use of citation and referencing, and follows the guidelines in
the Citation and Referencing Style Guide for use in the CUE exam.
There is no plagiarism. Ideas / data taken from the reading texts have been
paraphrased or directly quoted using quotation marks.
Note: Refer to legend “C1, C2, C3, C4” in the annotations for detailed explanations.
Should the University of Hong Kong be internationalized?
1) Identify the objectives of implementing internationalization in Hong Kong’s
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ECONOMIC GROWTH STRATEGIES FOR HONG KONG & SINGAPORE
February 6, 2016
NIC, or a Newly Industrialized Country, is a country that has fallen someplace on the economic assessment scale between developing and a first world country. This country has moved away from a commonly agriculture based economy, into more industrialized concerns. This was true of countries including Singapore and Hong Kong during the 1970’s and 1980’s (Investopedia, 2011). These countries are still prospering today, and there are many ways they can help to bind their place within the global economy. In an attempt to help inspire growth
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GP Audio (HK) Limited is a manufacturing company for mainly producing speaker and speaker component product. It had been already hold for forty years ago.
It also have around 200 staffs in Hong Kong office, 300 staffs in SZ office and 1500 staffs in HZ factory. Totally, the staff number of GP Audio (HK) Limited has around 2000 staffs.
Hong Kong office
The Hong Kong office is as a head office for GP group. The main function of Hong Kong office is sales and marketing to follow all purchase order from customers and related vendor. It also seek the new customer and vendor to develop the company business.
The department in Hong Kong office is sales
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Research Topic: Managerial stress in Hong Kong and Taiwan: a comparative study
The purpose of this study is to investigate the occupational stress in managers in Hong Kong and Taiwan using the Occupational Stress indicator-2. The logical relationship between job satisfaction, mental and physical well-being as factors of stress.
* Author : Oi-Ling Siu (Lingnan College, Hong Kong)
Luo Lu (Kaoshiung Medical College, Kaushiung, Taiwan)
Cary L. Cooper (Manchester School of Management, UMIST, Manchester,
* Place: 1) Hong Kong
3) United Kingdom
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‘Art’ is commonly regarded as of high spirituality and aesthetic value, showing the intellectual and talented sides of the ‘great’ artists. However, many sociologists viewed the ‘art world’ as being constituted by networks of cultural production, distribution and consumption (Becker, 1984; Kadushin, 1976). These three networks are indeed collectively and mundanely formed. This paper aims to examine the question of how art is related to collective conventions, commercial drive, class interests and state sponsorship, with reference to the ‘art world’ in Hong Kong.
Artistic conventions involve all the decisions related to the art works produced. In the
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CHAN, VERNE 85 Years- Died on September 28, 2004 at Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong. Beloved husband of Jennifer. Beloved father of Raymond and Clara. Dear brother of Kenny and Freeman. Dear brother-in-law of Richard and Winston. Verne was a Vice President of Finance Operations for PCCW Limited (Pacific Century Cyber Works Ltd.), the largest telecommunication enterprise in Hong Kong. He was well-known with his many successful business plans that helped in the continuous growth and expansion of PCCW. He will forever be a business icon in the company to many others.Verne Chan was born Wei-Lai Chan on September 29, 1988, to Daniel and Emily Chan, in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital of Hong
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To begin with, Café de Coral have strong capital supported by Café de Coral Holdings in Hong Kong. Café de Coral Holdings has invested a huge capital on advertisement to promote their products and render the customer understand about Café de Coral deeply.
Second, Café de Coral is a well-known local brand and have a good reputation; well goodwill; product diversification and high quality in Hong Kong which attract different segments of customer. From the students to the family, the dishes style were totally fit to the customers to enjoy their meal.
Third, Café de Coral set up the "Coral Professional School of Management" as a training base so that they have the
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Green Building Makes a Change
Being sustainable has become a main concern all over the world. Although Hong Kong has ranked Asia’s second-most sustainable cities, it performed poorly in environmental factors. Hong Kong’s serious air pollution, high greenhouse gas emissions, poor solid waste management and the low proportion of renewable energy sources contributed to its low ranking in planet sub-ranking. This alerts Hong Kong should really take action to improve the environmental problems. And green building will be the most suitable solution.
According to The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), it defines green building as a sustainable or high performance building. It is
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-The Power of Ignorance-
An argument on whether we should build the third runway
Aviation industry, for the sake of urban development, undoubtedly holds the key of prosperity. Hong Kong International Airport is an irreplaceable facility contributing a potential net worth of more than HK$80 billion dollars a year with its working capacity to serve 50.9 million passengers with 4.1 million tons of cargo per day according to the Airport authority financial report (2012, p.4), has gained a well-known reputation over the globe. The expansion of the Airport is recently proposed as a must because of the ever-increasing popularity and frequent flows of passengers. However, such a large-scale
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According to Mary O’Donnell, 2001, located just north of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, the largest and oldest of China's Special Economic Zone (SEZ) has been both a project and symbol of post-Mao modernization. In this paper, I trace how the Shenzhen built environment mediates images and experiences of 'Hong Kong', arguing that transnationality in the SEZ is an everyday practice where tradition, colonialism, and the Cold War provide raw materials for the local reworking of the changing relationship between the Chinese state apparatus and finance capital. My story has a double focus: the ideology of urbanization as modernization and historic preservation. On the one hand, the ideology of
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also needs to be flexible enough for long term funding.
Melco has various options in terms of financing their construction project with possibilities of looking at funding in both the domestic markets within Hong Kong, as well has being able to source funding from international markets such as the US. To get a better idea of which market would be the most suitable for Melco the various possibilities need to be compared as well as taking other factors internal and external factors into account.
MCEL has stated that raising capital through equity would not be the worst option and they are open to this, provided the joint venture remains evenly split between PBL and Melco
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Objective/ScopeThe purpose of this article is to determine how many units of each style Sport Obermeyer should produce during its initial phase of production (November through March) and during its second phase of production (March through October). Factors that need to be considered in this decision are the risk associated with each style, from where each product will be sourced (Hong Kong or China), and the numerical and opportunity costs associated with the sourcing decision. Operational changes are also recommended in order to improve performance in the short and long-term.RecommendationsThrough a risk analysis it is recommended that:The Assault, Seduced, Entice, and Electra lines are