Monthly Archives: May 2011

Shift in Asia’s Shipments

The role of Guangdong and Hong Kong as the world’s manufacturing and export powerhouses may be on the wane as the mainland’s inland cities grow into new manufacturing hubs. Weak shipping data for HK and Shenzhen in the first quarter … Continue reading

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Microblogs

Microblogs are an increasingly vital tool to disseminate information and monitor public opinion and developments. Microblogs not only capture users’ posts but also various metadata from these posts, such as location, time, theme, sentiment and network structure. Properly analyzed and … Continue reading

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Generation Gap

Slowly we are discovering – or rather learners are discovering new uses of the technologies for learning. Instant messaging, file sharing, social networking. And of course blogging. A growing number of reports have documented how the so called net generation … Continue reading

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Mainlanders Swamp HK Schools

The number of cross-boarder children in Hong Kong schools and kindergartens has doubled in the past 5 years as more mainland women give birth in the city. The number of children living on the mainland and going to school in … Continue reading

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Clean Tech

Denmark earns the biggest share of its national revenue from producing windmills and other clean technologies, the United States is rapidly expanding its clean-tech sector, but no country can match China’s pace of growth. China’s production of green technologies has … Continue reading

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Mainland Universities Face Tough Times

Mainland universities will face financial pressures in the next decade and some could even struggle to survive as student numbers continue to fall. The main cause is the country’s declining birthrate since the 1990s. Downward trend in enrolments might last … Continue reading

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Read – Executive Book Summaries “The 360 Degree Leader”

The true measure of leadership is influence – nothing more nothing less. Position has little to do with genuine leadership. Influencing others is a matter of disposition, pot position. Leadership is a choice you make, not a place you sit. … Continue reading

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