Did you know that Hong Kong is one of the safest cities to live? Several global reports have hailed the country for its world-class digital infrastructure as well as health security system. Coupled with these are the universities and institutes of the region, most of which have been ranked within the top 100 by both QS and Times Higher Education (THE) in the world. Varsities such as the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Chinese University Hong Kong (CUHK) have acquired 25, 32 and 46 spots, respectively, in the QS Rankings 2020. The institutions have attained 35, 47 and 57 ranks, respectively, in THE World University Rankings 2020. Language can be a massive hindrance while opting to study overseas. Various European countries that have emerged as preferred destinations among international aspirants for higher education, require some level of proficiency in their local language. However, Hong Kong universities do not have any such mandate. A … [Read more...] about How a degree from Hong Kong hone your business skills
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“Lam is designated for being involved in developing, adopting, or implementing the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in...Hong Kong,” read the statement. The sanction led to the freezing of US assets of a dozen Hong Kong officials in a city, famous as Asia’s key financial hub, with numerous US-based banks operating in the region. … [Read more...] about How US forced Hong Kong chief executive to keep ‘piles of cash’ at home
-- The People's Bank of China, the central bank, conducted this year's 11th central bank bills swap (CBS) operation on Friday to improve the liquidity of perpetual bonds issued by commercial banks. … [Read more...] about Biz China Weekly: Industrial profits, pension fund return, yuan bonds, CBS, SOE profits
In ideal conditions aircraft and facilities are equipped to deal with respiratory infections, but not all is dependent on the plane’s tech. Human behaviour is likely the more determinant factor.The aviation sector was among the ones to feel the full and immediate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, with services being shut worldwide since March and only resuming in bits and pieces across the world from September. … [Read more...] about Explainer | COVID passport: Is airline travel going to be more difficult?
Shaheen and Alia make regular appearances on each others’ Instagram pages. Recently, Shaheen had shared a selfie with Alia and added a funny caption. “How to conceal lockdown chin tip #27: Use the top of your sister’s head as a cute and stylish diversion,” she wrote. … [Read more...] about Alia Bhatt and Soni Razdan celebrate Shaheen’s birthday with drinks and throwback pics: ‘Let the best day ever begin’
Instead, according to Holbig, the Chinese Foreign Ministry stated that the EU continued to regard China as a partner and not an opponent, and that there were no fundamental conflicts of interest. "Chinese readers were also told that the EU wanted to hold on to multilateralism and expand multilateral cooperation with China, in particular in the areas of health, climate change, sustainable development and cooperation with Africa," she wrote. … [Read more...] about China: An unpopular winner in the year of the coronavirus
'Hard to say where the red lines are' Dragonfly Eyes tells the story of a French woman married to a Shanghai entrepreneur. During the Cultural Revolution in the 1960s, the woman — by then a grandmother — is accused of being a spy. She is captured by the Red Guards paramilitary movement, who shave off her hair. When infighting breaks out between factions of the Red Guards, she is able to escape. … [Read more...] about Chinese censors target German publishers