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Webs and flows

Online teaching resources are driving exciting new trends in the education sector globally – and Hong Kong’s top universities are catching up, reports Chris Davis. ...

Mainlanders in HK share study experiences

Wang Yijia, from Beijing, came to Hong Kong in 2007 to study a doctoral degree in architecture from the University of Hong Kong (HKU). She graduated last November and is now a research associate at the City University of Hong Kong (CityU), writes Hilda Poon. ...

Non-locals need special approach

At the Fresh Fish Traders' School in Tai Kok Tsui, which provides education to students from low-income families and other disadvantaged groups, non-local students come mainly from China and share remarkably similar backgrounds, writes Chiu Po-sze. ...

Customer service gets an upgrade

When you step into a shop, what usually happens is that a salesperson will approach you and try to persuade you to buy some of the shop's products, writes Chiu Po-sze. ...

Online retail therapy

Social media is helping create new careers for marketers, writes Chris Davis. ...

Rolling out the red carpet

HK hotels welcome neighbours, reports Darius Musni. ...

Far from the madding crowd

Hotel ICON in Tsim Sha Tsui East is unlike other hotels in Hong Kong whose guest books are increasingly dominated by travellers from mainland China, writes Darius Musni. ...

Asia’s new wheel of fortune

Markets bet big on gaming, reports Darius Musni. ...

All's well in the wellness sector

Spas used to be little more than a couple of converted hotel rooms, with in-house guests as the main clientele. Now, spas are often the crown jewels of many resorts, says Greg Payne, Amanresorts spa director. ...

Great jobs for shopaholics

The future is bright for mall managers, especially with new training opportunities, reports James Ockenden. ...