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Greater Bay Area diversity will drive property markets across Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Guangzhou

Hong Kong might have the world’s highest home prices, but it has become an unsurprising headline. But it was Shenzhen, not Hong Kong, that raised the most eyebrows, when the tech hub joined the top five priciest home markets in the world, according to CBRE’s Global Living Report in April.This result was significant. Firstly, it reinforced the global credentials of Shenzhen. And secondly, it told us that an internationally high price tag has far more implications for individuals and businesses… Source link

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New Faculty Highlights Cultural and Gender Diversity

[Sponsored Article] Our new faculty are young, diverse and dynamic, just like our school In the age of the global economy, it’s impossible for a modern business school to achieve excellent standards of teaching and research without promoting diversity in its faculty and its student body. The HKUST Business School’s global outlook is reflected in the fact that over 20 nationalities are represented in our 140-strong faculty body. That’s something we are very proud of. This year, we are delighted to welcome eight additions to our faculty. The new members…

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Hong Kong companies need action, not talk, on diversity

Hong Kong competes on its reputation as a well but lightly regulated market. This philosophy is reflected in the Hong Kong stock exchange’s listing rules, which lay out a world-class standard of corporate governance but interpreted in a light-touch manner. Regulators try to avoid adding onerous requirements to compliance standards, preferring to set out the principles of good corporate governance and allowing companies to “comply or explain”. The market operator, HKEX, amended the Corporate Governance Code with effect from January 1, introducing a number of changes mainly to improve transparency…

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A University of Diversity and Innovative and holistic learning

[Sponsored article] A University of Diversity When students first arrive at the HKUST campus, many are surprised at its highly diverse student body.  One in four students at HKUST come from outside of Hong Kong – the proportion of the University’s international students is the highest in the city.   HKUST’s vision of diversity is also shared by our students.  They often take the initiative to host welcoming gatherings for newcomers from different cultures. As another example, our students collaborated with classmates from India, Greece, US and Korea to produce a 110-minute feature…

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