Hong Kong Essays

We Are So Busy Making a Living That We Forget to Make a Life

“We are so busy making a living that we forgot to make a life.” This statement is one of the best descriptions of Hong Kong dwellers. There are multitudinous researches have stated that Hong Kong is one of the fastest pace of living, one of the cities having the most expensive land price in the world, one of the most stressful city…etc. I believe these “one of the” can explain why Hong Kong people are so unhappy. In the following…

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Cpm in Hong Kong

1. What do you consider to be your most important accomplishments? Please describe one personal accomplishment. The most important personal accomplishment so far is my significantly improved interpersonal skills. The accomplishment can be effectively described through a specific incident that occurred when I was working in the CA department of ABN AMRO. Volkswagen which was an important client for our bank was very much concerned about the many clauses in our standard documents because of its internal controls. It preferred…

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Hk Third Runway Expansion in the Economist’s Point of View

As supporters of the environment, we strongly believe that a third runway expansion in the Hong Kong International Airport will cause a significant amount of damage to the environment in many ways. The building process of the third runway extension will involve a lot of land reclamation that causes a lot of noise and water pollution that will harm humans and animals’ ecosystems, especially the habitat of the Chinese Pink Dolphins. We understand that a third runway may provide Hong…

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Ocean Carrier’s Case

1) Do you expect daily spot hire rates to increase or decrease next year? According to the Case description, Exhibit 3 showed order booking and delivery schedule for bulk capsizes for coming years from 2001 to 2004. It was larger than the number of current fleet size in Exhibit 2. Thus, the spot hire rates would likely to decrease since capsizes are available. 2) What factors drive average daily hire rates? Daily hire rate were determined by the supply and…

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Urban Economic in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a developing country that has provided undergone the urbanization and it is said that the process cannot be reversed. The government of Hong Kong has participated in settling people and solving issues such as land ownership and the colonial ruling that took place during the colonial period. Despite their efforts the market forces have warned that resettling people from urban to rural is not possible. This is because the urban slums have now become permanent and they…

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Separate Vote Count Mechanism

In Hong Kong Legislative Council (Legco), the decision rule is difference for the bills by government and the bills by the legislative council members. There are different views about the Separate Vote Count Mechanism in the decision rule of Legco. Some people think that it cannot reveal public interest and some people think it has its function on resisting so called “unreasonable” or “nonsense” bills by the legco members. This essay is going to talk about the decision rules in…

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Charles Keith

Charles & Keith is a Singaporean shoe brand that dedicated itself to “trendy shoppers”, driven by attention to product design and the larger picture of fashion trends to deliver distinctive, fashion forward styles at a fast pace. Positioned as having an attitude that “exudes style and confidence”, Charles&Keith offers a wide range of shoes, bags, and accessories at affordable prices. ECONOMICS (PESTEL HK) High economic freedom Hong Kong is well known as one of the world’s best shopping place, from…

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Hong Kong Vs Uk Business Norms

This paper will introduce the audience to the historical background of Hong Kong; business dos and don’ts comparing Hong Kong to the UK; financial, economic, political and social climate of Hong Kong. The aim is to provide fundamental data to assist a professional when conducting business in Hong Kong effectively but also respectfully. Hong Kong Background Hong Kong can be found on China’s south coast region bordered by the Pearl River Delta and the South China Sea. Geographically, Hong Kong…

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Hong Kong International Airport

Introduction : Hong Kong International Airport is one of the greatest civil engineering projects and spectacular airport in the world. Starts it serving purpose in July 1998 and sticks to four serving purposes which are Safety, Operational Efficiency, Customer Convenience and Environment leads them to almost 50 times recognition of world’s best airport. HKIA was previously named as Chek Lap Kok Airport .It was built by land reclamation at the island of Chek Lap Kok and as the replacement for…

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Ocean Park Case Study

Introduction Ocean Park, Hong Kong’s only homegrown theme park, was opened in 1977. It is the largest marine-based theme park in Asia, focusing on providing facilities for educational, recreational and conservation activities to the public. The park houses fourteen rides, an assortment of aquariums, a giant panda exhibit, observatories and educational laboratories. It is also the only Asian Park to be accredited by the American Zoo and Aquarium Association. Problem- Hong Kong Tourism In 2004, the tourism industry in Hong…

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Trading in Hong Kong

Great business dealings take into consideration the intricacies of the culture into which the business is to be established. Customers need to be studied – their needs, their wants and other demands. Studying the local culture would also help in dealing with local business people. What a business person must first note in studying Hong Kong and Vietnam culture is that both countries have collectivist orientations and interests. They exhibit close family and community ties. Loyalty is a very important…

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Sky Lee’s Novel _disappearing Moon Cafe_

In Sky Lee’s Novel, Disappearing Moon Café, the character Kae breaks the circle of female self-destruction that has restricted and isolated the women of the Wong family through three generations. By discovering the secrets of her family’s history, and more specifically the truth about her dead aunt Suzanne, Kae learns to erase the boundaries the have hindered her own aspirations and rejects the Chinese patriarchal values that confined and controlled the women of her past. The rediscovery of her individual…

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Is Hong Kong Still a Shoppers’ Paradise_

In the past decade, Hong Kong has been well known for its duty free and wide range of goods, it allows people from the world have a fantastic shopping experience. However, more news reporting the negative images of Hong Kong tourism which adversely affects the image of “shoppers’ paradise”, are arisen. While numerous tourists can be seen in tourist spots in Hong Kong, some contend that they no longer choose Hong Kong as a travel destination. This paper will focus…

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Mainland Chinese in Hong Kong

Everyone in Hong Kong should have heard of the mainland parallel-goods traders who discriminated by the local citizens. The MTR Corporation’s new policy setting limit to the weight of the luggage and the demonstration against the traders held by the local citizens are some of the evidences showing the discrimination against the mainland Chinese in Hong Kong (Lee & Lo, 2012). Actually, the mainland Chinese settling in Hong Kong faces lots of barriers in different aspects. According to the United…

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Ocean Park

Ocean Park was officially opened in January 1977, situated on the southern side of Hong Kong Island, is Hong Kong’s premier educational theme park. The current park covers more than 870,000 square meters of land and features a diverse selection of world-class marine attractions, thrill rides and shows divided between three areas: Lowland, Headland and Tai Shue Wan The Lowland features Ocean Park’s latest themed-area, the Amazing Asian Animals – an educational and highly entertaining collection of exhibits bringing together…

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