Living and Working in Hong Kong

October 16th, 2014
Choosing Our Words for the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong

In Hong Kong today our passions are running high. The Umbrella Movement has captured our attention, whether by enraging us at the challenges to our way of life or by inspiring us to higher ideals of freedom and peace. Law …

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December 20th, 2011
Expatriate Relocation Book Review

If you’re considering or planning a move to a different country, this book is full of practical advice for dealing with all kinds of emotional issues you are likely to face at different stages of your journey, your new life …

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March 6th, 2009
Embarrass Yourself for the Environment

I had a wake up call last week (The Awaken the Dreamer, Changing the Dream Symposium) that made me realize that one of the biggest things stopping many of us (myself included) from doing more to protect the environment is embarrassment. Isn't that pathetic? We let a mere transient, harmless emotion stop us from protecting the very thing that keeps us alive and brings us literally everything we have. But it's true. Let me give you one example.

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April 7th, 2007
Our Bit for Sustainable Living in Hong Kong

I’m currently reading “Collapse -How Society’s Choose to Fail or Survive” by Jared Diamond and it’s really waking me up! Environmental sustainability is the big issue for our generation. So it’s timely that I’ve discovered a couple of tools to …

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October 31st, 2006
Workplace Culture Shock in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a modern westernized city on the surface, but it can be surprisingly difficult to adjust to the ...

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June 1st, 2006
Call of the city leads to greener pastures

Angela Spaxman swapped the forests of Canada for the urban jungle of Hong Kong...

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October 1st, 2005
How to Position Yourself for a Business Visa in Hong Kong

Since 1997 it has gradually been getting more difficult for foreigners to get work visas in Hong Kong. This trend ...

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August 1st, 2005
Establishing Yourself in Hong Kong, for the Long Run

It’s the typical Hong Kong expatriate story: “I came for 3 months and stayed 3 years.”“I came for 2 ...

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April 30th, 2002
Work Smart, For Hong Kong’s Future Prosperity

I'm going to discuss a topic that is probably on your mind. I say this because Ogilvy Public Relations has...

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