Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ

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First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Baby fights for life after killer fire

Her father, retired policeman Chan Wai-tong, was severely burned on both hands as he tried to fight the blaze with a hose.The heat was so intense that it melted the supporting frames of an air conditioner that fell 20 stories to the ground.Police have ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - 10 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

HFTP and SHTM to Establish Asia Research Office at PolyU in Hong Kong

The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and the Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) are to collaborate on the development of hospitality finance and technology in Asia... ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Airlines lower ceiling for free carry-on luggage

Several Hong Kong-based airlines have lowered the ceiling for free carry-on luggage and charge passengers more for excess checked baggage, Sky Post reported on Tuesday.At Hong Kong Express Airways, free carry-on luggage will be limited to 7 kilograms ... [Published EJ Insights - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Netizens rip into pro-govt website over dog debacle

Netizens are weighing in after a pro-government website said Hong Kong people would have complained if train services were delayed just to save a stray dog.The comment, published by speakout.hk, was prompted by a public backlash over the killing of a ... [Published EJ Insights - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Custom suit bolsters paddle power

Clothes may not make the man, but a tailor-made racing suit could help make champions of the 10-member at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea next month. The and Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s Institute of Textiles & Clothing teamed up in ... [Published ISD.gov.hk - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Young designers leave a footprint

Creativity flows in and knowledge flows out when student designers who are Saga Furs Award Winners attend a seminar in the fur craft. Here's what they had to say about what inspired them during they stay at the Design Center.The setting is so inspiring ... [Published Noodls - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Clear tourism goals needed to keep country in top 10: expert

TO MAINTAIN Thailand's status as a global top-10 destination, the new government has been urged to set clear long-term targets while solving internal problems. Piyaman Tejabaipul, president of the Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT), said this was a very ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Reports Outline Ecology, Environment and Conservation Findings from Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Good governance and tourism development in...

Reports Outline Ecology, Environment and Conservation Findings from Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Good governance and tourism development in protected areas: The case of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park , central Vietnam )By a News Reporter-Staff News ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

Bendable Sound Waves Can Skirt Objects, Trap Particles

Scientists have developed a method to bend sound waves as they travel through open air, and can even create an acoustic “bottle” that can trap and hold tiny partic les. The method could improve cell sorting, sharpen ultrasound images, even lead to a sonic ... [Published Spectrum Online - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Findings in Hospitality Management Reported from Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Corporate social responsibility and shareholder value of...

Findings in Hospitality Management Reported from Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Corporate social responsibility and shareholder value of restaurant firms) By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Leisure & Travel Week -- Investigators discuss new findings ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Citi Commercial Bank and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Jointly Launch Fourth Youth Leadership …

HONG KONG, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Citi Commercial Bank and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) jointly announced today the launch of the fourth Youth Leadership Program, which will run fromAugust 4 to August 9, 2014.  The week-long summer ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

PolyU Released Report on 2013 Tourist Satisfaction and Tourism Service Quality Indices

The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) released a report on the PolyU Tourist Satisfaction Index (PolyU TSI) and the Tourism Service Quality Index (PolyU TSQI) on 29 July 2014, presenting the ... [Published ResearchSEA - Asia Research News - Jul 31 2014]

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...are able to expand our scholarship programs through partnerships with Global Sources and VF," said Hinrich Foundation Program Director Alex Boome. "They recognize the benefit of selecting top candidates - whether current staff or outside applicants - and providing a meaningful overseas education in specific fields related to their business needs."
Professor Kaye Chon expressed heartfelt gratitude to Mr Frank Wolfe for his generous support. He said, "We are proud to have been associated with the HFTP and we shall continue to do so. The recent benefaction from the organisation has provided a strong boost for the SHTM to make further advancement."
"We can now clearly demonstrate the importance of travel and tourism to the national economy, and emphasise the need to ensure that it makes a quick recovery in the second half of 2014" he said
"An example would be the difference that Hong Kong children tend to have a heavy emphasis on early writing tasks and fewer outdoor physical activities than foreign children" consultant pediatrician Florence Lee Mun-yau of the Department of Health said...

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Baby fights for life after killer fire [Published Hong Kong Standard - 10 hours ago]
HFTP and SHTM to Establish Asia Research Office... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - 16 hours ago]
HFTP and SHTM to Establish Asia Research Office... [Published Asia Travel Tips - Aug 27 2014]
International Body of Hotel Professionals to Es... [Published Hospitality Net - Aug 26 2014]
Airlines lower ceiling for free carry-on luggage [Published EJ Insights - Aug 26 2014]
Netizens rip into pro-govt website over dog deb... [Published EJ Insights - Aug 25 2014]
Custom suit bolsters paddle power [Published ISD.gov.hk - Aug 24 2014]
Zeiss, A New Digital Solution [Published Mivision - Aug 23 2014]
Young designers leave a footprint [Published Noodls - Aug 22 2014]
Clear tourism goals needed to keep country in t... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 21 2014]
Time to ground false ideas about third runway [Published EJ Insights - Aug 21 2014]
Romantic Hotels [Published 10Best.com - Aug 20 2014]
Dolphins could kill third runway [Published Hong Kong Standard - Aug 19 2014]
Preschool tests to get measure of Cantonese spe... [Published Hong Kong Standard - Aug 18 2014]
DH launches Hong Kong Comprehensive Assessment ... [Published Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Aug 18 2014]
PolyU Study Finds Education and Social Networki... [Published Hospitality Net - Aug 15 2014]
Are we gambling too heavily on a Chinese touris... [Published Business Spectator - Aug 14 2014]
CEO Visit to Hong Kong [Published Association of Building Engineers - Aug 14 2014]
Reports Outline Ecology, Environment and Conser... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 14 2014]
Research: Shifting ad images create negative fe... [Published The Times Of Israel - Aug 12 2014]
CHINA EVERBRIGHT : Change in directors [Published 4 Traders - Aug 12 2014]
Best Design Awards announces finalists [Published Idealog - Aug 12 2014]
HK’s PolyU Launches Hotel Room of the Future De... [Published Asia Travel Tips - Aug 12 2014]
Hong Kong mansion may become Asia's most expens... [Published Want China Times - Aug 10 2014]
Bendable Sound Waves Can Skirt Objects, Trap Pa... [Published Spectrum Online - Aug 08 2014]
Bendable Sound Waves Can Skirt Objects, Trap Pa... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Aug 08 2014]
International scholars gain new perspective at ... [Published University of Chicago - Aug 08 2014]
Grounded in red tape [Published China Daily Asia - Aug 08 2014]
Asia's most expensive house per square meter on... [Published Ecns.cn - Aug 08 2014]
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Bendable Sound Waves Can Skirt Objects, Trap Pa... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Aug 08 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Image: Xiang Zhang group Scientists have developed a method to bend sound waves as they travel through open air, and can even create an acoustic “bottle” that can trap and hold tiny partic les. The method ...
In China, the Right Political Ties Count [Published HBR Blog Network - Jul 16 2014]
No one who has done business in China will be surprised to learn that relationships with government matter. Executives in China devote a substantial amount of time to interaction with government, even with the country’s ongoing economic liberalization. ...
Hong Kong Polytechnic University Empowers GIS A... [Published ContingencyToday - Jul 07 2014]
Hong Kong Polytechnic University Empowers GIS Analyst with SuperGIS Desktop ...
Hong Kong pro-democracy tabloid blames Beijing ... [Published News About Cyber Warfare - Jun 23 2014]
Hong Kong (AFP) June 19, 2014 -A leading Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper blamed Beijing on Thursday for a massive cyber-attack on its website, just days after a series of similar attacks on an online vote on electoral reform. The website of Apple ...
MH370 searchers fear metal debris may have sunk... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Mar 21 2014]
PERTH, Australia — Search planes scoured a remote patch of the Indian Ocean but came back empty-handed Friday after a 10-hour mission looking for any sign of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, another disappointing day in one of the world’s biggest aviation ...
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