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13.08.2021

[School in Media] July 2021

HIGHLIGHTS

Deloitte China “Best Managed Companies” in China

A number local and mainland news portals, including HK Business Times, Sina Finance, 21st Century Business HeraldToutiaoSina Sichuan, China News ServiceEast Money, 中國新聞社, 今日時事, 千龍網, 騰訊網, 大眾網, 網易, 中國經濟網, 煙台日報 and 同花順財經 reported HKUST Business School as the academic partner of the Deloitte China “Best Managed Companies (BMC)” Program. Being the first-of-its-kind in China, the Program recognizes private companies with advanced management ideas and excellent business performance in China, HK and Macau.

OTHERS

New Platform to Fix “HK Society Spilt” (July 30)
Ming Pao, HK01 and Bastillepost reported Emeritus Prof. Francis LUI, Department of Economics, was among the 60 people from different professions who co-initiated a platform with lawmaker Priscilla LEUNG to help HK fix the divide in society. Separately, Prof. LUI commented on China’s recent stock market fluctuations in Bastillepost.

Proposed Bill to Criminalize Doxxing (July 29)
HK Economic Times published an article by Chair Prof. HUI Kai-Lung, Department of ISOM, on HK government’s proposed bill to criminalize doxxing, urging for a clear definition of the act and the extent to which it protects personal data privacy.

Yuan’s Global Clout Will Lag Dollar for Years (July 28)
class="xxmsonormal">Bloomberg featured a new book on China’s currency by Prof Edwin LAI, Director of the Center of Economic Development at HKUST Business School. Titled “One Currency, Two Markets: China’s Attempt to Internationalize the Renminbi”, his book explains why the yuan will be a distant third to the dollar and euro as a global payment currency by 2030 given China’s reluctance to relax capital controls and the need for deeper financial reforms.

Best Business Schools in the World (July 23)
class="text-no-capital">Business Because in an article about the world’s top business schools named the Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA Program as the best EMBA program according to the Financial Times. 

Impact of a Shorter Working Week (July 22)
class="xxmsonormal">Chair Prof. LI Jiatao, Department of Management, wrote in a column in HK Economic Times about Iceland’s four-day work week pilot program. He said there’s no direct relationship between productivity and working hours, although flexi working hours could be a good intermediate step to improve employee’s wellbeing.

New Digital MBA for Global Leaders (July 19 & 20)
class="xxmsonormal">Assoc. Dean & MBA Program Director Prof. CHEN Tai-Yuan in sponsored articles in Rappler and The Edge Markets introduced the new Digital MBA for Global Leaders (DiMBA) and how the Program will help senior executives excel in the digital era.

Why American High School Students Are Flocking to European Colleges (July 17)
="xxmsonormal">In an article in Observer comparing American and foreign universities, World Bachelor in Business (WBB) Program was mentioned as a hybrid option which allows students who want to experience the best of what US colleges and foreign schools offer.

GDP Growth in China (July 16)
class="xxmsonormal">BBC News Chinese in an article looking into China’s economy cited Head and Chair Prof. Albert PARK, Department of Economics, saying that the country’s economic revival has receded and slowed down according to the latest figures.

Cyberport Academy (July 15)
Ming Pao, WWP, HK01, and HK Economic Times reported on an ISOM student Ryan LEUNG Yu-Hin, who shared his internship experience at a local website development company called GoBuddy, an opportunity provided by the Cyberport Academy.

Cryptocurrency and Financial Risk (July 15)
HK Economic Times carried a column article by Assoc. Prof. Allen HUANG, Department of Accounting, on the risks that cryptocurrency pose to enterprises. Meanwhile, he commented in another article on Non-Fungible Token (NFT) that investors should think carefully before purchasing NFT in the HK Economic Journal Monthly.

JUSPAS Program of Choice (July 13)
Sing Tao Daily carried a half-page story on the Global Business Program (GBUS) as a popular and competitive JUPAS program choice with a GBUS graduate LEE Wai-Yu sharing her learning experience - including an exchange trip to Denmark.  Separately, HKUST’s Finance, Economics & Finance and Quantitative Finance Programs were mentioned in another article on JUPAS choices among finance programs offered by other universities. The article also introduced the career prospects and requirements of the Fintech industry.  

Accounting Drill Keeps Bitcoins from Getting Wider Acceptance (July 13)
Business Standard and Easy Branches cited Assoc. Prof. Allen HUANG, Department of Accounting, who defines intangible assets, which is used by accountants to categorize cryptocurrency.

Bitcoin Can’t Play With the Unicorns (July 12)
In an article by Bloomberg Quint, it said accounting firms restricting corporations from holding cryptocurrency and considered it as “indefinite-lived intangible assets” by accountants. Assoc. Prof. Allen HUANG, Department of Accounting, said intangible assets tend to be related to a company’s activities and operations such as marketing, customer relations or technological skills.

Virtual Assets Exchange Platform (July 12)
Sing Tao Daily and Headline Daily in an article on the possible introduction of a licensing regime to regulate virtual assets exchange, ISOM Deputy Head/Chair Prof. HUI Kai-Lung said the authorities should assess the intensity of regulation as it may prompt investors to turn to overseas exchange platforms or giving up on virtual asset trading altogether.

Justice of the Peace (July 1)
HK01 reported that Dean of HKUST Business School Prof. TAM Kar-Yan was appointed as Justice of the Peace (JP), amongst other seven scholars and senior administrators in the education sector.

Multi-Family Business Office (July 1)
HK Economic Times carried an article by PENG Qian, Director of the Tanoto Center for Asian Family Business and Entrepreneurship Studies, on how to identify a true “multi-family business office”.


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