Author: Bailey Smith

British Council IELTS Prize 2016/17 Application Timeline Extended

The British Council IELTS Prize 2016/17 application deadline has been extended from 31 December 2016 to 28 February 2017. Prizes for local winners amount to GBP6,000, while the regional winner for the Grand Prize can win up to GBP40,000 tuition fees. Since the launch of the IELTS Prize in 2011, over 50 winning students are studying or have completed their studies at their desired universities across the globe, including the UK, USA, Australia and Canada. Students in East Asia* who are planning to pursue undergraduate or postgraduate studies locally or overseas in the academic year commencing in 2017 are...

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Shenyang: A Home For German Companies

In the new German-Chinese Industrial Park in Tiexi district, German companies can not only work like in their home country, with top infrastructure and reliable service. The park is also a milestone for the transformation of the Chinese province of Liaoning into one of the leading Chinese high-tech locations. The capital Shenyang was long considered as the Ruhr area of the East, the cradle of China’s industrial development, which was closely linked to the rise of the heavy industry and mechanical engineering. But smoking chimneys are becoming less and less. Today, the province of Liaoning, with an economic output...

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UTCC Becomes Authorized E-commerce Training Center In Thailand

UTCC’s leadership in business education reaffirmed University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC), Asia’s leading business university based in Thailand, announced today it has become an authorized e-commerce training center in Thailand, following its recent partnership with, a leading B2B marketplace for global trade. Both organizations have come together in their mission to accelerate e-commerce growth in Thailand and help Thai SMEs position themselves in the global market. Several collaborative programs, including “Training the Trainers” have already been implemented since the partnership was formed in August 2016. A team of personnel have coached UTCC faculty...

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Inaugural Yellowfin – La Trobe Business Analytics Challenge Award Presented At 2016 Symposium

Australian-based global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor, Yellowfin, has officially launched its industry partnership with La Trobe University, presenting the inaugural Yellowfin – La Trobe Business Analytics Challenge award during the La Trobe Analytics Symposium 2016, hosted at The Westin Melbourne (205 Collins Street). The award was presented to the best performing participant in Yellowfin’s symposium session, Visual Analytics Workshop and Competition. Workshop participants received an intensive three-hour Yellowfin training course, and were then given the challenge of building a set of Yellowfin reports and dashboards for a specific target audience. Yellowfin has supported the La Trobe...

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ICBCCSI Launches The ETF Tracking The S&P China 500 Index on the Borsa Italiana

First UCITS ETF in Italy to provide access to all China equity share classes ICBC Credit Suisse Asset Management (International) Company Limited (“ICBCCSI”) today announced the launch of the UCITS ETF tracking the S&P China 500 Index listed on the Borsa Italiana. In July, ICBCCSI and WisdomTree entered into a global product partnership in which the companies can jointly launch, market and distribute ETFs tracking the S&P China 500 Index around the world. The S&P China 500 Index uses a rule-based process to measure the world’s second largest economy and equity market. The index captures the key characteristics of the...

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