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'Continue learning and evolving along with your environment'

Handily situated half way between Melbourne and Moscow, Hong Kong is the perfect base for Mr & Mrs Smith’s Asia GM Amira Morgan with her Australian connection and Russian roots. We talked to Amira about the online marketing industry in ...
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Australia-China Achievement Awards- Nominations Open

On 7 September, 2014 the Minister for Foreign Affairs launched the “Australia-China Achievement Awards" - a new initiative by the Australia-China Council. The Awards will profile and promote the leadership, entrepreneurship and creativity of Australian organisations and people in building ...
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The benefits of identifying with multiple cultures

Henry Makeham, founder and director of the Australia China Youth Dialogue ( is a great example of someone who understands and exercises the benefits of having a multi-cultural background in a globalised world. Born in Canberra, Henry also grew up ...
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Call for applications Australian design industry delegation to Beijing Design Week 2014

As part of the Australian Government’s ongoing promotion of Australian creative industries in China, the Australian Embassy in Beijing will be organising and funding a small delegation of Australian design professionals to attend the 2014 Beijing Design Week.

A water view: curating Hong Kong's maritime story

Originally from Hobart, Richard Wesley has spent his career in museum and historic site management. Graduating as a curator in 1980 he has worked in the field ever since and was invited to head up Hong Kong’s Maritime Museum in ...

Call For Delegate Applications 2014 Australia-China Youth Dialogue

Applications for the 2014 Australia-China Youth Dialogue (ACYD) are now open. The ACYD is a youth-driven bilateral conference held over four days. In 2014, the ACYD will run from 21 to 24 November in Beijing, China.

An animated discussion

Armed with a large bowl of Weetbix, Silas Hickey’s after school routine involved watching three hours of cartoons followed by Dr Who, then Bewitched or The Goodies. Ideal training for someone whose current role is to create content for Cartoon ...

‘Having a crack’ in Ulaanbaatar

Eighteen months ago James Ridout left Sydney’s sunny shores to embark on a life changing experience in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar. We asked James how the experience has changed him and what he enjoys about living in a city ...
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Be hungry to keep learning; insights from an ANZ Senior Leader based in Singapore

After almost two decades with Standard Chartered, Lim Lay Wah joined the ANZ team in Singapore in August 2008 when the bank was a relative newcomer to the region. Enticed by Mike Smith’s vision for growth in the region and ...

'Always have smarter people around you'

Digital agency founder Chris Pile had his first taste of the opportunities for growth in Asia from Sydney. We talked to the Sydney born, Taree raised, entrepreneur about his subsequent move to Singapore, the current trends in digital media and ...
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