Education Talking Points | 02/08/2017

In today’s talking points: Education minister Susan Close has announced $67.5 million will be spent to boost results in the state’s struggling public primary schools; Victorian students may have to take literacy and numeracy test for VCE; More and more Chinese students join overseas tours; Chinese undergraduates who perform poorly would not continue their courses.  SA Government Prompt to …

Healthcare & Lifescience Talking Points | 28/07/2017

In today’s talking points: New carbon nanotube filters prove efficient at removing heavy metals from water; breakthrough has potential to conception problems in older women; non-profit public hospitals by 2020; reduction in Beijing cigarette sales New carbon nanotube filters prove efficient at removing heavy metals from water Researchers at the University of Texas have invented a …

Energy & Resources Talking Points | 26/07/2017

In today’s talking points: China is committing billions to renewable energy (including fusion power); Qinghai, a Chinese province, ran on renewable energy completely for 7 days; JinkoSolar and Greatcell Solar Signed a non-exclusive Memorandum of Understanding for Perovskite Cell Development; Foreign Investment in Australian Renewables Soars. China is committing billions to renewable energy (including fusion power) To …

Education Talking Points | 25/07/2017

In today’s talking points: An education lecturer at UNSW call for selective primary schools; Chinese Education is being exported abroad; Chinese parents are willing to spend fortunes on children’s higher education overseas; A college in eastern China uses big-data analysis to better subsidize underprivileged students. Call for Selective Primary Schools in NSW Jae Jung, an education …

Member News | KPMG Venture Pulse Q2 2017: Global Analysis of Venture Funding

Venture Pulse Q2 2017: Global Analysis of Venture Funding  Welcome to the Q2’17 edition of the KPMG Enterprise Venture Pulse Report. In this quarter’s report, we highlight the key trends, opportunities and challenges facing the venture capital (VC) market globally and in key regions around the world. Despite an ongoing decline in the number of VC deals …

Member News | CKGSB Knowledge: Managing Millennials in the Workplace

Can managers cope with a new generation? For most of human history, integrating a new generation into society has been pretty straightforward—the youngsters were shown what needed to be done, they did it as well as they could (or faced serious consequences if they didn’t), and over time, earned a place for themselves in society.

Member News | CKGSB Knowledge: Can China Move Beyond Its Cheap Reputation?

If you think ‘Made in China’ is always associated with cheap and low quality goods, think again. DJI—the first choice for any drone fan—is headquartered in Shenzhen and dominates 70% of the consumer drone market; Huawei, the telecommunication company that developed its first branded smartphone only five years ago, has already become the third largest …