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AustCham Shanghai’s Kate Pollitt heads to Allied Pickfords 0

AustCham Shanghai’s Kate Pollitt heads to Allied Pickfords

After five years as the Executive Director for AustCham Shanghai, and steering the Chamber to  double its membership base in that time to 435 members, Kate Pollitt is moving into the new role of Marketing and Business Manager, China with Allied Pickfords.

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A Sweet After Taste: SIAL China 2012

 

SIAL CHINA 2012, Asia’s largest food and beverage show is celebrating another successful expo in Shanghai after breaking its record for the number of participants.

China UnionPay makes headway in the student market 0

China UnionPay makes headway in the student market

Since UnionPay was established in China in 2002, its logo has appeared on close to 3 billion bank cards and is now accepted in over 125 countries – making it one of the world’s biggest payment schemes.

March Education figures drop 0

March Education figures drop

Numbers of full-fee paying international students at Australian institutions on student visas have dropped 8.5 percent year-on-year, according to March figures from Australian Education International.

Australian Gov accepts three new English language tests 0

Australian Gov accepts three new English language tests

Since November 2011, the Australian government has begun accepting three new English language tests for student visas in addition to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Woods Bagot Wins China Southern Airport City 0

Woods Bagot Wins China Southern Airport City

Woods Bagot has won the international competition to design China Southern Airport City, in Guangzhou. The design, which totals 3.8 million m2, expands the traditional corporate headquarters to an urban scale, blending business and manufacturing uses with lifestyle and residential components. This new active district will support China Southern Airlines’ brand and continued leadership as Asia’s largest airline.

Aurecon completes design façade for Shanghai Tower 0

Aurecon completes design façade for Shanghai Tower

Aurecon and Gensler Architects have celebrated the completion of the design on the façade of what will be China’s tallest building – the 632 metre-tall Shanghai Centre, located in Shanghai’s Lujiazui Financial Centre, beside the JinMao Tower and World Financial Tower. The building will be more than 100 metres taller than the recently completed Shanghai Financial Centre and is designed as a sustainable eco-tower.