Northern Stevedoring Services (NSS), formerly Northern Shipping and Stevedoring, has renewed its commitment to setting the benchmark for the delivery of stevedoring and supply chain solutions through the implementation of several key customer relationship management (CRM) initiatives.
Safe haven … Anh Diec Trieu, 73, and Lily Mah, 64, at Gallop House, formerly the home of the merchant Quong Tart. ( Photo: Kate Geraghty)
They eat Cantonese food three times a day, play mah-jong, watch Hong Kong cable TV and, for those who can get out of their chairs, meet for Tai Chi classes in the recreation room. When they need assistance, the staff all speak their language - Mandarin or Cantonese.
At just 23, Anna Fogarty had her first brush with the vagaries of the business cycle. Working as an information-technology project manager with a software development firm in the United Kingdom, her project was cancelled as a result of the tech crash.