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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.
Maritime consulting firm Thompson Clarke Shipping has announced the appointment of former Lloyds List DCN editor Sandy Galbraith as a director.

Thompson Clarke managing director Richard Stevens said Mr Galbraith's appointment was an important part of the company's succession planning and national focus.
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Interview by Jeanne Vida Douglas

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 company in the United Kingdom, her project was cancelled as a result of the tech crash.
Leading Australian marketing consultancy, Marketing Eye, has this month launched into the world of online journalism with the release of Marketing Eye Radio.
Directors of leading maritime consulting firm Thompson Clarke have announced the appointment of Sandy Galbraith, a former editor of Lloyd's List DCN, as a director, effective from October 1, 2008.
Aged Care facilities are behind the eight-ball when it comes to marketing, according to leading aged care marketer, Julie Schoneveld.

After conducting an extensive research campaign on the brands in aged care, Ms Schoneveld was disheartened that good aged care facilities, did not adequately communicate the value and benefits of placing parents in good hands through their branding.
INDIA'S biggest outsourcers are struggling to win over Australian customers as they battle strategic missteps and rising wage bills.

Companies flocking to outsource their IT needs to India, are seeing that local Australian companies provide a more holistic service even though the costs may be greater.