Eileen Yu

Eileen Yu began covering the IT industry when Asynchronous Transfer Mode was still hip and e-commerce was the new buzzword. Currently a freelance blogger and content specialist based in Singapore, she has over 16 years of industry experience with various publications including ZDNet, IDG, and Singapore Press Holdings.

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Lure of the Rising Sun

There is just something about Japan that draws techies back to the Land of the Rising Sun year after year, and the one place I never fail to visit--or rather, the only place I visit--is its capital, Tokyo. The city never fails to surprise me.

April 4, 2007 by

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Lure of the Rising Sun

There is just something about Japan that draws techies back to the Land of the Rising Sun year after year, and the one place I never fail to visit--or rather, the only place I visit--is its capital, Tokyo. The city never fails to surprise me.

April 4, 2007 by Lynn Tan

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Do you speak my language?

Besides chalking up domain expertise, IT skills or even research expertise in areas like biomedical engineering, Asia would do well to develop its language skills--English or otherwise.In its 2006 regional survey of what companies in Asia look for when they select their outsourcing destinations, KPMG found that language does matter.

March 28, 2007 by

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Do you speak my language?

Besides chalking up domain expertise, IT skills or even research expertise in areas like biomedical engineering, Asia would do well to develop its language skills--English or otherwise.In its 2006 regional survey of what companies in Asia look for when they select their outsourcing destinations, KPMG found that language does matter.

March 28, 2007 by Isabelle Chan

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Do Asian companies make good employers?

weekly roundup Fancy working in an office where you get to go to swimming pools and zoos, and your bosses write letters to your family, complimenting you on a job well done? If you think that sounds like a non-Asian multinational company, you're wrong.

March 22, 2007 by

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Do Asian companies make good employers?

weekly roundup Fancy working in an office where you get to go to swimming pools and zoos, and your bosses write letters to your family, complimenting you on a job well done? If you think that sounds like a non-Asian multinational company, you're wrong.

March 22, 2007 by

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A lesson in card fraud

Two weeks ago, I received a call from Citibank. Thinking that it was a telemarketer trying to sell me a financial product, I was all ready to say 'no thanks and goodbye' when the lady on the other end of the line said: "Your card has been compromised.

March 21, 2007 by Lynn Tan

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A lesson in card fraud

Two weeks ago, I received a call from Citibank. Thinking that it was a telemarketer trying to sell me a financial product, I was all ready to say 'no thanks and goodbye' when the lady on the other end of the line said: "Your card has been compromised.

March 21, 2007 by

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