HOW IT'S DONE IN THE MAINLAND
Peking University is offering a five-day seminar at the end of the month for Hong Kong executives on mainland politics, economy, law, and company culture. Professors and senior government officials will lecture on tax reform and regulations, owners' rights and enterprise development. Call 2593 9674 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
HIV/AIDS ON THE CURRICULUM
Aids education is to be compulsory in mainland secondary and vocational schools from this academic year. Middle school students will be taught basic knowledge about Aids and the transmission of HIV and secondary pupils will learn about Aids prevention and the evils of discrimination.
DON'T BE A HOSTAGE TO FORTUNE
A primary school in Anhui province has taught its students what to do in a hostage crisis. A drama group of 'armed gangsters' kidnapped students and later released them after intervention by teacher negotiators and a special squad. Students were also drilled in how to survive a gas attack.
STUDENTS GET A PIZZA THE ACTION
Pizza Hut Hong Kong has given free pizzas to 5,500 students for taking part in its 'Pizza Hut Reading Incentive Programme', which ended on January 31. The scheme was held in collaboration with 22 schools under the Tung Wah Group.
DOWN TO BUSINESS THIS SUMMER
The business faculty of the Chinese University of Hong Kong is to hold an international summer programme from June 20 to July 30. Courses will include global enterprise management, servant leadership, European business and global competition. View: http://www.baf.cuhk.edu.hk/summerprog/eng/index.htm