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  1. In Brief

    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HK to host local version of advertising awards Hong Kong will host a local version of the internationally renowned advertising award the Effie next year, the Association of Accredited Advertising Agents of Hong Kong announced. The Effie Award was founded by the New York American Marketing Association in 1968 and has been introduced in 21 countries so far. The Hong Kong Effie award ...

  2. Legislator calls for regulation of biotech laboratories

    Posted Sep 30th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... providing clinical diagnostics should undergo formal quality assurance either through accreditation or a licensing system.' Only medical laboratories are regulated, and the Department of Health ... Accreditation Scheme (HKLAS) to cover all medical laboratories in the city, he said, but it would not include labs run by biotech firms. The HKLAS is a voluntary accreditation scheme operated ...

  3. Dieticians campaign for higher standards

    Posted Sep 19th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... They want legal accreditation to protect the public against unqualified workers Dieticians should acquire legal accreditation to prevent unqualified workers from undermining public health, ... practise in Hong Kong hospitals. In a recent public survey by the association, 95 per cent of respondents said they believed accreditation was needed for dieticians in Hong Kong. Most said ...

  4. Tourism Board sets new quality standards

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... have been accredited and issued Quality Tourism Services logos since the scheme was launched in 1999. Membership requirements will now also be tightened to ensure no member has been involved in the sale of fake goods, infringement of intellectual property rights or misrepresentation of product information. Accredited establishments must renew their status every year. Speaking at a launch ...

  5. Delivery mode can be tailored to meet needs

    Posted Aug 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as one of the oldest schools in Britain dedicated to excellence in management education. In 1988, it was accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), in recognition of its high standards, one of only nine British universities accredited by the organisation as a distance learning MBA programme. The Financial Times ranked Leicester among the top 20 universities in the country. For more ...

  6. HKIEd chief defends its image

    Posted Nov 01st 2003, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier Paul Morris corrects 'misconceptions and misinformation' as institute reaches self-accrediting watershed As the Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd) ... it had made prior to the institutional review that will determine if it can be self-accrediting. The fact that HKIEd could not yet accredit its own programmes was what distinguished it from ...

  7. Security standards come under fire

    Posted Oct 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... a new framework to cover basic security guard training in the city and ensuring a minimum 16-hour accredited training course. But the HKSA is at loggerheads with the Security and Guarding ... He said a minimum 16-hour training standard was a welcome move but criticised the time taken to get guards trained and accredited. 'Many of the people who come to the security industry ...

  8. Increased production boosts China Pharmaceutical

    Posted Aug 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... applying for [United States Food and Drug Administration] accreditation for its products to explore the international market and increase its gross profit.' ...

  9. Teachers 'tough it out' at workshop to become coaches

    Posted Aug 04th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... MORE THAN 100 school teachers attended a 'tough' eight-day workshop to learn how to coach their students in various sports. In less than five years, The Hongkong Bank Foundation School Coach Accreditation Programme (SCAP) has helped 340 teachers qualify as coaches. Last week, 127 of this year's participants received their certificates at the Hong Kong Sports ...

  10. Wong will still get Bauhinia Star

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... is not accredited by any federally recognised body in the US. The courses offered by the university are not on the list of registered non-local higher education courses compiled by the Education ...




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