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  1. Baptist U to open centre for research in Jiangsu

    Posted Nov 12th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... with elite mainland universities, its president says. The institute will carry out research in fields including Chinese medicine, biotechnology and communications. The Changshu city government ... to compete with the rest of the world,' he said. Welcome move Changshu in the Yangtze delta invited Baptist U to set up the institute Among the incentives, the city government is providing ...

  2. Time to tackle local woes

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan is a Macau-based correspondent for the South China Morning Post Macau enjoys close ties with mainland China. Last week when the city's Inner Harbour area escaped flooding, ... doesn't hurt. Students in the Macau and Guangdong schools would naturally be excited about forming new friendships and visiting each other's cities. But will school leavers heading ...

  3. Get to know the city

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... By Michelle Chan The Joint School Volunteers' Association (JSVA) is inviting Form Four to Seven students to join its first City Tracing Competition, to be held in April. Besides ... checkpoints. Students will be asked to perform various tasks before they proceed to the next checkpoint. City-tracing is similar to orienteering, but all the checkpoints are located within the city ...

  4. English is key to employment

    Posted Jul 21st 2007, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... Written by Donna Page Macau locals have some catching up to do if they want top jobs Macau's booming economy has far outstripped the region's ability to prepare its workforce, with many employees struggling to keep pace with the ever-changing de ...

  5. Groups on the attack over plan to move school

    Posted Jul 17th 2006, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau Two groups yesterday objected to plans to relocate the Macau Portuguese School to a site near the A-Ma Temple. According to government plans, the school, which will make way for a casino development, will be moved to the waterfront, blo ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Dec 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sai-on, said the government was sorry for a clash between a group of mainland tourists and police on Tuesday. He said the incident would have an impact on the city's tourism industry ...

  7. Macau teachers find less is more in class

    Posted Dec 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and its other neighbouring cities. 'There are always different approaches at different schools, for different pupils and the aim of the visit is to learn more of those used in Hong ...

  8. Wheel of fortune out of educational balance

    Posted Jan 20th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron, Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong and Liz Heron The booming gambling industry in Macau is damaging education by luring away high-calibre teachers and students, an academic has warned. At a conference hosted at the University of Hong Kong last week, Shan Wenjing, head of the facu ...

  9. HK student wins a job at speech contest

    Posted Apr 25th 2006, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu While the thought of public speaking renders most people speechless, each year thousands of students willingly show they have the gift of the gab- not in their native tongue, but English. And this year showed nothing had changed when students fr ...

  10. Speaking of Portuguese

    Posted Aug 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... the Portuguese counterpart to the British Council and Alliance Francaise- there are 200 people on the waiting list for the beginners' class. There has never been such a long waiting list, says Ipor ...




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