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  1. PLA to recruit yet more graduates

    Posted Apr 10th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan, Raymond Li

    ... year. Military analysts said the massive recruitment exercise was aimed at upgrading the army's educational base, and more graduates would be recruited in the years ahead. University ... of current personnel- 2.3 million- will be kept even though the defence budget did not grow as much this year.' Military spending will rise by 7.5 per cent this year, the smallest increase ...

  2. Military targets tech-savvy recruits for modern force

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The top legislature has reviewed the first draft amendment to the country's military conscription law in 13 years in the hope of recruiting more tech-savvy graduates to master upgraded weapons and modern warfare techniques, Xinhua reported yesterday. In the draft amendment to the Military Service Law submitted to the National People's Congress Standing Committee ...

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    HK Equal Opportunities Commission chief defends national education

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by KC NG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com EOC chief defends national education Equal Opportunities Commission chairman Lam Woon-kwong has rejected suggestions that ethnic minority children could face ... of racial discrimination. Rather, it is an issue about how an education policy should be implemented." Speaking after yesterday's commission meeting, Lam said: "For a Pakistani pupil ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 21, 2013

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... surprised by the tolerance for this kind of behaviour by the authorities in the Philippines. Markus Shaw, Central   End Buddha's birthday as public holiday The government should reform its ... the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has come to the conclusion that the Apex Horizon sales scheme was a collective investment ("Cheung Kong loses out over Apex", May 14). From what ...

  5. More students join youth commission

    Posted May 21st 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Four more students were yesterday appointed to the Commission on Youth, the body that advises on government policies. Commission chairman Philemon Choi Yuen-wan said the four ... their needs. Dr Choi broke new ground by appointing two students to the commission when he became chairman in 2001. One of them, Max Wong Mau-chung, is now working as an accountant. He has been ...

  6. Keep backing reform, retiring commission head urges teachers

    Posted Apr 15th 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Outgoing Education Commission chairman Rosanna Wong Yick-ming yesterday urged teachers to continue their support for education reform and hoped that they would continue to receive more respect from society. 'Education is a profession about people. It needs to be pushed forward by people. Its effectiveness cannot be quantified. It cannot be rushed, and has ...

  7. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Gillard declares A$14.5b plan to boost funding for Australian schools

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Prime minister announces biggest reforms in decades as she plans to make education a central issue in her party's bid for re-election Australia yesterday announced a A$14.5 billion ... and secure a high-wage, high-skilled job." Gillard plans to make education a central pitch in her bid to be re-elected to government in September, with her ruling Labor Party currently badly ...

  8. Does Hong Kong need a child commission?

    Posted Apr 26th 2006, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... under the age of 18 live in the city. There are many issues related to children, including medical care, education, social welfare and safety. We need a child commission to examine and study ... authorities to make a theoretical commitment of the UNCRC into a reality by putting children's needs at the heart of policy and practice. The role and power of a child commission for Hong Kong ...

  9. St Paul's students have Li largesse to thank for new residence hall with great view of Central

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... over Central, it's likely that Santa will be getting a few requests for a place in these dorms. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Plea for all pupils, including those with special needs, to learn together

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by LAM WOON-KWONG

    ... some extra help, but they told her that doing so would be unfair to other pupils. Cases like Wallace's are being brought to the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) far too often. ...




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