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  1. Law Society mulls common exam

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... internationally.' Gane said that all but one course in the PCLL was assessed by the Law Society and the Bar Association. There were 453 applicants vying for the 150 places on Chinese University's PCLL ... Patsy Moy and Adrian Wan An overhaul of the examination system that allows law graduates to become qualified lawyers is being considered by the head of the Law Society. Students currently ...

  2. Releasing the joy of learning in a cosmopolitan society

    Posted Jan 11th 2010, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... likely that the head of a school [in Hong Kong] would have been a foreigner and the vice-principal Chinese. At YCIS we set out to make the Chinese and the Western administrators equal. In addition, the languages they speak are equal. Individuals should be comfortable speaking Chinese and English at school. It is about equality and truly bringing the East and West together. How does ...

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    How returnees will reshape China

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by TOM VELK, OLIVIA GONG

    ... Tom Velk and Olivia Gong Tom Velk and Olivia Gong say as more young, Western-educated professionals return to a better life in China, their influence on business, society and relations ... This situation implies that Western platforms of commonly agreed upon rules of behaviour, ownership and dispute-settlement mechanisms will be brought to China. The current Chinese banking system, up ...

  4. Helping the young have a positive role in HK society

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... against them with written Chinese-language requirements that can prevent non-Chinese students progressing. A lack of subsidised schools catering for the needs of ethnic minorities and expensive ... said it was just as important for the community to play a role in Hong Kong society while maintaining their cultural identity and religious faith. 'It's pertinent for us to learn ...

  5. Medical schools should cater to society's needs

    Posted Nov 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Medical advances notwithstanding, the role of family medicine in the efficient delivery of modern health care is well established in developed societies. But few of Hong Kong's future ... is a comparison with other developed societies, including those where many of Hong Kong's doctors have studied for higher professional qualifications. There, medical authorities and educators have ...

  6. Reintegrating into society

    Posted Oct 10th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... John - now being treated for social anxiety disorder - used to struggle to get out of his apartment to eat. He eased his fears by eating lunch at the same fast food restaurant, terrified of making mistakes if he tried to order food in other stores. John was among about 10 patients recently diagnosed with the disorder at the Chinese University's mood disorders centre. In his ...

  7. Condemned to life in society's margin

    Posted Jan 20th 2007, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... how this approach goes horribly wrong. Non-Chinese-speaking pupils from a number of ethnic backgrounds suffer from a range of serious problems. Many are denied the chance to develop because ... to the controversy over Deputy Secretary Bernadette Linn Hon-ho's comments to Legco. Has the Education and Manpower Bureau established that students who study GCSE Chinese can gain acceptance to Hong ...

  8. Tragedy, triumph: a mirror of society

    Posted Sep 15th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... A driving Forse at Island School captures first 40 years. Liz Gooch reports Had they been consulted, Chinese astrologers would surely not have deemed September 19, 1967, an auspicious date ... While there were a few Malay, Singaporean and Taiwanese Chinese children, Mr Forse remembers how difficult it was for local Chinese to join the school. 'Island School has changed from being ...

  9. Responding to the needs of society

    Posted Feb 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... language enhancement in English and Chinese, enhance infrastructural support through the Resource Centre for Holistic Teaching and Learning, IT and library, and encourage active learning, critical thinking and creativity. The University will focus its effort is to promote Chinese medicine in the healthcare system of Hong Kong. It also aims to widen international and mainland linkages through ...

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    China's left-behind kids cloud the country's dream

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by STASFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Left-behind kids cloud the dream China can dream about grandeur and resurgence, but here are some new statistics that will pull her down. In her own backyard, among her vast rural poor in the countryside, many young children have no interne ...




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