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  1. ESF board and committees make decisions about costs with greatest care

    Posted Aug 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and the financial control of the English Schools Foundation. Let me point out that ESF was subjected to a stringent review of its governance and management practice by the Director of Audit in 2004. ... backgrounds. The ESF is well prepared for the review of the subvention and we are confident that it will lead to a favourable outcome. Carlson Tong, chairman, English Schools Foundation ...

  2. Education sector says it should be exempted

    Posted Jul 20th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Nora Tong

    ... It is the government's responsibility to provide free education.' Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers chairman Wong Kwan-yu said while government-subsidised schools should be exempted, private tutorial centres could be taxed. Unlike subsidised schools that provided education to all children, tutorial lessons were not a compulsory,' he said. But Cheung Man-kwong, president ...

  3. Talkback

    Posted May 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the English Schools Foundation is not the only realistic option for English-speaking, non-Cantonese-speaking children in Hong Kong is ludicrous. One only has to look at how the minority Nepalese and other non-Cantonese-speaking communities are so badly let down by both the discriminatory local, and overpriced international, school systems. To suggest that non-Cantonese-speaking children ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Mar 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not deserve subsidy', March 17), but for a different reason. The English Schools Foundation is just another international school from a foreign country, in this case Britain, that has set up ... working with children who might pose a risk. Schools also have a responsibility in this regard. It is so sad when parents put their trust in people who they regard as professionals, only ...

  5. Mastering East-West connections

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in finance. The cost is HK$82,500, excluding airfares and accommodation for the study tours. The MSGF at HKUST is co-offered with the New York University (NYU) Stern School of Business, and provides students with a solid foundation in finance, by offering a balance between technical and global financial issues that is not usually achieved in MBA programmes. 'The MSGF is like an EMBA ...

  6. School pioneering top programme in Chinese

    Posted Aug 21st 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis THE UNIVERSITY OF Hong Kong School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPACE) is the first Hong Kong learning institution to offer the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) ... modules have been translated from English into Chinese. Representatives of official external bodies such as those from the insurance, tax and retirement industries has assessed each module ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that it is an English-speaking city. Also, let us not forget the explosion of joy for those lucky parents who see their children being accepted into an English medium-of-instruction school. Before accusing Ms Taylor ... and Technology Basic Law protection for English In his letter ('Embrace HK by learning its language', July 13) Edward Tsui chastises Beatriz Taylor ('Why HK is not best city ...

  8. Chinese investors receive warm welcome in Europe

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... may be viewed as a vote of confidence in Europe or an opportunistic attempt to pick up fire-sale assets,' said Woo Yuen Pau, president of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, a Canadian think tank on Asia. Peter Williamson, from the Judge Business School of Cambridge University in Britain, said the euro crisis meant governments would be more welcoming of Chinese investment. ...

  9. Recovery sparks demand for finance skills

    Posted Feb 04th 2010, 12:00am by Ana Wang

    ... industry, and English proficiency. Working experience is not a must but strongly preferred. The school takes in students with at least one year of full-time post-qualification working experience. ... academic year. The school of business and management is looking for finance professionals or individuals who have plans to pursue a career in major financial corporations. The objective ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Mar 14th 2008, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... is a challenge from Hang Lung Group chairman Ronnie Chan Chichung. In the Hang Lung Mathematics Awards this year, he invited high school students to submit projects to be reviewed by an all-star faculty of mathematicians from Cambridge, Harvard, the University of California (Berkeley), the University of California- Los Angeles, and the National Science Foundation, just like a doctoral thesis. It might ...




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