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  1. Bilingual children's magazine takes market by storm

    Posted Jan 09th 2004, 12:00am by Suzanne Dennis

    ... Club magazine, which is rapidly becoming a must-have with the target readership of seven to 14-year-olds in Hong Kong. Launched in 2002 by its publisher, Mark Cowley, Typhoon Club helps ... of today's leading names in the music industry around the region before moving into event management with organisations such as IMG and the Hong Kong Tourism Board. 'The idea for Typhoon Club ...

  2. Bilingual dictionary uses simple English

    Posted May 11th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... on to become the best-selling Advanced Learner's Dictionary, selling 30 million copies since first published by Oxford University Press in 1948. OUP China, based in Hong Kong, last week published ... such as 'crying shame'. It took the efforts of more than 30 translators to produce the Chinese bilingual version, according to its managing editor Lau Yung-Keung. Two editorial teams, based in Hong ...

  3. Hong Kong hunts for IT boss

    Posted Jul 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... although bilingual applicants who were permanent residents would be preferred in the final selection. Non-permanent Hong Kong residents would be considered for the appointment only if no suitable, ... BIEN PEREZ The worldwide hunt for candidates to the position of Hong Kong government chief information officer (GCIO) has started, with international executive search firm Spencer Stuart ...

  4. Ways to fill your days

    Posted Aug 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... (tel: 2788 7654), Hong Kong University (tel: 2559 9771), or the Open University (tel: 2711 2100). Volunteer work: You could help at the Community Advice Bureau (tel: 2815 5444), Riding ... to candle-making. Sport: There's a contact list of all of Hong Kong's sports associations on www.hkolympic.org Further your career or start a business: The Hong Kong Women Business Owners' ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Sep 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but is still awaiting his prize. No pay rise for workers More than 70 per cent of employees will not have a pay rise this year, a survey by the Federation of Hong Kong and Kowloon Labour Unions shows. The study found about a quarter of employees would face wage cuts. Bilingual tourism journal A bilingual journal, China Tourism Research, will be launched at the First China Tourism Forum at Hong ...

  6. Show worsens air pollution

    Posted Feb 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at least used a bilingual narration, or Cantonese-English one night and Cantonese-Mandarin the next. It would make visitors feel more welcome and better able to appreciate Hong Kong's spirit. ... problem has become imperative. It is shaking Hong Kong's position as an international financial hub. The more lights there are, the more obvious the damage, in sight and smell, to air ...


    Posted Nov 06th 2004, 12:00am by Sally Course

    ... by the economic downturn and the subsequent drive among Hong Kong professionals to upgrade their qualifications and the government's support for continuing education. It also offers the Oxford ... 2922 2822 E-mail: enroledu@hkac.org.hk Web: http://artschool.hkac.org.hk The Art School, previously the Education Department of the Hong Kong Arts Centre, was formally established in 2000. ...

  8. Revised course adds depth and breadth of knowledge

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Elizabeth Turner

    ... units offering insights into Hong Kong's education problems are consistently popular. These include policy, indicator systems, bilingual education, and psychology and motivation. ... Lizzie Turner The University of Durham's wide-ranging research programme offers insights into Hong Kong issues The School of Education at the University of Durham in Britain offers ...

  9. A chance to broadcast your inner child

    Posted Apr 28th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Tinnie Chow The newly launched Disney Channel (available on NOW Broadband TV) is looking for some fresh blood. They are seeking someone to represent Hong Kong on their live interactive ... at 2230 2320. Auditions will be held from Saturday to Monday. The show will air for two hours every Saturday and Sunday and joins bilingual programmes such as Kim Possible and Lilo and Stitch: ...

  10. Banker's new chapter

    Posted Feb 19th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... with Me & HSBC' event, aimed at helping improve children's English, but only 100 will get in. Event organiser Mark Cowley, publisher of bilingual kids' magazine Typhoon Club, said: 'We heard that David Eldon likes to sing, so I wrote a story about a singer to get the character of the reader into the story. We also like to have a Hong Kong element in every ...




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