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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Bilingual students more China-ready

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Kong last year. "The school has given her a lot of exposure and leadership development opportunities. I had always wanted my children to receive a bilingual education; China is the future of the world's economy. Students in Hong Kong are not immersed in a real Putonghua environment," he says. Year 10 is when adolescents are most...adaptable and responsive to positive influence ...

  2. Now we're talking

    Posted Apr 14th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... is that all ethnic minority groups have to be bilingual- in their native language and in Chinese,' he said. 'Since Hong Kong has much experience in bilingual education, NGOs here have more ... in the poorer areas of the mainland. Gerald Postiglione, a professor of education at the University of Hong Kong, who was the keynote speaker at the workshop two weeks ago, was excited about what he ...

  3. Chinese-language course targets all professionals

    Posted Mar 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as it is now. Since Hong Kong ceased to be a British colony in 1997, the city has been warming up to the more frequent use of the language. The government has applied a policy of bilingualism in its ... 'Today, many government and legal documents are bilingual. The ultimate goal of Hong Kong's education system is to enable students to write Chinese and English, and speak Cantonese, English ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Chinese buyers flee Hong Kong for overseas property markets

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 01:00pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Hong Kong Hong Kong government measures to cool the property market helping to send cashed-up mainland buyers further afield On the seventh floor of a luxury hotel in the heart of Hong Kong, a Chinese couple listens carefully as an agent takes them on a virtual tour of an upmarket property development for sale- not in the former British colony, but in London. Cash-rich ...

  5. Crisis offers new stars chance to shine

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... reports and proactively engage with other managers, says Emma Charnock, regional director of Hays recruitment firm in Hong Kong and China. 'It is important not to fly under the radar ... employees are being promoted into middle and upper-middle management positions where they are needed to drive business in Greater China where Hong Kong banks are pushing into,' Mullally says, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto in Hong Kong in bid to boost China trade

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com Pena Nieto adamant Mexico must enhance alliances with Hong Kong and mainland Mexican leader aims for boost in China trade Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto will arrive in Hong Kong today at the start of a four-day visit to China as the world's 13th-largest economy seeks to tap into East Asia's growing markets and outbound ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - JOB MARKET

    Hong Kong losing its lustre as mainland Chinese firms raise pay

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com HK losing its lustre to mainland Big mainland cities like Shanghai are ratcheting up the pressure on Hong Kong on a new front- enticing ... salaries by more than 10 per cent last year, compared with only 4 per cent in Hong Kong. A Hays survey of 1,200 employers in Asia, including those in Hong Kong, the mainland, Japan and Singapore, ...

  8. Property - International - PROPERTY

    Hong Kong takes second place in London market

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... from Singapore accounted for 23 per cent of overseas transactions. Hong Kong accounted for 16 per cent, while those from mainland China accounted for 5 per cent and Malaysians 4 per cent. ...

  9. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Aeon Stores to freeze expansion in Hong Kong, and switch focus to China

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Aeon to switch focus from HK to mainland Aeon Stores (Hong Kong), which operates Jusco department stores and supermarkets in the region, said it would freeze its expansion in Hong Kong and divert more resources to the mainland, after posting a 41 per cent drop in net profit last year because of losses in new stores. "The economic condition ...

  10. Business - Money - REGULATION

    China stocks set to be cleared for Hong Kong investors

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... stocks ok for HK investors Beijing has enlisted the help of Hong Kong financial institutions to bolster the mainland stock market, allowing them to raise yuan funds for A-share investments. The move is expected to consolidate Hong Kong's role as the dominant offshore yuan centre. Citing the policy as a boost to local institutions' yuan businesses, the Hong Kong Monetary ...




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