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  1. Club warns of fire sale of players

    Posted Jul 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong of an imminent fire sale at St Andrews to stave off a financial meltdown follows the arrest of club owner Carson Yeung Ka-sing this month on charges of money laundering. 'Upon my ... silence since Yeung's arrest. Manager Chris Houghton is already juggling Premier League promotion hopes with a weakened squad after several players left following their relegation. Pannu ...

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    Hong Kong universities ranked highly but lack international students

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Hong Kong's universities are ranked highly but they lack international students. A chronic shortage of hostel beds is a major drawback Why Hong Kong universities are a foreign concept Hong Kong's elite universities are basking in global recognition. But despite high rankings for outstanding teaching and research, one thing is lacking ...

  3. Birmingham City fan makes T-shirts to appeal to Chinese

    Posted Oct 10th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... Martin Donovan Hairstylist turned tycoon Carson Yeung Ka-shing's takeover of English Premier League club Birmingham City this week has impressed one supporter so much that he ... are unprintable in a respectable family newspaper like this. Yeung's HK$731 million takeover of Birmingham City took a step nearer completion on Tuesday when Grandtop International Holdings raised ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong ranks third in global study of cognitive skills

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com International survey shows city's youngsters are doing well, but experts warn about rote learning Study rates HK pupils third for cognitive skills Hong Kong ranked third in an international survey of students' cognitive skills and educational attainment, behind South Korea and Finland. Japan and Singapore trailed behind the city, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    'Bold' education reforms can make HK a hub for innovation, adviser says

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com 'Bold' education reforms can make HK a hub for innovation, adviser says Hong Kong's "bold and visionary" education reforms of the past decade have given it an edge in becoming an innovation hub for the region - and possibly the world - says an internationally recognised specialist. Michael Barber, a former education ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF looks to tap Legco's education sector candidates to bring funding to DSS levels

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Facing uncertain future, English schools group rallies parents and education-sector candidates to press for more support from government ESF's new campaign to clinch funding The English Schools Foundation has asked parents to lobby for support among Legislative Council election candidates for an increase in its government funding to match ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION: ANALYSIS

    Hong Kong needs an alternative to national education

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Education Editor linda.yeung@scmp.com It is high time the government stopped wasting effort and came up with a replacement arrangement for the controversial subject NATIONAL EDUCATION PLAN B NEEDED As the campaign against national education outside government headquarters in Admiralty continues to gain momentum, the key issue is what alternatives there are to replace ...

  8. However you spin it, public mood is clear

    Posted Jul 01st 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Barring a dramatic change of mood among the people, the July 1 rally today looks set to attract the biggest turnout since the 500,000-strong public uproar in 2003. From ... of the handover, both Beijing and the Hong Kong administration have plenty of food for thought about what went wrong and what should be done. Chris Yeung is the Post's editor-at-large. ...

  9. Medium of tedium

    Posted Jun 29th 2009, 12:00am by Philip Yeung

    ... Philip Yeung Of all teachers' sins, the most unpardonable is to be boring. Boredom is anti-learning and anti-life. Among the young and restless, boredom often mutates into social ... rewarded and socially recognised, for in their hands lies the future of this city. Philip Yeung is a Hong Kong-based university editor. philipkcyeung2@yahoo.com ...

  10. Civic Party gets a timely wake-up call

    Posted Jun 10th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Long before her defeat in the Legislative Council election last September, it was an open secret that relations between Mandy Tam Heung-man and the core of the Civic Party, ... may remain in doubt, her resignation makes it doubly difficult for the Civic Party to boost its strengths by broadening its base and policy agenda. Chris Yeung is the Post's ...




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