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  1. Taking emotion out of the debate is the only way forward

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Ming-yeung said he lamented the sudden change in public sentiment. 'The whole thing began only two weeks ago,' he said. 'To be honest, I knew nothing about the project before that. ...

  2. Suen leaves hospital again vowing to 'finish the job'

    Posted Apr 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong and Lai Ying-kit Education secretary Michael Suen Ming-yeung played down his recent admissions to hospital as 'trivial matters' and vowed to stay on until the end of his term in June because he wants to 'finish the job'. The 68-year-old was discharged from Queen Mary Hospital yesterday after having surgery this week to remove a tumour from his ...

  3. E-textbooks may help parents cut costs, Suen says

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com The government will not publish textbooks for schools, nor will it screen publishers through a central tender to bring down book prices, Secretary for Education Michael Suen Ming-yeung says. Instead, encouraging the use of electronic textbooks might be a better alternative in reducing costs for parents, Suen said. The Education Bureau had dropped ...

  4. Fractured arm puts Suen in hospital

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com Secretary for Education Michael Suen Ming-yeung was admitted to hospital yesterday with a broken arm following a fall at his home. A spokesman for the Education Bureau said Suen, 68, was in a stable condition and would stay in hospital for the next two days. He would be on sick leave today and tomorrow and his deputy, Kenneth Chen Wei-on, would ...

  5. Education Bureau deserves a lesson

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Hey, Yeung Yiu-chung, what have you done with our HK$72 million? The Hong Kong deputy to the national parliament has been embroiled in controversy after ... the questionable material, have received funding from the Education Bureau under former chief Michael Suen Ming-yeung to the tune of HK$12 million a year at least since 2007. But Yeung's involvement ...

  6. Debundle or else...

    Posted Jun 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Phila Siu The government will put textbooks out to tender if publishers do not start selling textbooks and teaching materials separately within a year. The plan was announced by Secretary for Education Michael Suen Ming-yeung on Tuesday. The government wants to reduce hidden costs to customers, such as teaching aids like a DVD that comes with a textbook. At present, there is no option ...

  7. Push on with reforms, says education chief

    Posted Jan 17th 2009, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Ming-yeung said: 'We are all aware that the new senior-secondary-school curriculum is important. We have already spent a lot of time preparing it. I think we should be able to handle ...

  8. Schools promised more flexibility on teaching in English or Chinese

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The classification of local schools as either using English or Chinese medium of instruction will soon be a thing of the past, the education secretary said yesterday. In a forum at Ying Wa College on the adjustments to the medium-of-instruction policy, Education Secretary Michael Suen Ming-yeung promised more flexibility in language policies for schools. The bureau would ...

  9. Education chief loses credibility

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The education chief's U-turn on his pledge to fight the monopoly on textbook publishing has once again let down parents and students. Six months ago, Michael Suen Ming-yeung appeared to be determined to get it right. In an unequivocal warning to publishers, he pledged to put out tenders for the work if they refused to debundle expensive optional supplementary teaching materials from ...

  10. Education secretary salutes teachers

    Posted Sep 11th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron The education secretary appealed to school leaders to offer support to their teachers as he presided over the 15th annual celebration of Teachers' Day. Michael Suen Ming-yeung led a charm offensive, shaking the hands of hundreds of teachers commended by their schools for the Salute to Teachers 2010. But he refused to rule out secondary school closures over ...




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