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  1. ESF calls in official auditors

    Posted Apr 17th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier The English Schools Foundation has invited the Audit Commission to review its operations to make sure they are cost-effective. The audit aims to improve the foundation's governance and management. The move follows repeated accusations by Secretary for Education and Manpower Arthur Li Kwok-cheung that he suspected the organisation was wasting money. The ESF ...

  2. Time to resolve the doubts over ESF funding

    Posted Sep 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Education and Manpower Bureau is reviewing the subsidy. Professor Li has indicated he is prepared to consider future support if the ESF puts its house in order and proves to be cost ...

  3. ESF school will get HK$240m upgrade

    Posted May 20th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... of the HK$420 million cost of rebuilding Kowloon Junior School. ...

  4. ESF to spend more after review

    Posted Sep 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... for parent and student services and communications, increasing its costs from $41,527,000 to $42,120,000. It would continue to manage the ESF's finances, education development, human resources and buildings management. Ms Du Quesnay said nine jobs would be cut in the management office but four new ones would be created. 'Marginal cost increases would be acceptable if they helped ...

  5. News - China - SPACE

    China's Chang'e lunar launch has backup of European space scientists

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 06:22am by ALEXANDER STIRN, STEPHEN CHEN

    ... scientific schedule of the ISS. Once they find common ground, Chinese researchers might act as a junior partner in one of the Russian or European labs, Reiter suggested. Chen Lan, editor of the Go ... Alexander Stirn and Stephen Chen Continent's space experts will provide Chang'e mission backup as they eye future joint missions Europeans want to hitch ride on China space ...

  6. Business - Money

    Chart of the day: Equity sentiment gap narrows

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 11:50pm by David McBain

    ... with Absolute Strategy Research ...

  7. Nikkato drives ceramics innovation to build industries

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:08pm by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... industrialisation of domestic chemical porcelains used in technological research fields, Nikkato has contributed greatly to developments in Japan's scientific and industrial fields. From importing ... and national institutions. Its co-operation with the National Industrial Research Institute of Nagoya developed proprietary products such as yttria-stabilised zirconia (YTZ) ceramics. YTZ equipment ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - INNOVATION

    Planned innovation bureau will show the way to go in research

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:57am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com New bureau will show the way to go in R&D The planned innovation and technology bureau is necessary to improve scientific development in the city, a University of Hong Kong scientist says. The government body would be able to identify Hong Kong's competitive advantages and establish the best directions for research work, said Professor Rudolf Wu ...

  9. Business - Money

    Chart of the day: Crisis mode in the euro zone

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 12:06am by Nicole Elliott

    ... collapsed and European Central Bank president Mario Draghi was famously forced to promise to do "whatever it takes" to ensure the single-currency bloc's survival. Whatever confidence ... retesting record lows again, it will take something substantial to turn them around. Nicole Elliott is a technical analyst ...

  10. Business - Money

    Chart of the day: Sentiment shifts on Chinese shares

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 11:48pm by David McBain

    ... the sentiment shift on China could make it a relatively safe play. David McBain is a strategist at Absolute Strategy Research ...




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