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  1. Residents prepare to tighten belts

    Posted Dec 08th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Nearly 70 per cent of Hong Kong people say they will spend less in the next six months, a survey by the Democratic Party has found. The financial crisis has dampened consumer ... less. Asked what would be the best solution to the economic crisis, nearly half of the interviewees thought the government should create more jobs and offer more temporary vacancies. But nearly ...

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    Islands hold key to education crisis

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Building schools on outlying islands can fix education woes Hong Kong is facing a crisis in primary education. No other topic has the ability to turn the faces of Hongkongers red with frustration and anxiety like education. The pain points are clear and there are many solutions. These solutions are feasible and the funding needed to implement them is available. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Education minister admits Hong Kong faces crisis on international school places

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong, Gary Cheung

    ... Dennis Chong and Gary Cheung Minister admits city faces a shortage of 4,200 places by 2016, with business bosses warning Hong Kong could miss a ‘golden opportunity’ CRISIS LOOMS AT INTERNATIONAL PRIMARY SCHOOLS The city is expected to face an acute shortage of 4,200 international primary school places by 2016 despite a planned expansion in the next five years, the education chief ...

  4. Facing change

    Posted Feb 14th 2009, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... Wilson Lau Course equips employees with the skills to deliver results in tough times Employees with skills in crisis and turnaround management are prized assets of any corporation, ... in their careers so far,' said Marcus Schuetz, an adjunct professor of the faculty of business and economics at HKU. One course focuses on the theory and techniques of crisis and change management. ...

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    The truth about the EU

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Riots against austerity measures, soaring unemployment and a bleak economic outlook: the recent news from Europe has been somewhat gloomy. But Europe still has its strengths, say experts in European studies. Academics from four universities - Baptist Univ ...

  6. School textbooks crisis as negotiations collapse

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong and Colleen Lee The row between the government and publishers over textbooks intensified yesterday as a meeting between Secretary for Education Michael Suen Ming-yeung and the companies broke down. The publishers rejected the government' ...

  7. All-boys' classes to tackle school 'masculinity crisis'

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in a pilot programme designed to tackle a 'masculinity crisis' in mainland education. The move has spurred debate about whether the problem- weak male students who perform poorly ... and there was no reason to isolate them again. He also disputed the existence of a 'masculinity crisis'. 'Some boys talk in a girlish way or don't appear manly and strong. But the issue ...

  8. A-Z lessons on economic crisis

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Hong Kong (CUHK) offers two degree courses in economics for those who are curious about how to forecast and avoid crisis situations. The master of social sciences (MSSc) in global political economy is a taught degree course organised by the faculty of social sciences and launched in 2008, in response to the financial crisis and the dire state of the global political economy. Its ...

  9. Smart Money

    Posted Oct 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as an international currency and the likelihood of a stalling global economy. Econometric measures are explained and challenged, to help investors understand crucial announcements and figures released ... issues affecting global markets and economies to the average investor. For example, the regularly updated 'Financial Crisis for Beginners' is a great resource for those who want a good ...

  10. Is this the solution to the population crisis afflicting schools?

    Posted Nov 11th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... because of low enrolment. 'Such children could play a pivotal role in lessening the population crisis,' Yip said. 'There are more than 20,000 such babies every year now. The numbers ...




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