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  1. Mainlanders born in HK could keep schools open

    Posted Nov 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... long-term growth and prosperity. As it is, we are already seeing in the public education system some of the impact of our demographics- 72 primary and 12 high schools have closed since 2005 due ...

  2. Teachers' union threatens strikes

    Posted Sep 13th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... The city's biggest teachers' union has issued an ultimatum to the education secretary, threatening mass demonstrations and strikes if the government continues to block small-class teaching, which the union sees as a way to avoid school closures. ...

  3. NPC doles out cash

    Posted Mar 12th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... People's Congress (NPC), Premier Wen Jiabao stressed his confidence in attaining these goals. Since March 5, the government elite have been locked up in one of the 'twin sessions' taking place: the powerful, legislative National People's Congress (NPC), or the advisory Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC). The NPC/CPPCC gives the world a rare ...

  4. Island's universities open their doors to mainland students

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill 'When I was in the plane flying to Taiwan, I was nervous. I did not know how I would be received. But, from the taxi driver who explained everything on the way from the airport, to the student who looked after me and took me to the ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tycoon suggests higher tuition fees for wealthier students Mainland recycling king and CPPCC delegate Chen Guangbiao has suggested charging students from rich families high university tuition fees and using the money to fund education for poor children, t ...

  6. Thought control called for at universities

    Posted Jan 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... - such as in propaganda, media and social controls - to minimise political risks ahead of the congress. The revolutions in the Middle East last year, along with online postings calling for similar ones in China ...

  7. Sars outbreak boosts IT services

    Posted Sep 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Red chip Beijing Development (Hong Kong) has partly credited a 153 per cent surge in interim profit to the Sars outbreak, after its information technology unit was besieged with hundreds of network orders from schools for students studying from home.  ...

  8. Delta special education zone urged

    Posted Sep 25th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... mainlanders and Hong Kong people working in the area. 'There is a vast shortage of talents in the delta which is home to numerous enterprises run by Hong Kong people,'; Professor Young said. ... education zone in the delta region. 'The need for education is vast across China. Many young people end up working as masseurs because of the lack of further education opportunities,' he ...

  9. Debt closes mainland rural schools

    Posted Sep 04th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... of excessive debts, a survey by the China Education Daily has found. The survey of 174 officials from cities and counties from 30 provinces found that more than half of the rural schools had difficulties coping with daily expenses. Some schools operated in the dark because they were unable to pay electricity bills. About 60 per cent of the dilapidated schools in China have been denied ...

  10. Must try harder

    Posted May 14th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong, Will Clem

    ... leaders- conducted by the South China Morning Post in conjunction with pollsters TNS- which gave the government a B for effort but an F for effect. But Cheng Kai-ming, chair professor of education ... that the real threat was demographic decline. The government's planning in dealing with falling student numbers was inadequate, he said, adding that strategies deployed to implement the reforms ...




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