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  1. East Asia Games leaves legacy

    Posted Aug 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on developing sporting facilities. The majority of the new sports facilities were built for the 2005 East Asian Games, which Macau hosted. The Macau government spent about US$350 million on 17 venues, including US$9.6 million on the Macau East Asian Games Dome. There is a nautical centre next to the Macau Tower, a sparkling Olympic Aquatic Centre, a top-quality shooting range and several new ...

  2. East meets West in rich new cultural exchange

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Cremer EMBA-Global Asia School of Business, HKU Success in business depends to a large extent on interpersonal skills and understanding others, particularly when operating in an international environment with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds. For this reason, the EMBA-Global Asia programme at the University of Hong Kong's (HKU) School of Business ensures ...

  3. News - Asia

    East Asian students top in math, science, reading: studies

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Pupils in smaller, prosperous nations and territories in East Asia lead the world in math, science and literacy, according to a set of global studies ... Mathematics and Science Study. “At the eighth grade, clearly the East Asian countries... are pulling away from the rest of the world by a considerable margin,” the report said in its executive ...

  4. Desert kingdom lowers barriers for women

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Women in Saudi Arabia are being encouraged to enter the workforce under a government reform programme, students at the University of Hong Kong were told this week. Princess Loulwah Al-Faisal of Saudi Arabia led a delegation of 25 Saudi women pro ...

  5. Students look East for opportunities

    Posted Apr 17th 2010, 12:00am by Ajay Shamdasani

    ... again, visited Hong Kong and Shanghai from April 8-13 during the fourth annual Asia Business Trek. Those taking part were from Asia, Africa, Europe and the United States. The trek helps students understand regional business and geo-strategic developments, and to network with Oxford alumni and corporate contacts in the region. Apart from the Asia Trek, other students visited Switzerland, ...

  6. Mastering East-West connections

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... managers in Asia Pacific. 'The diploma programme enhances students' understanding of finance in the context of China and the global economy,' says professor Leslie Young Wei-lun, ...

  7. Britain's elite colleges look East for funds

    Posted Nov 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and next. (On top of that, Li Ka-shing donated GBP5 million to Oxford for an infectious diseases research programme in Asia.) The LSE said donations from Hong Kong had surged in recent years- from ...

  8. Partners bring best of east and west

    Posted Jul 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leading British, American and Hong Kong schools join forces to offer unrivalled global degree programme for senior executives With the launch of the groundbreaking EMBA-Global Asia ... of academic excellence, giving students an unrivalled understanding of the workings of the global economy, and the business theory and practices of both east and west. With classes and seminars ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Feb 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Education-careers expo begins More than 500 educational institutes, government departments, and commercial and professional groups took part in the 18th Education and Careers Expo, which began yesterday at the Convention and Exhibition Centre. Exhibitors ...

  10. European eyes are starting to look east

    Posted Sep 29th 2007, 12:00am by John Church

    ... Recent study shows interest in Asia's tertiary institutions outstrips the United States and Canada, writes John Church Sending sons and daughters to western universities for a sound ... of education and the trends are surprising. There may not be a rush of students and faculty to our region, but the interest being displayed in Asia by the west is evident. The European University ...




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