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  1. Department to do more with less after merger

    Posted Jul 01st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Manpower Bureau and the Education Department have already been merged this year. A government spokeswoman said 60 workers would be cut over two to three years through 'natural wastage', ... The government has pledged to do more with less as it launches its newly merged logistics department today. The department replaces the Land Transport Agency and the Supplies and Printing ...

  2. Short-sighted educators

    Posted Oct 31st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... talks about the university's continued commitment to East Asia in the face of the closure of its department of East Asian studies. I would ask Sir Kenneth how he is able to close a department that is devoted to the study of East Asia and its languages and then claim that the university is still devoted to the region? 'Durham University will continue to teach Chinese ...

  3. Education campaign aims to stop software piracy

    Posted Nov 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Intellectual Property Department, the Customs and Excise Department and the Business Software Alliance (BSA) plan to mount a new series of education campaigns to stamp out the use ... are a sign of strong corporate governance and responsible management,' said Stephen Selby, director of the Intellectual Property Department. 'We need to put all our efforts into educating ...

  4. Educating to counteract software piracy

    Posted Nov 18th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez The Intellectual Property Department, the Customs and Excise Department and the Business Software Alliance (BSA) plan to mount a new series of education campaigns to stamp out ... and investigation at the Customs and Excise Department, described SAM as complementary to the agency's enforcement of Hong Kong's Copyright Ordinance. 'Using unlicensed software is a criminal ...

  5. Critics fault policies and personality of education chief

    Posted Dec 04th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... in education.' To Yiu-ming, an assistant professor at Baptist University's Department of Journalism, said Professor Li 'seemed inclined towards setting policies on the basis of his own likings, ... Linda Yeung More academics are calling for education chief Arthur Li Kwok-cheung to resign, saying his playing of computer games during a meeting this week was the final straw. His ...

  6. Economy and education top HK concerns

    Posted Nov 07th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Hong Kong people have identified education and a healthy economy as the most important factors for the city's continued growth. The findings have emerged in the first sustainable development index for the city, commissioned by City University's department of management science and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. The index, which stands at 56.4 on a scale ...

  7. Education top priority for HK mothers

    Posted Jul 13th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Despite Sars, Hong Kong mothers still rank education above health as the top priority for their children, a study commissioned for a pharmaceutical chain has found. Forty-one per cent ... diet and exercise - is as important as giving them tuition,' said Margaret Lau Po-chu, Watsons' pharmacist director. Stanley Hui Sai-chuen, associate professor of the department ...

  8. Educators cautious over pupils' world ranking

    Posted Jul 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... chairman of the department of educational psychology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the government's adviser on many major education reform policies, said Hong Kong's ... They believe the global survey also shows flaws in education Educators yesterday warned against celebrating too soon reports of Hong Kong students' outstanding performance ...

  9. Report seen as global education benchmark

    Posted Jul 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Ho Sui-chu, assistant professor at the Department of Education Administration and Policy at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Students also had to complete questionnaires about ... The Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa) has become the benchmark for comparing how countries fare in education. It began with OECD countries in 2000, but as other ...

  10. Sex education website launched

    Posted Dec 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... education website aims to encourage safe sex. RTHK's eTVonline launched its website Sex Education Online (http://www.sexedonline.tv) yesterday to coincide with World Aids Day. The Hong Kong Red Ribbon Centre, an Aids education centre started in 1997 by the Department of Health, is giving technical support. 'We are trying to use multimedia tools to convey- mainly to students- ...




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