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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Short budget puts early education plan at risk, lawmaker says

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:06am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... may be too high The government's reluctance to increase the budget for kindergarten education is one of the most worrying problems facing a plan to introduce free preschool education ... Mo-chi, chairman of the Committee on Free Kindergarten Education, and members including three former or current education officials. "When [Cheng] told me the estimate, the government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1621608/short-budget-puts-early-education-plan-risk-lawmaker-says
  2. Comment - Letters

    Labour Department will not tolerate abuse of foreign domestic helpers

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:45am by LETTERS

    ... Labour Department will not tolerate abuse of foreign helpers I refer to the article in PostMagazine by Angharad Hampshire (" Maid to pay ", August 10). The government is fully ... as commission on successful placement. The same rule applies to local workers and migrant workers, including foreign domestic helpers. The Labour Department does not tolerate any abuse or overcharging ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1577262/labour-department-will-not-tolerate-abuse-foreign-domestic-helpers
  3. News - Hong Kong - EQUAL RIGHTS

    Academic's free educational materials to battle racism

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:14am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Free booklet and DVD on Indian culture produced by city academic to be sent to every high school to educate teachers and pupils Myth-busting campaign to tackle racism A Chinese University professor hopes to tackle what she sees as the city's racist attitude towards ethnic minorities by giving educational materials to every secondary school in Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1597038/academics-free-educational-materials-battle-racism
  4. News - Hong Kong - SCHOOLS

    Departing exam chief George Pook's plea to parents on education reforms

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Departing head of exams authority says parents and students must have realistic expectations Education reforms 'will need time' Parents and students must stop seeing a university place as the only route to success if reforms to the city's education system are to succeed, a key architect of the new Diploma of Secondary Education ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1018708/departing-exam-chief-george-pooks-plea-parents-education-reforms
  5. Business - RETAIL

    Department stores find ways to thrive despite online competition

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 01:05pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Paris Rise of e-commerce hits sales, but traditional department stores are luring back customers Department stores are starting to enjoy a renaissance after finding ways ... in France, Britain and the United States from around the 1840s by household names like Printemps, Harrods and Macy’s, department stores lost their edge from the late 1970s with the rise of stores ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1617561/department-stores-find-ways-thrive-despite-online-competition
  6. News - China

    Chinese vet boss chosen to be city's education chief sparks 'suitability' debate

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:14pm by Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com

    ... despite little or no experience. The controversial appointment of Harbin's veterinary boss as the city's new education chief has sparked heated social media debate among bloggers about ... province, before being stripped of his post and named director of education by the city’s Municipal People’s Congress on Monday. His official biography on the city government’s website says he has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581104/chinese-vet-boss-chosen-be-citys-new-education-chief-sparks-suitability
  7. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Department store chain Yata prospers by appealing to Hong Kong's tastes

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 04:09am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com SHK retail unit saw sales rise 26pc in first eight months as it plans to diversify into Korean goods Yata prospers by appealing to local tastes Who needs mainland tourists? Not department store chain Yata, the Japan-themed retail unit of Sun Hung Kai Properties, says chief executive Daniel Chong Wai-chung. Yata, which generates about 82 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1614052/department-store-chain-yata-prospers-appealing-hong-kongs-tastes
  8. Education Department should control textbook publishing

    Posted Apr 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is to take away the middleman. The Education Department should handle the production of textbooks. Costs could be lowered, because the department would aim, not to make a profit, but to balance ... As education is both a human right and a cornerstone of society, it is not surprising that the government mandates that children attend primary and secondary school. However, given ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/965488/education-department-should-control-textbook-publishing
  9. Business

    Joint research initiatives with private sector support university fund raising

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 12:21pm

    ... as just one of the “contextual” changes made necessary by the range of challenges facing higher education. Another is the need to serve a public mission, while also building partnerships ... grant from BP to focus some work at the university biosciences institute on developments to make bio-fuels more efficient and effective. “It was the largest corporate grant in higher education ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1620511/joint-research-initiatives-private-sector-support-university-fund-raising
  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Kindergarten may be free for only half-day, says lawmaker

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:06am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Amid spending cuts, government committee is likely to face opposition from departments to expected HK$5b cost of education subsidy Kindergarten may ... cover centres for children with special needs. These centres are registered with the Social Welfare Department and cannot apply when the Education Bureau offers premises for schools because ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1621599/kindergarten-may-be-free-only-half-day-says-lawmaker

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