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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. Impending task force to fulfil two-decade goal on 4pc education spending

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The ministry will 'co-ordinate with related departments to guide local governments to implement the State Council's various policies on educational spending... and keep raising the proportion ... year. 'It's not a job that education departments can do alone,' Chu said. 'They need to co-ordinate with other organs, such as the public security ministry, which ...

  3. On-the-job training is a worthwhile education

    Posted Jan 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Peggy Tang Pik-yee (left) interned with Schroders after winning the Schroders Case Competition. She worked in the product department, focusing on equity in Asia, excluding Japan. Part of her job was to follow global news and update the database, and she now plans to enter the investment field eventually. She talks to Wong Yat-hei What is your academic background? ...

  4. Education chief's job made easier

    Posted Mar 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... C.K. Lau Arthur Li Kwok-cheung has denied kicking up a fuss over education funding cuts as a pre-emptive strike to protect his share of the budget. But the secretary for education and manpower surely has every reason to be happy with just a 0.1 per cent cut in recurrent spending on education for 2004-05. At $49.2 billion, the education budget takes up 24.2 per cent, ...

  5. Unemployment falls as summer job seekers return to education

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... per cent in August, was the return to education of 10,300 summer job seekers and the withdrawal from the workforce of another 1,100 people. That more than offset a drop in total employment ... by employers. The Census and Statistics Department said the decoration and maintenance, real estate, wholesale trade and restaurants sectors registered the biggest drops in unemployment. ...

  6. HK$33,000 buys quite an education

    Posted Jun 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey How much does it cost to raise a child today? In terms of education, it costs Hong Kong parents an average of HK$3,822 per month, or HK$825,552 over 18 years, according to a recent study by Chinese University's Asia Pacific Studies Institute. A survey of 706 parents with children 18 and under showed they spend up to HK$33,000 a month per child on education ...

  7. Education and health the focus as emphasis is on 'people first'

    Posted Mar 06th 2007, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... THE MONEY GOES key figures from the Ministry of Finance's draft budget for 2007 show that most departments will get more funding this year than last, with defence and education the biggest ... Premier Wen Jiabao yesterday pledged greater support for education and health care, particularly for poor rural residents, in a policy speech that emphasised 'putting the people ...

  8. Not-so-high education budget

    Posted Nov 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Your leader asserts 'Universities should face public examination' (November 18). Its statistics also should face a public exam. Hong Kong's current education budget of 4.8 ... for countries that spend much more than Hong Kong on education- Denmark (8.2 per cent), Sweden (7.8), Israel (7.3), Finland and New Zealand (both 6.1). All are robust economic competitors. The 4.8 per ...

  9. Checking into an education programme

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... educational institutions. Senior hotel executives have the opportunity to get an MBA through a similar arrangement between the hotel and the Australian institute. Sue Newnham, director of learning ... and marketing, accounting and procurement need to work closely with their colleagues in other departments to ensure that the hotel runs smoothly. Many managers have worked their way up through the ranks ...

  10. High-end department stores scratch that itch for a bit of luxury

    Posted Dec 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... special Christmas services and global delivery, these are where to head when you're looking for a special gift (even for yourself) and a refuge from the bargain-hungry crowds. Some department ... and exclusive chocolates. The other one-stop shop in London for Christmas is Selfridges. This department store's food section is also well known, as are its eye-catching window displays. For its ...




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