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  1. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    Beijing-friendly Macau sees no need for national education

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho in Macau jolie.ho@scmp.com No national education for pro-Beijing Macau While the Hong Kong government has been keen to promote national education, Macau sees no need for it and has no plans to introduce the subject. What's more, Macau people are content to recognise the central government and do not hanker for a colonial past, lawmakers and educators ...

  2. History, bias set tone for way forward in regional education

    Posted Jan 13th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... the world who took part in a three-day conference this week organised by the Comparative Education Research Centre at the University of Hong Kong. Themed 'Learning from Each Other in an Asian Century', the meeting was both the biennial conference of the Comparative Education Society of Asia and the annual conference of the Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong and consisted ...

  3. Free education- how long?

    Posted Mar 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan is a Macau-based correspondent for the South China Morning Post Most people agree that children should have the right to a free education. But for how many years? What's the cut-off point when it becomes impractical for the government to keep on paying for students? So far, Macau has provided one more year of free education than Hong Kong does. From the third year ...

  4. Wheel of fortune out of educational balance

    Posted Jan 20th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron, Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong and Liz Heron The booming gambling industry in Macau is damaging education by luring away high-calibre teachers and students, an academic has warned. At a conference hosted at the University of Hong Kong last week, Shan Wenjing, head of the faculty of education at the University of Macau, likened the rapidly expanding gambling industry in Macau to a 'double-edged ...

  5. Hong Kong is role model for property managers

    Posted Jan 25th 2008, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... management has grown. Most property management companies in Macau view Hong Kong as their role model, believing the knowledge and experience of their neighbour can help raise their own professional standards. William Yong Wing-tai, a graduate of the professional diploma course in property management for practitioners in Macau, said local practitioners learnt about the Hong Kong experience ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong needs to get real on national interest

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... it in his maiden speech as head of state to urge Hong Kong and Macau to rally behind the country. No doubt he has intended a heavy dose of patriotism and love in his formulation. He wants to say ... been emphasising the importance of patriotism as a criterion to pick leaders to run Hong Kong during the National People's Congress in Beijing, which ended on Sunday. But perhaps it would ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Message from Xi to Hong Kong: think of national interest

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Tony Cheung

    ... to uphold the interests of the nation and the city. "Compatriots in the Hong Kong and Macau special administrative regions should put emphasis on the country, Hong Kong and Macau's overall ... of Hong Kong and Macau," he said. Last March, about two weeks before Hong Kong's chief executive election, then vice-president Xi had also told delegates to the legislature that the city ...

  8. Business - China Business - POINT OF LAW

    Hong Kong and Macau's arbitration agreement

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by JIM JAMES

    ... This arrangement will provide an effective method of enforcing any Hong Kong arbitral awards in Macau, and vice versa. Hong Kong and Macau both have procedures for the enforcement of foreign awards, namely, the Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance, and Macau's Decree Law, but these procedures lack the efficiency of a special bilateral reciprocal arrangement. Although details of the Hong ...

  9. News - China

    Wen devotes fewer words to Hong Kong, Macau at NPC

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Observers say the fact Wen said less about SARs doesn't mean their significance has lessened Premier Wen Jiabao gave relatively short shrift to Hong Kong and Macau in his final work ... people's livelihoods" and "facilitating democracy" in the two cities, a feature of previous reports. The three paragraphs of the 28-page report devoted to Hong Kong and Macau ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong tycoons' corruption trial in Macau adjourned due to illness

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung in Macau simpson.cheung@scmp.com Hong Kong businessman Joseph Lau is too ill to attend hearing, his lawyer tells Macau court Tycoons' corruption trial adjourned again The corruption trial of Hong Kong tycoons Joseph Lau Luen-hung and Steven Lo Kit-sing in Macau has again been adjourned, this time because one of the defendants is sick. They are charged with offering ...




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