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  1. Study Abroad- united states

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor Students wanting to further their education in the United States have two options: they can do so after completing Form Five or wait until they have completed Form Six ... school. These schools tend to have high entrance requirements and tuition runs from US$15,000 to US$30,000 a year- roughly the same as what it would cost to attend university in the United States ...


    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... law, business Harvard University was founded in 1636, just 16 years after the Pilgrim Fathers landed in what was to become the United States of America. It is one of America's elite Ivy ... Berkeley is consistently ranked as the top public university in the United States. It was ranked first in the world by The Times in terms of peer review. Its faculty have won 18 Nobel and five ...

  3. Keep education allowance for civil service families

    Posted Jul 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to as fringe benefits. This brings me to the question of education allowances, which are likely to be abolished in the near future. Though childless myself, many of my colleagues are recipients, and I note that the effect of allowances has been that a large number of otherwise ordinary Hong Kong families have been able to educate their children in a manner which would otherwise have been ...

  4. Nurses should be kind, caring and educated

    Posted Mar 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the universities. Nurses in Hong Kong, with the support of the public whom they serve, have been united in arguing for university-based nursing education. The people of Hong Kong deserve nothing less. DAVID ... apprenticeship whilst the latter complete a four-year education. Dr van Langenberg is patronising in the tone of his letter and his claim that the 'airing of a single published paper ...

  5. Local partner confirms revamp at Sun unit

    Posted Mar 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... BIEN PEREZ A close partner of Sun Microsystems has confirmed a sweeping management revamp at the United States computer maker's local office, where three top executives appear to have been suspended indefinitely and replaced by senior regional bosses. Lai Yam-ting, managing director at Hong Kong-listed technology services provider and long-time Sun server distributor, ...

  6. United States Supreme Court

    Posted Sep 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the court ordered states not to have separate school systems for black and white children. In 1962, it found that schools violated the constitution by having pupils recite prayers. In 1971, ...

  7. What exactly is this coca that has the United States' knickers in a twist and what is its relationship to nose candy?

    Posted Jan 01st 2006, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... Mark Footer FYI: What exactly is this coca that has the United States' knickers in a twist and what is its relationship to nose candy? Evo Morales, the newly elected president of Bolivia, alarms the government of George W. Bush, not least because he has vowed to be a 'nightmare for the US'. Morales has promised to nationalise Bolivia's natural gas industry ...

  8. Old warrior declares war on language education's slackers

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... and moral education. The Virginia Military Institute is the oldest state armed forces college in the United States and has a reputation for offering a sparse, physically demanding environment ... May Chan Chan Shu-kit has declared war on the education system, saying teachers should be trained as though they are in the army. Irritated by sloppy English and Cantonese pronunciation, ...

  9. Interest rates will have to catch up with United states

    Posted Mar 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn Hong Kong's interest rates will eventually have to catch up with those of the United States, but any rise should be gradual, Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief executive Joseph Yam Chi-kwong said yesterday. He said the local currency peg to the US dollar meant local rates should really be around the same level as those in the US. But there was still a significant ...

  10. A top overseas education on your doorstep

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... ahead. Students shooting for an Ivy League college would be best off at a school with a United States curriculum, while those with their sights on Oxford or Cambridge should opt for a school ... Michael Taylor Hong Kong's international schools can offer the best of both worlds- an overseas education without having to leave home. Offering more than a ticket to fluency ...




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