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  1. Education stock rises after boss retaliates

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Shares in New York-traded New Oriental Education & Technology Group rebounded after it hit back at allegations from short seller Muddy Waters that it had ... on the New York Stock Exchange after a two-day slump. In late morning trade yesterday, they had gained a further 11.2 per cent to US$12.45. The private education institute is the latest target ...

  2. Educator and innovator puts people before profit

    Posted Jun 01st 2009, 12:00am by Glen Norris

    ... Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson. Why do the makers of such mundane products as baby powder, soap and shampoo elicit the excitement of this top business educator? 'At Johnson ...

  3. Risky times highlight necessity of education

    Posted Sep 30th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... keep coming. And the situation will continue unless the government revamps the investment regulatory regime and improves investor education. Traditionally, brokers have been the ones blamed ... of the SFC and you easily find a host of investor education material on subjects ranging from choosing a broker to doing your homework before actually investing. Nothing like that can be found ...

  4. Online education firm prepares to list on NYSE

    Posted Jul 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wong Ka-chun China Distance Education, a provider of online education and test preparation courses for professionals on the mainland, plans to raise US$96.8 million by listing on the New ... mainland education institutions have sought to list in the United States over the past two years. None has chosen to list in Hong Kong. 'US investors are well aware of their business model ...

  5. Education broadens horizons

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Accountant and part-time university lecturer Li Chiu-yat seized the opportunity to study wealth management to further his career prospects and broaden his education. 'Much of my job ... to specialise in this rather than corporate finance- the conventional choice for accountants. 'The wealth management programme allows for further diversification in my education and I believe ...

  6. Investor education could save burned fingers

    Posted Sep 04th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... education. In the most recent case, police arrested a 61-year-old stock broker at Man Lung Hong Securities following allegations that he had stolen HK$20 million from 28 clients. Police said ...

  7. Education sector says it should be exempted

    Posted Jul 20th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong and Agnes Lam Educators have urged the government to exempt their sector from the proposed goods and services tax. But some say certain services, such as private tutorials, ... on RTHK radio. University of Hong Kong pro vice-chancellor John Malpas said education required to be invested in, not taxed, especially if Hong Kong was to become an education hub. But he said he ...

  8. Saving from the cradle for education

    Posted Aug 10th 2003, 12:00am by Jane Parry

    ... Ask any parent what ambitions they have for their children and the pat answer is usually that they just want them to be happy. But underlying that is a desire to see them well-educated and successful in their chosen career. Despite a rapid expansion of local tertiary education places in the past decade, many Hong Kong parents still look to overseas universities to give their children ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Financial studies teach students the value of money

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... Anjali Hazari familypost@scmp.com Investing in students' financial education can reap rewards When he was in Form Three, Samuel Weil, one of my outstanding IB biology students, ... says. Using a US survey of students who completed a personal finance curriculum supplied by the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE), researchers found that in the short run, ...

  10. The path to a finance job

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Master of Finance HKUSPACE The master of finance programme is offered in collaboration with Curtin University of Technology in Australia. The course provides students with global managerial competencies with financial responsibility. 'Th ...




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