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  1. Talk back

    Posted Apr 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q Is the rise in ESF school fees justifiable? I must object to the allegations in Talkback (March 31) that the English Schools Foundation is raising fees needlessly. The investments ... they passionately believe in the important role the ESF plays. To describe them as 'fat cats' is ill-informed, discourteous and completely unjustified. Felice Lieh Mak, chairwoman, English Schools ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Inequalities erode foundations of Asia's growth

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by JUZHONG ZHUANG

    ... Juzhong Zhuang Juzhong Zhuang says Asia must work harder to equalise opportunities Inequalities are erodingthe foundations of growth Developing Asia's impressive growth continues, ... to inequality of opportunity. Household surveys show that school-age children from households in the poorest fifth of the population were three to five times as likely to be out of primary and secondary ...

  3. Use empty schools at night to benefit the whole community

    Posted Feb 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... foundation subjects (for example, English, Chinese, computer studies and accounting) to help people who are poorly educated. Policies like this cannot bring about changes in the economy or reduce ... There are about 81 secondary and primary schools in Tuen Mun. Normally, they would be closed at 7pm. However, our schools offer abundant social resources to our community. We should make ...

  4. Good primary health care in HK will create a solid foundation

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Whilst your report of the Bauhinia Foundation accurately reflects the options proposed for introducing new ways to increase funding for our health services ('Think-tank floats levy ... incentives for prevention and a life-course-approach to health screening programmes, all underpinned by portable electronic medical records. Professor Sian Griffiths, director, School of Public ...

  5. Healthy way to improve english

    Posted May 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Skipping Rhymes- Jumping Jive Competition, part of the English Festival 2005 activities, helped participants enhance their English skills. A group of Primary Three to Primary Five students took part in the contest last Saturday, reciting English rhymes while skipping. The activity was aimed at improving their vocabulary and pronunciation in a fun-filled, healthy manner. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Teaching pupils about benefits of rest has no effect on their sleeping habits: study

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 06:15pm by JENNFER NGO

    ... on their sleep habits, a Chinese University study has found. But one school which delayed the start of its school day by 15 minutes as part of the study has decided to make the schedule change permanent ... early and wake early.” Fourteen schools with a total of 4,456 students participated in the study. Some students were given “sleep education” on how sleep could affect health, growth and grades. ...

  7. News - World

    Overweight children ‘to be new norm in Europe’

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 06:14pm

    ... “Physical activity and healthy food choices should be taken very seriously in all environments – schools, hospitals, cities, towns and workplaces. As well as the food industry, the urban planning ... were obese. The school-based measurements also show 23.5 per cent of four- to five-year-old boys and 21.6 per cent of girls are overweight. The WHO’s latest profiles on European nations show ...

  8. letters

    Posted Mar 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Briston Wong Chun-fung, The Chinese Foundation Secondary School Family ties key to happy life Communication between family members is very important. In Hong Kong, people have to do many things ... are well-qualified, you can teach music to others. Then you can earn some extra pocket money. I believe every student should take music lessons. Janice Wong Sin-yan, The Chinese Foundation Secondary School ...

  9. Magazines - Faces - PRIMERS

    Strong foundations

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... you up on your off days. But before you go about applying foundation or concealer onto bare skin, consider the even greater transforming effect of a good primer or make-up base. 'Primers are essential to a perfect canvas, giving you an even, smooth foundation application, greater pop in your colour pigments and a flawless, lasting finish,' says Tom Pecheux, creative make-up ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong contractor charged over illegal asbestos removal work

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... the South China Morning Post to the demolition work taking place close to the English Schools Foundation's Island School, Carmel School and several kindergartens. Inhaling the dust-like ...




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