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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: are high education fees a harsh lesson in exodus policy?

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:08pm by Mark Footer

    ... Mark Footer Mark Footer A lesson in exodus policy? On Tuesday, the South China Morning Post ran a story about the rising costs of English-language education in Hong Kong, which drew heated ... of international-style education in Hong Kong is part of a deliberate government policy to rid the city of bolshie, lower-income expatriates". He or she claimed to have been "told this by someone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1495797/rant-are-high-education-fees-harsh-lesson-exodus-policy
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: PR pressure

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 10:58pm by Jason Wordie

    ... and one that I do not regret. But … In my three years at HKU, barely a single seminar or tutorial was anything other than a waste of everyone's time due to the inadequate English language ... fanned the debate. Vitriolic yet fundamentally trivial (like most academic catfights), such ivory tower teapot tempests nevertheless shine light on aspects of the local education system that its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1367719/then-now-pr-pressure
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Jason Wordie

    ... Fujian province in 1909, Lim moved to Singapore aged 16 and – like many other Malayan Chinese of his generation – had close personal and educational links to the University of Hong Kong (HKU). ... called the  National University of Singapore. In the absence of local institu tions, HKU provided signifi cant higher education opportu ni ties for Southeast Asian Chinese. While many Malayan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1590085/then-now
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    Then & now: pride and prejudice

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by Jason Wordie

    ... societies with plural, secular values and broad commitments to social justice. The life of Austin Coates, whose delightful memoir Myself a Mandarin remains the city’s only English-language popular ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1473372/then-now-pride-and-prejudice
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: pecking disorder

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by TIFFANY AP

    ... To kiss or not to kiss, that is the question. As someone who is Hong Kong-raised but American-educated, I've mastered a good, firm handshake and if we're friends I like a hug. Kissing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1581406/rant-pecking-disorder
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by AAYUSH NIROULA

    ... written a number of books on war and her experiences reporting it. Recently she co-authored the autobiography of Pakistani education advocate Malala Yousafzai … In 2012, Malala was shot ... to educating young girls around the world. She has also visited Nigeria to lobby President Goodluck Jonathan into doing more to find the more than 250 girls captured by Islamic terrorists. Last year, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1568224/six-degrees
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Red Pine

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:08pm

    ... of Cold Mountain but, when I got married, I had to get a real job, at a local English-language radio station. THE DANCE OF TRANSLATING I tell people, it’s like dancing. I see this beautiful woman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1495760/my-life-red-pine
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: absolutely awful*

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... HKELD stands for Hong Kong English Language Drama but is also a play on the word “heckled”, a distraction rarely welcomed by performers but perhaps an apt analogy for criticism. Asked about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1073834/something-new-absolutely-awful
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by AAYUSH NIROULA

    ... Aayush Niroula Aayush Niroula Lawrence Osborne was in town this month to discuss the portrayal of Hong Kong and Macau in French and British literature at the Asia Society- ironic, as these are two cities the nomadic British-born travel writer hasn't lived in. The Cambridge- and Harvard-educated wanderer has jobbed as a journalist in Mexico, searched for fossils in the Morrocan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1558147/six-degrees
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: schools of hard knocks

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Hong Kong's colonial education policies have failed an entire generation and some are still paying the price, writes Jason Wordie Schools of hard knocks Free universal primary education was introduced in Hong Kong only as recently as 1971. Consequently, significant numbers of people (the youngest are in their early 50s) are either completely illiterate, or so functionally ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1550965/then-now-schools-hard-knocks

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