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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Eddie Ng vows to ensure students on overseas scholarships return to serve

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 04:15am by Shirley Zhao and Samuel Chan

    ... overseas universities will return after graduation, the education minister said yesterday. The scholarship, announced in the policy address, will award up to 100 secondary school graduates each ... on Wednesday that public money would be wasted if the recipients never returned. "We definitely want them back," Secretary for Education Eddie Ng Hak-kim said, calling the scholarship ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Chinese as a second language to be taught to ethnic minority pupils

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 05:36pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Chinese-language exams under the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education alongside their Chinese colleagues. "[Ethnic minority people] have difficulty integrating fully into the community …," ... equal education opportunities for ethnic minorities is its responsibility," Yip said. Unison had said it would seek an Equal Opportunities Commission investigation and consider legal action ...

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    CY Leung to unveil HK$3b boost for poor families in policy address

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 03:57am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com CY’s HK$3b boost for poor families Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying will today unveil a HK$3 billion scheme to provide an annual financial boost to 700,000 people from low-income households. The initiative will be a key component of Leung's second policy address, which will focus on poverty alleviation, housing, health care, education ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Satisfaction with policy address down from last year, says HKU poll

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 03:58am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... by cash handouts. They worry about employment opportunities, education and housing. The government will need to do more than give out money," he said. The Low-Income Family Allowance, ...

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    Middle class and SME owners bemoan lack of sweeteners for them in policy address

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Phila Siu, Jennifer Ngo and Gary Cheung

    ... Choy said. Lee, chairman of pressure group Voice of the Middle Class, said they had hoped to hear firm plans for 15 years of free education, tax exemptions on medical insurance and lower taxes- ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Live: CY Leung undergoes grilling by lawmakers on policy address

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 11:09am

    ... Chun-ying, go to hell!” Legco President Jasper Tsang Yok-sing ruled Wong’s behaviour inappropriate and ordered he be ousted from the chamber. University Education Two pan-democratic lawmakers ... with the mainland,” said Leung, adding he believed local youths are interested in pursuing further education on the mainland. Lawmaker Helena Wong Pik-wan, of the Democratic Party, also questioned the purpose ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Help for poor as Chief Executive reveals HK$10b spending spree in policy address

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Gary Cheung, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... and the concessionary fare scheme for the disabled and elderly will extend to the green minibus network Education New Chinese-language curriculum for ethnic minority children to help integration in local ...

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    CY policy address focuses on increased housing and poverty fight

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 11:14am by Lai Ying Kit

    ... Airport buses are excluded. Education for ethnic minority groups After a long wait, ethnic minority pupils can finally have a Chinese-as-second-language learning framework at Hong Kong’s primary ... minority pupils’ basic Chinese learning at primary levels. The Education Bureau will also offer school-based support and in-service professional development programmes to enhance the capability ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    VOXPOP: What do they say about CY Leung's latest blueprint?

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 07:06pm

    ... DSE education system.” Rachel Fu, 26, piano teacher “There should be more in the Policy Address to help young people get housing. The Special Stamp Duty has been introduced but the prices ...

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    Leung endorses proactive approach to boosting growth

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Enoch Yiu

    ... address, Leung also vowed to push for greater economic integration with the mainland and disclosed that a government-appointed commission would study removing education and medicine from the six ... Development Commission would review whether to keep education and medicine among the industries that the previous government focused on promoting. "Our medical sector is facing a manpower ...




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