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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 ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Film Review: American Dreams which have their heart in the wrong place

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by YVONNE TEH

    ... by establishing an English-language school that attracts thousands of students. After returning to China in 1994, Meng is invited by his two buddies to join in their business venture. He gratefully ... English-language line readings), it comes across as not quite having its heart in the right place. It looks like the decision to mention the effects of certain events (like the 1999 bombing of the Chinese ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art house: neo-realist icon Anna Magnani shines in Hollywood's The Rose Tattoo

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:10pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Text: Paul Fonoroff Defying the conventional image of a Hollywood screen goddess, Anna Magnani was 47 years old and an icon of Italian neo-realist cinema when she was tapped for her English-language debut in Daniel Mann's The Rose Tattoo (1955). In terms of physical attributes, she couldn't have been further from A-listers such as Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film Review: Brick Mansions is Detroit's mean streets

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:49pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... out to be Paul Walker's final completed film before his death in a car crash last November. Camille Delamarre's first film as a director also happens to be the English-language ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs


    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:24pm

    ... and a major drug cartel on the mainland, to South Korea’s Jong Film on Monday, and they say the English-language remake rights are close to being sold, too. The original starred Louis Koo Tin-lok ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Richard Quest: the voice of choice

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 11:13pm

    ... can be no equivocation. I am Jewish. I am Jewish.” In 2006, when Al Jazeera was setting up its English-language channel in Qatar and looking for big television names, he is said to have turned ... will know – he’s obsessed with the English language. He likes to tweet about discoveries (“trying to get the word of the day OBNUBILATE into as many conversations as possible def. to cloud over, ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    1903: The first pages of SCMP revealed as we celebrate 110 years

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 10:28pm by Mark Footer

    ... of locally published foreign-language newspapers. Shanghai had four English-language dailies, as well as daily and weekly papers in German, Russian, French and Portuguese; Tientsin (modern-day Tianjin) had an Italian Concession and an Italian newspaper. Shanghai's leading English-language newspaper, the North China Daily News- British-owned and popularly dubbed the "Old Lady ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    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 ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    Now dig this: a new crop of organic farms and workshops

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:10pm by Kylie Knott

    ... tel: 2674 1190)   Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden: environmental education is one of its main goals and this is achieved through a wide range of programmes. On August 7 it will hold a Farmer ...




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