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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ACADEMIC EXCHANGE

    The truth about the EU

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Riots against austerity measures, soaring unemployment and a bleak economic outlook: the recent news from Europe has been somewhat gloomy. But Europe still has its strengths, say experts in European studies. Academics from four universities - Baptist Univ ...

  2. No place for apartheid in our schools

    Posted Dec 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... foreigners and their families from coming to the city. Let's get real. Given the anaemic growth in the US and the potential break-up of the euro zone, expatriate professionals will come anyway. ...

  3. All aboard the Euro express

    Posted Nov 20th 2004, 12:00am by Helen Leavey

    ... Tens of thousands of mainland students have turned their backs on the US, Japan, Canada and Australia, writes Helen Leavey HUNAN-BORN LI XIN is 24 years old and a long way from home. Her parents, a tax office clerk and retired accountant, are paying her l ...

  4. Themed zones ease navigation

    Posted Feb 17th 2011, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... the exhibiting institutions into special themed zones. Some exhibitors will offer an unconventional range of programmes at the expo. The education section is streamlined into the 'Hong Kong' and 'Outside Hong Kong' subsections, says the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), which organises the expo. Special themed zones include the Creative Education Zone, featuring local ...

  5. Parking zone error made children late for school

    Posted Sep 12th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... the opening hours for several vehicle-restricted zones near school areas in Sheung Shui and Fanling to after 8am. As a result, schoolchildren had either to get off at non-restricted zones and walk ... the school-bus operators, said the zones were previously opened to permit-holders at three time slots- 7am to 9am, 11am to 2pm, and 2.15pm to 5pm. But it was changed to between 8am and 9am, and between ...

  6. Christie's chief took a journey outside his comfort zone

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... comfort zone at the same time as setting high standards. I've also been quite ambitious in that I did have to work hard going to Cambridge, wanting to succeed and getting a first class ...

  7. Teachers in quake zone try to deal with shaken students

    Posted Sep 01st 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... facilities, headmaster Yi Qifu said. But these students are probably the lucky ones. Students in some quake zones must leave their hometowns to study in other provinces. The education authorities, ...

  8. All schools in quake zone to be inspected

    Posted May 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai The State Council has ordered the inspection of all schools in the earthquake zone and those deemed dangerous to be vacated. In an emergency meeting, the council also ordered ... by the council's earthquake relief headquarters. Sichuan authorities have already started investigating school buildings in the quake zone. 'Some schools collapsed, causing student casualties and big ...

  9. Finance zone to showcase dynamic sector

    Posted Feb 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Financial Planning Industry Zone set up at the event this year. Angeline Chin, chief executive of the Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong (IFPHK), the zone's organiser, said ... planner,' said Ms Chin, pointing out that the number of certified financial planners (CFPs) had increased from 90 in 2001 to 2,777 last year. The zone will feature seven members- HSBC, AMTD ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... EU members such as Greece, Italy and Ireland. Yeung Cheuk-lai, Hung Hom Italy is no Greek-style basket case Every day we read worrying reports about the stability of the euro zone. A great ... and imprisonment for three months'. The era of the inviolate driver must be brought to a close. Candy Tam, Wan Chai Solidarity the answer to euro crisis When you need money but you don't have ...




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