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  1. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Overseas study offers young education on foreign policy

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by George Chen

    ... offers young education on foreign policy US first lady Michelle Obama is absolutely right about the importance of overseas education, and that is exactly what the sons and daughters of many ... In the old days, when China was ruled by chairman Mao Zedong, Chinese officials often sent their children to Russia to study. Now the US is definitely the first choice. So, from the personal ...

  2. City may get its first veterinary college

    Posted Mar 19th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Hong Kong's first veterinary medical school may be set up by City University in response to a shortage of vets, acting Secretary for Education Kenneth Chen Wei-on says. ... for the entire Asia-Pacific region, but Mr Chen replied that it seemed unlikely. 'There is no big agricultural industry in Hong Kong where these students could serve their internship,' he said, ...

  3. OUHK offers diploma in inflight services

    Posted May 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A professional diploma in inflight services will be offered by the Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) together with Cathay Pacific this summer. The two-month, full-time programme is the first of its kind to be jointly provided by a university and an airline. It covers civil aviation, English, Putonghua, Cantonese, professional image, presentation skills, aircraft safety ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong has its first school for principals

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 09:55am by Elaine Yau

    ... Preparing budgets, reviewing tenders for construction projects, and coping with inspection officials are among the growing number of duties confronting head teachers as the government launches academic reforms and new initiatives to boost the quality of e ...

  5. First-rate course attracts overseas interest

    Posted Feb 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In its relatively short history, the joint Kellogg-HKUST EMBA has developed into one of the most respected executive training programmes in the Asia-Pacific region- some would even say ... and Japan. 'We've got 42 per cent fly-ins in the programme this time- up from 20 per cent in the first class,' says Steven DeKrey, associate dean and director of the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Surge in first-year entrants on first day of university term in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by KRISITE WONG, JOLIE HO, JOHNNY WONG, HELEN YU

    ... Kristie Wong, Jolie Ho, Helen Yu and Johnny Tam The buses are packed and hostel places limited amid a surge in first-year entrants at universities Students fight for space on a crowded first day The academic year kicked off yesterday in cramped style, with some students complaining of limited campus hostel spaces and long lines for buses, as the city's universities ...

  7. Air hostess fulfils dream to train as a pilot

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... first applied to join Cathay Pacific's cadet pilot programme in 2005 but she was not chosen. 'I was disappointed,' she said. 'But then I think perhaps I lacked the work ... with her. She also obtained a private pilot's licence in New Zealand. Ms Hui's passion and determination eventually paid off with her admission to Cathay Pacific's cadet pilot ...

  8. Students to visit conservation sites

    Posted Jun 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cathay Pacific will take 40 students from 10 countries to learn first-hand about environmental conservation on the mainland. The eight-day 'Green Explorer' programme gives students a chance to visit various green project sites in Hong Kong and Sichuan . For example, students will learn about efforts to preserve giant pandas at the Daxiangling National Reserve. ...

  9. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    For many, having an extra child just brings on labour

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:25am by George Chen

    ... W's experiences in raising her child. The tough choices she has faced are not uncommon. The first is shared by many Chinese parents- where to get good and safe baby formula? A lot of them ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Tin Hau school first to adopt official Montessori education

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Official Montessori education comes to the city after Tin Hau school's teaching methods win recognition from international council New era begins in child learning Montessori kindergartens are common across Hong Kong ...




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