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  1. Higher, bigger stage

    Posted Feb 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... (HKAPA). The HKAPA was set up by the government in 1984 to foster training, education and research in the performing and related theatre and entertainment arts. Its premises, which contain some ... performances. Some are engaged in education, in teaching and in community contexts, and others work in arts administration.' The HKAPA provides professional undergraduate education ...

  2. Two-year option opens door to higher studies

    Posted Jul 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of International Education at Hong Kong Baptist University is launching two new associate programmes this autumn. A programme in bilingual language and literature studies will help those students who have ... of Michigan in the United States, Middlesex University in Britain, Simon Frasier University in Canada and the University of South Australia. Students can also transfer to local institutions of higher ...

  3. On a higher note

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Mark Regan

    ... to provide students an education in classical music. The institute has about 600 students aged between four and 60. HKIIM vice-president Daniel Chong expects to recruit between 15 and 20 teachers ... will open soon. He was inspired by the need to fill a niche in the market for an alternative style of music education. 'At the moment, Hong Kong doesn't have a school to provide training ...

  4. Punters now wise to Size's highly educated debutants

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... or two. Expectations are usually higher with unraced horses but we see so many griffins trotted out at short odds on debut each season only to be bowled over, that it is clear that getting one ...

  5. News - China - ENTERTAINMENT

    How popcorn has become a 390 million yuan hit with mainland Chinese movie-goers

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 06:02pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... are sometimes higher than ticket takings at a movie theatre screening because revenue has to be shared by film companies, distributors and cinema firms. “Incomes from selling popcorn is basically ...

  6. Education nurtures the art

    Posted May 14th 2006, 12:00am by Reggie Ho

    ... their own companies, a few dance on Broadway, some become freelance choreographers and some start their own studios. Many become professors in higher education after their performing careers.' ... and the Hong Kong Dance Company have been doing a lot of work to educate people about dance, but we really need to get it into the curriculum,' she said. Pilot programmes are in the pipeline. ...

  7. Former banker links his passion to educational movies venture

    Posted Aug 15th 2004, 12:00am by Andrew Dembina

    ... ANDREW DEMBINA Investment banker-turned-filmmaker Patrick Moses is embarking on an educational venture by bringing to Hong Kong next weekend the same two-day film-making course that swung ... is aiming to cash in on the growing business of education conferencing. Saturday's programme at the Hong Kong University campus will host up to 250 placements at HK$3,995 each, putting ...

  8. Losses widen at iCable amid higher costs

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... June 30, up from HK$54.75 million a year earlier, mainly due to higher network and marketing costs, and programming expenses related to its exclusive broadcast of major soccer leagues. ...

  9. Don't treat us like robots

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to let students focus on their studies and HKDSE exams. I disagree. Schools aim to give students an all-round education so that they can acquire academic as well as other skills. If music lessons should make way for academic studies, how about physical education? How about classes on morality? How about religious education? Without these subjects, schools would be like those tutorial ...

  10. Women's education is crucial

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... male characters who are always active. Yet girls and women in developed countries are more educated and independent than in previous generations. They can hold their own in the workplace. It's women in developing countries who are usually more dependent on males. That is because they do not have a chance to be educated. They also often face discrimination and may be perceived ...




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