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  1. High cost of keeping higher educators

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... If there is anything world-class about our universities, it's the pay and perks they give their senior professors and presidents. Just as the furore over Polytechnic University president Poon Chung-kwong's (top) $350,000-plus monthly take-home p ...

  2. Healthcare Education in Asia & Where to Get the Best Education

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 11:39am by Sam Prince

    ... Sam Prince When one thinks of healthcare education, one generally thinks of nursing. But nowadays, healthcare education can be so much more than nursing. With the rise of longer lifespan thanks to higher standards of living in the Asia Pacific region, human longevity has seen the emergence of new, unknown diseases, an increasing awareness of health needs, and a need for new ...

  3. New study affirms the value of HK?s higher education services

    Posted May 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... higher education services. The new study was released on Friday. A spokesman for the Education and Manpower Bureau said it had emphasised the need to?internationalise? Hong Kong?s higher education services. 'We are pleased to see that the report shares our vision of internationalisation. Indeed, the government?s new policy to facilitate the entry of non-local students into Hong ...

  4. The fallacy of higher education

    Posted Jul 08th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Wells

    ... added for the economy. To see how absurd this is, look to, say, India. And ignore claims that greater investment in higher education has historically been a prerequisite of economic growth. ... and the United States in the 19th are examples of growing economies that only later acquired the taste for higher education at all costs. There are enormous practical problems with an ever-inflating ...

  5. Fund opens door to higher education studies

    Posted Dec 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui The Hong Kong Jockey Club scholarship scheme was established in 1998 with a donation of HK$102 million. It helps both local and mainland students to pursue three-year, first-degree courses at eight universities in Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Ac ...

  6. New $1b fund in the pipeline for higher education

    Posted Apr 19th 2006, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong A third $1 billion fund to match private donations to tertiary institutions will be set up as soon as possible, education minister Arthur Li Kwok-cheung said yesterday. Speaking at a lunch reception in Central, the secretary for education and manpower said that a funding proposal for the third matching-grant scheme would be submitted to the Legislative Council next month. He ...

  7. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Millions of young mainlanders look to Huang Han for advice on marriage

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:09am by Keira Lu Huang

    ... will be pushed back. And a direct consequence of higher education is a shift in one's focus to career. Although it is inevitable. I think it's a pity. I think... two people falling in love ... in Hong Kong? It's hard to define a group. I personally picture young people in Hong Kong as those who have received a decent modern education, even a Western education. They live ...

  8. College will mark 'milestone' in higher education

    Posted Jun 18th 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Hong Kong and the mainland. Professor Edmond Kwok Siu-tong, vice-president designate of the college, said the new venture marked a 'major milestone' in the development of higher education in mainland China and Hong Kong. 'I want to stress that this is not a branch campus of the Baptist University of Hong Kong, nor is it a branch campus of Beijing Normal University. ...

  9. News - China - APEC SUMMIT

    Apec forum holiday triggers 'mini golden week'

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 05:01am by Nectar Gan

    ... 7 and 8 had sold out at most outlets in the capital. Prices for holidays to these destinations- as well as Hong Kong and Macau- were now 10 per cent higher than during the National Day holiday, Chen ... to taking an inexpensive holiday. Ru Xujin, a teacher at an adult education centre, said she was going to join a tour group to Xiamen in Fujian province for about four days. But she was forced ...

  10. Higher allowance tied to education

    Posted Mar 17th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Mr Tang said his proposal was intended to encourage parents to invest in their children's education, and create more room for fee-paying schools. But a parents' association dismissed the increased tax allowance as 'token relief', saying an increase in the subsidies for pre-school education would do more to ease the burden on parents. The financial secretary ...




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