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  1. Guangdong fails test in education

    Posted Aug 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in order to compete for jobs because they won't do menial jobs,' Professor Wang said. Despite Guangdong's urgent need to expand higher education, many people including academics ... the national average- but where education is concerned, it is one of the poorest. It is only able to provide 17 per cent of eligible students with a university education. The province fares a little ...

  2. Saint Martin's students receive high returns on investment

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:01pm

    ... long-standing relations with higher educational institutions in Asia, Europe and South America. These ties provide a multitude of study abroad and service-learning opportunities for Saint Martin's ... and business leaders since 1895 with its personalised educational approach, which is rooted in a tradition of liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded by monks of the Order of Saint Benedict, ...

  3. News - China Insider - CHINA DIGEST

    Teen invents cheap 3D printer; ‘drunks’ in police car that sped from scene

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:05pm

    ... he was a former State Grid  employee and selling the old meters on the black market brought a higher income than his salary. Bank savings bungle A man in Nanning put 3,000 yuan into his bank ... held. It has raised a total of 5 million yuan for 3,866 students. The organiser hopes similar fundraising events will be held in other parts of the mainland. The Ministry of Education said ...

  4. EU chiefs urge university investment

    Posted Mar 28th 2009, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... the temptation to cut public spending on higher education during the economic downturn. Jose Manuel Barroso, president of the European Commission, said it would be a mistake to cut public and private ... by responding to changing labour-market needs and that investing more money in higher education and research would help Europe emerge from recession more rapidly. The association will use the decisions ...

  5. News - China - MACAU

    Staff of Macau gambling empire SJM vow to walk out in battle for higher pay

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:08am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... Staff of one of Macau's biggest gaming operators are threatening to walk out on Saturday if casino bosses don't respond to their demands for higher wages and better working conditions. ... and arrangements during typhoons. They also demanded higher wages and more benefits. "SJM dealers' salaries range between 16,000 and 19,000 patacas [per month]. They are looking to get something ...

  6. Australia fears crisis will affect overseas students

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... number one international student market and is very important to Australian higher education,' Dr Withers said. 'However, we are diversifying into a number of other countries to ensure our market for international higher education is robust.' Despite the concerns, Hong Kong-based consultant Alan Olsen said data suggested international education may be resilient ...

  7. Do I need an MBA?- Nine questions to ask before taking an MBA

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 02:15pm

    ... nearly a necessity. What did the top executives in my company study? If all the top executives in your firm have MBAs, you will need one too if you want to keep moving higher. If they don’t, ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Education is key to closing Hong Kong's wealth gap

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... widened dramatically to 48.2 per cent for the rich and 11 per cent for the poor. The gap reflects huge public investment in higher education that richer families were better able to access. ... SCMP Editorial Education key to close wealth gap Officials now accept it is wrong to assume that the benefits of economic growth filter down to the poor. Positive action is needed ...

  9. Student from a top-ranked online MBA shares her thoughts

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 12:15pm

    ... Freda Wan A perspective from a current student in a top-ranked online MBA. Wanda Yuen, current student in a Global MBA, IE Business School 1) Why did you choose an online MBA, as opposed to the traditional bricks-and-mortar one? Because I want to keep wor ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Budget got it wrong on education

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... and they work hard to strive for a better Hong Kong. They, too, deserve more subsidies to alleviate their financial burden caused by inflation. As an educator, I am also concerned about the resources the government devotes to nurturing the next generation. It is pleasing to learn that expenditure on education continues to be the highest in the budget. Unfortunately, I have strong reservations ...




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