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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Housing plan for land adjacent to Baptist University 'shortsighted'

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by DANIEL TSE

    ... Daniel Tse Daniel Tse says shortsighted housing plan would harm university's future Our higher education must be given the space to grow A relatively small plot of land has recently become a site of contention between the government and Hong Kong Baptist University. The issue is symptomatic of problems in town planning, the land shortage in Hong Kong and the need ...

  2. Shortage of tents and other supplies keep pupils out of school in Gansu

    Posted Jun 05th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li in Wen county A shortage of relief supplies, especially tents, could force thousands of students out of school indefinitely in Wen county, the Gansu area hardest hit by the May ... have been ordering schools to reopen since last week. But without tents and other much-needed supplies, many can cope with only a small number of students. At the No2 Wen County Middle School, ...

  3. School supplies for needy

    Posted Jul 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Crossroads Foundation helped to sort and redistribute the supplies. Lok Sin Tong Leung Wong Wai Fong Memorial School in Tuen Mun will benefit from the donations. 'Some [of our] students encountering financial difficulties will greatly benefit from these school supplies,' said Sonnia Cheung, a teacher at the school. 'More importantly, kids can learn the spirit of 'giving ...

  4. Primary places in short supply

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong HONG KONG- Moving firm Crown Relocations surveyed 37 English Schools Foundation (ESF) and international schools. It found that only two schools on Hong Kong Island had places for Primary One students. Kiangsu and Chekiang Primary School said ...

  5. Tang vows to build more cheap homes

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... promise to provide,' Tang said as he unveiled his policy platform for education and housing yesterday. 'The proposal is [intended] to shorten the average waiting time for public housing ... term in 2017, through finding adequate new land to build public housing,' Tang said. The Home Ownership Scheme, which will provide 5,000 flats a year from 2016 for families earning between ...

  6. Demand exceeds supply

    Posted Jun 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to grow, leading to long waiting lists at many schools. To boost supply, the government has given surplus buildings to four international schools so they can expand, and provided greenfield sites ...

  7. What product do you think schools should supply free to students to encourage them to work harder?

    Posted Jun 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Karen Lee Ka-ki, 14, Carmel Secondary School I think schools should supply free subscriptions to academic websites that charge users. These academic websites contain large amounts ... resources which students will find convenient for studying. Plus, e-book readers look trendy and cool. Schools could supply them to students who get good results. As they have many benefits, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Boy at public housing school joins elite group of top-scoring pupils

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com 5** hero of public housing school Chan Sze-hoi believes Hong Kong is a place where hard work pays off whatever your background- and he should know, having joined the ranks of top scorers in the Diploma for Secondary Education examinations. "I don't think it makes a difference being a student of a public housing school," said ...

  9. Vital link in supply chain

    Posted Oct 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Although Kenneth Chow Cheong-ming has accumulated more than 30 years of solid professional experience in the logistics and supply chain sector in Hong Kong and several other countries in the Asia-Pacific region, he said he thoroughly enjoyed the full immersion in the advanced academic study offered through the MSc in Global Supply Chain Management programme. 'Because I enrolled ...

  10. Schools urged to stop taking supply favours

    Posted Jul 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... included approving tenders for the supply of lunch boxes, textbooks and school uniforms, and what bus service was used. According to figures released by the watchdog, corruption complaints ... in handling trading operations. Meanwhile, the ICAC will step up a study on the contracts to supply lunch boxes to schools. This was prompted by a Health Department survey three months ago that found ...




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