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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Free kindergarten education will boost the whole of society

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by SUE GRIESHABER

    ... and higher incomes than those who do not. These studies have persuaded governments to support such schemes. What these studies do not show, however, is how high-quality early childhood programmes ... incomes, have not been a priority in Hong Kong. These are two areas where early intervention programmes can assist child development and school success. Other governments, for example in England, ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education news

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Incoming Postgraduate Award, which finances foreign students' PhD education (in any field of study) for four years. Award winners will also have the opportunity to go on an optional internship ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, June 7, 2013

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... providing these services would dent interest income. However, prepaid credit cards are available at certain major Chinese banks in Hong Kong. This would solve the problem highlighted by your ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Early childhood education: by the same token

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... low-income families can continue to attend St Margaret, says Law Wai-mei, preschool sector spokeswoman for the Professional Teachers' Union. For now, their only option is to choose another ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 21, 2013

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... I have read, the owners of the individual rooms would not share in the collective profits of the business but would only receive income from their own individual room. They would have to pay ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, April 28, 2013

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am

    ... of inflation. People can hardly support their lives with these high prices of daily goods. There is no doubt that if we continue on this course the wages of low-income people will soon be unable to keep ... day could work together with a food donation scheme. In this way, low-income families can get what they need at a relatively low price, while the supermarkets recoup some of their costs, ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 4, 2013

    Posted May 04th 2013, 12:00am

    ... can you persuade residents on low incomes to feel this way? The priority of the administration should be to focus on people's livelihoods. We are seeing lots of disputes in our society, ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 3, 2013

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... are higher than the median monthly income of workers, so they should be satisfied with their current conditions. If the employers capitulated, it would have an adverse impact on Hong Kong. We would ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Liberal studies teachers must beware danger of tying grades to politics

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Kelly Yang

    ... no right to abode. Most were well written. Many made strong points, like helpers do not pay income tax, but also included assertions like helpers could not contribute much to Hong Kong society. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    New school ties

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... chunk of the family income. Now I just pay HK$2,500 for Manav and HK$2,000 for Neil. When we were in ESF, there were significant fee increases and we left just before the capital levy ...




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