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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Scholarships for overseas study are an investment in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by Cynthia Ip

    ... and workforce. For those who detest the idea of money leaving Hong Kong, into the pockets of foreigners, look at the scholarship scheme as an investment- in our economy and governance, but most of all, ...

  2. Investing 101 for beginners

    Posted Apr 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... School, is aimed for those who do not have time or effort to make investment decisions. The programme's goal is to design a permanent portfolio that satisfies individual goals. The programme, which is targeted mainly at executives, aims to provide participants with the tools and techniques to enable them to design a portfolio suitable for their individual investment objectives. ...

  3. High-risk investment ban on subsidy scheme schools

    Posted Feb 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Education authorities have banned the city's semi-autonomous Direct Subsidy Scheme schools from investing in property and high-risk stocks under a set of tough new measures announced yesterday. The measures come two years after several of the 70-odd direct subsidy schools came under fire for poor administration and for investing heavily ...

  4. Should DSS schools invest in stocks?

    Posted Jan 12th 2011, 12:00am by Melody Cheung

    ... outrage. Several DSS schools, which received a total of HK$2.4 billion in subsidies in 2009-10, were found to have invested in stocks to make a profit. Good Hope School was estimated to have invested HK$71 million in high-risk securities. Hang Seng School of Commerce held more than HK$81 million in debt securities and HK$3.36 billion worth of stocks. It is unacceptable for schools ...

  5. Small-class teaching policy is an investment in Hong Kong's future

    Posted Sep 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There has been a heated debate over whether the government should implement small-class teaching. I believe most people in Hong Kong support this policy because they think it will be advantageous to students and to our future society. The problem we face ...

  6. English language education remains a vital investment for Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the editorial ('Time for the ESF to clarify its teaching mission', November 29). As a recently appointed independent member of the board of the English Schools Foundation I have been joining a series of visits to primary and secondary ...

  7. PhD fellowship scheme an investment in education

    Posted Oct 28th 2009, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng The major focus of this year's policy address was nurturing economic development and raising Hong Kong's international competitiveness. Therefore, in addition to supporting the four traditional economic pillars, the government has a ...

  8. Educated investment

    Posted Sep 14th 2009, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... foreign investments. It is also well-known that South China has a crying need for world-class universities. Partnering with Hong Kong in providing a quality college education to students from ...

  9. UGC to invest endowment 'wisely'

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The University Grants Committee has pledged to pursue 'conservative and safe' investment strategies for the HK$18 billion research endowment fund to ensure a stable return during the economic downturn. UGC chairwoman Laura Cha Shih May-lung said the fund was spared losses as investment began only after the market hit rock bottom. 'It's lucky ...

  10. EU chiefs urge university investment

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

    ... Liz Heron University chiefs have called on European governments to invest in universities during the global financial crisis and use them as a 'motor' for economic recovery. ... to Europe's education ministers next month. EUA president Jean-Marc Rapp told the meeting that universities were a long-term investment in Europe's future and urged governments to resist ...




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