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  1. News - China - EDUCATION

    Undercover investigation: Become a native English teacher in China, no questions asked

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:20am by Staff Reporters

    ... and the market is estimated to be worth about 30 billion yuan (HK$38 billion) a year, according to a China News Service report. The insatiable demand for English language tuition had made finding a job ... the new rules were announced in Beijing earlier this week, such qualifications were not legally required. However, vague regulations allow such scams to proliferate, particularly among foreign ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Schools of law hit out at Law Society's plan to run its own qualifying exam

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 05:54am by Stuart Lau

    ... of law this week. In it, they argued that the plan floated by the legal body would not produce better lawyers, "nor is it in the best interest of Hong Kong". The statement was submitted to the Legislative Council's panel on administration of justice and legal services, which is scheduled to discuss the matter on Monday. At the centre of the row is the universities' defence ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Top DSE students of the class of 2014 voice concerns over future of Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 12:16pm by Staff Reporters

    ... Leung Chun-ying took office in 2012. "The white paper released by Beijing, asking for the legal sector to support the central government, is putting the city's rule of law ... track." The 19-year-old was the top scorer among a record 15 young people in custody entered for the exams this year by the Correctional Services Department. He reached the minimum requirement ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Parent launches legal action over school's ban on dropping off students

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 12:00am by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Disgruntled expat says daughter faces four-hour round trip in absence of school bus in their area School faces legal fight over ban on dropping off kids The Hong Kong International School (HKIS) has been threatened with legal action over its new mandatory busing policy, which one parent says amounts to "blackmail". Since last week, ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Aviation industry jobs

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... level. In his budget speech, Tsang noted there are 700 shipping-related companies in Hong Kong, offering a wide range of services from shipping management, to legal services- with a large number ... familiar with the industry, says Johnny Fung Chi-wing, an HKUST engineering graduate who is now a technical services engineer. "Some are deterred by the fact that you have to pass various ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Modern College in probe over legality of classes at Mong Kok school

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Modern College demands big payout from former tutor who quit after row over whether Mong Kok school is registered for classes College in probe over legality ... Services Department had granted a safety certificate for the school, but that a test report on a fire door was till pending, so the Buildings Department had not granted a safety certificate. ...

  7. News - World - EDUCATION

    Yale University forces humble Yale prep school chain to change name

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... infringement lawsuit was born. The legal documents in the US case, which was settled last week in favour of the university named Yale, make it clear that the university had found nothing agreeable ... important to, and most identifiable with, Harvard, such as education research", said Kevin Galvin, a spokesman. Harvard Maintenance, which offers cleaning services for commercial real estate, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Asylum seeker fights Education Bureau's ban on son attending kindergarten

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... being reviewed. The family has been refused legal aid for a judicial review as the Legal Aid Department views the Education Bureau's ban as reasonable. The father did not want to reveal his ... Lawyer Service to the Immigration Department. I have not yet completed the screening interviews with the department," he said. "But the Education Bureau made the decision to refuse my ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Legco on ESF subsidy: why didn't you ask us?

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Foundation. They said costly international schools could not replace the service offered by the foundation to middle-class families. The plan was put before a meeting of the Legislative Council ... on June 18 to accept the removal of the subsidy. A group of parents later said that they were taking legal advice with the aim of seeking a judicial review, even though they knew it would ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Summer study tours abroad 'need right values'

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... of high-calibre students from the Greater China region for the Oxford Pembroke College Summer Programme, focuses on providing services and programmes that enhance, secure, and even multiply ... science-related museums while law students would visit legal institutions." "There are plenty of options out there, just open your eyes. Ignorance is a choice," says Fung of the PTU. Have ...




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