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  1. Government must meet housing needs of HK's middle class

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... given that there is little hope that private developers can satisfy the housing needs of middle-class residents. The scale of supply of subsidised dwellings by the government can always ... The financial burden to the government of providing [some] middle-class subsidised homes would not be substantial, as it would get its money back from sales and there are no long-term maintenance costs ...

  2. Middle class covered under health safety net

    Posted Sep 15th 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... for a financial assistance scheme called the Samaritan Fund. A person familiar with the new policy said the second safety net was aimed at providing better protection to middle-class people suffering ... the limit, they will also be covered by the fund- even if they are on a middle income.' The bureau says the government should be able to afford the new policy as only a minority of patients ...

  3. Home ownership a vanishing dream for the middle class

    Posted Mar 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... people to find the money they need to own their own home. Even middle-class professionals struggle in the property market because of the extremely high prices in Hong Kong. The government does ...

  4. Entrapment is all class in middle leg of TT

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Phillip Woo

    ... Phillip Woo Trainer John Size is not sitting on his laurels and the exciting Entrapment can help extend the stable's eight-win lead in the premiership with victory in the middle leg of Sunday's Triple Trio at Sha Tin. Entrapment faces a true test of his ability in this Class Two line-up, but has stylishly come through his four unbeaten runs. He combined with Douglas Whyte for his ...

  5. Sale of the last of Housing Society flats draws 30,000 home seekers

    Posted Apr 08th 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... families applying to buy one of the so-called sandwich-class homes that are built for middle-income families who earn too much to qualify for public housing, but too little to afford private ... transactions of the sandwich-class flats and those of private property in the area. The society then offers a discount, which is 23 per cent for the latest flats put up for sale. Concern group Caring ...

  6. Size's strength in the middle order leaves rivals second best

    Posted Aug 29th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... record have everything to do with why he is so hard to beat on the more conventional track at Sha Tin. Happy Valley still belongs to Fownes, who also fared strongly in the middle classes last ... Alan Aitken John Size has taken six of the nine trainers' championships he has contested and will again hold the whip hand this season with his dominance of the middle order. While ...

  7. Primary and Middle- Secondary Schools

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

    ... available. Number of teachers: 5; Average class size: 10; HK$18,000 (S3); HK$19,000 (S4); HK$20,000 (S5); HK$21,000. Application fee: HK$ 500 Concordia International School Kowloon 68 Begonia Road; ... Curriculum: North American-based with emphasis on the core four disciplines: English, Maths, Science and Social Science. Medium: English; Special programmes: After-school ESL classes for students ...

  8. Primary and Middle Schools

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

    ... the responsibility of the headmaster appointed by the AEFE (Agency For French Education Abroad): 1.The French section (bilingual classes included) follows the programmes enacted by the French Ministry ... and the International Baccalaureate Diploma programme. Medium: English, French. Special programmes: All students follow the extended curriculum for IGCSE. Number of teachers: 135; Average class size: 24; ...

  9. Cheer looks a standout in middle leg

    Posted Oct 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen Cheer did not live up to his early promise last season, but the Dennis Yip Chor-hong-trained four-year-old should get his career rolling in style in the middle leg ... Way (Brett Prebble), who was a solid winner in Class Five last time and takes a grade rise but looks well up to it. My Way doesn't like to be bustled early and will be giving Ho Wongchoy ...

  10. DSS schools find middle way on curriculum

    Posted Jun 12th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau In just nine years, Direct Subsidy Scheme schools have established a distinct middle path between the international education offered in the independent sector ... are allowed freedom to set their own curriculum, admission rules, language policy and class sizes. Some leading DSS schools are using this leeway to offer their own brand of international education ...




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