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  1. Place settings

    Posted Oct 24th 2010, 12:00am by David Roden

    ... 3 Charcoal and sand linen place mat, HK$120, from White Contemporary Homewares, 2/F, Prince's Building, tel: 2526 8482. Rock crystal tealight holder, HK$800, from I.D., 2/F, Prince's Building, tel: 2523 3006. 4 Mat, HK$260, from Lane Crawford Home Store, Pacific Place, Admiralty, tel: 2118 3668. Red-lantern napkin, HK$69, and Ear napkin ring, HK$79, both from Indigo. 5 Chilewich ...

  2. A place of extremes

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rely on for food. The island's economy is basically reliant on fishing and farming, both of which are becoming more challenging as the number of typhoons in the Pacific Ocean increases. ...

  3. School aims to become an Asia-Pacific gateway

    Posted Aug 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... aims to be a gateway school to the Asia-Pacific for business professionals and managers in Europe and North America. 'This is an element that we want to further develop in the years ... four campuses. A student can start a programme in one place and complete it in another or study different modules in different locations, making it an ideal proposition for busy executives who ...

  4. Strictly speaking, it's a great place to work

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Young people share their experience of the mainland Name Miggie Shum Man-hei Age 24 Job Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) Location Shanghai The chance to become a pioneer in her field lured speech therapist Miggie Shum back across the Pacific following a university education in the US. As Ms Shum was completing her masters degree in communication disorders ...

  5. Foreign students see Asia hub as the place to be

    Posted Feb 11th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... The only question was to decide on Shanghai, Singapore or Hong Kong. 'I decided Hong Kong was the best place. It's close to China and it is in the centre of Asia. It is also a place where ... on the region's dynamism. 'I had been working in the Asia-Pacific and was then transferred back to Europe. That is when I realised the future was in Asia, not Europe. I wanted to find a way ...

  6. Five find place in top global university rankings

    Posted Aug 28th 2004, 12:00am by Geoffrey Maslen

    ... Geoffrey Maslen Five of Hong Kong's universities have been ranked in the top 100 research institutions in the Asia Pacific region. They are among 13 universities based in Hong Kong, ... College in Britain. The top three Hong Kong universities were placed at 202 on the global top 500 list with the remaining two listed at 302. The mainland government first commissioned Shanghai ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Many parents disappointed at school placings

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... placings There were mixed emotions for parents who filled a Sheung Shui school where the results of the allocation for primary-school places were released yesterday. Only 68 per cent of the 27,000 ... area were allocated to a Tai Po school. They could join a new mechanism, under which extra places will be created in North district and distributed through ballot, to study nearer their homes, ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Looming surplus of university places offers chance to target inequality

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial A chance to target inequality Hong Kong is heading for the unfamiliar position of having more university places than it knows what to do with. Within three years, education authorities say, we will have 1,200 more places than the number of students expected to meet entry requirements. This compares with an expected shortage of 5,000 places in the coming academic year. ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Winning a primary school place: it's a lottery

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Cynthia Chan and Linda Yeung

    ... sector to international and direct subsidy schools, the de facto private schools. But rising demand has led to intense competition for places at these, fuelling training centres that feed on parents' anxiety about getting their children into a good school. The scheme has two stages: discretionary places admission and computer-programmed central allocation. Parents can apply ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    From shortage of Hong Kong university places to glut by 2016

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com From shortage to glut of HK university places Hong Kong's shortage of university places could turn into a glut in three years as student numbers fall and competition from private institutions increases. In the 2013-2014 academic year there will be 22,000 places available at public and private universities for the 27,000 secondary school ...




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