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  1. Girls, don't wait too long to get hitched

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... of women in the workforce. From 1986 to last year, the female working population grew 58.9 per cent, while the male working population rose just 14.5 per cent. Fewer women than men were unemployed. ...

  2. Plans for 22 schools unlikely to proceed

    Posted May 25th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... in the student population. An Education and Manpower Bureau source said it would put forward a proposal to lawmakers next week to build 19 schools instead of 41 from now until the 2010-11 school year. ... projection, released last year and based on 2003 data, indicated a sharper drop in school population compared with the previous projection which was based on 2001 figures. The projected number ...

  3. Another primary school is one too many, say heads

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... in the district following a decrease in the student population. The number of Primary One classes fell this year by 38 in Yuen Long, and 25 in Tin Shui Wai, and Mr Keung predicted the trend would continue ... than student population. She hoped the government would consider implementing smaller class sizes in some districts where student population was falling. Wong Shing-cheuk, principal of the new ...

  4. Housing Authority criticised for cutting rent relief

    Posted Jul 26th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... by low population intake at public housing estates. They will be raised as the scheme expires in July for the malls in Sha Tin and Kwun Tong malls, and in September for the Tung Chung mall. Wet ...

  5. More small schools to challenge closure

    Posted Mar 08th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... including the School-based Management Ordinance. He accused the government of deliberately putting the two schools into an unfavourable school net where the student population was dropping. ...

  6. Two schools to appeal against closure order

    Posted Mar 03rd 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... resources won't be wasted,' he said. Mr Koo attributed the low enrolment to the drastic decrease in student population in the district. 'The government should be more flexible ...

  7. Mainland pupils 'more hard-working'

    Posted Oct 07th 2003, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... of the population in that age bracket. This figure has increased 2.7 times from 10 years ago and is expected to keep rising, the survey said. ...

  8. Wetland wonderland one step closer

    Posted Aug 09th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... hope to increase the populations of the different species so to cultivate a more mature habitat.' The park's latest features to be completed include three bird hides, which will allow ...

  9. Language as a creative tool

    Posted Jul 11th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... to act as a bridge between Taiwan and the mainland. It has failed to see that the city's colonial past and its cosmopolitan population together make up a valuable cultural asset. ...

  10. Academic reform should include special needs

    Posted Apr 02nd 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... understand about the government's resources constraints. 'Part of the academic structure is funded by money saved from falling student population. If we cut back on class size, ...




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