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  1. Schools reassure public over disgraced priest

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Schools where a disgraced American priest taught after being convicted of a child-related offence reassured the public that no complaints had been received from students or parents about him. Dennis Sewar, 57, resigned as an English teacher at a Hong Kong school after the conviction was disclosed. He had worked for about 10 Hong Kong schools in the past year, ...

  2. Reward public doctors to halt exodus, pioneer says

    Posted Jan 18th 2011, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee A brain drain of surgeons is affecting the quality of care of public medicine in Hong Kong, says the city's father of liver transplants. To keep more doctors from leaving, Professor Fan Sheung-tat proposes that public doctors be allowed to make extra money by treating private patients. At the University of Hong Kong, for which Fan is head of surgery for Queen Mary ...

  3. A fall from public grace

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... on the merits of privatising public assets. It coincides with increasing resentment, among trade unions and employees, about the adverse impacts of the widespread use of contracting out in government and public organisations- including schools and universities. Some worry that the Link's fate may affect forthcoming government exercises in asset disposal, including the privatisation ...

  4. Tycoon pins faith on private-public partnerships

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... of the conglomerate Sir Elly Kadoorie and Sons, which owns a number of public utilities including CLP Power, said the government should exhaust every means to make Hong Kong stay competitive and avoid being overtaken by neighbouring mainland cities. Citing the example of his proposal for a government-funded heliport for public use to be based on the Chek Lap Kok airport model, Mr Kadoorie said ...

  5. Push for Putonghua takes root in Canada's schools

    Posted Jan 10th 2010, 12:00am by Wency Leung

    ... generation, [Putonghua] is going to be very important.' In the past, French and English, Canada's official languages, have been the primary languages of public schools, but parents involved ... Wency Leung in Vancouver Pamela Yoon Drakos hated studying Putonghua as a student, but now is leading a group of hundreds of parents pushing for the language to be offered in public ...

  6. Taipei bans HK daily's school distribution over rude content

    Posted Nov 28th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... there was a 'curfew' as the government had only ordered schools not to subscribe to the paper, and restricted display of the daily and some access to its online version in public libraries. She noted ... Martin Wong The Taipei city government has ordered all its schools to cancel Apple Daily subscriptions after the Hong Kong-owned newspaper was fined for posting an obscene animation ...

  7. Medical schools need management revision

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... medical schools have been competing against one another. This has, without doubt, propelled some researchers and doctors to reach for ever higher professional standards. But the rivalry has not always been healthy. A plan is now afoot to pool resources of the two schools so that where possible they can share students, research and medical services. This is welcome and long overdue. Our ...

  8. Bridge landing site threatens unique Lantau geology

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... more respect from the public. Instead he returned to Hong Kong, and criticises our uniformed people who went there to help. How sad. NAME AND ADDRESS SUPPLIED Pay more for schooling I refer ... certainly cannot congratulate Mr Tsang. Once again a 'decision' has been made without public consultation or participation, and an area of Lantau which includes unique geology ...

  9. Parents take ads in fight to keep funding for ESF

    Posted Jan 06th 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier PTAs are asked to help foot the bill, but some families object to the appeal Parents have stepped up the battle to maintain current public funding to the English Schools Foundation by taking advertisements in the English and Chinese press this week. A group of parents yesterday placed a quarter-page open letter in the South China Morning Post and two ...

  10. ESF funding 'hangs in the balance'

    Posted Jan 12th 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier Arthur Li says he has an open mind but a review of the subsidy will continue The future of government funding for the English Schools Foundation hangs in the balance, ... remained open-minded about the issue, however, a review of the subsidy would continue. Speaking at a Legco Public Accounts Committee hearing on the audit of the foundation, he was 'happy ...




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