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  1. Home should be a haven

    Posted Feb 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I write in response to the letter 'Best 'gift' for under-achievers (Young Post, February 3). I agree with the writer's opinion that students' homes should be a safe haven and that students should be able to turn to their families for support. This should be the case even when they have done badly at school. Children do not necessarily perform better ...

  2. The taxing cost of an elite education

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com The Harrow International School in Hong Kong is not open until September and parents are already fighting over who can pay the most to get their children into this august institution. Wait a minute, it's not the same as the h ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    American universities still a rewarding option for Hong Kong students

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 01:29pm by Jason Cheng

    ... Jason Cheng The university application process is tough and frustrating, but ultimately worthwhile The university application process has been frustrating and taxing on both the body and mind. As a future first year student in the United States, I’m thrilled that my endless nights of essay writing are over. Applying to the US is a popular route taken by many Hong Kong students ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Textbook prices set torise 3.3pc, officials say

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... but things still haven't changed," the parent, Jao Ming, said. Bureau officials said the 3.3 per cent rise for the academic year starting in September was lower than the year-on-year ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, November 8, 2012

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... alleviate poverty and provide assistance to victims of natural disaster on the mainland. The city provided a haven to Sun Yat-sen as he plotted to overthrow the Qing dynasty. And today, people from ... salaries tax. It should do this, because I feel the Mandatory Provident Fund will lag behind people's retirement hopes. The old-age allowance should be benchmarked against inflation. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning curve: best revising secret? Just do it

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... Anjali Hazari life@scmp.com Best revising secret? Just do it I recently received an e-mail from a student who is undertaking his International General Certificate for Secondary Education (IGCSE) exams in May, seeking some revision tips. "I am a terrible procrastinator," he wrote. "I am ashamed to admit it, but I haven't really properly revised for anything ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 21, 2013

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... transparent, but surely that is a legal matter between the two parties concerned. The owners would have to abide by any rules and laws relating to the letting of hotel rooms and, presumably, pay taxes ...

  8. Women want tax breaks, better childcare

    Posted Apr 09th 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So Nearly half the women aged between 20 and 39 would consider having a child if the government provided tax concessions and better childcare services, a study has found. Chinese University, which polled 733 women in June, also found that 75 per cent felt stressed trying to balance work and family life, and only one in five married women planned to have children. ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - PERSONAL BEST

    Personal best: Organised youth sport - then and now

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Laura Walsh

    ... team sports haven't changed, but the way they're organised has - and perhaps not for the better. Parents, 35 or older, may remember when sport was neighbourhood children getting ...

  10. In a nutshell

    Posted Oct 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Push ahead with 10 large-scale infrastructure projects for economic growth worth HK$250b In 2008-09, lower profits tax by one percentage point to 16.5 per cent and reduce standard salaries tax rate to 15% Waive rates for the last quarter of 2007-08 Health-care vouchers worth HK$250 to pay for private medical care offered to all citizens aged at least 70 Invite the business ...




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