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  1. Lawmakers seek details of deal with arts college

    Posted Feb 25th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... said. The decision to hand the site to the arts college has been controversial. The Chinese Artists Association, which failed in its bid to get the building, accused the government of supporting ... also questioned whether the government would monitor the financial relations between the college's campus in Hong Kong and its parent college. The Hong Kong school would have to pay ...

  2. News - Asia - Pacific

    Clinton in South Pacific with China in focus

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 03:15pm by Associated Press in Papeete

    ... Associated Press in Papeete US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has arrived in the South Pacific at the top of a six-nation Asia tour during which she aims to reassert American ... Clinton heads to Indonesia, the seat of the secretariat of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, whose members are sharply divided over how to deal with China’s expansion and conflicting ...

  3. India issues warning on medical schools

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... S. N. M. Abdi in Calcutta Indian authorities have warned students not to enrol at medical colleges on the mainland, citing shortcomings in curriculums, poor infrastructure and the absence ... in Henan province and medical colleges in Nanjing and Suzhou. India's ambassador to China, Nalin Surie, warned of the pitfalls of pursuing a medical degree on the mainland early this week. He ...

  4. ESF funding 'hangs in the balance'

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

    ... Quesnay, who has been chief executive of the UK's National College for School Leadership, takes up her post next month. ... 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, ...

  5. Mailbag

    Posted Nov 01st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Long-term HKIS student fights back at criticism of school The Education section's lead article on October 18, 'HKIS in a state of tension, says interim report', seemed to be a public attack on a high-profile school. The article included just one named source. Conspicuously omitted was the concluding paragraph of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges saying ...

  6. school news

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

    ... TMCC Holm Glad College TMCC Holm Glad College has joined WWF's Earth Hour since last year. This year, the school's Green Club selected 15 Earth Hour ambassadors to promote ... protecting her cubs on a piece of floating ice. The ambassadors then decorated the Green Club school board and enthusiastically promoted Earth Hour at the canteen. We would like to thank our ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jan 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the status of English as an 'elite' language. The proposal is that schools where more than 80 per cent of the pupils are in the 'top 40 per cent' will be given flexibility in the language they use for teaching. But what is this 'top 40 per cent' measuring? In at least one local primary school, class rankings are dependent on passes in all core subjects, so ...

  8. PolyU lied, say students without degree places

    Posted Jul 16th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Associate graduates angry over 'closed door' to funded study More than 170 associate degree graduates from the Hong Kong Community College have accused its parent, Hong ... bachelor's programmes in the university after completing a two-year associate degree programme in applied social science at the community college. Graduate Siu Chiu-kit said students felt cheated. ...

  9. Management reform under fire

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... Joseph Zen Ze-kiun and Timothy Ha Wing-ho, chairman of Hong Kong Association of Sponsoring Bodies of Schools, criticised the government for failing to heed their concerns over the legislation. ... with our educational ideals and the needs of each school.' Timothy Ha Wing-ho, the principal of St Paul's College, said: 'It is regretful and pathetic that this bill should ...

  10. Dilated pupils

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... be heard. Shigeo Iizuka, the chairman of the Association of the Families of Victims Kidnapped by North Korea, says: 'It is difficult to understand why the schools are eligible for the tuition ... of the school is similarly well cared for, with students' posters on the walls and all the other trappings of a run-of-the-mill school in a middle-class suburb of Tokyo. But this high school ...




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