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  1. HKIS is under threat: teachers

    Posted May 08th 2004, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... unfilled, Concerns in a Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) report- a US regulating body- left unaddressed, Mission-critical tasks not completed, A lack of consultation ... Steve Cray Faculty send letter of no-confidence in head of school and say their work is being 'undermined' Teachers at Hong Kong International School (HKIS) have sent their board ...

  2. Developers all aboard for Western revival

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by James Tu

    ... in Western District once the area's accessibility is improved. They are urging the government to release some of the waterfront sites for sale, such as the abandoned incinerator plant and abattoir in Kennedy Town, and to relocate the Western Wholesale Food Market in Sai Ying Pun to make way for large-scale residential and commercial projects. Ricky Wong Kwong-yiu, a sales ...

  3. Festival shows western appetite for Chinese novels

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... said the interest in Han showed that the event needed to expose more Chinese writers to the western literary community- members of which the festival is attracting in increasing numbers each ... authors,' he said. 'They are under-represented in bookstores and, secondly, they are just really good.' Han, vice-chairman of the Hainan Writers' Association, wrote his first novel ...

  4. Business - Companies - BROKERAGES

    Acquisition talk sparks rally in CASH Financial and associate Net2Gather

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu Jeanny.yu@scmp.com Associate firm also gains after a potential investor is said to be interested in broker Acquisition talk sparks rally in CASH Financial Shares in CASH Financial Services Group, a Hong Kong-based brokerage firm, and its associate Net2Gather (China) Holdings surged yesterday on speculation that a potential investor is interested in acquiring ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Nexen deal shows how Chinese firms can do business in US

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by John Gong

    ... quarters of all mergers fail, and the success rate for cross-border mergers is even lower. Chinese executives may be unfamiliar with Western culture, and are therefore not always as adept at managing things abroad as they are domestically. Thus, they should avoid drastic changes to the existing top management team- as CNOOC has done with Nexen. John Gong is associate professor ...

  6. Schools offer food for thought

    Posted Jun 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... some of their best-loved dishes at home. Many cooking schools offer the chance to learn, not only the skills needed to create local specialities, but also dishes from Thailand, Vietnam, India, Pakistan, the mainland, Japanese and Western specialities. In fact, one can learn to cook pretty much anything at one school or another. Some offer demonstration lessons to give students an overview ...

  7. HK banks agree extra minibond payouts

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... payment was insufficient to 'reflect the banks' responsibility'. Dr Raymond So Wai-man, dean of Hang Seng Management College's school of business, said he believed the latest ... of an estimated 31,000 investors agree to it. The retail investors bought 24 tranches of minibond products- a type of derivatives rather than real bonds- through the local banks before the Western ...

  8. Industry at the crossroads

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Prudence Lui

    ... concerns academics, such as associate professor Dr David Jones, of Polytechnic University's (PolyU) school of hotel and tourism management, and Zhang Shuken, dean of Hubei Vocational Technical College, are the consequences if the shortage of qualified management-level professionals continues. 'There are those who have been in the field in Asia for sometime at the senior level, ...

  9. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    LinkedIn buys start-up for US$90m

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Associates and Greycroft Partners. ...

  10. Secondary schools get DNA tools

    Posted Apr 01st 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Science training at some secondary schools in Hong Kong and Shenzhen may get a strong boost through the acquisition of DNA analysis equipment. The hi-tech gear will allow students to analyse DNA in human hair and genetically modified food. St Paul's College, a direct-subsidy school, has bought a set of DNA analysis instruments known as the HybriMax DNA Teaching ...




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