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  • Jul 25, 2014
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Wealth management bid bound to fail

Last month the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers, Treasury Markets Association and Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute published a consultation paper. It seeks to help Hong Kong gain a larger share of the private wealth management (PWM) business in Asia-Pacific, by establishing a new qualification and a PWM association, to improve standards of training, qualification and the integrity of PWM practitioners.

Sunday, 21 April, 2013, 4:56am

Psychologists say quacks are posing as counsellors

Impostors are passing themselves off as psychologists and the government is doing nothing to stop them, advocates for the profession warn.

3 Feb 2013 - 7:01am 3 comments

Unregistered counsellor ruined my life, says businessman

Former Hong Kong businessman Thanh Nguyen, 45, complained to the Sunday Morning Post about his encounters with a counsellor who provided no proof of his qualifications, overstepped his boundaries and charged enormous fees - leading to what he said was long-lasting emotional and financial damage.

3 Feb 2013 - 5:36am

Private institutions face deluge of applications

Privately funded institutions are dealing with a flood of applications as pupils who face missing out on one of the limited number of subsidised degree places seek a convenient, if expensive, alternative.

21 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Competition also fierce for those with low scores

While the high achievers celebrated, students who did less well in Hong Kong's final public A-level examinations took to the streets yesterday to secure a future for themselves.

30 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Fast track to CFA or master's

Postgraduate Diploma in Investment Management HKUSPACE

There are various courses on the market to help you obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification. HKUSPACE offers added value via its postgraduate diploma in investment management which helps students gain CFA qualifications and offers a chance of a master's degree.

13 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

A matter of three degrees

Bachelor of science programmes The Chinese University of Hong Kong

With more associate degree and higher diploma holders demanding a full degree, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is launching three two-year full-time UGC-funded undergraduate programmes designed for associate degree or higher diploma holders in the 2012-2013 academic year.

4 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

One size doesn't fit all

English Schools Foundation pupils scored higher than the global average last year in the International Baccalaureate Diploma, and their marks improved slightly from those of the foundation's first IB students, in 2009.

27 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Weighing options

For someone who enjoys trying out new food and flavours, Wallace Cheng, a quality assurance technician at Japanese instant-noodle manufacturer Nissin Foods, couldn't have landed a job better suited to his interests.

30 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Pass rates for teachers drop in English, Putonghua exams

Pass rates for teachers taking the language proficiency assessment in English or Putonghua have dropped in all but two papers this year, figures released yesterday show.

26 May 2010 - 12:00am