The Education of Hong Kong
Brandt, George, The Independent (London, England)
Crystal balls are unreliable: but the visitor to Hong Kong is bound to feel that the alarm often expressed in the Western media about its future after the handover to China may be misplaced, at least as far as the ex-colony's tertiary education is concerned. Everybody knows all about Hong Kong's dizzy growth in productivity during the last two decades. It is the eighth largest trading entity in the world; the value of its exports and imports has increased almost sixfold in the space of the last decade. What is perhaps less common knowledge is the equally remarkable effort to bring tertiary education into line with these burgeoning demands and opportunities. The number of …
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Publication information: Article title: The Education of Hong Kong. Contributors: Brandt, George - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: July 3, 1997. Page number: E4,E5. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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