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The Other Hong Kong Report 1998

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Published by The Chinese University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Development studies,
  • Hong Kong,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Government - International,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Multicultural Nonfiction

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLarry C. H. Chow (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages452
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13075529M
    ISBN 109622018297
    ISBN 109789622018297

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EMI schools in Hong Kong are secondary schools that use English as a medium of of there are currently around EMI schools, accounting for around 30% of the total local secondary schools.

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McMillen, Don () The other Hong Kong report by Larry Chuen-ho Chow and Yiu-kwan Fan. China Information: a Journal on Contemporary China Studies, 14 (1). ISSN XAuthor: Don McMillen. It's a book about my ideas - ideas formed really by Hong Kong.

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