Beijing govt steps in to bail out troubled S'porean-run school

Beijing BISS International School (above) closed temporarily from Sept 21 to last Tuesday as a result of its financial troubles. The school's head Randy Eplin (right) says government officials have pledged their support for the school and it has rece
Beijing BISS International School (above) closed temporarily from Sept 21 to last Tuesday as a result of its financial troubles. The school's head Randy Eplin says government officials have pledged their support for the school and it has received the green light to continue.ST PHOTOS: DANSON CHEONG
Beijing BISS International School (above) closed temporarily from Sept 21 to last Tuesday as a result of its financial troubles. The school's head Randy Eplin (right) says government officials have pledged their support for the school and it has rece
Beijing BISS International School closed temporarily from Sept 21 to last Tuesday as a result of its financial troubles. The school's head Randy Eplin (above) says government officials have pledged their support for the school and it has received the green light to continue.ST PHOTOS: DANSON CHEONG

Education officials have taken over the ailing Beijing BISS International School, and begun to pay its teachers their overdue salaries.

Some teachers had their wages credited into their accounts yesterday, a day after BISS head of school Randy Eplin met education commission officials from the Beijing municipal government and Chaoyang district, where the school is located.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 30, 2018, with the headline 'Beijing govt steps in to bail out troubled S'porean-run school'. Print Edition | Subscribe