Head of Singaporean-run Beijing school blames low enrolment, overspending for financial crisis

The Beijing BISS International School, a Singaporean-run school that was one of the first few international schools established in Beijing.
The Beijing BISS International School, a Singaporean-run school that was one of the first few international schools established in Beijing.ST PHOTO: DANSON CHEONG JF

BEIJING - A mix of falling enrolment and overspending has led the Singaporean-run Beijing BISS International School into its current financial difficulties, the school's head told The Straits Times on Wednesday (Sept 26).

The school is "millions of renminbi" in debt according to Mr Randy Eplin and relying on promised payments by the school's owner - Singaporean Elvis Tan- to keep it afloat.

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