Singaporean owner of troubled Beijing school promises to pay wages owed to teachers

Over 30 parents turned up at the Singaporean-run Beijing BISS International School on Sept 25, 2018, demanding answers from the school's management after teachers refused to work last week because they had not been paid.
Over 30 parents turned up at the Singaporean-run Beijing BISS International School on Sept 25, 2018, demanding answers from the school's management after teachers refused to work last week because they had not been paid.ST PHOTO: DANSON CHEONG

BEIJING - The management of the troubled Singaporean-run Beijing BISS International School promised to pay former and current teachers their unpaid wages by this Friday (Sept 28), according to a letter shown to parents on Tuesday (Sept 25).

Education commission officials from both the Beijing municipal government and the city's Chaoyang District, where the school is located, also met the school's head, Mr Randy Eplin, for close to four hours.

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