Teachers on strike at Singapore-run Beijing international school over unpaid wages

The gates of Beijing BISS International School were padlocked yesterday. The school is listed as part of the ISS education group, which also runs the ISS International School in Singapore.
The gates of Beijing BISS International School were padlocked yesterday. The school is listed as part of the ISS education group, which also runs the ISS International School in Singapore.ST PHOTO: DANSON CHEONG

The Beijing BISS International School (BISS), a Singaporean-run school that was one of the first few international schools established in the Chinese capital, has run into financial difficulty.

In a note sent to parents on Sept 20 via WeChat, the school said it would be closed from Sept 21 to 25 for "internal business reasons".

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 23, 2018, with the headline 'Teachers on strike at S'pore-run Beijing international school over unpaid wages'. Print Edition | Subscribe