Troubled Beijing school promises to pay its teachers

S'porean-run school to reopen today; owner to pay wages by 5pm Friday

About 30 parents turned up at the Beijing BISS International School yesterday demanding answers after the teachers refused to work last week.
About 30 parents turned up at the Beijing BISS International School yesterday demanding answers after the teachers refused to work last week.ST PHOTO: DANSON CHEONG

The management of the troubled Singaporean-run Beijing BISS International School has promised to pay former and current teachers their unpaid wages by Friday, according to a letter shown to parents yesterday.

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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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 26, 2018, with the headline 'Troubled Beijing school promises to pay its teachers'. Subscribe