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Daniel Mullin (L) and his wife Cathryn listen to three-year-old Harry as their newborn Jake sleeps in the stroller in Hong Kong September 3, 2011. As global companies expand in Asia, financial hubs such as Hong Kong are suffering a shortage of international school places that may blunt the city's competitive edge against regional rivals including Singapore. For the Mullins who moved to Hong Kong from Britain in February, the stresses of finding a school for older son Harry have meant they'll be taking no chances with newborn Jake by putting him straight on a waiting list. Picture taken September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

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HK's schooling woes dim city's role as financial hub

HONG KONG (Reuters) - As global companies expand in Asia, financial hubs such as Hong Kong are suffering a shortage of international school places that may blunt the city's competitive edge against regional rivals including Singapore.