Cut-throat competition for exam success in Hong Kong's high-pressure education system has spawned a new breed of teacher--celebrity tutors with near cult-like status and millionaire lifestyles, reports the AFP. With their glamorous photographs showing megawatt grins and flashy attire splashed across billboards and buses, the star teachers claim to transform failing students into A-grade pupils--and earn up to $1.5 million a year…

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