Top-scoring mainlanders secure 360 HKU places
The University of Hong Kong admitted more than 360 mainlanders into its undergraduate programme, starting in September, out of its biggest-ever pool of 12,438 applicants. Among the successful applicants were 10 top provincial scorers, and 11 top city scorers.
Education discussionsstart of Legco campaign
Vocal education policy critic Ho Hon-kuen, who has been widely tipped to run in the September Legislative Council election, will launch what some are calling an early-bird campaign tomorrow when he meets school heads and teachers at a forum in Mong Kok.
Albert Ho unhappy at Leung's reply to queries
Albert Ho Chun-yan, who launched a lawsuit challenging Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's election victory, said Leung 'failed to directly answer the dozen questions' he asked him in a letter about the illegal structures at his house on The Peak.
Electronic-goods smugglers evade arrest
Marine police failed to arrest five men caught smuggling electronic goods in Sai Kung. As police approached the waterfront where the smugglers were loading boxes from a car into a speedboat, the men jumped onto the boat and fled. Officers confiscated the car and 26 boxes of tablet computers, mobile phones, digital cameras and hard disks worth HK$4.8 million.