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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong's liberal studies exams are for probing minds

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... exam, the Hong Kong Diploma for Secondary Education, has included such previously taboo topics as the June 4, 1989 crackdown and the filibuster campaign in the legislature by some pan-democrats ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Political questions can give insight into young minds

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... the question paper and realised that the previously taboo subjects - the June 4 crackdown at Tiananmen Square and the filibuster campaigns in the city - were key topics in the exam. A number of pupils ... Tang Fei said. "I learned that some students who chose to answer the questions in English simply did not understand the word filibuster. So they had no idea how to answer the compulsory ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Liberal studies teachers must beware danger of tying grades to politics

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Kelly Yang

    ... the June 4 incident and the filibuster campaigns were key topics. I am ecstatic that students will get to discover about the world through politics, for there are few more interesting ways ...

  4. letters

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as it does not have any games or videos. You can only send messages or pictures. Bounty Chen Ho-yan, Carmel Secondary School Filibustering is a democratic right Filibustering is a part of democracy ...

  5. A cool head takes on Legco's 'hot kitchen'

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... impartiality came to the fore in May, when radical lawmakers attempted to filibuster a bill that would have banned legislators who resigned from running in by-elections for six months. After 33 hours ... and filibusters, handling the city's lawmakers won't be such a hot potato after all. Kenneth Chen Wei-on Age 47 Previously Undersecretary for education, July 2008-June 2012; held various senior ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Jun 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Albert Cheng King-hon makes the bizarre claim that democracy is hurt because the latest filibuster was ended. He complains about the majority's tyranny over the minority. He never complains about the minority's tyranny over the majority. Which is worse? In the US Senate a few years ago, there was a move to permanently end the filibuster for judicial nominations, the so-called ...



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