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  1. School's ruins brought back to life

    Posted Feb 16th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... conjure a sense of the space that Central School once occupied and in the process educate the public about the site's history. The layout will be open to visitors as part of a series ... Joyce Man Volunteers yesterday reconstructed a section of the 19th century Central School, the ruins of which lie beneath the Police Married Quarters, to generate discussion about ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, June 7, 2013

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Fatin Shahira, Yau Yat Chuen   Rule of law is bedrock for democracy I refer to the article by Benny Tai Yiu-ting, of Occupy Central ("Central issues", May 23). Our city is famous ... The central government has guaranteed a democratic process. Therefore, I cannot see any reason to support Tai's claims. In fact, his Occupy Central movement is actually sowing the seeds ...

  3. St Paul's students have Li largesse to thank for new residence hall with great view of Central

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... over Central, it's likely that Santa will be getting a few requests for a place in these dorms. ...

  4. Language Central for Science

    Posted Oct 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the difficulty of the concept that is hindering them. Language Central for Science is an iOS application, created by education publishers Pearson, to provide additional support to readers of basic ... appear randomly. Unfortunately, there is no way to choose the vocabulary list. Pearson has designed the app to be used with its Language Central curriculum established in America. And because ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Early childhood education: by the same token

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Shui-ki finds funds are constantly stretched although her kindergarten occupies rent-free premises in Choi Wan Estate provided by the Housing Department. "Our budget is always tight, but we ... the possibility of a centrally administered system. Still, he says they see benefits in the flexibility that the current system provides and will strive to maintain it. "Rental is a critical factor ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, February 2, 2013

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Building in Central ("Skyrocketing rent hikes now ridiculous", January 7). If Abercrombie & Fitch can make a profit out of the Pedder Building and Shanghai Tang cannot then so be it. The area has improved as the building has now been renovated as a result. The increase in prime office rents in Central has been beneficial as it has led to redevelopment in other areas like North ...

  7. Academic calls for a central agency to boost educational hub concept

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Academics are calling on the government to learn from Australia and Singapore when devising policies to turn Hong Kong into an education hub. A Hong Kong Institute of Education report, released this week, said that Hong Kong was lagging behind ...

  8. Central School site views gauged

    Posted Apr 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong The commissioner for heritage says the government will keep an open mind about the future of the Central School site in Hollywood Road. Jack Chan Jick-chi was speaking yesterday at the first government forum staged to gauge the public's views about the site where police married quarters were built over the remains of the school. Central School educated some ...

  9. School needled me, says art-loving Central tattooist

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... Sze C. Chow is a tattooist. She was talking to David Phair I was so stubborn during my schooldays, that's why I always used my Chinese name- then and now. Most local kids are made to choose a western name but I dug my heels in and said I didn't ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Government failing Hongkongers with national education push

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Albert Cheng

    ... on Monday. The "Occupy Tamar" sit-in campaign serves as an ultimatum to the government. I sincerely hope that all Hongkongers will come forward and speak up against this repressive policy before it's too late. Ng has vehemently denied that the introduction of national education is a political mission from the central government. He said this was not the time to discuss ...




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