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  1. All aboard the Marine Department

    Posted Apr 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis A big fan of the ocean from an early age, Tsang Cheuk-yin's career in the Marine Department has given him many memorable experiences. As a principal marine officer ... Tsang's leadership, a joint partnership between the Marine Department and the Highways Department recently oversaw the relocation of more than 150 pleasure vessels from the Causeway Bay typhoon ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    A history of how national education was introduced in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... education took root "[National education] did not erupt out of a piece of rock all of a sudden," Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said on a radio programme last Sunday. People ... and attitudes among pupils. But while the teaching of elements of today's moral and national education curriculum were already being encouraged in class, the turning point came on June 30, 2007, ...

  3. Park's ads fail to address case of the departed sturgeon

    Posted Jun 28th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo The demise of a rare Chinese sturgeon from the bite of a barracuda must have struck staff at Ocean Park hard, so much so that they apparently forgot to correct an ad campaign that went to many publications this week. The unfortunate fish, a t ...

  4. Tsang hires spin doctor to boost PR department

    Posted Jun 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Democratic Party's research department to join the government in February last year. But he has kept a low profile since joining the CPU, in the face of criticism from the pro-Beijing camp, ... the co-operation between the office and the Information Services Department, as both departments have new chiefs. The ruling lineup was completed with the announcement of the permanent secretaries ...

  5. Testing times for national education

    Posted Jan 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... For a subject that is supposed to foster a patriotic sense of identity, compulsory national education has proved difficult and divisive before Hong Kong's schools have even begun ... Federation of Education Workers that it should be tried out in the form of a pilot scheme in selected schools. Ironically, a video uploaded to YouTube, showing a heated argument between locals ...

  6. More heat on national education

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com The government faces mounting pressure to scale back its controversial plan to introduce national education to all schools within two years. Many teachers have raised objections during the four-month public consultation which ends today. The plan to require all primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong to include national education ...

  7. Parties urge more cash for education, welfare

    Posted Aug 10th 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen is facing calls from major political parties for hefty spending on education, social welfare and a buy-back of the Western Harbour Tunnel. ... education, given the windfall from stamp duty and land sales. Tsang is scheduled to begin consultation sessions on his October policy address tomorrow when he meets Hong Kong deputies to the National ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROTOCOL

    Police chief Andy Tsang defends failure to announce visit to Beijing

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... after Secretary for Education Eddie Ng Hak-kim was accused of keeping a visit to the capital secret. Tsang arrived in Beijing for a three-day visit on Monday, but police only announced it late ... rules as ministers such as Ng. "We have different identities. [He is] a political appointee while I am a department head," he said. "I am afraid you have misunderstood," he ...

  9. University chiefs in push to create research positions for graduates

    Posted Jan 16th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... university students who finish their studies this summer. The Education Bureau had been pursuing the idea with the heads of eight local tertiary institutions since late last year, a government source ... said. The government took the initiative in discussing the measure with university chiefs after Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen asked government departments in November to come up ...

  10. Suen warns C.Y. not to push too hard

    Posted Jun 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com Outgoing Education Secretary Michael Suen Ming-yeung suggested yesterday that chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying might face difficulties if he tries ... planned for the next five years, Suen smiled and said: 'I wish them good luck.' The education minister also said he still had a problem with Leung saying in 1996 that he would not run ...




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