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  1. Dropouts' school claims top marks

    Posted Jul 11th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... by social workers. Besides teaching academic subjects such as Chinese, English, mathematics, and computers, the school incorporates methods that boost the confidence of students and improve ... Patsy Moy After first year in operation, about half of students resume normal education, while some find steady employment A trial school for dropouts has proved a success, with at least ...

  2. Learning's a joy, the second time round

    Posted Jul 11th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... in class,' she said. 'My school performance was so poor, arts and sport were the only subjects I passed. English and mathematics are the subjects I hate most.' The first time she skipped ... Patsy Moy Chow Suet-yee regrets that she frittered away her time and failed to learn more in school. She did not even complete Form Three. Suet-yee, 19, who dropped out for four years, ...

  3. Here's the news: Anna is a natural

    Posted Dec 07th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... career hopes received a boost yesterday when she won the news feature presentation prize at the 56th Hong Kong Schools Speech Festival, organised by the Hong Kong Schools Music and Speech ... next year. Contestants had to select one of two South China Morning Post articles and read it as though they were professional broadcast journalists. Ms Shum said English was one of her ...

  4. Doctor links western diet to rise in children's allergies

    Posted Apr 04th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... the increase in cases, and has urged schools to be more vigilant over children's eating habits. Queen Mary Hospital treats about 30 young children and teenagers with severe food allergies ... are English-speaking, including Chinese children born overseas. Dr Ho, an honorary tutor at University of Hong Kong's department of paediatrics and adolescent medicine, said milk, peanuts and shellfish ...

  5. Doctors in name row over $1b HKU gift from Li

    Posted May 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... a $1 billion donation by the tycoon. A group of senior doctors will launch a campaign tomorrow to preserve the status of the 118-year-old medical school at the University of Hong Kong. ... its gratitude. It's not necessary to change the name of our medical school.' Dr Kwok said: 'The renaming is going to hurt the feelings of many medical graduates. Many doctors ...

  6. Doctors refuse to bow to Li Ka-shing faculty

    Posted May 24th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... feelings. 'I strongly believe that our fellow HKU graduate Professor Fok Tai-fai, who is now the dean of the Chinese University's medical school, would not sell off his medical school,' Dr Tse said. Urologist Wong Kwok-tin also called for a reprimand and resignation of Professor Tsui if the university refused to reverse its decision. 'I was furious when I came ...

  7. Frozen ice dream

    Posted Dec 29th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Polar Museum Foundation in 1997. 'However, not many people have been actually giving support to the project. They say that the project does not comply with economic planning principles ... 2001, our organisation only received $3,000 in donations throughout the whole year.' When Dr Lee established the foundation in 1997, she had high hopes that the city could build its own ...

  8. Computer age

    Posted Jan 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... a lot of pressure on me. So, I was reluctant to learn it. 'English is another major barrier in learning computers, as most of the commands and websites are in English,' says Ms Ma, whose English standard is about primary school level. 'I was thrilled to learn from one of my neighbours that a centre for the elderly in the neighbourhood offered a computer course. ...

  9. Ever green

    Posted Feb 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... to learn English. I was in the same class with my older brother, who is eight years older than me.' Outstanding at school, the village girl deeply impressed the missionaries, who persuaded ... for 45 years. Speaking loud and clear, but slowly in a mix of English and Putonghua, she selects some of her collections to show me. 'This one is Lichens- that's L-I-C-H-E-N-S.' ...

  10. The shame game

    Posted Dec 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... even with her secondary school qualification. 'The economy has changed on the mainland in recent years so that many of the government-owned factories have been closed down and I am among ... are real and life is cruel.' According to Ms Lam, local sex workers normally charge between $200 and $250 for a customer. But those who can speak good English to serve western customers can ...



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