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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Want your bilingual kids to get ahead? Teach them a third language: computer code

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:09am by CHRIS LAU

    ... to communicate, do business and navigate the world, and policy makers in developed countries have been working on ways to ensure that youngsters speak code. In Hong Kong, some efforts have begun to instil ... nine to 11 at after-school activities. That is far from adequate if Hong Kong is to realise its dreams of being a tech hub, let alone keep apace with global practices. "I won't say ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1551146/coding-skills-crucial-hong-kong-students-say-tech
  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: why bilingualism is child's play

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 10:04am by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho life@scmp.com Why bilingualism is child's play A power couple in neuroscience, professors Patricia Kuhl and Andrew Meltzoff were in Hong Kong recently to give a talk ... languages as babies. In theory, a 15-year-old growing up in a bilingual environment such as Hong Kong will learn any new language more readily than one who has only ever been exposed to one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1456247/between-lines-why-bilingualism-childs-play
  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    No let-up in demand for international school places in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:01am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung International schools expand to meet needs The international school population in Hong Kong will continue to rise, according to a report by ISC Research, which is part of an international consultancy group that delivers independent market intelligence on the world's English-medium international schools. It names Hong Kong International School and the Christian Alliance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1541790/no-let-demand-international-school-places-hong-kong
  4. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Dai pai dong an endangered species in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:22am by Kate Whitehead

    ... head bowed over a bowl of noodles listening to people chat, laugh and smoke- you can't get a more down-to-earth Hong Kong experience than that. And if the sweat isn't running down ... to settle on a subject. The Nat Geo Awards challenged filmmakers to make a five-minute documentary that paid tribute to the people and stories that reflect the spirit of Hong Kong. "Dai pai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/food-wine/article/1556158/dai-pai-dong-endangered-species-hong-kong
  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: bilingual education for the IB diploma

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... of instruction for academic subjects. In Hong Kong, there has always been demand for children attending local schools to be fluent in English and Cantonese. International schools have generally required ... Anjali Hazari familypost@scmp.com Bilingual education for the IB diploma Parents recently came to me with some interesting questions about bilingual education. Do students have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1156124/learning-curve-bilingual-education-ib-diploma
  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Bilingual students more China-ready

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Kong last year. "The school has given her a lot of exposure and leadership development opportunities. I had always wanted my children to receive a bilingual education; China is the future of the world's economy. Students in Hong Kong are not immersed in a real Putonghua environment," he says. Year 10 is when adolescents are most...adaptable and responsive to positive influence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1150957/bilingual-students-more-china-ready
  7. Lifestyle - Technology - APPS

    Language learning app Duolingo makes waves in the Chinese market

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 05:36pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... been gaining popularity in both mainland China and Hong Kong amongst Chinese-speakers looking to improve their English. An educational app that utilises games and prizes to make the language ... for the Hong Kong market. A simplified Chinese Android version was later revealed on July 25, racking up nearly 350,000 downloads in three days. According to Gina Gotthilf, Head of Communications ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1570019/language-learning-app-duolingo-makes-waves-chinese-market
  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    How the law is changing divorce in Hong Kong- the 'graveyard of marriages'

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 09:47pm by Charley Lanyon

    ... settlements among high-income couples Clause and effect Hong Kong has the dubious honour of having been crowned the divorce capital of Asia, according to Marcus Dearle, a partner at law firm Withers, ... of divorce proceedings in Hong Kong, and is being closely watched by legal scholars and high-income couples alike. On June 9, Sharon Ser, the head of the firm's family department, won a court ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1574206/court-ruling-changes-nature-prenup-settlements-hong-kong
  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Hong Kong Ballet Group continues to inspire

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 06:25pm by Natasha Rogai

    ... Natasha Rogai Fifty years after it was formed, the group is still helping its young performers soar Almost famous What's in a name? Quite a lot if you're the Hong Kong Ballet Group. Even after half a century, "people are always confusing us with Hong Kong Ballet", the group's chairwoman, Helen Tseng Wu, says ruefully. To set matters straight, the Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1576101/hong-kong-ballet-group-50-continues-inspire-students
  10. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Sneaker reboot: Hong Kong brands Clot, Gram and Cipher push luxury trend

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 09:47pm by Jing Zhang

    ... Jing Zhang jing.zhang@scmp.com The luxury sneaker market is growing in Hong Kong and three local companies are pushing the agenda here and abroad Reboot and step up In men's fashion, ... man's wardrobe has become all but mainstream. Hong Kong is not the traditional creative stomping ground for the "sophisticated sneaker" niche, although it remains a huge commercial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-watches/article/1574297/sneaker-reboot-hong-kong-brands-clot-gram-and-cipher-push

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