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  1. Now teaching in English must be done correctly

    Posted Dec 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of an English or bilingual education is denied the opportunity. The cost in teacher training, recruitment and resources will be huge. But we can afford it. Such expenditure may be necessary if Hong Kong ... and experimentation with the lives of generations of children. After the second big change in little more than a decade, Hong Kong is putting this to the test. One way of easing the new arrangements ...

  2. Week ahead

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and book signings to celebrate the launch of Delia School of Canada's Strange Bonding and Chinese International School's Two Different Planets bilingual (Chinese and English) storybooks. ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Mar 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bilingual education is a realistic goal for Hong Kong's schools I agree with P. K. Lee ('Is English necessary to enter professions?' February 24) that until those students ... in the administration, legislature and judiciary. The government should, therefore, consider a bilingual policy for Hong Kong schools instead of using either English or Chinese as MOI. Before we can achieve ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - FIRE

    Evacuation at Wan Chai Tower after fire discovered in lift machine room

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 04:29pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Some 100 people evacuated and 13 lift passengers briefly trapped during lunchtime incident About 100 people were evacuated from the Wan Chai Tower at 1pm today after a fire broke out in a rooftop lift machine room of the 2 ...

  5. Events diary

    Posted May 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tomorrow, HK: The South China Morning Post and the University of Hong Kong jointly present a seminar on 'Healthcare funding reform'. Island Shangri-La. Canadian Chamber ... the age of innocence: A worldly view of America'. Hang Seng Bank headquarters. Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Hungary- A Bridge between East and West in the Heart ...

  6. DSS schools help fill gap

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... last year. He said he particularly enjoyed the Putonghua lessons, where his bilingual teacher often discussed life in Hong Kong in English and Putonghua. 'I found it very interesting ... Dennis Chong The fierce competition for international school places in Hong Kong has made world headlines, but there are more places than people think for students from various ethnic ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - HONG KONG

    Affable history of the district at Hong Kong's heart

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by FELIPE FAZENDA

    ... Hong Kong Wan Chai Past, Wan Chai Future? by Harry Reid Self-publishing 3.5 stars Felipe Fazenda Wan Chai Past, Wan Chai Future? by Harry Reid (self-published)   Felipe Fazenda Ad man and author Harry Reid has lived, on and off, for more than 20 years in Hong Kong. He first stumbled upon Wan Chai as an impressionable youth: "I was 22 and a bachelor, and frankly ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - THE PLANNER

    Hong Kong Planner, August 14

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by YVONNE TEH

    ... 2526 0818. End Aug 24 Luminous Harbour: Hong Kong Contemporary Photography 2012 Cheung Wai-Lok, Chan Wai-Kwong, Ho Siu-Nam, Vincent Yu, Tse Ming-Chong, So Hing-Keung, Ho Pak-Kei and Lai Lon-Hin's photographs respond to the question "What is Hong Kong?" Tue-Sun, 11am-6pm, Lumenvisum, L2-10 Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei. Inquiries: 3177 9159. ...

  9. Building bridges to the Hong Kong community

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Winnie Chan Hiu-tung (left), assistant resident engineer at AECOM, returned to Hong Kong after completing her degree in the US. Her first task was working on the new Wan Chai ... building work on-site. Any advice for those who want to enter the industry? Learning about 10 major infrastructure projects underway in Hong Kong is the best way to find out more about engineering ...

  10. Is it necessary to redevelop Hong Kong's old districts?

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Matthew Murchie, Elise Choi Matthew Murchie, 18, Imperial College London Hong Kong has a rich history with a diverse cultural background. It is vital that we preserve the city's heritage the best we can. A lot of people see old districts as important relics of Hong Kong's past. They are strongly against the idea of redeveloping them. The fear is that doing so may ...




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