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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. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Myth of the bilingual Hongkonger

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 01:34pm by RICHARD SHEUNG

    ... simultaneous interpretation services can be usefully tapped for public events. It may make more sense for Hong Kong to be bilingual to the world through competent translation than continue with the myth of everyone being happily bilingual when, in reality, there is widespread reluctance to use our adopted language. But the Hong Kong "international face" as we know it will wither ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1525187/myth-bilingual-hongkonger
  3. News - China - POLITICS

    Former premier Zhu Rongji lifts lid on talks with CY Leung

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong, STEPHEN CHEN

    ... of Leung Chun-ying, now Hong Kong's chief executive, on the core reform issues of land ownership and housing. Leung, then a young surveyor at British real estate firm Jones Lang Wootton, is the only Hong Kong politician mentioned in the book, but it is an indication of his close ties with the mainland. Zhu (pictured) has kept a low profile since he retired a decade ago and avoided ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1296275/zhu-rongji-lifts-lid-talks-cy-leung
  4. News - China

    Asset or liability? Beijing's decision on whistle-blower could seal Snowden's fate

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng and Zhang Hong

    ... national security, mainland observers say. But it will be handled in a low-profile manner to avoid upsetting the Sino-US relationship and being seen as meddling in Hong Kong affairs. Snowden's revelation, that the US government had been hacking into Hong Kong and mainland networks for years, had put Beijing in an awkward position, observers said. On the one hand, it hoped to extract ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1260304/beijing-weigh-snowdens-case
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Relax civil service language policy to attract best talent

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:59pm by RICHARD SHEUNG

    ... bars even our local ethnic minorities, let alone the white expatriates who used to be the international face of Hong Kong. To serve in the SAR government is to be Chinese, or at least ... Kong government before the handover. He teaches in the Department of Linguistics and Translation at City University of Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1571376/relax-civil-service-language-policy-attract-best-talent
  6. 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
  7. New bilingual website aims to satisfy the taste of Hong Kong's wine-lovers

    Posted Mar 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Fiona Ng, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak, Vivian Chen and Fiona Ng. Let's face it, Hong Kong is hardly an oenophile's idea of a wine hub, but interest in vino ... in Hong Kong. The Eighth Estate Winery may be nestled in an industrial building in Ap Lei Chau but they do have a very nice tasting bar and terrace. It's not Napa Valley but it's better ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/671722/new-bilingual-website-aims-satisfy-taste-hong-kongs-wine-lovers
  8. Hong Kong needs bilingual system for schools

    Posted Feb 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... standard or bilingual ability to a large extent explains why Hong Kong can be Asia's hub. Given complaints about the deteriorating English of the younger generations and a constantly ... of bilingual education. An up-to-date policy for Hong Kong is BMI (bilingual medium of instruction), with more flexibility granted to individual schools according to students' and parents' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/488910/hong-kong-needs-bilingual-system-schools
  9. Magazines - 48hrs

    How to party all week long in Hong Kong: best happy hours, theme nights and deals revealed

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 12:04am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Text: Charley Lanyon For the party crowd, it's the timeless question: where to next? And in Hong Kong, the options are seemingly endless. So here's our pick of the best theme ... deals at many of Hong Kong's best dining rooms. Too much hassle? Try Linguini Fini's new SoHo home for Wings Night. Starting in October, HK$98 gets you all you can eat French fries, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1564333/night-eternal-how-keep-party-rolling-all-week-long
  10. News - Hong Kong

    Frustrated Hong Kong parents turning to alternative education

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 11:01pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Montessori primary school in Hong Kong, has also become wildly popular. By emphasising a creative and bilingual learning environment, the school has grown from 68 pupils when it opened in 2002 to 600 ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Frustrated by Hong Kong's rigid, test-oriented schools, more parents are seeking alternatives We don't need no education RTC Gaia School ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1569533/frustrated-hong-kong-parents-turning-alternative-education

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