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  1. 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
  2. Bilingual show opens

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Barry C Chung Drama productions rarely get the bilingual treatment in Hong Kong. True bilingualism, which the city claims to have, should embrace a 'one production, two language' ... founder and artistic director of Theatre Noir, says its aim is to ensure everyone in Hong Kong can enjoy the world's top productions. 'We're a locally based company and want ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/980391/bilingual-show-opens
  3. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Qianhai court in Shenzhen to allow Hong Kong jurors to deal with Hong Kong-related cases

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:03am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com HK lawyer expresses doubts about scheme since contracts often based on mainland law Qianhai court to allow Hong Kong jurors A Shenzhen court is to adopt a new jury system that will allow Hong Kong residents to join its legal panel, mainland media reported. The Qianhai District Court will invite Hongkongers to take part in its three-member judging ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1563778/qianhai-court-shenzhen-allow-hong-kong-jurors-deal-hong-kong-related
  4. Hong Kong Education Gets An Overhaul

    Posted May 27th 2014, 03:45pm by Randee Stever

    ... Randee Stever The Hong Kong education system is known for its competitiveness and debate has been strong regarding what some belief to be outdated teaching methods. In the past, students ... education reforms, the result is a new school guide in Hong Kong that gives every student greater access to quality education. Of all the changes introduced into Hong Kong’s education, one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1519896/hong-kong-education-gets-overhaul
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing seeks to soften blow of Hong Kong white paper

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Staff Reporters

    ... Beijing is studying ways to soften the blow that its controversial white paper had on Hong Kong, sources close to the central government said. The sources said that while central government ... the tone and make it more palatable to the Hong Kong public. Mainland officials have held several rounds of "frank" discussions recently with pan-democrats to bridge the gaps between them ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577992/beijing-seeks-ways-soften-blow-white-paper-had-hong-kong-says-sources
  6. Comment

    Hong Kong must find a way to resolve dilemma of mainland visitor numbers

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 12:54pm by Bernard Chan

    ... Bernard Chan Bernard Chan notes the effect of Beijing's crackdown on corruption HK must find a way to resolve dilemma of visitor numbers Recent figures show that Hong Kong ... gift-giving and corruption must play a role. Assuming this is so, it implies that Hong Kong has been benefiting economically from misbehaviour among mainland officials. We all know China's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1578370/hong-kong-must-find-way-resolve-dilemma-mainland-visitor-numbers
  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Should Hong Kong’s employees have the legal right to ask for flexible working terms?

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 12:46pm by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com As Britain fuels debate over non-fixed work hours and locations, one legislator argues Hong Kong should have regulated work hours first Flexible working: is the city ready? Britain has recently introduced a law to the envy of all Hong Kong workers- they now have the legal right to request flexible working hours and locations. While some labour experts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577644/should-hong-kongs-worker-have-legal-right-ask-flexible-working-terms
  8. Bilingual teaching 'breaks Chinese University's law'

    Posted Jan 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Instance, was told yesterday by barrister Denis Chang SC that the bilingual policy violated the Chinese University of Hong Kong's founding ordinance, which stated that Chinese should ... Yvonne Tsui Student seeks judicial review on instruction in English The Chinese University of Hong Kong was accused yesterday in court of breaking its own founding law by introducing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/666924/bilingual-teaching-breaks-chinese-universitys-law
  9. News - Hong Kong - POVERTY

    Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce says no to payments for retirement scheme

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Phila Siu

    ... Kong's most influential business chambers says it opposes any retirement protection scheme that would require employers to inject money. Shirley Yuen, chief executive of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, said the government should be responsible for funding such schemes. "You can imagine that people have reservations about it [asking employers to pay]. In Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577269/hong-kong-general-chamber-commerce-say-no-payments-retirement-scheme
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong Law Society president Ambrose Lam falls on own sword

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:45am by Alex Lo

    ... of the white paper issued by the State Council on Hong Kong's "one country, two systems". He characterised the controversial paper as a "positive" document that reiterated Hong ... are trained to argue both sides. And indeed, you can argue with equal palpability that the white paper is a new threat to Hong Kong or that it's just old hat. Are judges ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1577186/hong-kong-law-society-president-ambrose-lam-falls-own-sword

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