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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF looks to tap Legco's education sector candidates to bring funding to DSS levels

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Facing uncertain future, English schools group rallies parents and education-sector candidates to press for more support from government ESF's new campaign to clinch funding The English Schools Foundation has asked parents to lobby for support among Legislative Council election candidates for an increase in its government funding to match ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION: ANALYSIS

    Hong Kong needs an alternative to national education

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Education Editor linda.yeung@scmp.com It is high time the government stopped wasting effort and came up with a replacement arrangement for the controversial subject NATIONAL EDUCATION PLAN B NEEDED As the campaign against national education outside government headquarters in Admiralty continues to gain momentum, the key issue is what alternatives there are to replace ...

  3. Club warns of fire sale of players

    Posted Jul 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong of an imminent fire sale at St Andrews to stave off a financial meltdown follows the arrest of club owner Carson Yeung Ka-sing this month on charges of money laundering. 'Upon my ... silence since Yeung's arrest. Manager Chris Houghton is already juggling Premier League promotion hopes with a weakened squad after several players left following their relegation. Pannu ...

  4. Fears for liberty bubble to the surface

    Posted Apr 30th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Although human rights remain unscathed since the reversion of Hong Kong to Chinese sovereignty, sceptics and cynics are adamant that people should not take anything ... in the face of closer mainland-Hong Kong relations. But it hardly serves the long-term interests of Hong Kong and the nation if this city is no longer what it used to be. Chris Yeung ...

  5. Political icon urges strength amid adversity

    Posted Jul 07th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung and Ng Kang-chung Anson Chan Fang On-sang has dismissed fears her departure from elective politics will deal a body blow to the pan-democratic camp in September's Legislative Council election. She hoped the democrats would be more united in tougher times, and said she was confident in the wisdom of people using their ballots to elect representatives who could ...

  6. Carol Pang's brave escape from silence

    Posted Apr 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Teenager has made a success out of life despite being born with impaired hearing. Miranda Yeung reports Carol Pang Wai-yung is a star. The 17-year-old Form Six student excels at everything she takes up: she is an ex-Hong Kong rhythmic gymnastics team member, a Grade Eight violinist, and has a scholarship at a prestigious university. She is blessed with talents but has struggled ...

  7. Youth campaign for safe surfing

    Posted Mar 05th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups' u21.hk website has launched an Internet Green Charter to promote a safer internet culture among local students. The Charter, which is part of a wider Internet Green Campaign, has already attracted students from more than 100 schools. Young people who sign the charter promise to practice sensible internet behaviour. ...

  8. HK saturated with highly priced coffee

    Posted Jan 14th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... The competition between the city's coffee shops has grown phenomenally in the last decade, Miranda Yeung reports Every morning Agnes Lee heads to the Starbucks, orders a HK$30-cup ... university student Teresa Yeung, who are prepared to test out McCafe but they know what they like. 'I've tried McDonald's coffee. It's not as good as Starbucks or Pacific Coffee. ...

  9. Democracy 'not in pocket', warns Anson Chan

    Posted Dec 17th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung and Albert Wong Legislator Anson Chan Fang On-sang has urged people not to give up the fight for universal suffrage in 2012 until there is a clear timetable for the implementation of 'one person, one vote'. Mrs Chan, a former chief secretary, has cautioned people to note that neither the central government nor the Hong Kong government has made a commitment ...

  10. The price of attracting new political talent

    Posted Nov 12th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung There is never a good time to propose a pay rise for legislators. And, given the public's generally negative image of our lawmakers, the idea of raising their salaries ... to be unworthy of their rewards, they can always be voted out of office via the ballot box. Chris Yeung is the Post's editor-at-large. ...




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