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  1. A product of our sick, crumbling society

    Posted May 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they are the product of this sick society. He who is completely innocent, please cast the first stone. Lau Nai-keung is a Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference delegate ... Lau Nai-keung Editors of Chinese University's student journal, after being exposed for publishing pornographic material related to incest and sex with animals, received a warning from ...

  2. Honours and well wishes come from friends, societies and the chief executive

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and generous contribution to society, the government awarded him the Grand Bauhinia Medal in 1998. 'On his 100th birthday, the chief executive would like to wish Sir Run Run long life and good ... Society chairman Charles Lee Yeh-kwong said Sir Run Run had boosted cultural vitality, public spirit and commitment to Hong Kong in his role as a founder of the Hong Kong Arts Festival. 'His ...

  3. cafe society

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... to Hong Kong people. Found on practically every street in Hong Kong and most Chinese emigrant destinations, these cafes have menus that seldom change. In a way it is reassuring that, despite the city's internationalism, Hong Kong Chinese are as parochial as any other ethnic group when it comes to food. Chinese writer Lin Yutang was right; patriotism is basically nostalgia for the tastes ...

  4. Condemned to life in society's margin

    Posted Jan 20th 2007, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... how this approach goes horribly wrong. Non-Chinese-speaking pupils from a number of ethnic backgrounds suffer from a range of serious problems. Many are denied the chance to develop because ... to the controversy over Deputy Secretary Bernadette Linn Hon-ho's comments to Legco. Has the Education and Manpower Bureau established that students who study GCSE Chinese can gain acceptance to Hong ...

  5. Tragedy, triumph: a mirror of society

    Posted Sep 15th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... A driving Forse at Island School captures first 40 years. Liz Gooch reports Had they been consulted, Chinese astrologers would surely not have deemed September 19, 1967, an auspicious date ... While there were a few Malay, Singaporean and Taiwanese Chinese children, Mr Forse remembers how difficult it was for local Chinese to join the school. 'Island School has changed from being ...

  6. The inflation threat to Hu's harmonious society

    Posted Sep 28th 2007, 12:00am by James Dorn

    ... but housing is underweighted. Moreover, some consumer goods are still subject to price controls. Yi Xianrong, an economist at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, is correct to argue that 'a ... to create the harmonious society and all-round development that China's leaders want. James Dorn is a China specialist at the Cato Institute and vice-president for academic affairs ...

  7. Decency rulings should reflect HK society

    Posted May 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... From various angles, the furore over the sex survey published by Chinese University students is an unfortunate affair. No one involved is emerging from it particularly well ... an upholder of essential Hong Kong freedoms. A review of the way it carries out its work is sorely needed to ensure its decisions reflect the whole of Hong Kong society. ...

  8. Working from home not even a remote possibility for Hong Kong's office society

    Posted Mar 21st 2007, 12:00am by Stuart Wolfendale

    ... will gossip. It's the Chinese culture,' she said. In Hong Kong, there is every reason in the world to want to go to work, rather than stay at home with your files and documents. Everybody ... society is the only society they have. The last thing they want is to be stuck alone at home with a PC. A senior partner in an engineering firm who has the freedom to order his day exactly as he ...

  9. Poll shows rise in Chinese identity among young

    Posted Jun 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu The number of Hong Kong teenagers identifying themselves as Chinese Hongkongers has risen in the past decade, a poll has found. Today's young people also agreed that China ... people after a similar poll was conducted in 1996 of 9,226 students, where the average age was 15. Pollsters say that 22 per cent of the teenagers called themselves Chinese Hongkongers, up from ...

  10. letters

    Posted Oct 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Competing in English in a Chinese school School life is colourful and vibrant. Ever since I went to school, I have participated in many types of extra-curricular activities. I belonged to various clubs, including the Drama Club, Athletic Club and English Society, and took part in numerous competitions. I also served as head prefect, a monitor, and a librarian. Most of the positions ...




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