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  1. News - Hong Kong - RETROSPECTIVE

    Mong Kok: 50 vibrant years in Hong Kong's crowded corner

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 09:36am

    ... tear gas at demonstrators in Admiralty, prompting supporters of the Occupy Central civil disobedience movement to occupy Nathan Road, Mong Kok's core. We've dug into the Post archives ...

  2. Lifestyle

    How helicopter pilots helped build Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 10:28am by Charley Lanyon

    ... of flight experience behind her, Baggaley is the only pilot in Heliservice certified for every type of flying in Hong Kong: The Civil Aviation Department requires pilots to qualify to fly each type ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Is boarding school right for your child?

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 05:38pm by Linda Yeung

    ... prosecutions, convictions relating to children not on the school roll, civil actions, and police investigations leading to arrests but no charges. The ISC says most offences took place decades ago ... Burgess advises parents to check on school websites the official reports by the Independent Schools Inspectorate, with authorisation from the Education Department. One covers academic results, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Arts scene takes cue from Occupy movement

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 06:07am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Arts scene takes cue from Occupy creativity The Occupy Central protests have had an unexpected effect: the past month of civil disobedience has unleashed creativity and a yearning for free space among the youngsters who have participated. And that has prompted some in the arts world to come up with new strategies for their events. The first ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Dot 2 Dot is a director's love letter to Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 05:37pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... In real life, it belonged to my grandfather." The second relates to a disaster involving the Daimaru Department Store that used to be located in Causeway Bay, one that took the life of Chung's aunt in the film. "The gas explosion in 1972 took two victims. One was a fireman and the other was a Daimaru employee- my aunt," he says. Daimaru Department Store's presence ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - INSIGHT

    School councils can help students learn to become our future leaders

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 05:38pm by ROBIN CHEUNG

    ... actions and the civil society, clearly no teaching package or laboratory can match authentic environments, such as public places. However, I am not advocating it as a regular way of doing so. ... support. All these skills involve emotional and civic maturity- things student leaders should be striving for. The meaning of civil disobedience should also be examined, too; students need to know ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    How Hong Kong's urban light pollution creates 'mini jet lag'

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 05:19am by GDN

    ... creates 'mini jet lag' Astronomer Dr Jason Pun Chun-shing of the University of Hong Kong's department of physics has been studying light pollution for nearly a decade. He says ... touted as the most light-polluted city in the world- a view supported by a recent study from Pun and his department, Hong Kong Night Sky Brightness Monitoring Network (NSN), which measured ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    What insomniac fruit flies tell us about the importance of a good sleep

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 05:19am by Martin Williams

    ... are sleep underachievers, with a 2012 study led by Dr Wong Wing-sze, an associate professor at the department of psychological studies at the Hong Kong Institute of Education, reporting that some ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Gallery owner takes it personally in signing up artists

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 11:32pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... they fit into the cultural movement of their time. These are lessons she has been sharing with students at universities and in local schools since being approached by the Education Department ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books

    Hong Kong's literary festival offers a packed programme of foreign and local writers

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 11:32pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... women into marrying. Hong Fincher is the first American to receive a PhD from the department of sociology at Beijing's Tsinghua University. She also holds a master's degree in East ...




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