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  1. Should the government subsidise students from low-income families to participate in extra-curricular activities?

    Posted Dec 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... activities. Schools should also provide a transport allowance to these underprivileged students. Such subsidies would help create equal opportunities for all students, regardless of their social background. Shruti Srinivasan won the first round of the debate Kevin Kung, 18, Ying Wa College Students from families who receive Comprehensive Social Security Assistance enjoy a government subsidy ...

  2. Lack of help for poor children under fire

    Posted Jan 01st 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... issues, including combating child labour, dealing with Comprehensive Social Security Assistance and for the lack of recreational facilities for students. It scored zero for failing to introduce a comprehensive policy on problems confronting children, neglect of their rights and failure to establish an independent children's ombudsman. The government scored two points for the present ...

  3. social injustice

    Posted Jun 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Reading comprehension 1 Which of the following is not true about Qian Mingqi? a. He bombed three Linchuan government buildings within 27 minutes on the morning of May 26. b. He owned ... disrespectful to the nation's leaders. Answers: Reading comprehension: 1. c, 2. a, 3. d Vocabulary: 1. compensation, 2. civilians, 3. anti-government slogans ...

  4. Question of the week: Should the government implement 12 years of free education?

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... low-income families with financial support through the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance, which covers education costs until the end of secondary school. The new policy is mainly aimed ...

  5. school security

    Posted Jun 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Reading comprehension Answer the following questions: 1 Why did Sam Goodman and Leia Clancy lead a walkout when they came back to their classroom one day? a. They were angry about what one ... 2 He................ into my party yesterday without an invitation. 3 My mother said that if I keep on....................., I will be grounded. Answers: Reading comprehension: 1. d, 2. a, 3. b, 4. ...

  6. Student subsidy unfair to middle class: lawmaker

    Posted May 27th 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... for all. The one-off grant, costing about HK$570 million in total, is expected to benefit 570,000 students- from kindergarten to university- who are receiving Comprehensive Social Security Assistance or student financial assistance. However, education sector lawmaker Cheung Man-kwong said the arrangement was unfair to the middle class. 'Most taxpayers are middle class- ...

  7. Information

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Venue Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall Date This Friday, 8pm Admission HK$600, HK$400, HK$200. (50 per cent discount for senior citizens aged 60 and above, people with disabilities, full-time students, Comprehensive Social Security Assistance recipients and Piano Teacher's Circle membership card holders. Twenty per cent discount for each group of four or more tickets) ...

  8. Comprehensive proof of Finnish excellence

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... if the comprehensive model is to work. At Jakomaki they said it would be impossible with classes of 38 to 40, common in Hong Kong secondary schools. 'You would need two teachers and an assistant to make ... we help each other,' said Toni, 15, a student at Jakomaki Comprehensive School in the capital, Helsinki. But until the mid-1970s, Finland's students were tested and segregated ...

  9. Rehab students 'from low-income families'

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The family income of 80 per cent of students at a drug rehabilitation college- where 90 per cent of the students have their fees paid by public assistance- is under HK$15,000, welfare chief Patrick Nip Tak-kuen said. The other students at the Christian Zheng Sheng College had special circumstances justifying the payment of Comprehensive Social Security Assistance, his ...

  10. student politics

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Reading comprehension Answer the following questions 1 According to Nicky Wong Chun-kin, why did students at City University vote against the student union's cabinet? a. The students ... without her, or wear jeans during the week. 3 Most members of the_____________ have a similar view on this issue- I think they want to please the voters. Answers: Reading comprehension: 1. c, 2. ...




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