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  1. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Qianhai as the 'Connecticut' of the PRD

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... not Qianhai as the 'Connecticut' of the PRD? An association of Hong Kong stockbrokers has agreed to co-operate with the authority administering Qianhai- a 15-square kilometre special zone ... business in New York either congratulate themselves on having long moved out of Manhattan or are grousing at being stuck there. Why not make it the "Connecticut" of the Pearl River Delta? ...

  2. Perfect harmony

    Posted Jun 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is associate conductor of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and a frequent guest conductor worldwide, will marry in New Haven, Connecticut, on July 30, followed by a Chinese reception in Hong Kong ...

  3. Filmmaker seeks independent vision

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Unlike most filmmakers who focus only on shooting commercial movies, Lo Chun-yip chose also to work in independent films about politics. As a secondary school student, Lo- ... films. How did you get started with video production? In Form Six, I got the chance to edit a video for a school event. My father taught me how to do it. That was my first encounter with video ...

  4. Ronnie Chan shoots his mouth off and hits himself in the foot

    Posted Jul 18th 2010, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of the bankrupted Enron Corporation when he shoots off his mouth. It's the rare occasion that Ronnie finds something to like in his hometown. Let's run through some of his complaints, starting ...

  5. We need better local education system rather than more international schools

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Once again you have drawn the attention of the public to the educational needs in Hong Kong with the editorial ('Harrow school deal too generous', June 15). As the Education Bureau considers that there is a need for more international schools in Hong Kong to meet a demand, it is important to have a clear definition of what it is to be an 'international' ...

  6. School hunt starts early

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... it is to be lucky in life. Nonetheless, I firmly believe luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity, as the popular saying goes. Finding a good international school or simply a good and respectable school in Hong Kong requires a lot of research, legwork and even social networking, all of which will hopefully help you to be prepared when opportunity knocks. I went to an international ...

  7. Harrow school deal too generous

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... school in Hong Kong is a clear example. Taxpayers have to provide a HK$273 million interest-free loan for the construction of the Harrow International School Hong Kong. This is on top ... and collusion are frowned upon in our society these days. There is no doubt a shortage of international school places is driving expatriates elsewhere in the region and therefore threatens ...

  8. Locals left behind in school choices

    Posted Jun 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong's competitive education system makes sending children to the best schools a priority for many parents. Children are often forced to take expensive music, dance and sports lessons in order to impress the selectors at the preferred school. Some families even splash out on living temporarily in prime districts where there are openings at elite schools. But competition ...

  9. Quake school given HK$4m to be demolished

    Posted May 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com A secondary school in Sichuan that was rebuilt using about HK$4 million in Hong Kong donations after the 2008 earthquake is to be demolished, reportedly to make way for a luxury residential complex. Mianyang Zijing Minzu School, located in the hard-hit quake zone of Mianyang, received about HK$2 million each from the Hong Kong government ...

  10. school news

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joint School Science Exhibition Preparation Committee The 45th Joint School Science Exhibition Preparation Committee held its Walkathon 2012 in Sha Tin on March 18. More than 200 students ... as a souvenir of the walkathon and to remind them about the Joint School Science Exhibition to be held in late August. Besides raising money, the walkathon gave the committee members a chance to share ...




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