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  1. Nothing compares to a metaphor

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Secondary School chose the more subtle, but deadly accurate, metaphor. And, in this case, victory went to the metaphor. It was the first round of the 13th Nesta-SCMP Debating Competition, with Pentecostal supporting the motion 'Hong Kong teenagers are too attached to electronic gadgets' and Fukien arguing against it. The debate took place on Monday at Fukien Secondary School ...

  2. Nuclear debate grows heated

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Kau Yan College and SKH Lam Kau Mow Secondary School met in the third round of the 13th Nesta-SCMP Debating Competition to debate on the motion: 'Nuclear power (fission) should have a place in Hong Kong's future.' Kau Yan College supported the motion and SKH Lam Kau Mow Secondary School opposed it. The debate at Kau Yan College in Tai Po, on May 29, ...

  3. Young ones debate

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Debating in English will no longer be the preserve of secondary and university students. Some local primary schools are getting their students to start debating in English. The first primary debating tournament was organised on June 30 by the Native English Speaking Teachers' Association at Kwun Tong Government Primary School. Eight schools took part. St ...

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    Romney to pledge to fix troubled US immigration system

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 01:17pm by Reuters in Los Angeles

    ... Reuters in Los Angeles Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will pledge to Hispanics on Monday that if elected he will fix the troubled US immigration system in an appeal to a rising voter bloc that overwhelmingly favours Democratic President Bar ...

  5. Strengths and flaws of our city

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei CUHKFAA Chan Chun Ha Secondary School and Po Kok Secondary School battled in the second round of the 13th Nesta-SCMP Debating Competition. The schools debated the motion: 'Hong Kong is a great place to live.' Chan Chun Ha argued for the motion and Po Kok was against it. The debate took place on May 7 at Chan Chun Ha and was adjudicated by Wendy Ng from Po ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ENTERTAINMENT

    TV hosts Bill O’Reilly, Jon Stewart tangle in mock debate

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 01:14pm by Associated Press in Washington

    ... Associated Press in Washington There were all the trappings of a high-octane presidential debate: the over-the-top declarations, the pre-practised zingers and the schmaltzy appeals ... at The George Washington University marked their first head-to-head debate. Appearing wholly presidential in dark jackets and face make-up under a sign reading “Yum, this banner tastes like freedom”, ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Romney returns to campaign trail after VP debate

    Posted Oct 13th 2012, 06:23pm by Agence France-Presse in Lancaster, Ohio

    ... doors to prepare for a crucial debate. The first head-to-head debates of the race have shaken up the campaign arithmetic, and given Romney and vice-presidential running mate Paul Ryan momentum as they roll into the last weeks before November 6. Until Obama’s lackluster first debate last week, the Democrat looked to be on course for victory, with a narrow lead over the Republican in national ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    ‘De-Sinofication’ debate re-emerges in HK

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 01:22pm by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Attempts to “de-Sinofy” Hong Kong are becoming all too familiar, according to a Beijing-loyalist businessman who warned on Wednesday against efforts to turn it into a city-state. Lew Mon-hung, a delegate to the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, made the comments during a debate on RTHK radio with Dr Horace Chin Wan-kan, a scholar who has called ...

  9. For argument's sake

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Happily, not for Yana Peel. As the Hong Kong chief executive of Britain-based debate organiser Intelligence Squared, she's one of the more visible people involved in the revival of the oldest intellectual sparring format of all. Speakers propose and oppose a motion, there are questions from the audience, and then there's a vote, and that's it. With debate titles ranging from ...




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