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  1. Young debaters shine at international event

    Posted Jul 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ben Allen During a week of vigorous competition, the Hong Kong debating team shone again on the world stage in the Heart of Europe Debating Championships 2011 held in the Czech Republic. The squad, which was split into two teams of five, faced strong opposition from other teams in the first eight preliminary rounds. Topics for debates ranged from nuclear power to immigration policy. ...

  2. HK debate team makes top 16

    Posted Sep 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ben Allen Hong Kong always makes it to the top 16 teams in the world for schools debating, and this year was no different. The team returned from the World Schools Debating Championships in Dundee, Scotland, last month as quarter-finalists. The team got off to a rocky start at the competition, losing two out of the first four debates. But after an excursion to the Edinburgh arts ...

  3. A chance to watch inter-school finals

    Posted Mar 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The finals of the 10th Nesta-SCMP Inter-School Debating Competition sponsored by the Hong Kong Jockey Club will be held at 5pm today at Baptist University Shek Mun Campus. If you'd like to watch it, contact Nesta-SCMP debating co-ordinator Stan Dyer at debating@nesta.hk ...

  4. Valley hang on to beat Macau after debatable red card

    Posted Apr 11th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Michael Fraser scored a hat-trick as 10-man Asahi Valley defeated Macau 4-2 to book the last berth in the Super League in an eventful match where the drama continued even after the game had ended with angry Macanese umpire Carlos Rosario refu ...

  5. Disputed Crown's Gift win may end debate on weight

    Posted Apr 05th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken in Macau Crown's Gift, who headed towards the Hong Kong Mile in December, probably ended the big weight allowance for Macau horses in the interport races after surviving a desperate finish and a protest to again prove the thorn in Hong Ko ...

  6. Debating team REACHES TOP 16

    Posted Feb 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui The Hong Kong schools debating team made it into the top 16 at the 2005 World Schools Debating Championships in Calgary, Canada, but lost to Ireland 3-0 in the octo-finals. Led by coach Sam Greenland from the English Schools Foundation, the six-member team comprised Perry Ge (Sha Tin College), Emily Zhang (Diocesan Girls' School), Greg Forse (Island School), Daniel ...

  7. The Brain Game

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Marvin Chung Man-ting is the winner of last round's debate. He won all three rounds and becomes the ultimate winner. He will get a Nokia 5200 mobile phone worth HK$1,898. ...

  8. HK speakers take place among best in the world

    Posted May 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ben Allen When Hong Kong first took part in the World Individual Debating and Public Speaking Championships in Germany three years ago, the team didn't really have any goals. We were ... also did well, coming runner-up in the 'world in debating' category. He spoke about nuclear power and global warming. James Lo, of Diocesan Boys' School, was the sole Hong Kong ...

  9. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Andy Murray completes golden era's 'Big Four', insists Djokovic

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... It has been an ongoing debate in the tennis world- does the current "golden era" for the game feature a "Big Three" or a "Big Four" including Andy Murray? Some have ... said of the debate. "Andy was always part of that group of the top players. For about the last four, five years he's been in top four in the world. Now he has won the Olympic Games. ...

  10. A dressing down for Olympic garb

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... supposed to steer clear of politics and even soothe diplomatic tensions. Surely we should refrain from being drawn too deep into this debate, especially given today's globalised fashion ...




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