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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Suu Kyi keen to visit Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 11:26am

    ... Staff reporter Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader, Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is keen for ties between Myanmar, Hong Kong and the mainland to grow closer. Suu Kyi told a visiting educational delegation on Tuesday that she would love to visit Hong Kong and meet the city’s students. “Whenever I meet young people, I feel myself back in the days when I was just like them,” she ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Opponents of national education parade democracy statue

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan, LO WEI, Dennis Chong, Jennifer Cheng, Stuart Lau

    ... of the statue at 10pm, borrowed from the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China, brought loud cheers from the 8,000 people organisers said were gathered there. The General Secretary of the Baptist Convention of Hong Kong, the Reverend Peter Tsui, showed up at 10.15pm to back the protesters. He said the government should withdraw the subject, and the Baptist ...

  3. Democracy lessons

    Posted Apr 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to prominence for advocating a quicker pace of democratisation in Hong Kong is mounting a high-profile opposition to a bill that would allow representatives of staff, parents and alumni to have a say ... as it is for any organisation. Given a choice, our officials would probably scrap the Legislative Council so the policies they have formulated for the good of Hong Kong could be implemented without being ...

  4. Zen favours democracy, just not for his church

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Hong Kong's chief executive. Speaking at Yuen Long Catholic Secondary School, Cardinal Zen said the Catholic faith might be endangered if left to the vagaries of democracy. 'The duty ... Beijing and the Vatican. 'But whether we [in Hong Kong] will be able to help depends on whether or not they want it,' he added. The cardinal-designate was speaking yesterday against ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Where's Hong Kong's diversity pledge?

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Kerry Kennedy

    ... Kerry Kennedy says ethnic minorities in Hong Kong won't see their potential fully developed- for their own benefit and society's- if multiculturalism remains a policy ... estrangement and help ethnic minorities, especially the younger generation, integrate into the local community". Does this mean Hong Kong is likely to see the endorsement of multiculturalism ...

  6. I speak from the heart, chief says of his democracy gaffe

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such as the Cultural Revolution. The comment drew criticism from across the political spectrum. 'I think Hong Kong people are very forgiving, if I humbly recognise my mistakes, ie: my inappropriate ... pressure after making improper comments. 'Hong Kong people know me well. They know when there is something I insist on, sometimes I talk too fast or say too much, but all that I say is from my ...

  7. Democracy group is casting its net wider

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... of secondary students to form the union as a new channel to fight for democracy. The union was originally called the Hong Kong Secondary Students Concerning Article 23. This was set up a week before ... Union called for the chief executive and the legislature to be directly elected. They said the proposed security laws should not be enacted until Hong Kong has a democratic government. The group ...

  8. Democracy can drag schools out of the past

    Posted May 29th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... democracy in Hong Kong. Sponsoring bodies will enjoy a built-in majority. As for the rest, it will be up to all those who care about education to participate. The best principals should have dynamic ... Teaching has come a long way in Hong Kong, but the traditional tyranny of school management persists. It's time for parents, teachers and the community to have a say too, argues ...

  9. Statue row a matter of free speech, not politics

    Posted Jun 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Statues may be mute but they can be evocative. Given Sun Yat-sen's Hong Kong connections, the erection of a statue of the founder of the Chinese republic at Baptist University last ... students to bring a statue of the Goddess of Democracy onto campus after a vigil for victims of the June 4 crackdown. The university originally cited the principle of political neutrality ...

  10. HKU democracy wall attacked amid rising June 4 tensions

    Posted Apr 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... of Hong Kong's democracy wall vandalised this week. Student union spokesman Arthur Cheng Fing-hin said the attacks were disturbing and came as the union was investigating the disappearance ... wall. 'We won't be taking any real precautions. We just want people to be tolerant and respect the views of others, which is what Hong Kong is all about.' The vandalism comes two ...




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