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  1. letters

    Posted Nov 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to islands dispute I am writing in response to Chan Yin-yan's letter ('A show of strength by Japan', October 22), commenting on the Diaoyu Islands dispute. She said 'China has ...

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    Islands hold key to education crisis

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Building schools on outlying islands can fix education woes Hong Kong is facing a crisis in primary education. No other topic has the ability to turn the faces of Hongkongers red ... is to build more schools on the outlying islands. What we have lost on Hong Kong Island is space, space that is readily available on several of the outlying islands. It is inexpensive space, free from ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean schools to teach about Dokdo islands dispute

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korean children will be taught about Dokdo chain, which is also claimed by Japan Young get lessons on islands dispute South Korean schoolchildren will receive mandatory classes explaining the nation's claims to ownership of a set of islands that are also claimed by Japan, the education ministry says. Beginning this year, all schools ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF makes public plea for Island School site

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... for Island School site The English Schools Foundation has made a public appeal for a "solution" to redevelop its ageing Island School after the board decided to drop a plan to rebuild ... Welcoming abandonment of the Quarry Bay plan, Civic Party legislator Dr Kenneth Chan Ka-lok, who represents the Hong Kong Island constituency, said it had been "poorly planned" and had ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, January 22, 2013

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced that there is no room for negotiation on the issue of the sovereignty of the Diaoyu Islands. Are the bare islands in the middle of nowhere really so ...

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    Letters to the Editor, February 5, 2013

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... arbitration by an independent panel? On the other hand, China's claim on the Diaoyu Islands is backed by strong historical proof. Would it not be better for China to accept international arbitration on both its South China Sea and its Daioyu Islands claims? If it does that, and Japan refuses arbitration, then we will know who has a weak case. Alex Woo, Tsim Sha Tsui   One-child policy ...

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    Letters to the Editor, November 8, 2012

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... this city have shown their support for the country's claims over the Diaoyu Islands. Lu Ping should recognise the contributions that have been made by Hongkongers. M.L. Fong, Wong Tai Sin ... that we only have permission to sell poppies on the streets of Hong Kong Island. Two other charities will also be holding a flag day, one in the New Territories and one in Kowloon. Regarding ...

  8. West Island wins maths contest

    Posted Mar 07th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Island School won the grand Warry Cup, and Hong Kong International School came in second. The award for the best individual competitor went to Alexander Cooke of the ESF's South Island ...

  9. Island School student on top of the world

    Posted Mar 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau A student at Hong Kong's Island School has scored the highest grade in the world in an international exam in English, the school said. Christopher Lee Pak-to, 15, was crowned number one in the Cambridge IGCSE First Language English exam. The science student, who was born in Canada and returned to Hong Kong when he was a baby, said he was surprised ...

  10. Lantau school denies HK$1 land abuse claim

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com An international school on Lantau has accused the Ombudsman of making a groundless allegation that it cheated on its previous non-profit-making status to take advantage of a HK$1 plot of state land. Lantau Internatio ...




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