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  1. 'Cool school' forum on pop culture

    Posted Dec 13th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... in Asia. Conference chair Aaron Koh Soon-lee, of the Institute of Education's English department, said: 'We decided to hold this conference in Asia because many of these research studies ... and a department professor, said: 'Many teachers have doubts about the value of popular culture in education and their own knowledge of young people's popular culture interests. 'Effective ...

  2. Students and bosses to meet in pay dispute

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee A meeting between youngsters who have not been paid for conducting surveys for the Hong Kong Institute of Continuing Education and their employers has been arranged by the Labour Department. The institute declined to comment yesterday but said last week that the pollsters were not its employees because the jobs had been outsourced. It said the institute had hired ...

  3. Eco-coffin importer struggling to find a market in city

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... deaths in the city, according to the Immigration Department, an average of 3,330 deaths a month. 'Many people find cardboard coffins not as appealing as wooden coffins, which are shiny ... anything from HK$3,000 to a few million dollars. Green Living Education Foundation chairman Simon Chau Siu-cheong said it was difficult to persuade bereaved families to use cardboard coffins ...

  4. Why you cannot rely on all your friends to turn on the tap when your cash flow dries up

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... of the respondents said they would help family members such as their spouses and siblings. The Chinese University's department of social work analysed the responses statistically and found ... friends.' Former department instructor Terry Leung Tse-fong said some people declined to help because they were unable. The study also found people with religious faith were more ready to help than ...

  5. Morgue worker punished for tipping off funeral firm owner

    Posted Jan 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Joyce Man

    ... Cheung had a low level of education, and was 'simple, perhaps one could say quite dumb', Mr Li said. However, he stressed that a public servant accepting an advantage was a serious ... joined the Department of Health in 1993 and became a morgue worker in 2004. He was earning about HK$11,000 per month. Dominic Lau Kit-yan, chairman of the Funeral Business Association, said ...

  6. Number of murders doubles, but cases of domestic violence fall

    Posted Jan 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... 7,278 cases of domestic violence, down 3.1 per cent. A new measure has been introduced so that social services and related departments can step in and provide advice to victims in such cases ... She called for more education to encourage such people to seek help. It was also important for family members to encourage each other when one of them was upset. The overall crime figure ...

  7. Hong Kong Faces

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... won't get anyone into trouble and we ourselves can benefit,' she says, spelling out her philosophy of life. The veteran artist and educator says that although others may not share her ... of her works also show her concerns about the community. She is now a lecturer at the Hong Kong Art School and Chinese University's department of fine arts. 'I had wanted to become ...



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