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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Patriotism, Hong Kong style

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Kerry Kennedy

    ... are the products of Hong Kong's education system, they come from Hong Kong families and many of them will go to Hong Kong's universities. They are Hong Kong, and they are for Hong Kong ... are not mutually exclusive and such an amalgam probably reflects the feelings of many Hong Kong people. This has been achieved with a "soft" approach to "national education" since 1997 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1051691/patriotism-hong-kong-style
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Critical reflection needed on national education

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... C.K. Yeung says opponents of national education should see past their fear of brainwashing to give Hong Kong's youth a chance to know more about China's history- so they may question and debate it Critical reflection The "brainwashing" tag and the almost sinister overtone that has been attached to national education show just how badly Hong Kong needs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1015488/critical-reflection-needed-national-education
  3. Hong Kong courts disaster with culture of opposition

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... that launching national education in Hong Kong schools is a fool's errand. It would be like employing Muslims to teach the Bible in an Islamic country with the objective of enabling the students ... and will be excruciatingly painful, leaving behind a gaping wound. There are only a handful of scenarios for Hong Kong, a tiny administrative region within China. The first one is what is happening now, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1008417/hong-kong-courts-disaster-culture-opposition
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong identity caught between political reality and insecurity

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by APRIL ZHANG

    ... April Zhang April Zhang looks at the struggles amid fears of a mainland 'invasion' HK identity caught between political reality and insecurity When many Hong Kong people are abroad and are asked where they are from, their answer is usually "Hong Kong". They consciously avoid answering "China". This small thing reflects Hong Kong people's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1062558/hong-kong-identity-caught-between-political-reality-and
  5. Education chief fails his first Tiananmen 'test'

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... took part in the 1989 protests in Hong Kong, said no judgment of the events of June 4 should be drawn until all the facts became available. Ng's remarks agitated some callers to the radio ... Dennis Chong Dennis.chong@scmp.com New education minister Eddie Ng Hak-kim yesterday recalled how he shed tears while watching the Tiananmen Square crackdown, but shrugged off questions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005897/education-chief-fails-his-first-tiananmen-test
  6. Hong Kong blind to China's renaissance

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com We don't like mainland Chinese. It's now very clear. By 'we' I mean Hong Kong Chinese, who are predominantly Cantonese speakers. We don't ... despise poor mainlanders who try to give birth in Hong Kong to gain residency for their children, and occupy our public maternity wards. Others who manage to stay here legally exploit our social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006370/hong-kong-blind-chinas-renaissance
  7. National education needs impartiality

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The need for younger generations to understand more about their country is universal. Some of our neighbouring countries have long included national education in their curriculums. It makes sense for Hong Kong to do the same, especially since the city has been reunified with China for almost 15 years. But this is easier said than done. Having been raised by the British under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001172/national-education-needs-impartiality
  8. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Overseas study offers young education on foreign policy

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by George Chen

    ... offers young education on foreign policy US first lady Michelle Obama is absolutely right about the importance of overseas education, and that is exactly what the sons and daughters of many ... institution on Saturday, Obama said overseas education would allow students from the United States and China to gain a better understanding of the host country and could help convince them ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1455672/overseas-study-offers-young-education-foreign-policy
  9. Education official plays down June 4

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... subject for all schools in Hong Kong. 'Some of the critics are actually just concerned about two questions. First, is this a political brainwash? Second, why not talk about June 4 and about ... Phila Siu A speech given by a high-powered Education Bureau official at a school's graduation ceremony has sparked criticism that she disrespected people who died in the Tiananmen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/970062/education-official-plays-down-june-4
  10. Boarding schools a boon for education system

    Posted Dec 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's aspirations of becoming a regional education centre have been given a considerable boost by the government's suggestion that a range of schools should consider taking ... and international schools to provide boarding facilities. These schools generally impart a high level of English-based education. They- and Hong Kong- have much to gain if the shift is taken up. Boarders ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/665319/boarding-schools-boon-education-system

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