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  1. Further education frustration

    Posted Feb 01st 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Reviews of new films & DVDs Many teenagers dream of heading off to college, but if parents are over-protective, overbearing, and not yet ready to let go of their child, it can be a nightmare. In College Road Trip, Melanie Porter (Raven-Sy ...

  2. George Bush. Position held: president of the United States

    Posted Jan 20th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin, Sunny Tse

    ... about how much the mainland's growth relies on the United States. grade: C+ War George invaded Iraq after terrorists destroyed New York's Twin Towers. A popular decision in the US ... hesitate to spend a further r US$10 billion on crises such as the tsunami in Indonesia or the Sichuan earthquake. grade: A- Education George began his term on a high note, spending billions ...

  3. Flu scare will keep primary schools shut: education chief

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong All primary schools and kindergartens will remain closed and secondary schools will begin their summer breaks earlier, once examinations are finished, the education minister announced yesterday as the city's swine flu count rose to 408, with 60 new cases. Secretary for Education Michael Suen Ming-yeung said: 'After consulting the Department of Health, ...

  4. Integrated education failing to make the grade

    Posted Oct 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... properly managed education in which students from all backgrounds are taught together is a solid starting point. Hong Kong embraced the internationally recognised approach of what is known as integrated education five years ago. Maintaining a policy of confining students from ethnic minority groups and those with different physical and mental needs to special schools was finally seen ...

  5. Row over who gets drug test results

    Posted Jul 10th 2009, 12:00am by Ada Lee, Agnes Lam

    ... The Education Bureau said the purpose of drug testing was not to penalise students but to enable early intervention if they have a problem. A spokesman for the narcotics division of the Security Bureau ...

  6. Education system fails those most in need

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng The overall quality of Hong Kong's education, and the system itself, leave a lot to be desired. Genuine reforms could be their saviour. The 3-3-4 education reform, being implemented this academic year, is expected to drastically alter the educational landscape, and we have yet to see what benefits it will bring. However, before we even get a chance to see any ...

  7. Secondary schools may close early for summer

    Posted Jun 16th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Ella Lee

    ... imported cases were from Thailand, the United States and Canada. Dr Tsang warned that the new swine flu virus had taken root across the city. The six local newly confirmed patients live ...

  8. letters

    Posted Jan 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... students' horizons and sharpen their competitive edge. The current education system hinders their overall development. Liberal studies consists of many sections, including personal development, ... and the election of Barack Obama as US president. Liberal studies better prepares students for university education. In addition, the subject is becoming more important globally. Hong Kong, ...

  9. Hollywood West

    Posted May 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Kavita Daswani

    ... for the camera, the media erupted. The directors of the Miss California pageant investigated her because she had signed a contract stating she had never been photographed 'nude or partially ... Americans are unable to do so because, uh, some people out here in our nation don't have maps, and I believe that our education, like such as South Africa and um, the Iraq, everywhere like, ...

  10. Students speak out against training

    Posted Sep 29th 2009, 12:00am by Zhao Jingming

    ... Zhao Jingming On September 4, two students from Guangdong University of Technology were diagnosed with swine flu. They were the first student cases in Guangzhou and were rushed to University Town Hospital. After one day of treatment, their condition had s ...




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