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  1. Form One classes ruled out for two schools

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Two government-aided primary schools would not be allowed to offer Form One classes this September because of insufficient enrolment, the Education Bureau said yesterday. In spite of the adoption of small-class teaching this year, the two schools failed to attain the minimum enrolment threshold of 16 students. The bureau said the two schools could choose from ...

  2. The East-West class divide

    Posted Jun 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Reviews of new films & DVDs Revolving around the lives of six exceptional students from China, India and the US, 2 Million Minutes explores the growing educational divide between Asian and American kids. Produced by Adam Raney and Chad Heeter, the documentary weaves together interviews with education experts, classroom scenes and the students' views on study ...

  3. Students to play candidates in mock presidential debate

    Posted Nov 01st 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Three local schools will battle it out in a mock-up of the US presidential debate today. The debate was proposed by Giancarlo Lee, a Year 13 student from South Island School. During the two-hour-long debate, at the General Chamber of Commerce, ...

  4. Conference promotes spiritual awareness to boost well-being

    Posted Jun 12th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... president of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, which is dedicated to promoting consciousness education. Citing a pilot study she is conducting in six secondary schools in Canada and the United ... Elaine Yau Teachers have to boost the spiritual education of students to strengthen their emotional well-being, a conference attended by overseas leading philosophers and experts ...

  5. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Savour the future: how to make a plant patty that tastes just like beef

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 04:40pm by Elaine Yau

    ... the livestock industry. "Meat production leaves such a [carbon] footprint. According to the United Nations, it is responsible for more greenhouse gases than the entire transport industry, including ... for the sole purpose of making discoveries." Brown also credits the more relaxed schools in the US for nuturing his creativity. "One thing good about the education system in the US ...

  6. Overseas opportunity

    Posted Oct 26th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... in pursuing further studies in the United States. Studying overseas is a great way for students to learn about other cultures, meet people of different nationalities, and broaden their horizons. ... be currently studying in Form Six orSeven, and have received at least five years of continuous education in a local secondary school. Successful applicants will be granted a scholarship which will help ...

  7. Airline offers high-flying experience for top performers

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... five-day stay in Seattle, in the United States, last summer, he visited the Boeing headquarters and aviation museums. 'One of the tour guides there [in an aviation museum] is a former pilot who fought in the second world war,' said the 19-year-old environmental engineering student from the Institute of Vocational Education (Tsing Yi). 'He explained to us the different ...

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    Crime storeys: property owners battle bid-rigging between estate managers and contractors

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 09:39am by Elaine Yau

    ... 30 commercial units. Long-time resident Chan Chung-ho, a businessman, says many owners felt the proposed renovations were too ostentatious, citing plans to replace fence railings around ... Tenders in rigged bids are often vague, Kung says. For example, stating only that the project is for installation of air-conditioning drainage, but without any information on how the pipes should ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Turning junk into gold: Business booms for Hong Kong vintage goods collectors

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:44am by Elaine Yau

    ... experience. "Lots of young people just want modern things around them. They should know about the educational value of collecting things in an era when so many people are consumed ... is passionate about aviation. We get materials salvaged from decommissioned Royal Air Force planes through contacts in the UK. We get the actual components of the planes, like bomber control units. I am ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    The power of two

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... will also help other young people broaden their visions about the world around them. The pair are fans of the TED (technology, entertainment and design) ideas conferences in the United States ... speakers from fields such as education and youth work, and was attended by 200 students from four schools in Ambur. Anna and Karen credit the help they received from the principal, Franklin Desai, ...




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