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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Sing Tao boss Charles Ho gets Grand Bauhinia Medal in city honours list

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 03:54am by Phila Siu

    ... the English Schools Foundation and the Securities and Futures Commission, also receives the silver star. "I have not thought about getting an honour and so I was taken by surprise. I see ...

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    Ten 'warriors' win award for beating the odds

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... learned in March that her cancer had returned. An inspirational speaker for the Children's Cancer Foundation, she addresses students at universities and secondary schools. "[The ... either," she said. Another awardee, Cusson Lee Chun-fai, 26, completed his university degree despite living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. His achievements include passing the A-level English ...

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    Adventurer gives French lessons any time, anywhere

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 07:07am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... people come from other schools," Poinas said. "They come to us because when you have a lesson every Thursday at 6pm and at the end of the month you've been to only one class, you ... you," Poinas said. "If you speak in English you're going to have a bad time there." ...

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    Teaching was always passion for Maryknoll nun

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 04:51pm by Ruby Leung

    ... Ennobles”. One theme of the documentary is the “spirit of giving”, said Houlihan, who started work teaching English, scripture and home economics at the school in 1955. It was a wonderful opportunity ... the establishment of Maryknoll Convent School with five more schools and a hospital in the city, and also help lay the foundations for Hong Kong’s social welfare system. Houlihan, who served as principal ...

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    Tin Shui Wai theatre group gets in on the act of healing

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... problems because of it, and now works as a saleswoman. Her son, 15, is studying in a mainstream secondary school. Another troupe member, Norman Pang Wai-man, lost his five taxis and 10 properties ... by the Kadoorie Charitable Foundation, will end in March. But Lo says she wants it to continue, perhaps in other forms, such as a photography workshop or a micro-movie studio. "Maybe we can publish ...

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    Planning to have a baby in Hong Kong? That'll cost you HK$5.5m

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... of 22, according to a pro-government think tank- assuming the child goes to private school and secures a subsidised degree. For a "no-frills" approach, meaning the child will receive a publicly funded education, the cost plummets to HK$980,000. In contrast, when a child goes to university overseas, the cost rises to HK$6.87 million, said the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Ex-banker helps Aids villages build a solid foundation

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 05:14pm by Annemarie Evans

    ... Heng Foundation. Since then 16,000 children from central China whose lives have been adversely affected by HIV/Aids have had the chance of an education. The foundation currently supports 9,000 ... in Hong Kong before attending high school in San Francisco, where his first experience of Aids was when his high school teacher died. He spent eight years as an investment banker in New York ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Women's Commission has become about 'cocktails and receptions', blasts Anson Chan

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Christy Choi

    ... way they see fit." She said the commission had been working in conjunction with other women's groups in petitioning for better after-school child care for working parents. Some schools, she said, had already begun to operate longer hours to cater for this. Organisations that should be natural allies of the commission were also critical. "They're not forward ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Peter Woo's charity helps equip less academic teens for work and life

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Staff Reporter

    ... after leaving school. The boss of the Wheelock conglomerate is pushing his pet project, an ongoing effort to help pupils for whom higher education is a remote possibility. Next month, Woo- ... to empower 150,000 pupils in about 150 secondary schools. It is estimated that about 95 per cent of those pupils will be unable to get into colleges. The project costs HK$500 million to operate over ...

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    Needy children in Hong Kong benefit from English programme

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO, Jennifer Ngo

    ... to improve their English with after-school tutoring, online teaching and by improving the home environment of those who live in subdivided flats. The survey, which was conducted last month ... Shirley Zhao and Jennifer Ngo After eight months, a survey finds participants have much better skills and are more confident Needy children benefit from English programme An English ...




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