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  1. Boy expelled by ESF wins the right to appeal

    Posted May 26th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford A boy expelled from an English Schools Foundation (ESF) school after a playground scuffle was granted permission yesterday to launch a judicial review into the decision. Mr Justice Michael Hartmann gave approval for the boy, 10, and his parents to fight the ESF's March 26 decision to expel the boy and bar him from ESF schools. In granting leave for a judicial ...

  2. Mother launches writ over expulsion

    Posted May 16th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford A mother whose 10-year-old son was expelled from the English Schools Foundation (ESF) after a playground scuffle has launched legal proceedings to reverse the decision, which ... the boy out of Kennedy School and bar him from all other ESF primary schools. Ms Gately is asking the courts for a judicial review and an order to quash the decision. The writ states the boy ...

  3. Firm sues legislator over school project

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

    ... College. Mr Lam allegedly said 'he was a philanthropist of high social standing' and that he had funded his charitable foundation, which would pick up the school project's ... Peter Brieger Lam Tai-fai lied when he told a construction firm he could afford a HK$61 million extension to a secondary school in Sha Tin, according to a writ filed in the High Court. New ...

  4. 'Head kick' boy let off

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... back to police on Monday. The injured boy plays for a Kitchee Escola team. He was kicked in the head during an under-12s Hong Kong Development League match against the English Schools Foundation Lions at King George V School in Ho Man Tin. Philip Poon Hung-wai, the injured boy's father, said the outcome was not a surprise. 'I feel a little bit disappointed, though I had ...

  5. Ex-teacher admits defrauding school

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A former teacher was yesterday convicted on four fraud charges. Tony Lee Shun-hung, 42, admitted in Eastern Court defrauding Caritas Chai Wan Marden Foundation Secondary School to benefit his brother's business. Lee bought HK$155,500 worth of computer equipment for the school, falsely claiming his brother's firm had the best deal. Sentencing was adjourned ...

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    ESF boy hit taxi while driving dad's car

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com Sixteen-year-old West Island School in court over joyride that ended in crash ESF boy hittaxi whiledrivingdad's car A schoolboy ended up in court after taking his father's company car for a joyride in the early hours of the morning and hitting a parked taxi. Fahim Khan, a 16-year-old pupil at the English Schools Foundation's West ...

  7. HKU puts off law school barrier

    Posted Feb 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com The city's oldest law school has made an apparent U-turn and postponed for two years its plan to tighten requirements for admission to a training programme for lawyers. Controversy over the planned reform came after some students in the University of Hong Kong law school were told by their professors early this month that the university would ...

  8. No case for soccer boy over kick to head

    Posted Apr 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the English Schools Foundation Lions at King George V School in Ho Man Tin. Philip Poon Hung-wai, the father of the injured boy, said the outcome was not a surprise. 'I feel a little bit ...

  9. Celebrity tutor bankrupt after fight against school

    Posted Nov 25th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau, Joyce Man

    ... by collecting students' personal data, publishing advertisements with misleading claims, showing students examination marking schemes and teaching online classes without the school's consent. He had also breached the contract by taking a job at another school within a year of leaving. He is now working with tutorial firm Cantab Education. He said yesterday he missed the court ...

  10. Teacher to pay HK$8m to school

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

    ... schools would not expect their children to be taught such inappropriate language,' he said, stressing that Mr Fan taught English language not 'contemporary trendy dirty Chinese ... Yvonne Tsui Students lied in court out of blind loyalty to their popular English language tutor Karson Oten Fan Karno, who was ordered to pay HK$8.88 million in damages for breaking ...




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