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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - INSIGHT

    How to make Hong Kong schools a hub for better health

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:45am by ROBIN CHEUNG

    ... of the integrated education policy, under which special needs students are placed in mainstream schools. Hong Kong has become a regional leader regarding school health promotion On the whole, students ... but in practice, individual schools are free to choose the entry point and level of engagement. Hong Kong, fortunately, has been making its own efforts to promote school health. The Healthy School Award ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Hong Kong's 'hands off' regulations prompt growth in drone flying by amateurs

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by DANNY LEE

    ... increasingly common as cheaper and more innovative technology makes remote-controlled aircraft affordable to the general public. And it's particularly common in Hong Kong, where amateurs ... Kong just over a year ago to take advantage of "hands off" laws. Watch: Team BlackSheep's drone video of Hong Kong "The laws are pretty good because we fly for fun. ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - Reading

    Hong Kong follows Taiwan's lead by teaching life skills alongside academic subjects

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:00pm by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Linda.yeung@scmp.com With so much emphasis on exam results in Hong Kong schools, some educators have followed Taiwan's lead and begun incorporating life skills ... dedication to life education. The trip was organised by the Hong Kong Institute of Education's (HKIEd) Centre for Religious and Spirituality Education, which has been given resources ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - GENDER

    Hong Kong starts to embrace transgender issues

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... As Hong Kong begins to grow more tolerant of transgender issues, one man who started life as a woman tells Kylie Knott his story "I didn't feel trapped in the wrong body, ... but after the 'W' case it seems people want to learn more about transgender issues. "There was a lot of ignorance in Hong Kong. People only associated transgenders with ladyboys ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Mock trials teach students about Hong Kong's legal system

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 10:36am by Andrea Zavadszky

    ... to social issues and social injustice. I am more motivated to help the needy to pursue justice, and more eager to have better exam results," he says, adding that he, too, wants to be a lawyer. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - ALCOHOLISM

    Underage drinking fuels worrying trend in Hong Kong, amid lack of regulation

    Posted May 13th 2014, 09:22am by Charley Lanyon

    ... that they drank alcohol. However, there is a dearth of long-term research on underage drinking in Hong Kong, and the lack of credible statistics has been a major hindrance for groups tackling the issue ... drinking,” he says. “We have a civic responsibility as a society to ensure this shouldn’t continue.” Underage drinking is a problem all over the world, although Hong Kong is luckier in many ways. ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Sophia Law Suk-mun is determined to bring back art made by boatpeople in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 12:18pm by Kylie Knott

    ... Kylie Knott Sophia Law wants to retrieve works created by boatpeople for archiving in Hong Kong, writes Kylie Knott Pursuer of the lost art Sophia Law Suk-mun flicks through her iPad ... boatpeople living in Hong Kong's many detention centres between 1988 and 1991. The spotlight was on the Whitehead Detention Centre, one of the most crowded refugee camps during the 1980s ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong students encouraged to apply for Rhodes Scholarships

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:36am by Nora Tong

    ... Conn. The risk in a place like Hong Kong is that it is too conservative Charles Conn "We look for people who have started things or who have led student organisations. We hope they will use ... are and who want change- particularly in a place like Hong Kong where there is palpable parental pressure purely on academics. "The risk in a place like Hong Kong is that it is too conservative. ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - REFLECTIONS

    Reflections: nurturing creative talent is key to Hong Kong's future

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:36am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Our future depends on fostering home-grown creative talent Much has been written about the onslaught of mainland visitors in Hong Kong: in shopping malls, ... Hong Kong doing research graduate degrees here; this is in line with international practice and intended to attract the best talent worldwide. Attracting talented students to come ...

  10. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Will Gordon Ramsay and Jamie Oliver's new Hong Kong restaurants signal Asia expansion?

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:01am by Mischa Moselle

    ... creations  Michael van Warmelo, executive chef at Concept Creations, which operates mid-market Spanish, Peruvian and Greek restaurants, says price is always an issue in Hong Kong and running ... for their businesses Opening season British celebrity chefs Gordon Ramsay and Jamie Oliver are opening new restaurants in Hong Kong in what could be the start of moves to expand their restaurant empires ...




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