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  1. Exam errors may be probed

    Posted Sep 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani The ombudsman is considering whether to investigate the blunder that resulted in pupils receiving the wrong grades for their English-language Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examinations last month. Alice Tai Yuen-ying said she had sought information from the Examinations and Assessment Authority and received its response on Wednesday. A panel was studying ...

  2. Minority children may get Chinese courses

    Posted Jul 31st 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... required by the current [Hong Kong Certificate of Education] examination, so it has been suggested that we ought to have a different syllabus for them to learn the language for daily use.' ... Cantonese lessons would be useful for permanent residents, planners say A new Chinese language course for children of Hong Kong's ethnic minority groups is being considered ...

  3. Blind woman accuses government of job discrimination

    Posted Sep 14th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... sector, but inflexibility in qualification requirements made it difficult. Some departments required five passes in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examinations for call centre jobs, which ... letter to support that I co-operate with staff very well.' Ms Yip has written to the former and current chief executives, heads of departments and the media. 'In Hong Kong, the blind ...

  4. More legal rights urged for transsexuals

    Posted Apr 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... and discrimination,' she said. In Hong Kong, a gender change can be reflected on identity cards, passports and educational certificates, but not on a birth certificate. This means, for example, that a man who ... of the University of Hong Kong's faculty of education, and Robyn Emerton, associate professor in the law faculty, spoke on the social and legal issues facing transgender people across Asia. Dr Winter ...

  5. Afflicted by face values

    Posted Aug 27th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... On June 9, the South China Morning Post revealed the government's intention to enact a law banning racial discrimination in Hong Kong. It was a decision long awaited by many ethnic minority groups and a drastic turnaround from the previous official line that racism is not a problem in the SAR. Like any cosmopolitan city with diverse cultures, Hong Kong has often been guilty ...

  6. From TV weather girl to top of the political ladder

    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... resigned a year later to make room for incoming governor Chris Patten. A graduate of St Paul's Co-Educational College and the University of Hong Kong, Mrs Chow, 58, was the city's first ... proposed marriage to Joseph Chow Ming-kuen during a long-distance phone call in February 1968. Mr Chow is chairman of the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority. The couple have two ...

  7. Scales of justice still tipped in HK's favour

    Posted Jun 09th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Faith in the rule of law enables the city's legal businesses to thrive, writes Ravina Shamdasani A Hong Kong lawyer and arbitrator with vast mainland experience summed up the Special ... York. The Chinese said they wanted China. What happened was both parties finally happily agreed upon Hong Kong. 'International firms are comfortable with the common-law environment here, ...



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