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  1. Have your say

    Posted Apr 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Plant a tree, keep Hong Kong green Our school joined the tree planting challenge this year. We formed teams of four and donated HK$500 per team. Competitors had to carry 50 young trees ... deserved to win. He has been a social servant since 1967. He knows a lot about Hong Kong's society and administration. Also, the pragmatic policies suggested by Mr Tsang proved he would ...

  2. Tears can't change low marks, so move on

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) result was announced last Wednesday. Some students who got lower marks cried and felt depressed. These students should face reality. The results reflect how much effort they put in to revising. If they worked hard, then they shouldn't have any regrets even if their results were not good. It is a waste of time ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    A history of how national education was introduced in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... when President Hu Jintao said at a banquet organised by Hong Kong to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the handover that importance should be placed on national education in the city. Hu said: "I have something special to say about young people in Hong Kong because they represent the future of Hong Kong, indeed, the future of China … We should foster a strong sense ...

  4. Clean production certificate would lead to cleaner air

    Posted Sep 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... than agreed levels of lead, cadmium, mercury and other hazardous materials from the European market have forced buyers to audit and certify their suppliers. The Hong Kong Productivity Council ... and thereby give greater certainty to industry and investors regarding the value of their factories. Most importantly, it will give Hong Kong and Pearl River Delta residents some certainty as to when ...

  5. Testing times for national education

    Posted Jan 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... For a subject that is supposed to foster a patriotic sense of identity, compulsory national education has proved difficult and divisive before Hong Kong's schools have even begun ... remarks by President Hu Jintao on the importance of giving Hong Kong children a better understanding of the country's development and identity. The proposal ran into opposition from critics ...

  6. Ageing Hong Kong is coming up short

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... to help the elderly settle on the mainland after retirement. The other will examine possible impacts of children born in Hong Kong to mainland mothers returning to the city to study and live. ... in Hong Kong to mainland parents who might settle in the city. About 30,000 children are born in Hong Kong to mainland mothers annually. Yip suggested the Education Bureau set up a monitoring ...

  7. Tsang's 'six new pillar industries' don't stand up

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at trade shows, he said. Expansion of the Closer Economic Partnership Agreement seemed to renew hope: Hong Kong companies were allowed to conduct tests for the China Compulsory Certificate (CCC), ... vice-chairman of Education Convergence, has not seen any progress in this sector. 'Many secondary students in the Pearl River Delta would like to study in Hong Kong, but they are still banned from ...

  8. Is Hong Kong ready for a five-day week?

    Posted Jun 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Experts say Hong Kong has an outdated work ethic and the long hours people work have a negative impact on their private and work life The move to introduce a five-day work week in the civil service could be the first step in changing Hong Kong's workaholic culture, says an academic. City University researcher Luk Chi-yung says Hong Kong's obsession with economic ...

  9. More heat on national education

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... teachers have raised objections during the four-month public consultation which ends today. The plan to require all primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong to include national education ... the pro-Beijing camp in Hong Kong have been critical of schools' lack of efforts to instil a sense of national identity in students, and feared it would alienate them from the rest of the country. ...

  10. I may not stand the test of time: Tsang

    Posted Aug 09th 2006, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... of person to become chief executive at a certain stage,' he said at an RTHK function with pupils waiting for their Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination results. 'Even if Donald ... Jimmy Cheung Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday highlighted the difficulty of leading Hong Kong, saying the qualities needed to be chief executive changed over time and meant he may no longer ...




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