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  1. Continuing tradition

    Posted May 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The erhu dates back a thousand years and has become one of the most popular Chinese instruments. Sometimes called the Chinese violin or Chinese two-stringed fiddle, it is a very expressive instrument and is used for playing traditional and contemporary music. 'The erhu produces a sound which is similar to a human singing voice. It is believed to have the ability to express inner ...

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    Shaw Prize winners say Hong Kong system to 'succeed' does not feel right

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... musical instruments to simply be able to attend a good school, the idea that children must follow a set path, do this or that to "succeed" in life, cause her to raise her voice a few ...

  3. Human rights violations create national and moral education dilemma

    Posted Aug 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... corruption, collusion with business, and human rights violations, among others. By their frequency and discernible pattern, there is every indication that they are not isolated problems but deeply ... witness is the rich-poor chasm growing ever wider as local governments and their cronies pillage commoners' land rights and find ways to feather their own nests. Admittedly, China has seen ...

  4. Cautionary lesson in human rights

    Posted Jun 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... them to be mindful of Hong Kong's core values, enshrined in the Basic Law, the Bill of Rights, and two human rights conventions which Hong Kong has long since signed and ratified- one ... of democracy and human rights. ...

  5. Anger over human rights contract

    Posted Oct 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... by the government to educate teachers on human rights and anti-discrimination concepts. The Society for Truth and Light, an anti-gay rights group, won the contract from the Education and Manpower Bureau. ... of Education and Human Rights Monitor legal expert Leung Yan-wing. Dr Leung has been teaching civic education to teachers under another of the bureau's training programmes. It is understood ...

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    A dose of humanities for medical students

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... in humanities, launched in 2009 by the medical faculty to help would-be doctors to nurture observation, empathy and self-reflection- interpersonal skills that are just as essential to patient care. Kwong ... fledged programme in medical humanities as part of the university's six-year core undergraduate medical curriculum. Students learn to delve into questions such as "What makes us ...

  7. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Overseas study offers young education on foreign policy

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Sending students to schools abroad is just as vitally important to mainland China's interests as attracting more talents from the US Overseas study offers young education on foreign policy US first lady Michelle Obama is absolutely right about the importance of overseas education, and that is exactly what the sons and daughters of many ...

  8. Keep classroom battle out of court

    Posted Jan 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... A lobby group for ethnic minorities' rights has shelved for the time being plans to take the Education Bureau to court in its fight to get Chinese language teaching ... should be instrumental in the integration of a claimed 14,000 ethnic minority students into the local education system. Language difficulties can be reflected in overall results ...

  9. Striking the right chord

    Posted Apr 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Playing and sharing music with friends and family is an enjoyable social activity. Learning guitar is one of the more easily achievable means, as many popular songs only require a person to learn three or four chords. 'The guitar is a good choice of instrument when you are an adult because singing and playing songs is easy to do with this instrument. Usually, an adult can play ...

  10. Do the right thing at the right time

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... all we wanted was to be friends. This incident taught me that we should do the right thing at the right time. If not, others may think badly of you. BERNICE LEE Po Leung Kuk Centenary Li Shiu ...




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