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  1. Students go green on Lamma Island

    Posted May 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung More than 1,000 students were invited to Lamma Island as part of an eco-tour organised by Hongkong Electric last month. The visit aimed to raise students' awareness ... Ling. The new plant is called Lamma Winds. It was commissioned in 2006 and is the first of its kind in Hong Kong. After visiting the turbine, volunteers led the students on an eco-tour ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Islands hold key to education crisis

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... to transport, Lamma is only 15 minutes from Aberdeen by ferry. Once you've factored in the new South Island MTR line, there is an interesting convergence of some really good things. When it comes ... Building schools on outlying islands can fix education woes Hong Kong is facing a crisis in primary education. No other topic has the ability to turn the faces of Hongkongers red ...

  3. Lamma parents start petition over zoning changes

    Posted Jan 27th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Liz Gooch They say ESF move to separate pupils will divide community Parents living on Lamma Island are upset that their children will have to attend a different English Schools Foundation ... together. 'We believe that the proposed change in the ESF catchment area for Lamma Island will have a negative and detrimental effect on this unity,' the letter states. Jane Wilbor, whose ...

  4. Failed lesson carries own strong message

    Posted Apr 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... the Easter holiday weekend, a group of children enjoyed what nature has to offer on Lamma Island's Power Station Beach. I didn't see them but I knew they'd been there. For rather than ... teachers. Whoever took that group of children to the Lamma beach failed in this responsibility. ...

  5. Council to veto Lantau site for drugs rehab centre

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... including North Lamma Island, Tung Chung, South Lamma Island, Tai O, South Lantau and Cheung Chau. Two are from Mui Wo. Two district councillors with the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment ... Agnes Lam The Islands District Council is set to veto a drug rehabilitation college's expansion plan in Mui Wo in a meeting on Monday, even though the security chief appealed five ...

  6. Chance to develop leadership skills

    Posted Jan 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... where the participants will get to know each other through a series of games and other activities. They will also take part in an adventure camp the next day on Lamma island aimed at helping ...

  7. Talkback

    Posted May 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... about this change, nor are we prepared for our children to study on outlying islands. We urge the government, for the sake of our children, to listen to our views and maintain the existing ... three or four communicating with ease in English. It is a typical east-meets-west community. Changing the school net of Wei Lun Primary School into the islands net will limit the chance of those ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean schools to teach about Dokdo islands dispute

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korean children will be taught about Dokdo chain, which is also claimed by Japan Young get lessons on islands dispute South Korean schoolchildren will receive mandatory classes explaining the nation's claims to ownership of a set of islands that are also claimed by Japan, the education ministry says. Beginning this year, all schools ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF makes public plea for Island School site

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... for Island School site The English Schools Foundation has made a public appeal for a "solution" to redevelop its ageing Island School after the board decided to drop a plan to rebuild ... Welcoming abandonment of the Quarry Bay plan, Civic Party legislator Dr Kenneth Chan Ka-lok, who represents the Hong Kong Island constituency, said it had been "poorly planned" and had ...

  10. Students not fazed by drug perils, poll finds

    Posted Jun 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... said the association, which runs a drug rehabilitation centre on Lamma Island, had found drug abusers as young as 14 last year. Mr Wong said the survey also found that the more students learnt ...




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