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  1. Champion of the middle way

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the BBC Chinese Service about the Chinese community and Northern Ireland affairs. In 1978, she started the first English-language evening class for Chinese people in Northern Ireland in a further ... for anyone who had no affiliation with the traditional Protestant or Catholic political parties. 'That I was voted in said a lot. I think people do know where I stand- I'm in the middle ...

  2. Class Notes

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HIV/AIDS ON THE CURRICULUM Aids education is to be compulsory in mainland secondary and vocational schools from this academic year. Middle school students will be taught basic knowledge about Aids ...

  3. school news

    Posted May 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... One students were fascinated by a remote-controlled dinosaur toy. It took 30 stamps to earn it. Tong Wong, Form 4E Lai Chack Middle School Twenty students and three teachers from Lai Chack Middle School (LCMS) took part in an exchange programme in Singapore from March 16-25. They visited Holy Innocents' High School (HIHS) and several places of interest in Lion City, which ...

  4. Counting the cost

    Posted May 16th 2010, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... There are many Hongkongers who must sympathise with her and most are hard-working middle-class professionals. The profiteering of developers combined with the greed of speculators and the connivance of the government has priced a large number of middle-class Hongkongers out of a decent home. Looking at apartments in other cities, most people tend to rank properties on a scale that might look like this: ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class Action: Curriculum evolves for a brave new world

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Julie Mcguire

    ... Julie McGuire familypost@scmp.com How curriculums are evolving for a changing world When I was at primary school lessons such as history and geography were called by their proper names, but these days subjects seem to be merged into one. My son does not k ...

  6. Top-class artistic programme on offer

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Cremer The cultural dimension of the 'Italy 2012: Quality and Lifestyle' festival will give audiences in Hong Kong the chance to enjoy a top-class programme of artistic and cultural events. Notable among these is Eduardo de Filippo's Filumena, a much-loved Italian play presented in English translation at the Arts Centre in Wan Chai. It follows a group ...

  7. HK eyes tourism boost in Russia and Middle East

    Posted Nov 12th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Call to spur visitors to the city Hong Kong should have greater representation in the Middle East and Russia to better exploit the growing potential of these emerging markets as important sources of tourist arrivals to the city, the chairman of the Tourism Board said. The number of tourist arrivals from oil-rich countries in the Middle East as well as Russia has recorded ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - GEOGRAPHY

    Late geographer Neil Smith saw capitalism as transformer of spaces

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... studied the way in which gentrification had become a global force in the shaping of cities. In addition to middle-class people seeking better lifestyles, he pointed to the rent gap, the difference ...

  9. Complacent leaders must shed indifference to people's plight

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the influential and moneyed elite. These trends are not, of course, confined to Hong Kong. In both democratic and autocratic societies, an increasingly well-educated middle and lower class are becoming ... of denial exists in government over pollution, which is tantamount to callous indifference. Middle-class salaried families (let alone the poor) find it difficult to live in dignity. Sadly, ...

  10. Links bring parties closer

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kong in the Middle East.' The numbers speak for themselves. The UAE attracted foreign direct investments estimated at US$60 billion, placing the country second among the most attractive ... and foreign-exchange brand. The HKTDC has an established branch in Dubai, covering the Middle East and North Africa. 'The relationship between the UAE and Hong Kong is marked by open horizons for more ...




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