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  1. Bringing mobile phones to school

    Posted Sep 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I think students should be allowed to bring mobile phones to school. Some schools do not allow that because they think the students will play with their phones during class. But I think ... school. Some want to report to their parents and let them know they've arrived home safely. In schools that don't allow mobile phones, the students who bring them will be punished ...

  2. Should mobile phones be allowed in exam halls?

    Posted Jan 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Phoenix Lee, Wong Hei

    ... Nicolas Wong Hei, Phoenix Lee Ching-Kwan Nicolas Wong Hei, 17 Sing Yin Secondary School One of the most important fundamental elements of a public exam is that it is fair. Allowing mobile phones in exam halls would definitely cause unfairness. Some expert mobile users can surely type and send messages just by putting their hand in their pocket without looking at the phone. ...

  3. Hold that phone, you're in India

    Posted Jan 17th 2009, 12:00am

    ... S.N.M. Abdi The Indian government is examining a radical proposal to deploy jammers to silence mobile phones on tertiary campuses. Officials of the federal Human Resource Development Ministry say that higher education institutions are burdened by the spread of mobile phones because most students and teachers do not know when to stop talking. Testifying before a parliamentary ...

  4. letters

    Posted Feb 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Catholic Secondary School Use of mobile phones in school School bans on students using mobile phones are inconvenient and unreasonable. I think the schools should cancel these rules and allow ... off their phones, just like adults, and, honestly speaking, it doesn't affect the lessons that much. Second, students should be free to use their mobile phones during lunch or recess. ...

  5. Taiwan may ban mobiles in school

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to look into the potential health risk. Telecommunications watchdog Ofta also declined to begin such research, saying it is the department's job. 13.7m The number of mobile phone subscribers ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Taiwan may ban the use of mobile phones in schools by students under the age of 15 amid concerns over potential cancer risks. ...

  6. Police probe national exam scam

    Posted Nov 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of students used mobile phones to cheat in last week's national college entrance examinations, amid growing fury from parents and students. Police have arrested six students in the southern city ... the entrance exams for three years. Police say top students were paid about US$400 to send the correct answers via mobile phones to people waiting outside the exam room. These were then allegedly ...

  7. Phone guide urged after study scare

    Posted Apr 05th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem and Lai Ying-kit Parents and schools are calling for clear guidelines on how students can safely use mobile phones after an Australian study found they could pose a more serious health risk than smoking or asbestos. Their call came as the Education Bureau admitted it had no guidelines on how students should use phones. The study found that when mobile phones were used ...

  8. Should mobile phones be allowed in exam halls?

    Posted Dec 06th 2006, 12:00am by Phoenix Lee

    ... students to bring mobile phones into exam halls will only cause trouble. Some candidates may use the phone to secretly send answers to their friends. The receiver can then take a toilet break to check the message. Students who have a mobile phone may also get vital information from the Web. Those without a phone are less likely to cheat. Although mobile phones are supposed ...

  9. The mobile generation with a great text life

    Posted Dec 09th 2006, 12:00am by Geoffrey Maslen

    ... youngsters might say in an SMS to a friend: 'Lo, dd u no tt txt msging is hvng a prfnd impct on us arnd the wrld?' Australian futurist Marcus Barber says the mobile phone is likely to have ... countries which of the following three; internet, mobile phone or TV, they could not live without. Although the internet won in most countries, teenagers in Hong Kong, Australia and Russia said ...

  10. Question of the week: Should students be allowed to bring mobile phones to exams?

    Posted Jul 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zee Leung Man-chi, 16 Tang King Po School S tudents should be allowed to bring mobile phone to exams. In my view, it's not necessary to ban mobile phones. Everyone knows that not all candidates who bring mobile phones into examinations will cheat. Sometimes, they have to use it before or after the exam for communication. If they were banned from bringing them, it would be unfair. ...




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