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  1. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, June 7, 2013

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Fatin Shahira, Yau Yat Chuen   Rule of law is bedrock for democracy I refer to the article by Benny Tai Yiu-ting, of Occupy Central ("Central issues", May 23). Our city is famous ... The central government has guaranteed a democratic process. Therefore, I cannot see any reason to support Tai's claims. In fact, his Occupy Central movement is actually sowing the seeds ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Early childhood education: by the same token

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Kong Kindergarten Association Preschool, principal Connie Lam Shui-ki finds funds are constantly stretched although her kindergarten occupies rent-free premises in Choi Wan Estate provided ... the difficulties of running kindergarten on the same lines as primary schools but does not rule the possibility of a centrally administered system. Still, he says they see benefits in the flexibility ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, February 2, 2013

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Building in Central ("Skyrocketing rent hikes now ridiculous", January 7). If Abercrombie & Fitch can make a profit out of the Pedder Building and Shanghai Tang cannot then so be it. The area has improved as the building has now been renovated as a result. The increase in prime office rents in Central has been beneficial as it has led to redevelopment in other areas like North ...

  4. School's ruins brought back to life

    Posted Feb 16th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... conjure a sense of the space that Central School once occupied and in the process educate the public about the site's history. The layout will be open to visitors as part of a series ... Joyce Man Volunteers yesterday reconstructed a section of the 19th century Central School, the ruins of which lie beneath the Police Married Quarters, to generate discussion about ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Government failing Hongkongers with national education push

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Albert Cheng

    ... on Monday. The "Occupy Tamar" sit-in campaign serves as an ultimatum to the government. I sincerely hope that all Hongkongers will come forward and speak up against this repressive policy before it's too late. Ng has vehemently denied that the introduction of national education is a political mission from the central government. He said this was not the time to discuss ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 16, 2012

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... HK", September 9). Hong Kong was not built by Great Britain. It would have remained "a barren rock", which the British occupied by unequal treaty, without its population. ... Wong, Central   Exactly how 'great' was colonial past? I presume Graham Williamson ("It is a fact that Great Britain built HK", September 9) would also claim ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    We want no propaganda

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau We want no propaganda Last week tens of thousands of Hongkongers joined the "Occupy Tamar" protests against the introduction of national education as a school subject. ... the central and provincial governments, the book says the two bodies monitor each other to avoid corruption. The police and the courts remain independent from witnesses and lawyers so ...

  8. Classically framed

    Posted May 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... their exams. There are none. This is a sishu, an old-style private school occupying a converted six-storey farm residence in the shadow of Wutong Mountain. The boarding school is one of about a dozen ... they are thought to instil. For generations, rote memorisation of ancient texts was a central part of the education system in China. The practice fell out of favour after the old examination system ...

  9. Letters from the dorm

    Posted Sep 29th 2009, 12:00am by Gavin Yeung

    ... with their government of prefects, and complete with their own symbol and customs. For example, Christowe is the oldest and steeped in tradition, while Chandos is the newest, featuring a central atrium ... there is a hierarchy. The housemaster obviously occupies the top position, followed by the prefects, then Upper College, Fifth Form, Fourth Form, and then the Third Form. Thankfully, the archaic boarding school ...

  10. Grading system leaves historic site to decay

    Posted Oct 18th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... is responsible for leasing out the hospital, which is occupied by a number of non-governmental organisations. But the gatehouse and entrance pillars are outside the boundary of the site managed ... historic buildings. Central and Western district councillor Stephen Chan Chit-kwai said the pillars and gatehouse should have been included in the assessment and grading of the building. Historian ...




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