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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Threat to revive Admiralty protests if national education is not scrapped

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Anti-national education group also threatens to demand resignation of education secretary Protests to return if national classes are not scrapped Protesters ... yesterday, the alliance said opponents of the subject would return to the government headquarters in Admiralty if their voices were not heard. Tens of thousands of protesters camped out on the open ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PROTEST

    Campaign against national education goes on, say protesters

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI, JOLIE HO

    ... will continue Protesters against national education ended their siege of the government headquarters at Admiralty - but warned that their campaign would go on. Organisers decided to disperse the crowds ... the parents." The protesters, who referred to themselves as an alliance against national education, urged the government to withdraw its curriculum guidelines before conducting a comprehensive ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIAL CONFLICT

    Handover official Chen Zuoer laments British flags at protests

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... a former senior mainland official yesterday, possibly transmitting the views of Beijing. The British flag and the old Hong Kong flag were prominent at recent protests amid what appears ... country during the protests? Does waving the colonial flags help resolve the matters?" But he added that Hongkongers were free to express discontent with the city government and the nation. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROTESTS

    Pro-national education protesters march on Admiralty

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... widespread protests from parents, teachers and opposition lawmakers, who likened it to "brainwashing" of children by Beijing. Waving banners and Chinese national flags, participants chanted ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    Protest against national education to end after government climbdown

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Amy Nip, Adrian Wan

    ... hour u-turn on education Protesters who have besieged government headquarters for 10 days in opposition to the teaching of national education in Hong Kong schools called off their action early ... to teach the subject in future. Joshua Wong Chi-fung, the 15-year-old convenor of student-activist group Scholarism, which has spearheaded protests against the curriculum, said: "Our ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PROTEST

    National education protest builds as hunger striker marks 108th hour

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:21pm by Stuart Lau and Lai Ying-kit

    ... said: “I’m healthier than a healthy person.” Six other protesters are also on a hunger strike outside government headquarters in Admiralty. Hon’s manner was spirited. Up to nine more people were expected to join the hunger strike on Thursday afternoon. Tertiary students also lent their support to protesters by planning to boycott classes next Tuesday. An estimated 1,000 students from 10 ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ART

    Perry Dino captures Hong Kong protests in oil on canvas

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney John.carney@scmp.com Artist records Hong Kong demonstrations for posterity in oil on canvas Perry's paintings picture protests Local artist Perry Dino has chronicled Hong Kong's most controversial protest events the old-fashioned way. Dino, whose real name is Chan, painstakingly captured some of this year's most momentous occasions by painting in oils ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Police brace for new national education protests

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 07:41pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... expected a turnout of 4,000. Last month the group staged a week-long hunger strike and sit-in protests by thousands of people, which prompted the government eventually to allow schools to choose whether to teach the subject. It said participants in Wednesday’s protest would share their experiences in the campaign and look into the role of civil education in future. Meanwhile, ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    HK's student protesters must stay focused on national education

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Chang Ping

    ... Chang Ping Chang Ping says the attacks on Hong Kong students protesting against national education are a reminder of the fateful labels hurled at the Tiananmen student movement. This time, ... is gaining momentum: protesters are taking turns to fast in a hunger strike relay; some are calling for a class boycott. The movement, started by a group of secondary school students who call ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Thousands boycott classes in national education protest

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong, Johnny Tam, LO WEI, Helene Franchineau

    ... Leung's climbdown Thousands boycott classesin national lessons protest About 8,000 students and teachers took part in a citywide class boycott yesterday to demand the scrapping of the national ... schools decide whether to teach the controversial subject instead of making it mandatory. But protesters said "threats of indoctrination" still remained because the government could ...




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