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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Three in four parents against gay rights, finds poll by conservative Christian group

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... interviewed 2,096 parents from 12 kindergartens and primary and secondary schools by questionnaire between August and February. It found that 60 per cent to 75 per cent of respondents did not want ... were atheists and 22 per cent Christians; 70 per cent were secondary-school graduates and 23 per cent had received higher education. More than 72 per cent disagreed with a suggestion children ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Chinese students in Hong Kong unhappier than South Asian classmates: study

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 06:47pm by Ernest Kao

    ... dissatisfied with their everyday lives and rate their spiritual happiness lower than their South Asian classmates, a new study has found. A survey of 15,000 students from 28 secondary schools across ... religious, expressed high satisfaction with their living environment, school, friends, family and themselves. They also ranked higher than their Chinese counterparts in terms of valuing ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hundreds stage funeral procession for dog killed by MTR train

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Secondary school pupil Lee Ka-po, who witnessed Wednesday's incident, questioned the claims that staff did their best to coax the dog off the track. "My mum and I tried to go down there, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Youngsters get ready to make dash for Hong Kong Marathon

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... to secondary schools across the city yesterday and would-be contestants need to register through their schools. Each school can nominate up to five participants. Dorothy Li Tsz-yau, a 14-year-old ... the running and roller skating fan. "Hopefully I can get into the race." Li said she liked running and roller skating because she had made new friends from doing these sports after school ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Causeway Bay turns pink as Hong Kong gay rights campaigners hold flash mob

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:20am by Phila Siu

    ... no problems with people who are," he said. "When I was in secondary school, I learned from some friends that some other schoolmates were gay. I told them that this was fine and I had ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Lost generation' to tell UN that segregation in Hong Kong ruined job prospects

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:14am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Chinese. He went to a secondary school designated for ethnic minorities where he was forced to choose French as his second language. Interaction with the Chinese students was minimal. "The ... to a Chinese person, ever [in school]." He graduated in Form Five with poor grades, but, with the encouragement and help of Unison staff, he enrolled in a one-year hotel management course at IVEY ...

  7. News - World - SOCIETY

    700 million women abused by their partners, says World Bank report

    Posted May 15th 2014, 09:06pm by AFP

    ... pressure and encouragement, and that agency can improve lives. Globally, it notes, the gap between schooling for boys and girls has narrowed to three percentage points- 69 per cent of girls are enrolled in secondary school compared with 72 per cent of boys. In Bangladesh, the report notes, "the increasing value placed on women as economic earners explains why parents now educate ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Ethnic minority youth find comfort in a more accepting Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 05:14am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Barriers remain, but students being groomed for future leadership roles say Hong Kong is becoming more multicultural and accepting Ethnic minority youth find comfort in welcoming city At a Kwun Tong secondary school, 30 form five students are learning skills that could see them end up as leaders of the city's ethnic minority groups. In a week ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Peter Woo's charity helps equip less academic teens for work and life

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Staff Reporter

    ... to empower 150,000 pupils in about 150 secondary schools. It is estimated that about 95 per cent of those pupils will be unable to get into colleges. The project costs HK$500 million to operate over ... after leaving school. The boss of the Wheelock conglomerate is pushing his pet project, an ongoing effort to help pupils for whom higher education is a remote possibility. Next month, Woo- ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    It’s true, Hong Kong’s a better place to live than five years ago, report says

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... known for good exam grades; however, they were under more pressure than those in Hong Kong as they had four public exams- two in primary school and two in secondary school- before they even ...




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