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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    One Laptop per Child comes to Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Wong

    ... are veterans in the student volunteer movement and, although brief, their visit has brought together young Hongkongers keen to help poor communities and make a difference in society. Both were studying at Harvard University in 2008 when they started the Digital Literacy Project (DigiLit), a non-profit student group that aims to "address the digital divide by providing laptops and computer ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Composing his own music comes naturally to James Cuddeford

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by OLIVER

    ... Both works have stories behind them: the first from the distant past, the second from the more recent past. "I played the Berg concerto when I was a student at the [Yehudi] Menuhin School ... of the last students to study with Menuhin, who died in 1999. After playing Bach in an audition before the maestro in a hotel room in Australia, the then 12-year-old received a full scholarship ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Chinese girl studies at the Bolshoi Ballet

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... Academy. Years of diligent practice, often at odds with her parents' wishes, had paid off and her dream had come true. She had become one of the first two Chinese students to be admitted ... the 18-year-old, who is back in Hong Kong for the summer. Josephine started lessons at the Jean M. Wong School of Ballet and worked her way up to the class for elite students. As a young child, she ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Andrea Fessler gave up a legal career to bring chamber music to Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Kiddy

    ... finally got chamber music into the mandatory curriculum of music students". Fessler encountered early on the difficulty of matching willing sponsors with suitable venues, and it is still her ... with an education programme that reaches 300,000 students each year. With that sort of experience on tap, Fessler is confident an equally healthy foundation for the future of chamber music will soon ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health

    Exercise can stave off ageing

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... tracked five healthy volunteers since they were 20-year-old college students in 1966. That year, their fitness was assessed after an eight-week training regimen following three weeks of bed rest. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Worldwide protests back jailed Russian punk band Pussy Riot

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... will be a lot of mass-produced posters of the jailed three lining student walls this autumn.) Neil Hanson, frontman of Leeds punk band Kleine Schweine, is worried their energy and image ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Children use roleplay to learn about different jobs

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... she and her staff hope to change how students learn. "We encourage [children] to ask questions. Teachers don't have to know it all- that's why we call ourselves facilitators. We ...



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