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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class Action: Curriculum evolves for a brave new world

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Julie Mcguire

    ... is students' attitudes to learning. These are also attitudes for life. Typical is the IB Primary Years Programme, now used by many Hong Kong international schools which directs and encourages students ... McGuire teaches at a Hong Kong primary school ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Philippine government cannot be allowed to forget hostage tragedy

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial Manila must face hostage tragedy The hostage-taking in Manila two years ago that took the lives of seven Hong Kong tourists and their guide will never be forgotten by relatives and those injured. In the time that has passed, though, there should have at least been a sense of closure. A Hong Kong inquest last year that determined the victims had been unlawfully ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong tourists are gradually returning to Manila

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... to the tragedy. The Philippines' Department of Tourism said Hong Kong accounted for 57,790 of the 2.14 million visitors from January to June, a rise of 2.36 per cent from the same period last year. In the first six months of 2010- before the August 23 incident- 71,867 visitors from Hong Kong were recorded. The tourism department noted that the number of visitors from mainland China to Manila rose ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 21, 2012

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... in 1972. This included the Senkaku Islands. This was recognised, seemingly by all local neighbours. There were no objections raised by the People's Republic, Taiwan or Hong Kong, yet, now we ... calls them the Diaoyu Islands. I believe these protests have been organised by left-wing anti-communists, all of whom are well known in Hong Kong for organising anti-government protests. ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Civil society thrives on the mainland, so long as it leaves politics well alone

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... and finally to a chaotic and potentially revolutionary situation. Joseph Cheng Yu-shek is a professor of political science at City University of Hong Kong Civil society thrives, so longas it leaves ...

  6. Lifestyle - Travel - ECONOMY

    Tourism landscape continues to evolve

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... Josephine Bond Record number of visitors, predominantly from Asia, generate increase of 18 per cent in revenue compared with 2010, writesJosephine Bond Tourism landscape continues ... management. Other major contributors to growth include tourism, which has made unprecedented strides in recent years. Last year saw a record 13.2 million visitors, a 13 per cent increase on 2010. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DISPUTED TERRITORY

    Chief Executive C.Y. Leung summons Japanese envoy over arrest of HK activists

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Teddy Ng

    ... coastguard of 14 activists from Hong Kong, Macau and the mainland, who landed on the disputed Diaoyu Islands. During the summons of the diplomat, Yuji Kumamaru, Leung reiterated that the islands had ... reiterated Taiwan's claim over the disputed islands. The diplomatic clashes took place just hours after the activists landed on the island. They departed from Hong Kong on Sunday ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology

    Learn to love technology

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Mukul Munish

    ... fully understood the capabilities and impact of new and emerging technologies. Nine Asian markets were involved in the global survey and they were: Australia, China (including Hong Kong) India, ... process, impeding the digital strategic thinking of the senior leadership team. On Hong Kong, the study shows that the city has consistently showed itself as a benchmark market in Asia-Pacific ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 14, 2012

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... action on condition of squatter huts", August 6). Hong Kong is a modern city and people who live in flats in high-rises can feel safe when we face adverse weather conditions. ... hut communities can be gradually phased out. W. H. Chan, Kwun Tong Waste levy will act as incentive The widening gap between rich and poor in Hong Kong has been a problem for the past 10 ...

  10. Writing a new chapter in books

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Taiwanese bookstore chain Eslite hopes to pay off the hefty cost of opening its first Hong Kong branch within the year, while gearing up to move into the mainland market, its boss says. 'Our Hong Kong store is both a means and an end for our development plan outside of Taiwan,' said Catherine Wang Po-chi, operating director ...




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