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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Educate public about lethal nature of ivory trade

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Educate public about lethal trade How many slaughtered African elephants does 1.3 tonnes of ivory tusks represent? It is hard to tell when they are cut into 779 pieces and hidden amid other container cargo. This is the latest ruse employed by smugglers to try to fool Hong Kong customs inspectors on the lookout for an illegal and lethal trade. More than 100 would ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Donated elephant tusks teach schoolchildren reality of a cruel trade

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Elephant tusks teach children reality of a cruel trade Pupils at the Belilios Public School in North Point received an unusual gift from the government last ... were but a minute portion of the total amount of ivory being stored, a spokeswoman said. Under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, confiscated ...

  3. Teachers' union says it's hard to recruit young blood

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong and Gary Cheung The leaders of Hong Kong's largest teachers' union say it is hard to recruit young people, sparking concerns about future succession problems. The issue of an ageing leadership in the Professional Teachers' Union ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Legco education candidates trade barbs

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 02:08pm by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee Legislative candidate for the education sector Ho Hon-kuen has dubbed his rival Ip Kin-yuen as a “chameleon” and accused him of not being a stalwart democracy fighter. Ho was speaking in a debate in which Ip rejected the accusations, maintaini ...

  5. Learning tools of the trade

    Posted Nov 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... One important skill for every aspiring leader is the ability to make things happen. Hence, the HKUST MBA programme encourages students to get involved in a wide range of course-related activities that provide hands-on experience in everything from plannin ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, April 28, 2013

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Debate needed on meaning of freedom in HK Your comment columns and editorials frequently hail the concepts of freedom and free trade. Less frequently, fortunately, the very high rankings ... bemoan the loss of shops and restaurants which are being replaced by boutiques and luxury shops. The question in my mind as I read the article was a simple one: if free trade is championed, how ...

  7. Students put their money on Aesop's tortoise

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Aesop's famous fable about the hare and tortoise is the source of ideas for one novelty stall among the hundreds at the annual Lunar New Year Fair in Victoria Park. To celebrate the Year of the Rabbit, 23 students from Wah Yan College have de ...

  8. Start them young

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hazel Parry Changes in the school curriculum helped spur an interest in the work of charities such as Oxfam, says Paris Law Yuk-lan, education manager for Oxfam Hong Kong. Liberal studies, introduced as a compulsory subject in the new senior secondary curriculum in 2009, includes a module on globalisation which looks at issues like poverty and fair trade. It's why many schools ...

  9. Rising stars learn tricks of the trade

    Posted Apr 27th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Yu Ting-yue and Tsang Hin-ying showed excellent form during first- round action of the 2009-2010 Hong Kong Inter-school BMX League. The competition was held at the Hong Kong Jockey Club International BMX Park in Kwai Chung last Saturday. Ting ...

  10. Head of teacher's union eyes trade seat

    Posted Apr 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The new leader of the city's largest teachers' union says he is willing to run for the education functional constituency seat in 2012 if his colleagues require. Dr Fung Wai-wah will next month replace Cheung Man-kwong, who has led ...




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