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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    University students add voice to national education protest

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong, Stuart Lau, Phila Siu

    ... Dennis Chong, Stuart Lau and Phila Siu Student union urges class boycott next week as campaign against national education programme widens and enters second week University students add voice to protest University student leaders are organising a citywide class boycott on Tuesday to push for national education to be scrapped, taking opposition up a notch. The battle over ...

  2. HK lacks national consensus: adviser

    Posted Nov 16th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... in society, a top government adviser has said. Shiu Sin-por, appointed to the Central Policy Unit in July, also said it would be difficult for Hong Kong to have full democracy when the level of trust ... Kong lacked the consensus Americans had over national issues. Mr Shiu said yesterday after returning from the US: 'People have many different views towards the ruling Communist Party, ...

  3. Let national education take its course

    Posted Apr 16th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... country's development and a stronger sense of our national and cultural identity.' To underline the importance of national education, Mr Tsang went to great lengths to repeat the call made by President Hu Jintao during a visit to mark the 10th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese sovereignty. On June 30, Mr Hu said: 'We should put more emphasis on national education ...

  4. Stronger national identity needed, minister says

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... is a former member of the Central Policy Unit. The minister, who is also a National People's Congress deputy and whose elder brother, Tsang Yok-sing, was founding chairman of the Democratic ... Helen Wu and Gary Cheung New home affairs chief Tsang Tak-sing believes there is a need to step up national education in Hong Kong and give young people a 'comprehensive ...

  5. Hu urges national identity for youth

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong and Chester Yung President seeks greater unity to 'love the motherland and Hong Kong' A stronger sense of national identity should be fostered in young Hongkongers ... young people in Hong Kong, because they represent the future of Hong Kong, indeed, the future of China,' he said. 'We should foster a strong sense of national identity among the young ...

  6. Lawyers unite

    Posted Oct 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it easier for Hong Kong lawyers to gain market entry to the mainland. Residency requirements have been waived or relaxed, and they can sit the National Judicial Examination, which is not open ... system. There is much work to be done. First, authorities are drafting the relevant regulations for Hong Kong lawyers to be employed by mainland firms, and for the sitting of the National Judicial ...

  7. Democracy 'a gift for city that is united'

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... the advancement of democracy as one of the common wishes of Hongkongers, yet he insisted it should progress in a 'gradual and orderly' manner. At the meeting were local delegates to the National ...

  8. Year-old promise dashed by greed of wealthy nations

    Posted Dec 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the meeting to complete the so-called Doha Development Round of trade talks. Today, the negotiations remain suspended. The stubborn self-interest of rich countries- in particular, the United States and nations in the European Union- has led to this failure to deliver new rules and trade-driven development. The losers in this game of rigged rules and double standards are the millions of poor ...

  9. Wen calls on HK people to unite for city's progress

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... are capable of running Hong Kong well,' the premier said. Speaking after the closing ceremony of the annual session of the National People's Congress, he said: 'The central government ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Carrie Lam suffers approval dip over national education row: HKU poll

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Lam most popular despite ratings dip Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor's public approval rating declined amid the controversial national ... displaying a rare emotional side during a televised interview last Friday, in which she made the government's case for the controversial introduction of national education in public schools. ...




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