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  1. Seminar to promote golf in schools

    Posted May 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hong Kong Golf Association (HKGA) is organising a seminar at Elegantia College tomorrow at 2.30pm with the aim of promoting the sport in Hong Kong schools. 'We hope to deliver a message to local schools that golf is a very good sport for children, especially on a psychological level,' said HKGA spokeswoman Prudence Tsang. Other benefits include good etiquette ...

  2. Art for everyone

    Posted May 26th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... LILIAN GOH NINETEEN SCHOOLS have joined forces to stage a visual arts exhibition featuring more than 1,500 works by students. The Tung Wah Group of Hospitals' Secondary Schools Joint ... in 2003. This year's event will feature the artworks from Tung Wah Group of Hospitals' (TWGHs) schools as well as a school in Guangzhou. The exhibition aims to give students a chance ...

  3. Sun Yat-sen museum sparks hopes for preservation revolution

    Posted Oct 17th 2004, 12:00am by Hark Yeung

    ... of the Medical School of the University of Hong Kong, in 1892. There, he developed his revolutionary concepts by reading western political and military tracts. Hong Kong's deep harbour and ease ... for a site in Central and Western District, the area where Dr Sun studied and organised the revolution. When Kom Tong Hall came up, it was just a perfect match.' Kam Tong Hall is a stone's ...

  4. Students focused on boosting their careers

    Posted Apr 07th 2005, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... Reports by Kenneth Ko STUDENTS ARE GREATLY satisfied with the quality of teaching and unique learning experience at the Richard Ivey business school which they expect will help lift their careers to a new level. Mei Fung, a financial service consultant and a first-year EMBA student at Ivey, said the case method taught her to take a global perspective on business matters. 'The ...

  5. The Finishing School

    Posted Nov 07th 2004, 12:00am by Desmond O'Grady

    ... writing teacher in The Finishing School, is troubled by insouciant 17-year-old Chris Wiley. They come together at Sunrise College, a finishing school at Ouchy on a Swiss lake, where rich parents ... Desmond O'Grady The Finishing School by Muriel Spark Doubleday $200 Writers sometimes fantasise about teaching creative writing classes, where they'll meet congenial company. ...

  6. Tsang defends dinner with top examiner

    Posted Jun 10th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez and Ambrose Leung He says he did not discuss his daughter-in-law's test to become a specialist with a visiting assessor for the College of Surgeons Donald Tsang ... is an external examiner for the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong, which runs intermediate and final examinations for specialist trainees. Mr Tsang's son Simon is married to Vivian Mok, a surgeon who ...

  7. Old innocence

    Posted Nov 27th 2004, 12:00am by Ruth Lor Malloy

    ... to school in Shanghai in the 1920s, 30s and 40s. Also there were their children or friends. Missionaries started the school in 1912 to prepare their children for US colleges and to give them 'a ... Shanghai American School alumni returned to their childhood haunts and found rare empathy in their recollection of faraway turbulent times. Ruth Lor Malloy reports It was August 1937. ...

  8. Disgraced tycoon's associates jailed in stock scam

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Two top officials of Shanghai Nongkai Development (Group), the flagship company of disgraced property tycoon Chau Ching-ngai, have been jailed in a move analysts say effectively ends the year-long scandal. Both men are related to ...

  9. Happenings

    Posted May 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As part of POH 80th Anniversary Tang Ying Hei College's English Week, Form Two and Three students staged a drama on April 28 (pictured below). The play was about a would-be pirate ... Students were asked to speak English that day to round out a fun-filled week. Catherine McLean Native English-speaking teacher Students at Po On Commercial Association Wong Siu Ching Secondary ...

  10. School of hard knocks

    Posted Oct 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maiji Xingxing looks younger than her 14 years but she frets about grown-up problems. A form two student at Puge County Secondary School in southwest Sichuan, she has spent nights worrying about her sickly mother and agonising about their future. 'If mum continues being ill there won't be any hope for me,' she says tearfully. 'If I can't go to school ...




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