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  1. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 1, 2013

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... victims I agree with Edward Ng that people can get directly involved and help with the Sichuan earthquake relief efforts ("Direct action would avoid donor waste", April 26). However, ... The problem here rests with corrupt officials, but the earthquake victims are innocent and we should make a donation for their sake. I do agree with your correspondent that individual Hongkongers ...

  2. Should schools teach students earthquake safety measures?

    Posted Dec 08th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yu, Ronald Ling

    ... Ronald Ling Pak-ki, Elaine Yu Yee-nee Elaine Yu Yee-nee, 15, Creative Secondary School I don't think it's a good idea that students learn earthquake safety at school. We ... topics for students to train them to become global citizens. what's more, If students were taught earthquake safety, shouldn't they also be taught tsunami safety or tornado safety? ...

  3. Sichuan police detain 40 parents seeking justice after earthquake

    Posted Jun 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok About 40 parents seeking justice over the collapsed school buildings in the Sichuan earthquake were detained by police yesterday for trying to petition the authorities. ... for the loss of their children. The earthquake caused thousands of schools in the province to collapse, killing 5,335 students- a government figure doubted by the parents- while many surrounding ...

  4. Earthquake research forms part of mainland focus

    Posted Jun 12th 2010, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... earthquake. The joint case study will be used in Henley's MBA classrooms around the world. The Henley MBA is delivered in 12 locations- from Hong Kong to Helsinki, and from Johannesburg ...

  5. Earthquake damaged 14,000 schools in province

    Posted Dec 26th 2008, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai The mainland yesterday announced for the first time the exact number of Sichuan province school buildings damaged in the May 12 earthquake, state media reported. During the 11th ... Provincial deputy governor Wei Hong said last month the government had confirmed the identities of 19,065 earthquake victims. It was unclear how many students were killed. Neighbouring Shaanxi ...

  6. 'Can you please tell me whether this earthquake is for real?'

    Posted May 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... tell me whether this earthquake is for real?' Chunmei asked, lying on her hospital bed after a sleepless night. The fourth grader from Yingxiu Primary School is among the few students ... real,' Chunmei said in a small voice. When the quake struck last Monday, and the teacher was yelling out: 'Earthquake! Run!', Chunmei thought she was running fast enough- before her ...

  7. Legislators demand schools be named

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... for parents held earlier. Addressing an allegation that the school kept HK$160,000 in parents' donations intended for victims of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, Wong Kwan-ying, the parent ...

  8. DONATE YOUR Pocket money

    Posted Jan 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... also provides information on, and English learning materials related to, earthquakes and tsunamis. ...

  9. HK hero dies saving children

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff writer A Hong Kong man died trying to save earthquake victims on the mainland. Truck driver Wong Fuk-wing (right), 46, was rescuing people at an orphanage in Yushu. He managed ... relief supplies after a much bigger earthquake hit Sichuan. Background A series of earthquakes hit the Yushu Tibetan autonomous prefecture in Qinghai province last Wednesday. More than 400 ...

  10. School makes donation to help children affected by tsunami

    Posted May 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Students at Canadian International School (CDNIS) have donated $137,000 to World Vision to help children affected by the South Asian tsunami on December 26. CDNIS has set up a committee, comprising Philip Bilden (Grade Six), Nicole Lee, Michell ...




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