Alpais Lam Wai-sze, a teacher at Pui Ling School of the Precious Blood in Fanling, sparked a protest in Mong Kok on August 4, 2013, after a viral video from July 14 showed her shouting profanity at police officers. In the clip, Lam was seen openly criticising the way the police were handling a confrontation between the Falun Gong and the Youth Care Association. Lam has taught for 18 years and won the Chief Executive's Award for Teaching Excellence in the 2010/2011 academic year.
An accountant who was allegedly attacked during a heated rally over the swearing-teacher affair last year will ask the Department of Justice to consider an appeal.Monday, 27 January, 2014, 5:52pm 1 comment
The alleged offences took place on August 4 last year, the day supporters and opponents of primary school teacher Alpais Lam Wai-sze staged rallies in Mong Kok, after an online video of Lam verbally attacking police officers over their handling of a Falun Gong protest went viral.22 Jan 2014 - 4:34am
While the bureau was still "arranging related information to form the report" concerning teacher Alpais Lam Wai-sze, it told the South China Morning Post that it would not be revealing any details from it.14 Nov 2013 - 12:15pm
The primary school that employs a teacher caught on camera swearing at police officers has filed its report on the incident to the Education Bureau, despite a minister's claim that it had not.3 Oct 2013 - 2:04pm 2 comments
There are no plans to make insulting police punishable by law, the security chief said yesterday in reply to questions from pro-Beijing legislators bemoaning a loss of respect for the force.1 Oct 2013 - 9:45am
More than two-thirds of teachers think using foul language should be regulated as part of the profession's code of conduct, a survey has found. The Education Convergence interviewed about 2,800 teachers and asked them what kind of behaviour they considered a breach of the profession's ethics, and whether they had ever been guilty of such behaviour.23 Sep 2013 - 4:41am
The case of Alpais Lam Wai-sze, the teacher who swore at police during an altercation concerning Falun Gong protesters, raises important issues for the Hong Kong community.11 Sep 2013 - 3:39am 3 comments
As they say, the proof of the pudding is in the eating. Many of my friends rhapsodise about traditional Chinese medicine. But as soon as they develop a serious ailment or a life-threatening condition, they all run to consult a real doctor.7 Sep 2013 - 3:16am 9 comments
Primary school teacher Alpais Lam Wai-sze will ask for police protection after receiving a death threat letter which had a box-cutter blade attached to it.
Lam, who filed a police report yesterday, said she feared for her safety and would write to Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and police commissioner Andy Tsang Wai-hung to request protection.6 Sep 2013 - 6:08pm 90 comments
Police were prepared for the worst outside a Fanling primary school yesterday, but in the end just four protesters turned up to call for teacher Alpais Lam Wai-sze to be suspended.
They say Lam set a bad example for pupils when she verbally abused police during a Mong Kok protest in July.3 Sep 2013 - 8:41am 7 comments