Hongkongers planning to stay at a popular Pui O campsite during the upcoming long mainland public holidays will be able to book in advance, to avoid getting squeezed out by visitors from across the border.Tuesday, 12 March, 2013, 4:51am
The mainland's "golden week" holidays were sold by authorities as being about taking a break, relaxing and having fun. But as in the past, the government-mandated eight-day vacation for the Mid-Autumn festival and National Day was mostly about chaos and frustration.8 Oct 2012 - 6:28pm 2 comments
Hongkongers can look forward to an extra-long break over Easter and three extended weekends next year, thanks to the way public holidays fall, and the travel trade can rub its hands at the prospect of business.7 May 2011 - 12:00am
The city's schools came under fire from a lawmaker this week for 'destroying' students' childhood by scheduling internal assessments at the end of school holidays, forcing them to spend their break revising.23 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
Each week our two teenagers debate a hot topic. This week ...
Jeffrey Wong, 19, Diocesan Boys' School
Some people say students have too many holidays.
Students do get a lot of time out of school in Hong Kong. That's because we live in a place where the east meets west.5 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
Many children are stressed out and bored by the summer holidays and believe that doing schoolwork is the main priority, according to a survey.
An RTHK survey of 1,528 primary pupils last month found that about one in five pupils had less spare time for recreational activities than they do during term time.21 Jul 2005 - 12:00am
Pulcheria Chung, 18 St Mary's Canossian College9 May 2005 - 12:00am
Education Post takes a break for the summer vacation, to return on August 28. But don't miss Learning, our special holiday issues which appear in the Life section from next Saturday.17 Jul 2004 - 12:00am
Christine Yam is in her final year at the University of Hong Kong. She takes her exams this month. If you want to respond to her column, you can e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Whenever I come across students in their summer uniforms, I know that it's summer and the summer holidays will be here soon.6 May 2004 - 12:00am
Now that the Easter holidays are over, it's time to collect your thoughts and think about ... the summer vacation!
Those long sleepy and sunny days, the snorkelling and splashing in the sea, the undisturbed daydreams, the adventure of travelling to another country, the ... But wait.9 Apr 2002 - 12:00am