Jonathan Powell

Finding a new life of peace and tranquillity

Young people share their experience of the mainland

Name Samuel Sin Hin-cheung

Age 26

Studying Master's in Chinese Language and Literature

Location Peking University

Saturday, 29 September, 2007, 12:00am

Question 1

A bad argument

Pete is having an argument with his mum. Mum is very angry. Circle the box that shows what caused the argument.







Question 2

Will you come to Canada?

22 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Question 1


You are on a bus. There are two English tourists sitting in front of you talking about the MTR. Listen to what they say and then fill in the gap in each sentence with the correct word from the list. There are more words than you will need in the list.

According to the couple on the bus

15 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Go hiking and help poor children

The Sowers Action group will add to the HK$14 million already raised for underprivileged children in remote areas of China when it hosts the Challenging 12 Hours 2006 race next month.

2 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

New awards give swimmers incentive

A new awards scheme will give swimmers an incentive to break their personal best times at this weekend's Hong Kong Open Championships at Kowloon Park Pool.

Swimmers who score 75 points or above in the new Swimming Awards Scheme will receive badges and certificates.

1 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Ambitious star shoots and scores

Name: Lo Hung-leuk

Grade: Form Seven

School: St Stephen's Church College

Sport: Basketball

Achievements: Hung-leuk, 18, led his school team to victory in a recent three-on-three tournament at the Hong Kong Coliseum.

28 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Hong Kong team set eyes on Streetball title

South Korea and the Philippines will pose the main threat to the ambitions of Hong Kong's three-on-three all-stars in the adidas Streetball Finals in Guangzhou this week.

22 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Wildlife conservation important, say children

A survey of 500 children aged between six and 14 by the National Geographic Society revealed that 84 per cent of local children felt wildlife conservation was important and 67 per cent enjoyed reading news stories about animals.

Sixty per cent of young respondents to the survey chose the Chinese white dolphin as the most endangered species here.

17 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

HK pin hopes on tight defence

Disappointing results in two friendly matches on the mainland will not affect the Hong Kong team's confidence ahead of the 34th Asian Schools Football Championships, said the team's coach Suen


The 18-member squad, along with five officials, leave tomorrow for the 10-day tournament to be held in Danang City, Vietnam.

7 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

HK's golden girls steal show

The Hong Kong girls' team stole the limelight, winning 10 of the 14 gold medals on offer and retaining the title at last weekend's Asian Schools Swimming Championships.

National team member Sze Hang-yu led the way at the Kowloon Park pool, coming first in each of her three individual races, and both relay events.

1 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

English tutors offer help

A group of Hong Kong students at overseas universities have volunteered to give underprivileged primary school pupils here access to English tuition.

The Access HK volunteer programme is a registered charity committed to equal opportunities. It has been running classes every summer for six years.

24 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Old meets new on the canvas

The Chinese University of Hong Kong's fine arts programme has a reputation for turning out graduates with a broad creative outlook.

Students are encouraged to explore new ideas and combine traditional and contemporary styles. The result is the Mountain Project, an exhibition by 31 of the programme's fresh graduates.

16 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Cheng holds Fukien key in division play-offs

Schoolboy and Hong Kong team member Cheng Kam-hing could play a key role as Fukien look to win the A1 Division League play-off final tomorrow.

Hong Kong Basketball Association development director Raymond Leung Wai-man has tipped the 21-year-old to make his mark at senior level, and help Fukien beat Winling in the deciding Game Five of the series.

7 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Inter-school basketball teams' Coliseum bonus

Hundreds of students will get free passes to watch the annual Eastcolight Super Kung Sheung Cup International Basketball Championship, from July 18 to 23 at the Hong Kong Coliseum in Hunghom.

4 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Hong Kong bowlers aim for top honour

Wu Siu-hong, Cyrus Cheung Chun-chung and Rocky Hui Mau-Kai are set to clinch the trios gold for Hong Kong in the East Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships being held at the Mei Foo Super Bowl this week.

27 Jun 2006 - 12:00am