Kaifong Associations

City Digest

Coroner takes case of boy, four, who died in hospital

Wednesday, 13 June, 2012, 12:00am

Students showcase their climate change ideas

With around 180 students and teachers from 16 schools engaged in heated discussion on climate crises, Elegantia College's auditorium was turned into a talking shop for budding environmentalists.

18 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

school news

Apleichau Kaifong Primary School

Students from Apleichau Kaifong Primary School took part in the Rotary O'Drama 2008's Rotary Vitarobics scriptwriting workshop recently.

The programme was jointly organised by the Education Bureau, Tolo Harbour Rotary Club and Chung Ying Theatre Company. It was funded with support from the Rotary Club of Hong Kong South.

21 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

e-pal: germany

Connecting with teens around the world

Name Michael Siewers

Age 17

City Kiel

Star sign Virgo

5 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Island's electoral system challenged

Voters seek right for representation through villages

Residents of Cheung Chau are planning to seek a judicial review of the electoral arrangements for their rural representatives, saying the island's system, which is different from that of other rural areas, has restricted their rights.

20 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Old folks crushed in stampede for free rice

Eight people, one of them 98 years old, were injured yesterday when a Lunar New Year handout for the elderly sparked a stampede at a public housing estate in Kwai Chung.

Crowds of old people began queuing outside a roller-skating rink - the site of the handout - in Tai Wo Hau Estate on Tai Ha Street as early as 5am.

23 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Teacher pleads not guilty to assaulting child

27 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

slice of life

From the South China Morning Post this week in 1956

13 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Two weeks to sort out law change snags

It will take two weeks to sort out the problems created by a controversial amendment to include the social welfare constituency in next year's elections.

But Secretary for Constitutional Affairs Michael Suen Ming-yeung and Chief Secretary for Administration Anson Chan Fang On-sang denied lax government lobbying before the electoral bill was passed was to blame.

30 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Ceiling fall hurts pupils

Five children, aged eight to 11, suffered minor injuries when concrete fell from the ceiling of the Shamshuipo Kaifong Primary School during morning assembly.

9 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Conservative area prepares for battle

THE United Democrats will face a tough fight when they try to end their isolation in a district dominated by conservative and pro-China forces.

12 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Campaigners 'shy over showing their age'

DOES 50-year-old Lau Hon-man really look 20 years younger in his election campaign poster? The portrait has drawn an accusation that Mr Lau had chosen a decade-old picture of himself in a hope of appealing to voters in next month's election in the Lee On constituency in Kwun Tong.

26 Aug 1994 - 12:00am

Patten reforms 'blocked' functional deal

A SINO-BRITISH agreement on the functional constituency elections was blocked by Britain's insistence that the Patten proposals be the ''guiding principle'', China's version of the talks say.

China said the concessions it had made on the functional constituency election did not yield a corresponding response from the British side.

1 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

400 new advisers created

CHINA is to name up to 400 community leaders to serve as District Affairs Advisers with the first batch of about 100 to be appointed this month, sources say.

Days after their appointment, premier Li Peng is to renew the appointment of the first batch of 43 Hong Kong Affairs Advisers in Shenzhen on March 2.

7 Feb 1994 - 12:00am

It's time for school again!

PUPILS from Ap Lei Chau Kaifong (AM) Primary School return to school after the long break.

3 Sep 1993 - 12:00am