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Ma Tau Wai

Fast and furious marathon challenge

Defending champions suffered mixed fortunes in the finals of the Hong Kong Inter-school Basketball Marathon earlier this month.

Tuesday, 17 July, 2012, 12:00am

Surveyor accused in building's collapse

A building surveyor who checked a To Kwa Wan tenement building two months before it collapsed in 2010 was cross-examined yesterday over whether he had followed government inspection guidelines properly.

16 May 2012 - 12:00am

Social harmony key to reconciliation in HK

As the Chinese proverb goes, 'harmony is precious'. When I was small, my mum taught me how to forgive, tolerate and accept others, as these are the keys to harmony. And harmony is the key to a better world.

26 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Gift of the gab

Debating and persuasive speaking are important parts of students' education as they learn to present themselves and communicate with others.

25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Post impression gives keen suitor scoop of a lifetime

The story of Bonnie Lam and Christopher Chan isn't one you'd read about every day.

Christopher spotted his dream girl in the pages of the South China Moring Post, where she was being interviewed as a representative of her school.

17 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Heep Yunn gain sweet revenge

It is said revenge is a dish best served cold. And so it proved for Heep Yunn School. Its girls' beach volleyball team mastered chilly conditions on a moonlit night last Sunday to win the inter-school (Hong Kong and Kowloon Division One/Two) title.

15 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Two thrillers with sparkling shows of skill

Boys from Cheung Sha Wan Catholic Secondary School defended their title in the Grade A final of the inter-school volleyball competition (Division One, Kowloon) at Siu Sai Wan Sports Centre last Sunday.

The Grade A girls' team title went to STFA Cheng Yu Tung Secondary School.

29 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Brain Game

Kirsten Leung Lok-yin, 12, from Heep Yunn School, is the winner of the latest round of the Brain Game. She wins a Philip B haircare gift set worth HK$ 1,380. Congratulations!

15 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Diocesan swimmers rule the pool

Hong Kong's reigning schools swimming champions, Diocesan Girls' School (DGS) and Diocesan Boys' School (DBS), both retained their overall titles at the inter-school competition held at Kowloon Park Swimming Pool last week.

1 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

How mission schools gave girls a chance

Schools were for sons. A daughter needed only to learn to be a resourceful and charming wife. That was Chinese tradition.

And in families not rich enough to send all of their children to school, sons became the priority.

Such was the atmosphere when Hong Kong's first schools for girls started.

30 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Defeat has silver lining for siblings

Hugo Ho Tze-ho and his sister, Tomato Ho Tze-lok, both finished as runners-up after losing in their respective Grade A finals at the Hong Kong Schools Sports Federation Inter-School Squash Singles Championships.

25 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

athlete of the week

Name Lee Ka-yi School Ying Wa Girls' School Grade Form Seven Sport Squash

Achievements

Ka-yi, 17, is a member of the Hong Kong junior squash squad.

11 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

If I was elected chief executive of Hong Kong, what law would I want to pass?

Daniel Monteiro, 14, South Island School

I would pass a law banning people from buying too many properties as investments. Hong Kong's property prices are one of the highest in the world, and as a result, it is difficult to attract foreign talent to the city. The law would help reduce housing prices by restricting the number of idle flats.

14 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Man still living in blaze building

A tenant is still living in his subdivided cubicle in a Ma Tau Wai building that was swept by a fatal fire in June, although his landlord is racing against time to demolish the illegal structures.

9 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Schools scheme a subsidy for elitism

The direct subsidy scheme has become the get-out-of-jail-free card for elite schools. It enables these institutions to run their affairs relatively free from official interference, yet continue to receive substantial public subsidies.

17 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

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