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Mathematics Competitions

Hong Kong wins right to host 2016 International Mathematical Olympiad

Hong Kong has won the bidding to host the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in 2016. The event is regarded as the championship mathematics competition for pre-university students.

Sunday, 17 March, 2013, 6:31am

Learning Curve: the wonder of maths

A morning rain was always followed by a clear afternoon. An afternoon rain was always preceded by a clear morning. A total of nine mornings and 12 afternoons were clear. How many days had no rain at all?

4 Mar 2013 - 10:41am

HK pupils win gold at science Olympiad

Six pupils achieved Hong Kong's best results to date in the International Junior Science Olympiad, taking three gold and three silver medals in Baku, Azerbaijan, from December 2 to 11. It was the first time Hong Kong pupils won gold since joining the annual event in 2006. The Form Three and Form Four pupils were trained by Chinese University.

16 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Hong Kong top of the world in the numbers game

Hong Kong's reputation for producing talented maths students received an extra boost last week when a local student and two of the city's schools topped a worldwide maths competition that involved students from 98 countries.

24 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Local maths brains win medals

Stumped by the sample questions in the Australian Mathematics Competition, Hong Kong's deputy secretary for education and manpower Chris Wardlaw said he had nothing but admiration for the students who completed the real test.

3 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Students play the numbers game

Primary school pupils are pitting their numerical wits against each other this morning in the first citywide contest based on an Australian system to test practical mathematics skills.

18 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

You Did It!

Name: Lai Tsz-kwan

Age: 16

School: Belilios Public School (BPS)

Achievement: Tsz-kwan is one of two local students who won medals at the Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC) 2004. She is also the first female from Hong Kong to win an AMC medal.

15 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Efforts add up for La Salle College number wizards

A GROUP OF Form One and Form Four students fro La Salle College tackled a tough series of problem-solving competitions and won the the 22nd Hong Kong Mathematics Olympiad.

The competition was jointly organised by the Department of Mathematics of the Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd) and the Mathematics Education Section of the Education and Manpower Bureau.

23 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

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3 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Number masters to battle it out

Number-crunchers from 40 secondary schools will compete in the finals of the Hong Kong Mathematics Olympiad at the Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd) tomorrow.

26 Mar 2004 - 12:00am