Nuclear debate grows heated

Kau Yan College and SKH Lam Kau Mow Secondary School met in the third round of the 13th Nesta-SCMP Debating Competition to debate on the motion: 'Nuclear power (fission) should have a place in Hong Kong's future.'

Thursday, 7 June, 2012, 12:00am

Sparks fly at debate

Debaters from Diocesan Girls' School and TWGHs Kap Yan Directors' College reached for the moon at yesterday's grand final debate. But only DGS walked away as the new champions of the 12th Nesta-SCMP Debating Competition.

Kap Yan, last year's winners, put up an admirable fight, but they lost their title during a rousing debate at Baptist University in Kowloon Tong.

7 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Defence of one-child policy wins day

TWGHs Kap Yan Directors' College is now one step away from grabbing the champion's title in the Nesta-SCMP Debating Competition after holding their ground in the semi-final on Tuesday against CCC Kei Yuen College.

The schools debated the motion that 'China should abandon its one-child policy', with Kei Yuen being the affirmative team and Kap Yan taking the negative stance.

16 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Tam Pak Yu's day

In round six of the 12th Nesta-SCMP Debating Competition division three debate, STFA Tam Pak Yu College matched up against Kowloon Sam Yuk Secondary School to tackle the motion 'Hong Kong isn't doing enough to take care of its poor'. Tam Pak Yu took the affirmative view and Sam Yuk the negative.

1 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Haunted house mystery

Paper 1a Understanding the tone and mood in a passage is an important skill.

Read the story about four friends who stay in a strange old house to solve a mystery.

Try to understand how they are feeling as you read. Are their attitudes positive, negative or neutral?

15 Oct 2007 - 12:00am