Believer in classics for the young

In 2003, Meng Danmei started an old-fashioned private school that focused on reading and studying classic works of literature.

Sunday, 10 June, 2012, 12:00am

Don't treat us like robots

I am writing in response to the letter 'Music should make way for study time' (Young Post, May 8). The writer argues that music lessons should be removed from the senior forms to let students focus on their studies and HKDSE exams. I disagree.

6 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Henry VIII in his very own words

VIII H. M. Castor Published by Templar ISBN 978 184877 500 8

Henry VIII (1491-1547) is probably the most famous British king. He began his reign as an educated and charismatic 17-year-old, but went on to become a highly controversial figure.

4 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Becoming Sister Wives

Becoming Sister Wives by Kody, Meri, Janelle, Christine and Robyn Brown Simon and Schuster (e-book)

3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Din Tao - Leader of the Parade

Starring: Alan Ko You-lun, Alien Huang Hong-sheng, Chen Po-cheng Directed by: Fung Kai Category: IIA (Taiwanese and Mandarin)

An abundance of local colour almost compensates for trite scripting in this look at the personal and professional travails of a Din Tao troupe.

31 May 2012 - 12:00am

We have the right to loud protests

Many people in Hong Kong say rowdy public protests are ineffective and cause danger and disturbance to the public. They say protesters should be polite.

28 May 2012 - 12:00am

Abroad minded: be sure to ask the hard questions

We had not considered an overseas education for our 12-year-old daughter, but all her friends seem to be leaving for schools in Britain, and she wants to join them. What should we be looking for?

27 May 2012 - 12:00am

Whole-child teaching

Teachers, learning support assistants, administration Generations Christian Education

An educational institution with 26 years' history has positions open from classroom teaching to administration.

26 May 2012 - 12:00am

Visa row over teachers at US Confucius Institutes

Beijing is caught up in a diplomatic row with Washington over alleged visa violations at Chinese government-sponsored Confucius Institutes in the United States.

It is feared the dispute will disrupt the operations of more than 80 institutes and could escalate if not handled properly.

25 May 2012 - 12:00am

All about Yves' sense of style

An exhibition of French couture master Yves Saint Laurent's classic designs made its world debut in Hong Kong yesterday.

The free exhibition, 'Crazy about Yves', at City Hall features 87 pieces from a collection of about 1,500 owned by Olivier Chatenet, a French stylist who has been collecting Saint Laurent's works for two decades.

24 May 2012 - 12:00am

Tree of knowledge has ancient roots

In Hong Kong, all children have to go to school. That is the law. If you drop out of school, your parents can get into trouble. Hong Kong citizens are entitled to 12 years of free education.

23 May 2012 - 12:00am

Strong-arm tactics

I wish to protest

A protest is an expression of objection to what someone has done, said, or decided.

When you feel strongly that something is very wrong, and you want others to know exactly how you feel, you mount a protest.

22 May 2012 - 12:00am

Saint Seiyu Omega (anime)

Burn your Cosmos! A new Saint Seiya series is exploding onto your flat screens, with a new band of young saints battling the evil minions of the god Mars.

20 May 2012 - 12:00am

A bad week for ...

Manny Pacquiao

20 May 2012 - 12:00am

Flourishing church is desperate for more space to continue its work

Candy Tam's letter ('Church does not practise what it preaches with development plans', May 2) is inaccurate and makes unreasonable accusations. Let us be clear that the Methodist Church Hong Kong is not a holding company concerned with profit but a Christian community focused on people.

8 May 2012 - 12:00am

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