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Scholarism

Liberal studies subject moulds new generation of socially aware youth

Tommy Cheung Sau-yin had been civic-minded in his teens, even doing volunteer work while in Form Two. But it was not until a massive rally in 2010, which he attended with thousands of others, that he truly began to participate in social movements.

Monday, 1 July, 2013, 11:18am

Scholarism to bypass police nod in protest over June 4 crackdown

The march - to protest Beijing's refusal to vindicate the June 4, 1989, Tiananmen movement - will be joined with another one arranged by the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, which ends at the government headquarters in Admiralty.

20 May 2013 - 5:27am 1 comment

Pro-government rally draws thousands in support of CY

Chinese national flags are no longer synonymous with anti-Japanese protests on the mainland after hundreds of Hongkongers marched with the banners and expressed support for the embattled chief executive on Sunday.

The national emblem was accompanied by Hong Kong flags and nonstop chanting as backers of Leung Chun-ying braved cold weather for the rally.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

National education plan gets everyone talking online

'My Take' columnist Alex Lo proved to be the Post's king of controversy, with one of his articles attracting more reader comments than any other since scmp.com began accepting reader comments in August.

30 Dec 2012 - 4:55am

City Digest, December 6, 2012

ATV warned over Scholarism comments

6 Dec 2012 - 3:40am

Letters to the Editor, October 4, 2012

Proposal could make Diaoyus a peace model

Henry John Temple, the third Viscount Palmerston, once described Hong Kong as "a barren rock with hardly a house upon it" after the Opium War more than 170 years ago. Now, another group of barren rocks off Taiwan, the Diaoyu Islands, are causing trouble to China and Japan. Can we draw parallels from these two incidents?

4 Oct 2012 - 1:02am

Activists hauled away from National Day flag-raising event in Hong Kong

Black-shirted activists were hauled away minutes before a National Day flag-raising ceremony, as other protesters reported clashing with police after being blocked from public areas.

2 Oct 2012 - 4:09am 4 comments

HK's young activists bring hope of democracy

The campaign against the introduction of national education has grown in Hong Kong, touching the hearts of many people. It motivated individuals and groups to come forward to organise their own protests or support other large-scale events.

14 Sep 2012 - 2:39am 1 comment

Scholarism's Joshua Wong embodies anti-national education body's energy

You know Joshua Wong Chi-fung is a busy young man the moment he meets you. With the government headquarters in Admiralty alive with protest action, he walks fast, talks almost too quickly to catch his words, and hardly has time to chat at all.

10 Sep 2012 - 9:20am 15 comments

Protest against national education to end after government climbdown

Protesters who have besieged government headquarters for 10 days in opposition to the teaching of national education in Hong Kong schools called off their action early today – hours after Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying announced, on election eve, that schools would no longer be required to teach the subject.

9 Sep 2012 - 8:23am 4 comments

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