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The Scout Association of Hong Kong

Scouting about

It's late afternoon on Saturday at the Gilwell Campsite, near Ma On Shan. A row of orange tents stand on the grassy site near the top of Kowloon Peak, and Scouts are pitching a few others.

Sunday, 29 July, 2012, 12:00am


Reassuring presence of US Navy

Hongkongers who use the ferries cannot fail to have noticed the recent presence of the magnificent USS George Washington and her escort of US Navy warships in our waters.

21 Jul 2012 - 12:00am


School wants a healthier environment

16 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Act now or become a second-tier city, HK told

A property developer warns that Hong Kong risks becoming a second-tier city of China unless the next administration does more to develop the economy and foster closer links with the mainland.

13 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Building family bonds

In a sign of growing integration with the mainland, the Hong Kong government is doubling its programme for civil servants' education on China - from its laws and political structure to its economy and environment.

16 May 2011 - 12:00am

Flexibility of course suited to busy students

The Australian Graduate School of Management's (AGSM) Hong Kong branch, specialising in master of business administration (MBA) distance-learning qualifications, produces students who endorse its international reputation.

One is Vikas Bhandari, president and chief operating officer for international business at Cordia International.

18 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Long queue for 'HK's best job'

Hong Kong now has its own version of the 'best job in the world', to rival the similar position offered by Queensland, Australia.

11 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Britain's Liberal Democrats seek votes in Hong Kong

The junior party in Britain's ruling coalition is chasing expat votes in Hong Kong after setting up its first ever overseas branch.

The Liberal Democrats Abroad Hong Kong group already had 10 members and was hoping to motivate up to 10,000 expats to take part in a referendum on Britain's voting system, chairman Tom Hope said.

27 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Chameleon-like career choices

Edith Ngan Chan is executive director of the Asia Society, an organisation founded by the Rockefeller family in the United States in the post-war years to encourage understanding of Asian societies and strengthen Asia-US relations.

5 Mar 2011 - 12:00am


Revised budget for Asian Games is not a 'trick'

I refer to Chris Ho's letter on the latest proposal to reduce the direct cost of hosting the 2023 Asian Games ('Games bid disappoints', November 19).

24 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Geoffrey Bonsall, radio broadcaster and expert on Chinnery shorthand

Geoffrey Bonsall, who was the son of a missionary, a sinologist, expert on the shorthand of artist George Chinnery and the broadcaster known as Charles Weatherill at RTHK, has died at the age of 85.

25 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Tuen Mun villagers protest for higher compensation

11 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

New year brings chance to start afresh

I realised very early in my career that, without a balanced life, performance at work would be less dynamic. Resolutions to take better care of our bodies or minds, to spend more time with family or achieve greater success at work must be made every day. Without a healthy lifestyle, what we can physically do in life is limited.

2 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Global mayors' meeting planned

More than 200 mayors from around the world will visit Hong Kong to attend the first Global Mayors Forum next November.

3 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

In Brief

Summer youth scheme begins

A summer youth programme involving a wide range of outdoor and indoor activities begins today for people aged six to 25. The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust has funded the Home Affairs Department to the tune of HK$16.5 million to organise the 2009 Summer Youth Programme. Activities will be offered in 18 districts.

5 Jul 2009 - 12:00am