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Sheng Kung Hui

Mother on trial for teen missing school

A mother who kept her daughter out of school for two years because the teenager was not admitted to an elite secondary school of her choice stood trial yesterday for failing to comply with an Education Bureau attendance order.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 10:58pm

The last bell

'The college offers its pupils a wide variety of extra-curricular activities covering, among other things, community service, physical recreation and the liberal arts, thus ensuring that its pupils come out into the community well equipped to play their full part in its development.'

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

HKU teen seeks sense and sociability

Joseph Ng Kwok-chung, 14, the youngest student ever admitted to the University of Hong Kong, has one worry as he embarks on his higher education at an age most youngsters are still struggling through secondary: making friends.

27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

National education controversy

Two Christian organisations will not introduce the controversial national education subject in their primary schools in September.

The opposition to the subject by Sheng Kung Hui - Hong Kong's Anglican Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hong Kong comes as people and groups are calling for it to be scrapped.

19 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Christian schools skip national education

Two Christian organisations will not introduce the controversial national education subject in their primary schools in September.

The opposition by Sheng Kung Hui - Hong Kong's Anglican Church - and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hong Kong comes as many people and groups are calling for the course to be scrapped.

18 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Sorry state of affairs for new ministers

Two ministers apologised yesterday for illegal structures and building work at their properties, as the controversy rolled on.

The apologies came on the second day in office of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, who is facing legal challenges and calls for him to resign over the illegal structures found at his house on The Peak.

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Inner circle

Chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying yesterday announced the members of the Executive Council, a group of 14 advisers charged with assisting him in policymaking. The council, which meets once a week, must be consulted on important policy decisions and bills to be introduced to the Legislative Council, but Leung is not under any obligation to accept conclusions they present.

30 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Queuing for UK study

Hong Kong and mainland students flock to Britain, writes Ellen Sheng.

25 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Giant steps for talented youngsters

When Kenneth Hui Ka-chun showed up at his first audition for a dance class, he burst into tears.

He was six, and he was the only boy in the group seeking to join a junior ballet programme at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.

'There were more than 30 girls and I was the only boy,' Hui said. 'I literally burst into tears and refused to dance.'

8 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

DGS bowlers prove too hot to handle

Students from Diocesan Girls' School (DGS) proved too good for their rivals, winning their fourth consecutive girls' team title at the Inter-school Tenpin Bowling Championships.

In the boys' category, St Paul's College were crowned champions again after taking their first title in 2010.

29 May 2012 - 12:00am

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