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Wah Yan

Probation for Tsang death threat

A 17-year-old student at Wah Yan College, Kowloon, was placed on probation for one year yesterday. He had threatened to kill former chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen if he didn't pay a ransom of HK$100million. The teenager had also made false bomb threats.

Wednesday, 18 July, 2012, 12:00am

Probation for pupil over threat to kill Tsang

A 17-year-old Wah Yan College, Kowloon, pupil was put on probation for one year yesterday for threatening to kill former chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen if he did not deliver HK$100 million, and making false bomb threats.

17 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Jesuits to charge HK$250,000 for college tuition

The Jesuits' first university in China could also have Hong Kong's highest tuition fees at HK$250,000 a year.

The figure was announced by the Society of Jesus, which plans to open a liberal arts college for 300 students at a former military camp in Fanling in 2015.

28 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Hunger strike puts spotlight on acclaimed school

The former assistant principal of a well-known high school has gone on hunger strike, claiming it is not living up to its reputation.

Paul Yip Kam-haw, who left Wah Yan College in 2010, camped outside the school in Wan Chai yesterday to begin his protest.

7 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

New schools to boost expat places

In his final budget, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah announced four new international schools will provide 5,000 extra places to tackle the shortage of places for expatriate children.

The government will also support international schools in expanding campus sites or offering them vacant sites for short-term use.

2 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

CUHK to interview all applicants

All students applying to Chinese University for the 2013-14 academic year will have to undergo interviews.

Currently only a fraction of study programmes, including medicine and education, ask to meet their candidates during the selection process. But starting from 2013, the practice will be extended to all departments.

15 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

No golden future for some sporting stars

Athletes returning victorious from international competitions can usually expect to bask in glory, sometimes enriched by lucrative sponsorship.

18 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

High praise for the city's inventive special teachers

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday praised special schools for their innovation in teaching mentally challenged pupils, when handing out this year's Chief Executive's Award for Teaching Excellence.

'Each child has a potential talent, just in a different manifestation [from others],' said Tsang, who presented the awards now in their seventh year.

9 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Ability to nurture students is vital

Academic and admin staff Tung Wah College

Setting up from scratch, Tung Wah College is on the hunt for experienced teaching and management staff.

11 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Girls make strong debut in bowls clash

Lawn bowlers from Wah Yan College, Hong Kong had a battle on their hands against crowd favourites St Stephen's Girls' College in the final of the Inter-Schools Lawn Bowls Competition at the Ap Lei Chau Sports Centre on Sunday.

3 May 2011 - 12:00am