Wu Kai Sha

City Digest

Thousands sign against national education

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 11:03pm

Going the extra mile

Most runners focus on winning races, but Mary Hui Kam-man has a different goal in mind: helping children in need.

The Year Two student at Li Po Chun United World College, in Wu Kai Sha, Sha Tin, is one of the organisers of next month's Hong Kong 24-hour charity race, Running to Stop the Traffik.

19 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Li Po Chun student earns perfect IB score

A student at Li Po Chun United World College has received the perfect score of 45 in the International Baccalaureate diploma exam.

She is only the fifth Hong Kong student ever to have done so.

8 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

'Diplomats' debate hot topics at summit

On April 16, more than 100 students from around Hong Kong gathered at Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong and became diplomats for a day.

The students were participating in the first Li Po Chun UWC Model United Nations conference.

4 May 2011 - 12:00am

Lake Silver offers gracious living by the sea

Lake Silver is at the heart of many of Hong Kong's most scenic spots. The area includes Starfish Bay conservation area, Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park, Plover Cove Reservoir, eight geological parks, five country parks and a plethora of beaches, nature trails and tree walks.

9 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

24 Primrose Hill flats being offered at discount

Kerry Properties is offering 24 units of Primrose Hill, its residential project in Tsuen Wan, at a discount of more than 15 per cent to its asking price in order to attract buyers.

12 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Sino Land to raise prices at Lake Silver

Sino Land plans to raise the selling price of its Lake Silver project in Wu Kai Sha by 2 to 5 per cent tomorrow after it sold more than 300 flats yesterday. Since the project was launched on May 27, the developer has sold more than 1,600 flats at an average of HK$5,500 per square foot.

1 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Protests follow 'intimacy' expulsion

100 Li Po Chun pupils rally at principal's home

More than 100 students from Li Po Chun United World College held a candle-light protest outside the principal's house after three teenagers were expelled for breaking an 'inappropriate intimacy' rule, students said.

26 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Ma On Shan rail services disrupted

A signalling failure caused by a power cut disrupted services on the Ma On Shan rail line for more than two hours yesterday morning, affecting 2,000 passengers. Services between Ma On Shan and Wu Kai Shan, and between Tai Wai and Che Kung Temple were suspended. Trains could operate only every 15 to 20 minutes after repair work finished at 8am.

14 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Funding for institute in Legco's hands

The redevelopment of the Sports Institute will be postponed if the administration fails to secure the necessary funding of HK$1.8 billion before the Legislative Council's summer recess in July.

There has been an increase of HK$400 million in construction fees on the initial proposal made in the 2006 Policy Address, but the government still wants the project to go ahead.

4 Apr 2008 - 12:00am


Li Po Chun still a fine institution despite discriminatory contracts

23 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Li Po Chun in same-sex marriage row

United World College director of studies to quit on principle over 'discriminatory' contracts

Li Po Chun United World College director of studies John Green is to quit the school over a contract he says discriminates against same-sex couples and gags staff.

16 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Iranian student larges it in a small world

When Amin Meyghani went to class at Alborz High School in Tehran, he was one of about 1,000 students studying at the prestigious school set up by American missionaries.

When he arrived at Li Po Chun United World College in Hong Kong in September, becoming the first Iranian student to attend the Sha Tin college, he found he had only 256 schoolmates.

3 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Optimism fades for HK student in Gaza

Time is running out for a Palestinian student who remains trapped in the Gaza Strip over a month after the beginning of term.

Ibrahim Abusudaih, 18, should have started his second year at Li Po Chun United World College last month but was unable to return from a trip home visiting family because the borders were closed.

29 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Li Po Chun mourns death of East Timor student

Staff and pupils of Li Po Chun United World College are mourning the loss of former student Jonia Guterres who drowned in Upper Saranak Lake in New York State.

Guterres, 19, a Fulbright Scholar, who had just completed her first year at St Lawrence University, had begun a summer job as a student worker at the university's Canaras Conference Centre.

9 Jun 2007 - 12:00am