Now, the Best Improvement winner of the Student of the Year Awards says he is studying social work ‘to save some teenagers like me from the abyss’.
In early 2020, when Ceon Yan Tsz-soen was 16, she was diagnosed with lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system.
As president of the student council, Karndeep Singh and his team helped ‘act as a bridge between teachers and students’ during tough times.
Areeba Afrah struggled with online classes in Bangladesh due to Covid travel restrictions, and battled lung infection soon after getting back to Hong Kong.
When Chan Tsz-yiu was chairperson of her secondary school’s student union, she organised a talent show and commemorative video despite facing challenges from the pandemic.
This year’s Linguist (Cantonese) winner in the Student of the Year Awards, Amber Wong Seng-ying, introduced a Cantonese column in her school magazine.
Hannah Bailey Cherry worked with Filipino NGOs to deliver books to underprivileged children, and her idea for reselling used titles has spread to Brazil and Türkiye.
Icy Ku Ping-sum, a Form Six student at St Paul’s Co-educational College, shares how she developed a love for the language.
The first runner-up in the Performing Artist category of the Student of the Year Awards shares how she learned to convey emotion and meaning through dance.
Student of the Year (SOTY) awardee, Enoch Li Yui-ching from Diocesan Boys’ School, wanted to give young musicians a chance to perform during Covid-19.
Housewife exhausted from caring for sick husband among 494 helped by Hong Kong Family Welfare Society.
Singer-songwriter Terence Lam kicks off six-night run at the venue, after it was handed over to concert organiser as scheduled.
New smartphone app uses movements over past three days to work out coronavirus infection risk.
Anyone flying to city on Tuesday will be allowed to undergo three days of quarantine and four under medical surveillance as part of ‘3+4’ scheme launch on Friday.
Residents say long-awaited easing of rules will make it easier to visit relatives and return to school or work.
Long-time resident decided to act when once bustling Fortress Hill shopping centre turned quiet.
Education Bureau seeks to spell out ‘correct and accurate understanding’ of Hong Kong’s history amid debate over school textbook revisions.
Firefighters report 122 cases of heatstroke linked to outdoor pursuits during the first three weeks of July, compared to 65 incidents in June.
Authorities say preliminary investigation has found one of two metal wires suspending large video screen snapped.
Queue forms early on Thursday morning after shop announced a day before that it had failed to renew lease.
More than 41,000 Hong Kong pupils have been allocated their first choice of secondary school by centralised system.
Cancer survivor schoolgirl who returned to school after chemotherapy and overcame depression and anxiety among five winners in Best Improvement category.
Observatory records nine consecutive ‘very hot’ days this month, the sixth-longest streak for city since 1884.
Schoolgirl wins place at top university business school through direct admission scheme for outstanding pupils
Companies’ owner hopes bringing the operations together will reduce overlapping routes and cut costs.
Survey by Hong Kong Unison finds members of ethnic minority groups have monthly household income that is less than half of most similar-sized families in city.
Hong Kong care homes sound alarm over staff shortages.
Visitors can check out the fossils of eight dinosaur species and get a chance to ‘gently touch’ an authentic leg bone belonging to the sauropod family.
Fans of Anita Mui, Roman Tam, Leslie Cheung say they’re keeping a slice of Hong Kong culture alive.
Trade Development Council says it does not censor books in advance, but hopes exhibitors can observe book fair’s guidelines.