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ESF produces eight top scorers in IB exams

The English Schools Foundation has recorded eight top scorers in the International Baccalaureate Diploma – its second-best tally of high-fliers in the Genevabased exams.

6 Jul 2017 - 5:47PM

The English Schools Foundation has recorded eight top scorers in the International Baccalaureate Diploma – its second-best tally of high-fliers in the Genevabased exams.

ESF produces eight top scorers in IB exams
Multimedia: Living heritage of Hong Kong

What makes Hong Kong unique? Is it Cantonese Opera, the Dragon Boat festival, Lion dancing, Wing Chun, snake wine or shrimp paste? 

22 Feb 2019 - 3:19PM

What makes Hong Kong unique? Is it Cantonese Opera, the Dragon Boat festival, Lion dancing, Wing Chun, snake wine or shrimp paste? 

Multimedia: Living heritage of Hong Kong
Bureaucracy may be wing chun kung fu master's biggest foe

At the age of 90, Ip Chun is as passionate and relentless as ever in keeping his father's kung fu legacy alive - and the fight with bureaucracy is proving as tough as any opponent.

11 Sep 2014 - 7:41AM

At the age of 90, Ip Chun is as passionate and relentless as ever in keeping his father's kung fu legacy alive - and the fight with bureaucracy is proving as tough as any opponent.

Bureaucracy may be wing chun kung fu master's biggest foe
MTR will review policy after death of dog on tracks sparks outrage

The MTR Corporation has promised to teach staff how to handle animals that wander onto the tracks after the death of a dog hit by a train led to public outrage.

14 Jun 2018 - 4:55PM

The MTR Corporation has promised to teach staff how to handle animals that wander onto the tracks after the death of a dog hit by a train led to public outrage.

MTR will review policy after death of dog on tracks sparks outrage
US haunted house brings Halloween horror to Hong Kong

Fright Dome Las Vegas, billed as one of the five scariest "haunted" attractions in the United States, will make its Asian debut on Victoria Peak next month.

21 Aug 2014 - 11:21AM

Fright Dome Las Vegas, billed as one of the five scariest "haunted" attractions in the United States, will make its Asian debut on Victoria Peak next month.

US haunted house brings Halloween horror to Hong Kong
Shops at Hung Hom Station closing ahead of transfer point construction

Fifteen out of 32 shops and restaurants at Hung Hom Station have been forced to close until early 2016, as the first phase of modification work on a key transfer station in the Sha Tin to Central Link project is scheduled to take place early next month.

20 Aug 2014 - 8:45AM

Fifteen out of 32 shops and restaurants at Hung Hom Station have been forced to close until early 2016, as the first phase of modification work on a key transfer station in the Sha Tin to Central Link project is scheduled to take place early next month.

Shops at Hung Hom Station closing ahead of transfer point construction
Fewer HK smokers looking to city acupuncture clinics to help them quit
Hong Kong political reform consultation was dominated by 'orchestrated' responses

The government's consultation exercise on political reform was dominated by "orchestrated" bloc submissions, most of them favouring a conservative stance, a Post study has revealed.

18 Aug 2014 - 10:40AM

The government's consultation exercise on political reform was dominated by "orchestrated" bloc submissions, most of them favouring a conservative stance, a Post study has revealed.

Hong Kong political reform consultation was dominated by 'orchestrated' responses
Fish maw frenzy kicks off annual Food Expo in Hong Kong

Bargain hunters battled it out this morning for thousands of dollars worth of fish maw, a Chinese delicacy, after queuing all day and night for the opening of one Asia’s biggest food fairs in Hong Kong.

14 Aug 2014 - 11:25PM

Bargain hunters battled it out this morning for thousands of dollars worth of fish maw, a Chinese delicacy, after queuing all day and night for the opening of one Asia’s biggest food fairs in Hong Kong.

Fish maw frenzy kicks off annual Food Expo in Hong Kong
14 years to buy a flat: Quality of life in Hong Kong going down, shows survey

Hongkongers' ability to afford a home has hit a new low amid growing dissatisfaction over the government's performance and pessimism over press freedom.

14 Aug 2014 - 4:29PM

Hongkongers' ability to afford a home has hit a new low amid growing dissatisfaction over the government's performance and pessimism over press freedom.

14 years to buy a flat: Quality of life in Hong Kong going down, shows survey
Charity given deadline on huge rent rise

A charity says it has been given just five days to decide whether to give up its headquarters or pay close to 50 per cent more in rent, potentially leaving the organisation out of funds in a year.

14 Aug 2014 - 6:24PM

A charity says it has been given just five days to decide whether to give up its headquarters or pay close to 50 per cent more in rent, potentially leaving the organisation out of funds in a year.

Charity given deadline on huge rent rise
Mosquito crackdown as Japanese encephalitis cases in Hong Kong reach three-year high

Efforts to eradicate mosquitoes have been stepped up after this year has already seen the highest number of cases of Japanese encephalitis in three years.

13 Aug 2014 - 5:38PM

Efforts to eradicate mosquitoes have been stepped up after this year has already seen the highest number of cases of Japanese encephalitis in three years.

Mosquito crackdown as Japanese encephalitis cases in Hong Kong reach three-year high
Firms oppose equality watchdog's plan to grant benefits to civil partners

Forty small and medium-sized firms are threatening to scrap or cut their staff's dependent care benefits if the government approves the equality watchdog's plan to grant de facto couples entitlement to employment and health benefits.

12 Aug 2014 - 5:03AM

Forty small and medium-sized firms are threatening to scrap or cut their staff's dependent care benefits if the government approves the equality watchdog's plan to grant de facto couples entitlement to employment and health benefits.

Firms oppose equality watchdog's plan to grant benefits to civil partners
Hong Kong medical workers 'put at risk in Ebola scare'

Public hospitals should upgrade protection for medical workers who deal with any possible infections of the fatal Ebola virus, a microbiologist said yesterday.

12 Aug 2014 - 5:31PM

Public hospitals should upgrade protection for medical workers who deal with any possible infections of the fatal Ebola virus, a microbiologist said yesterday.

Hong Kong medical workers 'put at risk in Ebola scare'
Challenge for youngsters caught in cycle of problems

A young mainland immigrant is determined to test the limits of his endurance, starting in the Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung which is still reeling from catastrophic gas explosions.

11 Aug 2014 - 6:10AM

A young mainland immigrant is determined to test the limits of his endurance, starting in the Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung which is still reeling from catastrophic gas explosions.

Challenge for youngsters caught in cycle of problems
Hungry for maw? Fishy HK$1 contest opens annual Hong Kong Food Expo

Those with the stomach for queuing could find themselves in the running for a fishy treat at this year's Food Expo as one vendor brings back a popular giveaway.

5 Aug 2014 - 9:03AM

Those with the stomach for queuing could find themselves in the running for a fishy treat at this year's Food Expo as one vendor brings back a popular giveaway.

Hungry for maw? Fishy HK$1 contest opens annual Hong Kong Food Expo
Pyongyang marathon open for entries from foreign runners for second time

Amateur runners looking for a less liberating marathon experience take note: foreigners are again being invited to jog along the broad avenues of Pyongyang.

21 Jun 2018 - 2:32PM

Amateur runners looking for a less liberating marathon experience take note: foreigners are again being invited to jog along the broad avenues of Pyongyang.

Pyongyang marathon open for entries from foreign runners for second time
Lifeguards in Hong Kong strike over influx of mainland tourists to pools and beaches

Red flag raised at Butterfly Beach and facilities at five public pools closed as about 100 lifeguards strike over a staff shortage and what they say is an increased workload due to an influx of mainland tourists.

14 Jun 2018 - 4:55PM

Red flag raised at Butterfly Beach and facilities at five public pools closed as about 100 lifeguards strike over a staff shortage and what they say is an increased workload due to an influx of mainland tourists.

Lifeguards in Hong Kong strike over influx of mainland tourists to pools and beaches
Ex-Ming Pao chief editor Kevin Lau returns to work after February attack

Former Ming Pao chief editor Kevin Lau Chun-to yesterday returned to work for the first time since a triad-style attack nearly six months ago, and urged journalists to stand firm on their core principles.

2 Aug 2014 - 2:57AM

Former Ming Pao chief editor Kevin Lau Chun-to yesterday returned to work for the first time since a triad-style attack nearly six months ago, and urged journalists to stand firm on their core principles.

Ex-Ming Pao chief editor Kevin Lau returns to work after February attack
That's one labour issue solved as post filled

Stephen Sui Wai-keung, a 36-year veteran of the civil service, was named yesterday as the new undersecretary for labour and welfare.

1 Aug 2014 - 4:03AM

Stephen Sui Wai-keung, a 36-year veteran of the civil service, was named yesterday as the new undersecretary for labour and welfare.

That's one labour issue solved as post filled
Shock as Stanley's popular Apple Mall slated for closure due to fee increase

Shocked retailers have been given less than three months to clear out after the owner of a popular Stanley mall chose to close down in the face of a 50 per cent rise in government fees.

31 Jul 2014 - 5:05AM

Shocked retailers have been given less than three months to clear out after the owner of a popular Stanley mall chose to close down in the face of a 50 per cent rise in government fees.

Shock as Stanley's popular Apple Mall slated for closure due to fee increase
Anti-Occupy Central campaign plans march in protest of sit-in threat

Anti-Occupy Central campaigners plan to stage a "walk for peace and universal suffrage" next month, and to offer free legal advice to small businesses in Central about how to ask the courts for an injunction against the civil disobedience movement.

26 Oct 2016 - 2:38PM

Anti-Occupy Central campaigners plan to stage a "walk for peace and universal suffrage" next month, and to offer free legal advice to small businesses in Central about how to ask the courts for an injunction against the civil disobedience movement.

Anti-Occupy Central campaign plans march in protest of sit-in threat
60 minibus drivers take over Mong Kok street for protest against Occupy Central

Just over 60 minibus drivers protested against the planned Occupy Central sit-in, by parking their buses along busy Fa Yuen Street in Mong Kok. 

14 Jun 2018 - 4:55PM

Just over 60 minibus drivers protested against the planned Occupy Central sit-in, by parking their buses along busy Fa Yuen Street in Mong Kok. 

60 minibus drivers take over Mong Kok street for protest against Occupy Central
Cosplay galore: Hong Kong's Ani-Com fans tell why they dress up as their favourite anime characters
Convention is worth the wait for anime fans

Die-hard anime fanatics queued for more than 24 hours to be first into the biggest ever edition of the Ani-Com & Games convention.

26 Jul 2014 - 4:28AM

Die-hard anime fanatics queued for more than 24 hours to be first into the biggest ever edition of the Ani-Com & Games convention.

Convention is worth the wait for anime fans
Ani-Com & Games convention to draw massive, costumed crowd

Organisers of this year's Ani-Com & Games exhibition say they are confident they will set a new turnout record as they prepare to open the biggest show in the event's 16-year history.

25 Jul 2014 - 7:33PM

Organisers of this year's Ani-Com & Games exhibition say they are confident they will set a new turnout record as they prepare to open the biggest show in the event's 16-year history.

Ani-Com & Games convention to draw massive, costumed crowd
Youth online too ready to follow ideas blindly, journalism professor says

Young people's herd-like tendency to follow social or political groups online leaves them open to mindset manipulation, a journalism professor has warned.

22 Jul 2014 - 3:57AM

Young people's herd-like tendency to follow social or political groups online leaves them open to mindset manipulation, a journalism professor has warned.

Youth online too ready to follow ideas blindly, journalism professor says
Try talking to your pet like you would on Skype, animal communicator advises

Interaction between humans and animals is like a Skype chat conducted using words and emoticons that represent facial expressions, a veteran animal communicator says.

17 Jul 2014 - 4:23AM

Interaction between humans and animals is like a Skype chat conducted using words and emoticons that represent facial expressions, a veteran animal communicator says.

Try talking to your pet like you would on Skype, animal communicator advises
Literature lovers camp out overnight as Hong Kong Book Fair begins

Hundreds of bookworms poured into the convention centre in Wan Chai this morning as the biggest event in the city's literary calendar kicked off.

16 Jul 2015 - 7:43PM

Hundreds of bookworms poured into the convention centre in Wan Chai this morning as the biggest event in the city's literary calendar kicked off.

Literature lovers camp out overnight as Hong Kong Book Fair begins
Plans for flats on two Tai Po sites rejected

Two of the three sites were widely rejected at a Tai Po District Council meeting, dealing a setback to the Housing Authority, the government's developer of public flats.

10 Jul 2014 - 8:58AM

Two of the three sites were widely rejected at a Tai Po District Council meeting, dealing a setback to the Housing Authority, the government's developer of public flats.

Plans for flats on two Tai Po sites rejected