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The Hongkongers studying for free in Britain's state boarding schools

Affordability makes Britain's state boarding schools attractive to Hongkongers with the right passports. What's more, when they finish their schooling pupils qualify as local students for entry to British universities, meaning their fees are much lower. 

21 May 2015 - 4:01PM

Affordability makes Britain's state boarding schools attractive to Hongkongers with the right passports. What's more, when they finish their schooling pupils qualify as local students for entry to British universities, meaning their fees are much lower. 

The Hongkongers studying for free in Britain's state boarding schools
Why some Hong Kong babies need lessons in sensory development
Hong Kong map pinpoints neighbourhoods with highest number of suicides

A detailed breakdown of where suicides occur in Hong Kong - believed to be the first such analysis for an Asian city - will help with the targeting of resources to counter the problem.

10 Mar 2015 - 5:21PM

A detailed breakdown of where suicides occur in Hong Kong - believed to be the first such analysis for an Asian city - will help with the targeting of resources to counter the problem.

Hong Kong map pinpoints neighbourhoods with highest number of suicides
ID tag found in Tai Tam sparks search for family of wartime British sailor

Local historians have launched a search for the family of a British sailor who fought to defend Hong Kong from the Japanese during the second world war, after his Royal Navy ID tag was found on a mountainside in Tai Tam.

8 Feb 2015 - 5:40AM

Local historians have launched a search for the family of a British sailor who fought to defend Hong Kong from the Japanese during the second world war, after his Royal Navy ID tag was found on a mountainside in Tai Tam.

ID tag found in Tai Tam sparks search for family of wartime British sailor
Expats in Hong Kong mark Christmas in old and new ways
Oliver, the rescued bear who became icon of campaign against bile farming, dies

A charismatic moon bear who became a symbol of the animal-welfare movement in Asia after being rescued by a Hong Kong-based charity from a bear-bile farm has died.

16 Nov 2014 - 10:37AM

A charismatic moon bear who became a symbol of the animal-welfare movement in Asia after being rescued by a Hong Kong-based charity from a bear-bile farm has died.

Oliver, the rescued bear who became icon of campaign against bile farming, dies
Hong Kong puppy-fostering scheme bolsters return of seeing-eye dogs

Guide dogs for the blind are returning to the city after a 30-year absence thanks to the help of a growing army of volunteers fostering puppies in training.

11 Nov 2014 - 11:37AM

Guide dogs for the blind are returning to the city after a 30-year absence thanks to the help of a growing army of volunteers fostering puppies in training.

Hong Kong puppy-fostering scheme bolsters return of seeing-eye dogs
Hot spots: The Blackpool Tower, Lancashire
Jockey Club to ensure guide dogs allowed into betting shops after blind man barred

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has promised to post signs on its betting-shop doors saying guide dogs are welcome after staff tried to stop a blind man with a guide dog from buying a lottery ticket.

19 Oct 2014 - 5:45AM

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has promised to post signs on its betting-shop doors saying guide dogs are welcome after staff tried to stop a blind man with a guide dog from buying a lottery ticket.

Jockey Club to ensure guide dogs allowed into betting shops after blind man barred
Jockey Club staff under fire for 'trying to refuse entry to blind man with guide dog'

Hong Kong Jockey Club staff have come under fire for allegedly trying to stop a blind man and his guide dog entering one of their shops, telling him pets were not allowed on the premises.

11 Oct 2014 - 4:02AM

Hong Kong Jockey Club staff have come under fire for allegedly trying to stop a blind man and his guide dog entering one of their shops, telling him pets were not allowed on the premises.

Jockey Club staff under fire for 'trying to refuse entry to blind man with guide dog'
Anger as hunters sent to cull wild boar damaging Sai Kung golf courses

A hunting party was called in to shoot and kill wild boar on the Kau Sai Chau public golf courses in Sai Kung after the animals breached electric fences and damaged 44,000 square metres of turf in the past two months.

28 Sep 2014 - 6:40AM

A hunting party was called in to shoot and kill wild boar on the Kau Sai Chau public golf courses in Sai Kung after the animals breached electric fences and damaged 44,000 square metres of turf in the past two months.

Anger as hunters sent to cull wild boar damaging Sai Kung golf courses
'Wanted? I'm going back to China': Man who put dog in washing machine flees Hong Kong

A man being investigated over a Facebook post featuring photographs of a dog churning in a washing machine claims to have fled to the mainland.

8 Sep 2014 - 1:19PM

A man being investigated over a Facebook post featuring photographs of a dog churning in a washing machine claims to have fled to the mainland.

'Wanted? I'm going back to China': Man who put dog in washing machine flees Hong Kong
Outcry over dog in washing machine

A man who apparently put a dog in a washing machine and posted photographs on Facebook showing it struggling in the water has sparked a police investigation into suspected animal cruelty.

6 Sep 2014 - 5:12AM

A man who apparently put a dog in a washing machine and posted photographs on Facebook showing it struggling in the water has sparked a police investigation into suspected animal cruelty.

Outcry over dog in washing machine
BBC edits out lesbian kiss from Doctor Who episode shown in Hong Kong

The BBC has been accused of overcautious self-censorship for cutting a lesbian kiss scene in the first episode of the new Doctor Who series when it premiered in Hong Kong last weekend.

1 Sep 2014 - 10:40AM

The BBC has been accused of overcautious self-censorship for cutting a lesbian kiss scene in the first episode of the new Doctor Who series when it premiered in Hong Kong last weekend.

BBC edits out lesbian kiss from Doctor Who episode shown in Hong Kong
Ukulele gains popularity in schools
Dwarfism won't hold back our children, say determined parents
Huge driving-range towers in Sai Kung called 'blot on landscape'

A luxurious golf and tennis academy being built in Sai Kung has been branded a "blot on the landscape" because of 14 huge towers erected to support nets on its driving range.

29 Jun 2014 - 5:41AM

A luxurious golf and tennis academy being built in Sai Kung has been branded a "blot on the landscape" because of 14 huge towers erected to support nets on its driving range.

Huge driving-range towers in Sai Kung called 'blot on landscape'
Children's sign language programme under threat as funding dries up
Rocky the Rottweiler, one of the city's newest crime fighters

The remarkable transformation of Rocky the Rottweiler from street dog to police dog came after an animal welfare charity introduced him to the Hong Kong Police dog unit.

8 Jun 2014 - 6:54AM

The remarkable transformation of Rocky the Rottweiler from street dog to police dog came after an animal welfare charity introduced him to the Hong Kong Police dog unit.

Rocky the Rottweiler, one of the city's newest crime fighters
Let your child fail now to help them succeed in the future, expert tells Hong Kong parents

Hong Kong is notorious for its academic pressure, with high expectations from parents and schools, along with relationship problems, often leading to depression, or even suicide.

8 Apr 2014 - 12:15PM

Hong Kong is notorious for its academic pressure, with high expectations from parents and schools, along with relationship problems, often leading to depression, or even suicide.

Let your child fail now to help them succeed in the future, expert tells Hong Kong parents
Eight ways for families to improve their health and well-being
Dolphin parents aim for happiness now
Tiger mums could learn a lesson from sociable, playful 'dolphin parents'
Cut the chatter
23 Aug 2003 - 12:00AM
Cut the chatter
ROAD TEST
22 Dec 2002 - 12:00AM
ROAD TEST
The Bratz debut without black Sasha but racism is denied
Big plans in store for white elephant
BOOK REVIEW
29 Dec 2002 - 12:00AM
BOOK REVIEW
Delay a huge burden on athletes
Campaign has rich history of generosity