Peace Chiu

Peace is a reporter at the Post on the Hong Kong desk, specialising in education and social policies. She joined the Post in 2016, having previously worked in Singapore for 938NOW and Yahoo.
Peace Chiu
Peace is a reporter at the Post on the Hong Kong desk, specialising in education and social policies. She joined the Post in 2016, having previously worked in Singapore for 938NOW and Yahoo.

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Hong Kong education minister deplores boycott after thousands of secondary students say they will heed Demosisto’s calls to skip Monday classes weekly over protest demands

Kevin Yeung says boycott will disrupt operations of schools and sow discord on campuses. Survey by group and other student concern bodies of 19,473 respondents finds 89 per cent supportive of protesters’ demands.

16 Aug 2019 - 11:36PM

Kevin Yeung says boycott will disrupt operations of schools and sow discord on campuses. Survey by group and other student concern bodies of 19,473 respondents finds 89 per cent supportive of protesters’ demands.

Hong Kong education minister deplores boycott after thousands of secondary students say they will heed Demosisto’s calls to skip Monday classes weekly over protest demands
Chief Executive Carrie Lam vows to do better job connecting with Hong Kong’s young people, as city leaders close ranks over anti-government protest crisis

City leader tells young people, ‘We hope that we can fight together to build a better Hong Kong’ – but another official says protesters trying to provoke Beijing.

12 Aug 2019 - 8:32AM

City leader tells young people, ‘We hope that we can fight together to build a better Hong Kong’ – but another official says protesters trying to provoke Beijing.

Chief Executive Carrie Lam vows to do better job connecting with Hong Kong’s young people, as city leaders close ranks over anti-government protest crisis
Hong Kong protests: more than 1,000 gather in Causeway Bay for approved anti-government rally, with banned marches also likely to attract demonstrators

Crowds building in Victoria Park, with demonstrators expected to attend other events banned by police. The rally follows clashes on Saturday across seven city districts.

11 Aug 2019 - 4:38PM

Crowds building in Victoria Park, with demonstrators expected to attend other events banned by police. The rally follows clashes on Saturday across seven city districts.

Hong Kong protests: more than 1,000 gather in Causeway Bay for approved anti-government rally, with banned marches also likely to attract demonstrators
Baptist University president calls on Hong Kong police to treat students fairly after arrest over possession of laser pens triggers siege of Sham Shui Po Police Station

Baptist University President Roland Chin urges government and law enforcement authorities to respond positively to concerns.

7 Aug 2019 - 6:05PM

Baptist University President Roland Chin urges government and law enforcement authorities to respond positively to concerns.

Baptist University president calls on Hong Kong police to treat students fairly after arrest over possession of laser pens triggers siege of Sham Shui Po Police Station
Hong Kong bracing for dip in hotel occupancy amid series of protests over extradition bill, industry leader warns

Hotel occupancy for July may go down by 3 to 4 percentage points amid series of protests over extradition bill.

24 Jul 2019 - 2:18PM

Hotel occupancy for July may go down by 3 to 4 percentage points amid series of protests over extradition bill.

Hong Kong bracing for dip in hotel occupancy amid series of protests over extradition bill, industry leader warns
Cook caught up in shocking violence near Hong Kong MTR station recalls horrific ordeal as 20 people attacked him with sticks and canes as he made his way home from work

Calvin So was left severely injured with skin on his back torn, his hands and shoulders wounded and swollen.

24 Jul 2019 - 12:02AM

Calvin So was left severely injured with skin on his back torn, his hands and shoulders wounded and swollen.

Cook caught up in shocking violence near Hong Kong MTR station recalls horrific ordeal as 20 people attacked him with sticks and canes as he made his way home from work
Time for new law to put Hong Kong’s bullies in their place and force schools to act rather than stay silent, think tank says

Independent group MWYO wants to raise awareness of issue in city, and says lack of legislation means bullying is under-reported by schools.

22 Jul 2019 - 11:00AM

Independent group MWYO wants to raise awareness of issue in city, and says lack of legislation means bullying is under-reported by schools.

Time for new law to put Hong Kong’s bullies in their place and force schools to act rather than stay silent, think tank says
Former Hong Kong leader C Y Leung tells younger generation to become ‘good’ people to seize opportunities from Beijing’s Greater Bay Area economic master plan

C Y Leung says younger generation should focus on developing decent character to reap benefits of Greater Bay Area – or risk inflicting damage on wider society.

24 Jul 2019 - 3:43PM

C Y Leung says younger generation should focus on developing decent character to reap benefits of Greater Bay Area – or risk inflicting damage on wider society.

Former Hong Kong leader C Y Leung tells younger generation to become ‘good’ people to seize opportunities from Beijing’s Greater Bay Area economic master plan
Hong Kong injects HK$113 million into housing projects to ‘bring some warmth’ to city rocked by extradition crisis

Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung says housing projects will benefit about 600 people and ‘bring some warmth to the current social atmosphere’.

21 Jul 2019 - 11:01PM

Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung says housing projects will benefit about 600 people and ‘bring some warmth to the current social atmosphere’.

Hong Kong injects HK$113 million into housing projects to ‘bring some warmth’ to city rocked by extradition crisis
Hong Kong teachers and researchers working on mainland to get three-year tax break in bid to boost Greater Bay Area

Reciprocal tax exemption deal with mainland is part of government bid to accelerate development of Greater Bay Area.

21 Jul 2019 - 11:30PM

Reciprocal tax exemption deal with mainland is part of government bid to accelerate development of Greater Bay Area.

Hong Kong teachers and researchers working on mainland to get three-year tax break in bid to boost Greater Bay Area
Hong Kong’s independent booksellers struggling to survive in market dominated by state-owned chain stores and online retailers

Independent booksellers stock literature not found at bigger businesses, but high rents and hefty discounts are taking their toll.

20 Jul 2019 - 1:15PM

Independent booksellers stock literature not found at bigger businesses, but high rents and hefty discounts are taking their toll.

Hong Kong’s independent booksellers struggling to survive in market dominated by state-owned chain stores and online retailers
Hong Kong parents of special needs pupils slam Education Bureau for lack of space, long bus rides and poor planning

Parents of 23 pupils living in Tsuen Wan and Kwai Tsing told there was no room for their children – meaning new schools and long daily trips.

16 Jul 2019 - 9:28AM

Parents of 23 pupils living in Tsuen Wan and Kwai Tsing told there was no room for their children – meaning new schools and long daily trips.

Hong Kong parents of special needs pupils slam Education Bureau for lack of space, long bus rides and poor planning
Customs seize 76 boxes of suspected counterfeit HPV vaccines in Hong Kong after patient complains of redness and swelling at injected area

The Health Department has received more than 1,000 complaints related to HPV vaccines this year.

13 Jul 2019 - 12:03AM

The Health Department has received more than 1,000 complaints related to HPV vaccines this year.

Customs seize 76 boxes of suspected counterfeit HPV vaccines in Hong Kong after patient complains of redness and swelling at injected area
Hong Kong students overcome mental and physical challenges to emerge winners in Diploma of Secondary Education exam

Students battle difficulties – such as low vision, hypotonia and cerebral palsy – to pass DSE exams and plan career ahead

10 Jul 2019 - 10:54PM

Students battle difficulties – such as low vision, hypotonia and cerebral palsy – to pass DSE exams and plan career ahead

Hong Kong students overcome mental and physical challenges to emerge winners in Diploma of Secondary Education exam
Superstar student from St Paul’s Co-educational College, who took year out to defeat leukaemia, scores 5** clean sweep in Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education exams

Anson Kam, 19, hopes to become a doctor to emulate those who treated him, as majority of top achievers set sights on medical careers.

10 Jul 2019 - 10:54PM

Anson Kam, 19, hopes to become a doctor to emulate those who treated him, as majority of top achievers set sights on medical careers.

Superstar student from St Paul’s Co-educational College, who took year out to defeat leukaemia, scores 5** clean sweep in Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education exams
Top performers with massive haul of 5**s in Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education hail from nine elite schools

Six star students score highest grades in seven subjects as well as extended maths module.

10 Jul 2019 - 5:16PM

Six star students score highest grades in seven subjects as well as extended maths module.

Top performers with massive haul of 5**s in Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education hail from nine elite schools
Hong Kong’s brightest students post record performance in Diploma of Secondary Education exams, powered by 12 high-flyers achieving level 5** in seven subjects

Performance of brightest is best since launch of Diploma of Secondary Education, while overall candidate numbers fall and fewer reach level to attend local universities.

9 Jul 2019 - 11:01PM

Performance of brightest is best since launch of Diploma of Secondary Education, while overall candidate numbers fall and fewer reach level to attend local universities.

Hong Kong’s brightest students post record performance in Diploma of Secondary Education exams, powered by 12 high-flyers achieving level 5** in seven subjects
Education Bureau should review complaints made by teachers and give school managers more training, according to government panel

Critics question suggestions’ effectiveness and say bureau’s panel that reviews complaints lacks transparency.

8 Jul 2019 - 10:58PM

Critics question suggestions’ effectiveness and say bureau’s panel that reviews complaints lacks transparency.

Education Bureau should review complaints made by teachers and give school managers more training, according to government panel
Press freedom in Hong Kong ‘at its worst’ with journalists attacked and berated by police and protesters on both sides of extradition bill clashes

New low for media freedom and situation likely to decline further, says Hong Kong Journalists Association.

7 Jul 2019 - 8:44PM

New low for media freedom and situation likely to decline further, says Hong Kong Journalists Association.

Press freedom in Hong Kong ‘at its worst’ with journalists attacked and berated by police and protesters on both sides of extradition bill clashes
Man arrested after car crashes into shop, injuring 12, in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

The casualties include the driver and a passer-by who was trapped under the vehicle.

7 Jul 2019 - 11:27PM

The casualties include the driver and a passer-by who was trapped under the vehicle.

Man arrested after car crashes into shop, injuring 12, in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
How DC Comics superhero Flash inspired pupils at Marymount Secondary School for computer project to save Hong Kong from next super typhoon

The project was part of an initiative by the girls’ school in Happy Valley to revamp its computer literacy classes to promote innovation.

6 Jul 2019 - 11:15PM

The project was part of an initiative by the girls’ school in Happy Valley to revamp its computer literacy classes to promote innovation.

How DC Comics superhero Flash inspired pupils at Marymount Secondary School for computer project to save Hong Kong from next super typhoon
Former Hong Kong leader Tung Chee-hwa blames liberal studies at secondary schools for encouraging violent protests among young people

Tung Chee-hwa’s administration initiated the subject, which was later made compulsory for all upper secondary schools in 2009.

4 Jul 2019 - 8:40AM

Tung Chee-hwa’s administration initiated the subject, which was later made compulsory for all upper secondary schools in 2009.

Former Hong Kong leader Tung Chee-hwa blames liberal studies at secondary schools for encouraging violent protests among young people
Beijing authorities call on Hong Kong government to restore social order as soon as possible and condemn protesters who stormed legislature

Central government condemns ransacking of Legco, calling it a direct attack on ‘one country, two systems’ principle.

3 Jul 2019 - 2:46AM

Central government condemns ransacking of Legco, calling it a direct attack on ‘one country, two systems’ principle.

Beijing authorities call on Hong Kong government to restore social order as soon as possible and condemn protesters who stormed legislature
Hong Kong teen born to Indian parents turns to poetry in battle against stress and insecurity

Discovery College student highlights plight of city’s ethnic minority pupils.

2 Jul 2019 - 11:00AM

Discovery College student highlights plight of city’s ethnic minority pupils.

Hong Kong teen born to Indian parents turns to poetry in battle against stress and insecurity
How a Hong Kong mother overcame a difficult pregnancy and prejudice to raise a happy family

Former broadcast journalist Bonnie Chiu was blamed by strangers for her daughter’s facial birthmark and later made difficult decision to keep both twins despite danger of one suffering brain damage.

29 Jun 2019 - 9:45AM

Former broadcast journalist Bonnie Chiu was blamed by strangers for her daughter’s facial birthmark and later made difficult decision to keep both twins despite danger of one suffering brain damage.

How a Hong Kong mother overcame a difficult pregnancy and prejudice to raise a happy family
Pro-Beijing politicians rail against liberal studies, the Hong Kong school subject that ‘politicises teens’

A review of the city’s curriculum recommended liberal studies remain compulsory. That did not please pro-Beijing politicians, who say it is to blame for recent clashes between police and extradition bill protesters.

29 Jun 2019 - 7:00AM

A review of the city’s curriculum recommended liberal studies remain compulsory. That did not please pro-Beijing politicians, who say it is to blame for recent clashes between police and extradition bill protesters.

Pro-Beijing politicians rail against liberal studies, the Hong Kong school subject that ‘politicises teens’
Streamline Hong Kong university entrance exam the DSE, review task force says

Under midterm report’s suggestions, pupils could opt out of elements of liberal studies and maths tests. But their grades would be capped at level four.

28 Jun 2019 - 11:28PM

Under midterm report’s suggestions, pupils could opt out of elements of liberal studies and maths tests. But their grades would be capped at level four.

Streamline Hong Kong university entrance exam the DSE, review task force says
Dialogue with Hong Kong government over extradition bill ‘not realistic’, Joshua Wong and fellow student leader say

Demosisto secretary general says he or other political groups cannot expect to represent all those who marched on June 16.

24 Jun 2019 - 7:48PM

Demosisto secretary general says he or other political groups cannot expect to represent all those who marched on June 16.

Dialogue with Hong Kong government over extradition bill ‘not realistic’, Joshua Wong and fellow student leader say
Rents for subdivided flats in Hong Kong hit a new high, concern group study shows

Report also finds that rent takes up 41 per cent of occupants’ income, a proportion up from the year before, and this is likely to be bigger, factoring in bills.

24 Jun 2019 - 2:02PM

Report also finds that rent takes up 41 per cent of occupants’ income, a proportion up from the year before, and this is likely to be bigger, factoring in bills.

Rents for subdivided flats in Hong Kong hit a new high, concern group study shows
Police chief defends restrained approach to Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters’ siege of HQ

Officers had to stand by as protesters threw eggs at their Wan Chai headquarters and vandalised the building’s walls. Stephen Lo says decision not to crack down was ‘made with public interest and officers’ well-being in mind’.

23 Jun 2019 - 3:15PM

Officers had to stand by as protesters threw eggs at their Wan Chai headquarters and vandalised the building’s walls. Stephen Lo says decision not to crack down was ‘made with public interest and officers’ well-being in mind’.

Police chief defends restrained approach to Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters’ siege of HQ