Number of pupils taking part in allocation process dropped to 43,755 from 48,000 in previous intake, Education Bureau says.
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Officers will patrol streets, set up roadblocks and conduct stop-and-search checks at ‘high-risk locations’ over weekend, according to sources.
Duck parade, starting in waters off Central with stops in Causeway Bay, Tsim Sha Tsui East and Tsim Sha Tsui planned for June 18.
Signal Radar technology can detect distress signals from the ‘HKSOS’ app in complex terrain or areas without cellular network coverage.
Areas like Tuen Mun district and Peng Chau were warned about flooding risks.
Education Bureau to offer Primary Six classes same resources in September as Primary Five ones received in current term.
The weather forecaster issued a new alert under ‘special weather tips’ to warn high-risk groups of the health risks of extreme heat.
Chris Tang says authorities will take ‘resolute action’ against anyone taking advantage of approaching ‘special occasion’ to threaten national security
Temperatures in Sheung Shui are expected to soar to 38 degrees, while urban areas will reach 34 degrees.
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Education consultancy expert says it will enable ESF to move applicants around and achieve balance in all schools in terms of numbers and diversity.
Aided and direct subsidy scheme schools will ‘devise their own national education activities’, which should be different from government institutions.
It is unclear exactly where the ducks will be placed in Victoria Harbour or how long they’ll stay.
One user on mainland Chinese social media claimed a flight attendant told a colleague that passengers ‘cannot understand the human language’.
Lingnan University finds drop in populations of golden coin turtles, big-headed turtles and Beale’s eyed turtles.
Former pupils of Po Yan Oblate Primary School, known for its support for SEN students, say they are poised to start raising cash, but plan blocked by education chiefs.
The Observatory warned the public about the risk of heatstroke, advising them to avoid the sunlight.
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Some experts say the change would also halt ‘musical chairs’ as parents try to get their children into more popular schools.
Helpers and their employers must record video clips in which they express mutual appreciation for each other and upload them online.
Gao Youjun got the idea of creating the feline images after spotting stray cats while walking along the street, and hopes to let visitors experience ‘a cat’s perspective’.
Government auditors have previously asked libraries to step up efforts to root out works ‘manifestly contrary’ to national security.
According to department, more than 600 seasonal lifeguards needed to be hired by May to open all aquatic venues but only 240 reported for duty.
Confucian Tai Shing Primary School and The Church of Christ in China Cheung Chau Church Kam Kong Primary School will run private entry-level classes.
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HKU research team finds close to 20 per cent of respondents in youth mental health study had suicidal thoughts in past year; 1.5 per cent tried to kill themselves.
Housing Authority says decreased average waiting time ‘mainly due to availability of substantial number of flats for allocation in past few quarters’.
Management company MakerVille, which also oversees boy band Mirror, confirms departure and says it will continue to support group.
One green group calls it the ‘tip of the iceberg’ for the city’s tendency to over-package goods.