As China seeks to rein in its hyper-competitive education system with bans on private after-school tutoring and more emphasis on physical activity, alternative schools that prioritise individual achievement and happiness over exams and test scores are flourishing.
Strong pieces, talent, and sheer determination wow the adult adjudicators of this year's Student of the Year competition.
Two judges for the Student of the Year – Visual Arts award on the qualities they are looking for in contestants.
With spectacular mountains, caves, and perfectly preserved cultures, Guizhou is China’s best-kept secret.
There’s a lot to see, eat, do, and take in when you’re in the City of Five Goats, and every single one of them is worth the trip from Hong Kong.
From a teal blue lake to bright yellow fields of flowers, Qinghai has many sights to behold, and is rich in traditional Tibetan culture.
The ultimate Brain Game winner will win an Apple Watch Nike+!
Tutor Tiffany Pun tries to help DSE students through videos, but does not impress.
These groups of students from different backgrounds have one important thing in common – their love of making music.
One student barred for a semester and the other for eight days in latest twist to language requirement saga.
No official opening date is set but engineers say building work is complete.
The virtual reality experience will let you take a step into the past.
Under proposed law, anyone who doesn’t stand respectfully during March of The Volunteers could face a three-year jail term.
Marvin Chan Yuk-lun and Macy Lai Man-sze suffer from rare neurological diseases, but they won’t let it get in the way of their goals.
Sophie VI, built by a team at the Institute of Vocational Education, hit the city’s roads for the first time on Sunday.
Student of the Year Linguist finalists walked into the South China Morning Post office ready to impress.
Company hopes its new service will make e-payments, rather than cash, the norm for cab rides in Hong Kong
The English sheepdog will be on hand during the stressful exam period, in addition to unscheduled "Jasper Sightings" starting now.
The current maximum is two consecutive terms, but this rule change may mean Xi remains in power beyond 2023.
If you’ve ever felt moved or awed by the dazzling displays at the Olympic ceremonies, then it has probably been down to the work of Marco Balich.
In the eyes of the judges, all 12 finalists of the Community Contributor award deserve to be lauded for their efforts to making the world a better place.
Hannah Tam Wan-ching isn’t discriminate in her love of music. The St. Paul’s Co-educational College student loves everything, from classical to pop – but it’s classical music where her talents lie.
Though her culture disapproves of girls dancing in public, one student in Hong Kong loves it so much, she is willing to pretend to be a boy to do it onstage.
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Having a good command of English, Cantonese, or Putonghua isn’t enough to become a finalist for the Student of the Year (SOTY) – Linguist award; candidates have to prove they have completely mastered a way of expressing their language skills.
Christiana de Blank first declared that she wanted to be a ballet dancer at the age of 10. And she hasn’t looked back since.
Joining HKYAF’s scriptwriting workshops helped students Gingin Mak and Maya Greenberg discover a different side of theatre.
You need to submit your Jupas choices by December 6, so here are a few tips to make the process a little less scary.
Defeating nine other contestants in gruelling rounds that tested the limits of their creativity, Nina wins a one-night stay at Disneyland with three friends.
Home economics might not be Hong Kong’s most popular subject, but it has helped five girls from Shau Kei Wan East Government Secondary School learn the skills needed to win The Mills Summer Programme grand prize.