Schools should not forget about typing, which is still an important skill for IT jobs. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

AI and blockchain classes may be cutting edge, but schools should not forget the ABCs of typing

  • The budget has allocated a substantial sum for secondary schools to upgrade information technology equipment and classes
Topic |   Hong Kong Budget 2019-2020

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Schools should not forget about typing, which is still an important skill for IT jobs. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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An protester holds a ball with Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po’s face on it, at the entrance of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council, on February 27. The last syllable of Chan’s name sounds like “ball” in Cantonese. Photo: EPA  
Regina Ip
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Regina Ip

Budget misfire: Paul Chan is throwing billions at Hong Kong’s problems, but offering no real solutions

  • The new budget is a hodgepodge of crowd-pleasing measures and deal-making with sectoral interests. The financial secretary has failed to think through issues facing Hong Kong’s economy, education system and health sector

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An protester holds a ball with Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po’s face on it, at the entrance of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council, on February 27. The last syllable of Chan’s name sounds like “ball” in Cantonese. Photo: EPA  
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