Cheng Suk-fan (right) cries tears of joy after discovering her son Yuen Pak-ngai, 12, has been accepted by Choi Hung Catholic Secondary school, his first choice. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong pupils given harsh life lesson on value of hard work as cheers and tears greet allocation of secondary school spots

Education Bureau says number of children and parents happy with outcome is down on last year, while competition for places remains as intense as ever

Topic |   Hong Kong schools

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Cheng Suk-fan (right) cries tears of joy after discovering her son Yuen Pak-ngai, 12, has been accepted by Choi Hung Catholic Secondary school, his first choice. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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