Students from Pui Kiu Middle School in North Point observe a national flag-raising ceremony on campus. Photo: Nora Tam

Education minister’s directive on National Day flag-raising is putting Hong Kong schools in difficult position amid protests, headmasters say

  • Kevin Yeung said on Saturday that schools should go ahead with October 1 ceremony despite fears among some of potential for trouble
  • Schools worry flag-raising will attract protests and question why they cannot cancel ceremony when government has called off National Day fireworks
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Students from Pui Kiu Middle School in North Point observe a national flag-raising ceremony on campus. Photo: Nora Tam
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A large protest banner is unfurled in the Lok Fu Place mall on Monday. SCMP: Edmond So

Hong Kong protests: school students and residents join flash mob at shopping centre to sing popular anthem

  • Event, organised by pupils from five secondary schools in Wong Tai Sin area, was also attended by locals
  • As they sang, a large yellow banner with ‘Glory to Hong Kong’ written on it was unfurled from third floor of the mall
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A large protest banner is unfurled in the Lok Fu Place mall on Monday. SCMP: Edmond So
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