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Hong Kong: It's a difficult battle, but the students should get their say

Hong Kong: It's a difficult battle, but the students should get their say With the world media outside China focusing on Hong Kong's democracy protests, it's easy to forget that it began as a fishing village, became a British crown colony in 1841, and had Canadian soldiers help defend it until the Japanese seized it […]

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School students join Hong Kong democracy protests

School students join Hong Kong democracy protests A protester looks up during a pro-democracy protest outside the Hong Kong government headquarters on September 26. Hundreds of secondary students joined in the continuing pro-democracy class strike against Beijing's refusal to grant full democracy to … Full News here – Read more on Channel News Asia

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China vs. Hong Kong: Students strike foe democracy, call for direct election of city’s Chief Executi – Hong Kong Video

Thousands of students in Hong Kong started a week-long strike to defend democracy and fight for universal suffrage. More than 13000 students from 25 universities, wearing white tops, turned…

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School students join Hong Kong democracy protests On Thursday night, over 2,000 people took their protest to the residence of Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying with the hope of speaking directly to him to voice their concerns about the city's political future. Leung has so far refused to speak with them. Full News here – […]

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No Democracy, No School: Hong Kong Students Kick Off Week-Long Boycott

No Democracy, No School: Hong Kong Students Kick Off Week-Long Boycott Students this week in Hong Kong have launched a five-day boycott of classes in support for greater democracy in the Chinese special administrative region. The students are protesting a recent move by Beijing to require any future leaders of the city to … Full […]

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Hong Kong students protest election restrictions

Hong Kong students protest election restrictions HONG KONG – Thousands of students from two dozen schools in Hong Kong skipped classes today to protest "dictatorial" control by the Chinese central government over the territory's election rules. Students began a weeklong boycott with a rally on the … Full News here – Read more on Detroit Free […]

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Hong Kong students to boycott class to protest curbs on democracy

Hong Kong students to boycott class to protest curbs on democracy Posters printed with a yellow Chinese character saying 'boycott' are displayed on a notice board inside the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where a large scale student rally will be held on Monday. Hong Kong students are preparing for a showdown with … Full News […]

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Professors pledge support for Hong Kong students determined to strike

Professors pledge support for Hong Kong students determined to strike As two university student unions yesterday reiterated their determination to skip classes for a week in protest against Beijing's framework on Hong Kong's political reform, teachers have promised to offer public lectures for students skipping classes … Full News here – Read more on South […]

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Hong Kong students protest too much over Occupy Central

Hong Kong students protest too much over Occupy Central Some lecturers at the University of Hong Kong and Polytechnic University are planning to reschedule classes to fit the protesting students' timetables. Wait a minute. If you have a beef with the central government or the Hong Kong government, fine, go … Full News here – […]

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Hong Kong Students Keep Up Pro-Democracy Fight in Wake of Protests

Hong Kong Students Keep Up Pro-Democracy Fight in Wake of Protests One month after a massive pro-democracy protest march in Hong Kong, about 75 university students gathered in front of the city's police headquarters Saturday demanding democratic reforms and protesting the Hong Kong government's enforcement of laws … Full News here – Read more on Wall […]

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Student’s story indicative of how bitter cross-border war has become

Betty Wong, an undergraduate at the University of Hong Kong’s medical faculty, has become the latest punching bag for the young and furious in Hong Kong who lash out at anything or anyone with a mainland label. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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HK students excel in global exam

Hong Kong students performed very well in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012, the Education Bureau says, adding their computer-based assessment results rank among the best.   The programme is an international study undertaken every three years that assesses the reading, mathematical and scientific literacy in the mother tongue of 15-year-old students.   […]

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Occupy Central students and under-fire pollster receive support from HKU’s new head

Students who take part in the civil-disobedience movement Occupy Central can expect the support of the University of Hong Kong’s new vice-chancellor – as can the university’s under-fire pollster. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong students join Taiwan sit-in

Hong Kong students join Taiwan sit-in Taiwanese students who have been occupying their legislature since last Tuesday extended their support to Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement, as a group of Hong Kong students joined their ninth day of protest yesterday to show solidarity between two … Full News here – Read more on South China Morning […]

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Students to get more opportunities

Secretary for Education Eddie Ng says the Government will provide multiple pathways for students to realise their potential.   Speaking at a press conference on initiatives to support youngsters in the 2014 Policy Address, Mr Ng said there is demand for study pathways other than university education, and the Government has responded by providing more […]

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