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Young adults are the least happy
YOUNG people aged between 18 and 24 are the least happy among locals while women aged 45 or above with higher household ...
2017.05.17
Universities for seniors needed
CHINA needs more educational institutions for the aged as the need grows with an ageing population, an educator said. Si...
2017.05.16
Students clueless about careers
LOCAL secondary school students are finding it more difficult to choose a career than students overseas, a Chinese Unive...
2017.05.16
Debate over drilling persists
EVEN without the controversial Territory-wide System Assessment (TSA, 全港性系統評估) or its revamped version, the drill...
2017.05.09
Survey: locals not avid readers
ONE-THIRD of Hongkongers do not read even one book in a year, a survey on local reading habits found. It is the second y...
2017.04.25
Survey: mobiles affect studies
A FOURTH of youngsters use smartphones for at least five hours each day, affecting their rest and academic performance, ...
2017.04.06
More HK youth distressed now
A QUARTER of Hongkongers do not know who to talk to when they feel distressed and almost half do not .nd their mental he...
2017.04.05
Exam stress levels rising
ALMOST three-quarters of students taking the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) ranked their worries over ...
2017.04.03
HK prepares for youth exchanges
HONG Kong youngsters will have a chance to work in Sichuan’s panda reserve and Beijing’s Palace Museum as the SAR cele...
2017.03.16
Poll: HK women slightly happier
WOMEN in Hong Kong are slightly happier with their lives this year but the overall situation is still unsatisfactory, a ...
2017.03.13
Long Hair’s jail haircut illegal
LAWMAKER Leung Kwok-hung (梁國雄) should not have had his ‘iconic’ long hair shorn off by prison authorities, a court ...
2017.01.23
Human rights ‘worst in 20 years’
AMNESTY International Hong Kong (國際特赦組織香港分會) said human rights conditions in the SAR last year were “the wors...
2017.01.17
Biker risks life to save student
A MOTORCYCLIST has been hailed as a hero after he crossed three lanes to rescue a schoolboy who was walking in the middl...
2017.01.10
Youths led by social media
ALMOST half of young Hongkongers rely on social media for information, and that group tends to distrust or is simply dis...
2017.01.06
HK trio nabbed in seafood theft
THREE Hong Kong women were arrested in Taiwan after nicking high-end seafood products to enjoy in a restaurant toilet on...
2017.01.04
HK students slip in science
HONG Kong students continued to do well in mother-tongue reading and mathematics but have slipped badly in science. The ...
2016.12.12
HK youths lack online awareness
THE awareness of local youths is inadequate on issues concerning privacy, information sharing, integrity and attitudes i...
2016.12.08
Youths find little to smile about
A SURVEY has found that people under 30 in Hong Kong are feeling the least happy in a decade. Their list of grievances i...
2016.11.29
Scramble for Primary 1 places
THE results of applications for discretionary Primary 1 places were released last week, and the success rate this time w...
2016.11.25
Bus and taxi collide in tunnel
A CITY Bus (城巴) double-decker and a taxi collided inside the Aberdeen Tunnel (香港仔隧道) last Saturday after the bus ...
2016.11.17
Mixed results in Primary 3 TSA
PRIMARY Three students are doing slightly worse in Chinese but better in English and mathematics this year. This was re....
2016.11.15
Face-to-face with a killer shark
YOU definitely do not want to become an online video star the way Chan Ming did. The Hong Kong diver had a close encount...
2016.10.24
More HK people feeling gloomy
MORE Hong Kong people are unhappy, according to a survey which also showed that the mood has worsened from last year. Th...
2016.10.20
Blue is king on the internet
BLUE is the most-used colour on the world’s biggest and most popular websites. A study found blue is used nearly twice ...
2016.09.21
Expert: make kids part of the solution
Parents should give their children more responsibility. This is the way to resolve conflicts without making children the...
2016.05.17
Harmful online ‘beauty’ fads spread fast
SOCIAL media in the mainland has been swept by a series of body image crazes in recent months. The ‘A4 waist’ (A4腰) f...
2016.04.15
HK services go without smiles
Hong Kong salespeople and service providers are the world’s worst smilers. The 2016 Smiling Report found that they hard...
2016.04.13
Easy money, hard consequences
Hongkongers love speculation. They speculate on everything – from stamps, concert tickets and designer handbags to prop...
2015.05.26
Study: few female role models in media
MEDIA self-regulation and literacy programmes should be introduced in schools, a women’s group urged after its pioneeri...
2015.05.15
‘Too many lessons, too little fun’
HONG KONG primary school students want lessons to be more activity-based as well as having fewer exams, a survey has fou...
2014.12.11
Getting the golden ticket
When it comes to school admissions in Hong Kong, our grades and reports are usually considered first. Are considerations...
2014.12.09
It pays to understand finance
Financial capability is an essential skill for young people, and there are plenty of opportunities for banks to teach it...
2014.12.02
Locals with HK spirit awarded
SIX Hongkongers were named 2014 Hong Kong Spirit Ambassadors (香港精神大使) last Tuesday. They are art practitioner Comm...
2014.12.01
Chat app users blue over two ticks
WHATSAPP has just got more colourful. The little ticks at the right hand corner of the messages sent out on the instant ...
2014.11.12