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The opening of Stamford American International School in Hong Kong last September was a pretty big deal in the city’s education scene. The school, which offers an American standards-based curriculum, ... read more

Lessons from the World’s Freest Economy

It is no coincidence that the residents of Hong Kong are among the world’s wealthiest, wealthier on a per capita purchasing power basis than Americans. I lead an organization that teaches American stu... read more

Occupy Central is bigger than Hong Kong

The impetus for these pro-democracy protests, started by a student boycott of classes and joined by the group Occupy Central with ... thought. Hong Kong's economic freedoms and openness draws in compa... read more

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Hong Kong eSports festival a knockout for gaming fans

Fans attend the eSports and Music Festival in Hong Kong ... around the world. "In the end it's not that physical but it is as mentally demanding as a sport is," Martinez's teammate Lauri Happonen, fro... read more

Cat snap: Tokyo 'lucky cat' temple draws Instagrammers

Around ... Hong Kong. "This was named one of the most 'Instagrammable spots.'" "These cats are like a symbol of luck in the Japanese culture," she added, looking for for new angles to capture the copi... read more

Hong Kong vigil for Tiananmen Square massacre draws thousands of people

The vigil, which each year draws tens of thousands to the city ... but we also have to think about Hong Kong’s future,” said student Raven Kwok, 20, among around 400 who had gathered for the forum. Th... read more

Rich and Famous: Why Hong Kong’s Private Tutors Are Millionaire Idols

To thrive in Hong Kong’s exam-based school system, students must master the art of cramming. The city thus has an overwhelming demand for tutors who can do an end run around the curriculum ... The top ... read more

University of Hong Kong launches MOOC to teach film buffs how Hong Kong cinema conquered the world

Ever wondered about the key elements that make up Hong Kong’s unique blend of movie magic? Film buffs around the world can take a free online course ... Kong will launch a six-week English-language MO... read more

SED speaks at Education World Forum in UK (with photos)

Speaking at one of the keynote sessions, Mr Yeung shared with education ministers and policy advisers from around the world his ... time in the same study, showed Hong Kong's 15-year-old students rank... read more

First UI med school class builds bridges between health, tech, engineering

That was the chief draw for all three students. Leung, a Seattle software engineer who grew up in Hong Kong ... world, Leung said. The students are grouped in "pods" of eight for the four years. Mater... read more

Hong Kong eSports festival a knockout for gaming fans

HONG KONG ... tournaments around the world. “In the end it’s not that physical but it is as mentally demanding as a sport is,” Martinez’s teammate Lauri Happonen, from Finland, known as Cyanide, said. ... read more

Police use tear gas as 'Occupy' comes to Hong Kong

Key traffic arteries in Hong Kong remained blocked ... was jolted to a start after student demonstrations gained momentum over the weekend. At the protest's peak, tens of thousands of protesters jamme... read more

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