Temperatures to increase by 2.5 to 10 degrees Celsius. More frequent droughts and heat waves. Sea levels rising by more than a metre... Is that the world you want to live in?
The DSE English listening exam is coming up, but there’s no need to panic, or strain your ears. Simply follow our handy tips from the pros for acing the test.
Yip Man, or Ip Man, is well-known for being the founder of wing chun in Hong Kong. He’s the one who brought the martial art over from Guangdong after the Chinese Civil War in 1949.
Young Post reporter Timothy Chui will be speaking with the international desk editor Ian Young about the latest Japanese elections.
Step 10: Use your learning to achieve something re
Remember you can use any opportunity to become a lifelong learner and achieve something even more remarkable than passing tests and exams.
Dreams All of us dream. Some of us remember our dreams quite clearly while others never remember them. Listen to these six people talking about the dreams they have had recently and then answer the...
Dreams Voices: Nick Walton and Rachel Crowther
ZOE: Hello, I’m Young Post reporter Zoe Mak and this is Listening Plus. Today’we’ll be talking with Timothy Chui who is reporting on South China Morning Post National News Desk Editor Ting Shi’s wrap...
Young Post reporter Zoe Mak will be talking with Timothy Chui who is reporting on South China Morning Post National News Desk Editor Ting Shi’s wrap-up of a series of poisoning cases.
For the sixteenth time, student Jason Yip starts to write his Young Post cover story. And for the sixteenth time he hits the delete key on his keyboard, wiping out...
Jason Yip is so excited, he can hear his heart beating above the roaring sound of the printing presses. Any second now, the first copies...
Mention the word 'essay' and you get a divided classroom: some of you love them and the rest would rather run round the school 10 times.
To be an effective independent learner, you need to keep a quality record of what you are learning. We all need a point of reference, whether it's for exams or...
Author Mark Twain once said: 'I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.'
In Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler said: 'The great masses of the people ... will more easily fall victims to a big lie than to a small one.'
Confucius said: Journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. This also applies to school life, which can be a bit like climbing The Dragon's Back - it has its ups and downs.
To be an effective independent learner, you need to be good at communicating what you know. Developing your presentation skills is very important, not just for exams but also for...
Let me be clear on one thing: I am not supporting anyone in this chief executive election.
Rock ‘n’ roll would sound very different without Chuck Berry’s immense contribution. Here are six facts about Berry, who died on Saturday at the age of 90:
Rock n’ roll was more than a new kind of music, but a new story to tell, one for kids with transistor radios in their hands and money in their pockets, beginning to raise questions their parents...
Louise Soloway Chan stood in Sai Ying Pun MTR station in the early hours of the morning and witnessed the crowning moment of six years of hard work.
Flip over your favourite toy and chances are you’ll see “Made in China”, or maybe “Vietnam” or “Japan”. But why don’t we ever see “Made in Hong Kong”? Aren’t we a commercial hub?
This student, whose Facebook post has received close to 10,000 likes, went back to MCS the next day to thank the guard
There’s almost nothing better than a slice of pizza – unless it’s winning a business game at an annual conference against fellow competing Year 12 students.
While watching Edoardo Tanas scud over the waves on his board and wrangle his sail with expert technique, it is easy to forget that the young windsurfer is just 14, and has only been surfing for six...
Author Lynne Barrett-Lee successfully combines two very different genres – war stories and cat tales – into one book.
Clad in flowing robes with waist-length black hair flowing in the breeze, Bo Ningen was one of the most memorable acts at Clockenflap 2015.
Don’t expect the psychedelic quartet’s new album to rock your world – it’s good but it treads old ground.
Laura Marling has become one of the most prolific song writers in the past decade, renowned for changing her style with each record. This month sees the release of her sixth full length Semper Femina.
Being a teenager can feel like a never-ending roller coaster ride. One minute you’re high on happiness – and the next, you’re emotionally crushed. But this is normal, and here’s why
Peer pressure, stress from school, high expectations for exam results ... being a teen in Hong Kong is tough, but there are ways to manage all that and find peace of mind.
Environment minister explains household waste disposal plan, which could have locals using prepaid bags by 2019.
Saturday is Mid-Autumn Festival, and the Young Post team has been on a mooncake taste-testing binge in pursuit of the perfect festive treat. Here are...
If any novelist knows what she or he is talking about, that person must surely be Lucy Worsley.
(From left) Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner and Chris Evans present their Avengers' co-star Robert Downey Jr with the generation award
Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr gave a passionate acceptance speech about failing and succeeding in the film industry at Sunday’s show, while Shailene Woodley takes home multiple awards.
Wong Man-chun (left) and Chung Ming-lok feed an African spurred tortoise at their school in Tsing Yu.
Teachers and students care for rare reptiles that have been rescued from smugglers to learn about the importance of protecting and respecting animals.
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Chinese cloisonne, also known as jingtailan, is an ancient art form used for decorating metalwork objects. It was once used for the benefit of royals, but the rare technique has been...
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Despite how unfunny and illogical A Thousand Words seems, the premise - a man with only 1,000 words left to say before he dies - isn't bad. Of course, it's ...
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In this and the next two issues, our six panel leaders, who are experts in their fields, share their thoughts with Young Post on the qualities necessary...
Foo Mei-yi performs at the Hong Kong City Hall
The winner of the 2013 BBC Music Magazine Best Newcomer Award, Foo Mei-yi showed Hong Kong just why she took the prize with her performance at Hong Kong City Hall's Concert Hall on April 9. Two...
STFA Tam Pak Yu College''s Alice Cho
In round six of the 12th Nesta-SCMP Debating Competition division three debate, STFA Tam Pak Yu College matched up against Kowloon Sam Yuk Secondary School ...
With classes starting again in a few days, we asked our readers what they missed most about school. Here are their answers...
Entertainment reporter Melanie Leung digs through Taylor Swift's back catalogue for five tracks that best sum up life's big moments
It is every footballer's ambition to represent their country at a World Cup. Next week, hundreds of young local players will get a chance to compete in Hong Kong's very own mini version...
Since we're now accepting entries for this year's Dim Sum Young Talent Competition, we thought you might like to see what the CONTESTANTS went through last year.
We have tickets to give away to the Fifth Harmony concert on March 31, WITH meet & greet tickets, too! Details below!
Success in the long jump is not as simple as it sounds, and practising the right techniques is essential, but this local athlete has learned how to do it.
If you love Cali-Mex (and really, who doesn’t love Cali-Mex) but you’re getting a little tired of the ever-popular sour cream and avocado-laden burritos, wander over to Mamasita’s Cantina.

What does spring mean to you?