HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Having a helper leaves Hong Kong’s young lazy and spoilt [September 12, 2017]
1. C 2. any two of: rent, education and parental ambitions for children, too many maids 3. He says they expect other people to fix their problems/ He says they want to have everything laid out for them.
JUST READ IT Answers: Rare Bruce Lee letter to be sold at auction – for at least US$30,000 [September 6, 2017]
1. to be sold at auction 2. It is the best Bruce Lee letter ever to appear on the market./It contains Bruce Lee's autograph, which is rare because Lee died young. 3. express the utmost in the minimum of motion and energy
HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: Elon Musk’s doomsday AI predictions are ‘pretty irresponsible’ [September 5, 2017]
1. C 2. D 3. He believes AI is a fundamental risk to the existence of human civilisation. 4. He believes the world will actually get better with AI. 5. (i) drum up
HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: In China, maggots do their bit for the planet by finishing meals [June 13, 2017]
1. voracious, gluttonous 2. They can eat garbage double their weight every day.
1. She was nominated for Best Actress at three Asian film awards. 2. It was about street dance and chasing your dreams. 3. difficulties / setbacks i) She played the lead/main role in school plays
HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: How China’s Airbnb copycats beat the Silicon Valley titan at its own game [June 6, 2017]
1. i) a Chinese home-sharing company similar to Airbnb-like home-sharing company ii) Chen Chi 2. help Chinese people understand how to cater to guests and solve problems they have
JUST READ IT Answers: Canadian teacher in remote Inuit community wins US$1 million global prize for educators [May 31, 2017]
1. North Pole 2. B 3. just over 1,300 4. She hopes to establish an environmental stewardship programme to reconnect youth with many of their cultural traditions.
JUST READ IT Answers: Why Hong Kong’s plan for Cambodian maids may be hard work all round [May 24, 2017]
1. Indonesia and the Philippines 2. B 3. For physically abusing Erwiana. 4. They could not adjust to life in the city. 5. there were concerns over abuse and exploitation
HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Family claims Indonesian man lived to 146. Here’s what science says [May 23, 2017]
1. death 2. Sodimejo’s purported/supposed birth date is 30 years before local birth records began (so there is no way to check if it's true). 3. C 4. A
JUST READ IT Answers: Miss Hong Kong winner Crystal Fung on gap years, online hate, and dreaming big [May 17, 2017]
1. C 2. A 3. She wrote Facebook posts criticising the government and Leung Chun-ying using foul language. 4. She cried and stopped going out. 5. difficulty/ trouble