Hong Kong

A government-funded ­secondary school faces having to stop teaching in English because of a growing difference in student abilities, its principal said.
A primary school teacher who ­assaulted a 10-year-old dyslexic student twice for failing to submit assignments has been given 80 hours of community service.
Educators were satisfied with the new budget address that was delivered by newly appointed financial secretary Paul Chan Mo-po today.
This is after he was sentenced on Wednesday to 20 months in prison for misconduct.
Duck behind the Hong Kong Cultural Centre this Saturday, and you’ll hear blaring beats and see jaw-dropping street dance moves from more than 1,000 participants from all over Asia.
Island School met with several groups on Monday to talk about parking problems after students had to wait more than an hour to get on their bus home last week.
Bus companies on Monday talked to government officials about recent incidents of police action against illegal parking, the same day drivers in the city took action to only drop passengers at set stop areas.
Hong Kong police confirmed yesterday that a 15-year-old boy died after falling off Times Square in Causeway Bay on Friday night.
Harrison Chung joined Unicef's Young Envoys Programme seven years ago. Now he is helping the organisation initiate a training workshop that will teach the Young Envoys of today about children’s rights.
Seven policemen were jailed two years on Friday for kicking and punching activist Ken Tsang after his arrest for assaulting officers during an Occupy protest more than two years ago.
A dead male body was found inside a subdivided flat in Sham Shui Po that caught fire in the early hours of Thursday.