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Looming Hong Kong government pick sparks new national education fears

A pro-Beijing school principal appeared on Tuesday morning as the sole candidate to be the new education undersecretary, despite more than 17,000 people objecting to her appointment. It was understood that the appointment of Christine Choi Yuk-lin, vice-chairman of Federation of Education Workers, was awaiting the final green light. That came as the government prepared to announce the appointment of ... Read More »

Back to school Why education will be just one test for next Hong Kong leader

Is it something unusual for a senior Beijing official in Hong Kong to visit a local school? The central government’s liaison office last Friday posted a short write-up and photo on its official website showing its deputy director,Tan Tieniu, visiting St Paul’s Convent School in Causeway Bay. Tan was reported to have had “discussions and exchanges” with teachers and students ... Read More »