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Hualing Fu

[IBWSC13 Feature Stories] Why China Tolerates Internet Freedom

August 16, 2013 / by

Could you live without Facebook, Twitter, and other Internet freedoms?  And is unfettered access to the Internet an indicator of a free society? According to Hong Kong University Law Professor Fu...

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Mr. Sebastian Lindstrom

[IBWSC13 Feature Stories] What are you doing now that you are here?

August 16, 2013 / by

Sebastian Linstrom, the chairman of an NGO Light For Children-Ghana, as well as an experienced traveler and film maker, addressed the students on Day 4 of the IB Conference at HKU. In his session, he...

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Language Sessions

[IBWSC13 Feature Stories] Ni Hao, Konichiwa, Annyeonghaseyo: language classes at the IB conference

August 15, 2013 / by

Embracing the IB spirit of global, cross-cultural integration,  the IB conference at HKU offered a range of beginner language classes to participating students. As an evening activity, after a...

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King-Wa Fu

[IBWSC13 Feature Stories] China’s Censorship Crisis

August 14, 2013 / by

“It is a beautiful thing, the destruction of words,” wrote George Orwell in his classic political satire and science fiction novel, Nineteen-Eighty Four.  The book, considered one of the...

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Masato Kajimoto

[IBWSC13 Feature Stories] Social Media and News: Participating in online news

August 14, 2013 / by

In a Tuesday afternoon session,  Masato Kajimoto, lecturer at Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC) HKU,  discussed social media and news with the students at the IB conference at HKU.  In...

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Donald Chan

[IBWSC13 Feature Stories] New Habit of Shopping – Offline? Online? Online to Offline (O2O)?

August 14, 2013 / by

While almost all IB WSC students admit to having smart phones, and all of them use the internet on a daily basis, online shopping experiences vary from country to country. Even in the uber-connected...

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Clive Lee

[IBWSC13 Feature Stories] Lessons from a Round-the-World Social Entrepreneur: Social Entrepreneurship Using Social Media

August 14, 2013 / by

Referencing the Chinese saying "One idea can change everything", HKU Graduate Mr. Clive Lee, opened the week-long lectures of the Hong Kong based chapter of this year's IB World Student...

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Late Night Blogging @IBWSC

August 14, 2013 / by

It's late at night after the second official day of IBWSC 2013 at the Hong Kong University now, and according to the official time, it's past midnight, so I'm already technically on the third day,...

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IBWSC13 Day1 GAT meeting by Donald Chan

[IBWSC13 Feature Stories] Online or Offline?

August 13, 2013 / by

Like it or not, smart phones dominate our lives. Mr. Donald Chan,  the Vice President of Business Development  from  Cherrypicks, a cooperate specializing in Smart Phone app development with...

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IBWSC13: GAT Meeting by Clement Chung

[IBWSC13 Feature Stories] Artist or I-Banker: Pursue Your Own Passion

August 13, 2013 / by

The IB conference at HKU kicked off with a talk by Clement Chung, the founder of Wiseman Education, a local company designing online English learning programs, one of which well known is  English...

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