Kowloon Tong private school to cease operations, becoming first in Hong Kong to cite emigration wave for demise

A 63-year-old private primary school in Kowloon Tong has begun ceasing operations, becoming the first campus in Hong Kong to attribute its demise to a recent emigration wave and falling birth rate.

In two separate notices issued to parents and alumni on Tuesday, the Sisters Announcers of the Lord, the sponsoring body of Tak Nga Primary School, said it had decided to wind up gradually by halting Primary One classes in the next academic year and officially closing down in 2028.

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