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The campuses of Hong Kong's universities are peppered with faculty buildings that bear the names of their generous sponsors, mostly prosperous business tycoons and their heirs and successors.

31 Oct 2014 - 11:11am

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Leaders & Letters

I refer to the letter by Mark Parlett ("Protests exposed the shortcomings of government policies", October 16).

31 Oct 2014 - 6:20am

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