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  1. Learning outside the class aids students to develop

    Posted May 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Kremmer Most Hong Kong students choose to study overseas in countries such as Australia or Canada, in order to gain access to a wide range of high quality courses offered by highly ranked universities, to improve their language skills and to benef ...

  2. Hong Kong expertise can aid rail crash investigation

    Posted Aug 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Michael Tien The Wenzhou rail disaster is a double tragedy, with the loss of at least 40 lives and China's credibility as a nation of speed and rail reliability. To get to the bottom of this catastrophe, the State Council has set up a special investi ...

  3. HK co-chair aids move to 'shift centre of gravity'

    Posted Jul 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung waiyee.fung@scmp.com The Asia Society, having just chosen its first Asian head and the first from Hong Kong, is trying to 'shift the centre of gravity' towards the region. The society, which fosters exchanges between the US and ...

  4. BMX star hopes Alpine training aids title defence

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Steven Wong hopes a six-month training stint at the UCI's World Cycling Centre will reap its reward when he defends his BMX title at the National Games in Jinan, in the eastern province of Shandong today. Wong clinched the only gold medal ...

  5. Fight against Aids needs an open-minded director

    Posted Jun 07th 2008, 12:00am by Ana Wang

    ... who are determined to make a difference to the community, is looking for a bright spark to add to its local team. Aids Concern, which aims to keep the prevalence of HIV in Hong Kong low, ... development, monitoring and evaluation of Aids Concern's HIV prevention and care programmes,' said Loretta Wong Wai-kwan, the organisation's chief executive. Reporting directly to Ms ...

  6. Aid group puts minorities' English skills to good use

    Posted Jun 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yau Chui-yan An aid group has tapped into the 'wasted' language skills of Hong Kong's ethnic minorities while providing affordable English classes to low-paid people, including new mainland migrants. The Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Lady MacLehose Centre has already trained 12 women of Indian, Pakistani and Nepali origin as English teachers and may recruit more ...

  7. Director angered as cinemas ignore Aids film

    Posted May 28th 2007, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans Filmmaker Ruby Yang has lost patience with Hong Kong distributors over her Oscar-winning documentary about the Aids crisis in central China, Blood of Yingzhou District. ... and at a one-off cinema showing. Chung To, executive director of the Chi Heng Foundation, which helps provide education, counselling and food to Aids orphans in central China, said he was disappointed ...

  8. Appel wants more resources to aid training

    Posted Aug 08th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The sport needs 'more breathing space' to continue producing world beaters, according to Hong Kong head coach Rene Appel, who is tired of seeing his athletes rub shoulders with weekend warriors at Stanley- the only dedicated trainin ...

  9. Grabbing a slice of the action- for a good cause

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen When the city's up-and-coming 'it' girls gathered at the PizzaExpress outlet in Ocean Terminal, it was all for a good cause. The restaurant chain celebrated the 10th anniversary of its arrival in Hong Kong on Thursday with the launch of a charity campaign in aid of the Hong Kong Cancer Fund. The company will donate all profits made at its nine Hong ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Japan offers Philippines 10 ships to patrol South China Sea

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... for the 10 "multi-role response vessels" is expected to be classed as overseas development aid. The first ship is expected to be delivered within 18 months, and some could be built ...




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