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  1. Child education pioneer loses battle with cancer

    Posted Oct 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Niall Fraser

    ... of a ground-breaking educational programme for children in the city, died on Friday night in Sydney, a day before her 60th birthday. She had lived in Hong Kong for 28 years with her husband Kerry, who was press secretary to Chris Patten, the last governor. They celebrated their 39th wedding anniversary two weeks ago. McGlynn set up the Life Education Activity Programme- widely known as LEAP- ...

  2. Top educator blazed a trail for women

    Posted Jun 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Council in 1972. She served for four years. In 1971, she was honoured with an OBE for her work as an educator. In 1978, she was awarded a CBE in recognition of her contribution as a tireless ... doctor who died more than 20 years ago. In 1953 she was named headmistress, a position she filled for 32 years, spanning an era of dramatic change in education. Many of those changes were ...

  3. Greater education urged on gambling problems

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Lawmakers yesterday criticised the government for lagging in efforts to combat pathological gambling, and urged officials to increase spending on education programmes and law enforcement. In a special meeting of the Legislative Council finance committee, Democrat Andrew Cheng Kar-foo said the money currently spent by the government on educating people about the dangers ...

  4. Concrete help

    Posted Apr 12th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Yeung wanted to help the children by improving their study environment. On his return to Hong Kong, he approached the CityU's Department of Building and Construction. Mr Yeung donated some money and invited the department's students to help reconstruct the school hostel. Under his guidance, more than 30 students started to design the structure and plan the budget. ...

  5. State of the unions

    Posted May 19th 2004, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... with the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) to have their marriage recognised. Filing their tax return, they filled in 8.1 (1) and applied for the married person's allowance, which is worth about ... under Hong Kong law was between a man and a woman. Messrs Shaw and Ng don't hold out much hope that the department will recognise their Canadian marriage licence either, and are prepared ...

  6. No 'only' about this teacher

    Posted Nov 27th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Joined Colonial Office as a teacher in Malaya 1953 Transferred to Education Department in Hong Kong, assigned to teach at King George V School and then King's College 1954 Founding senior ... of the government secondary school he did so much to mould. His career was also capped last week with an honorary doctorate from the Hong Kong Institute of Education, which has fond memories of him ...

  7. Magazine a showcase of creative talent

    Posted Jun 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was supported by Adrian Tilley and Peter Langford-Smith from the English Department. The production costs were funded by the school. 'They both agreed students should be given more opportunities ...

  8. University cuts not set yet: Arthur Li

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... the Education and Manpower Bureau had taken the lead in trimming expenditure. When the former education department was merged with the bureau, a large number of directorate posts were cut, resulting ... Linda Yeung The education chief seeks to defuse the row over funding The education chief has sought to defuse the row over university funding cuts by stressing he is still negotiating ...

  9. Top of the class

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 21, said. Despite their outstanding academic results, the trio emphasised they were not bookworms. Jane and Herman are members of a group set up by students from different departments at HKUST ...

  10. Liu Hong

    Posted Mar 07th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... voice and her ethereal body: she had the furtive look of someone on the run...' Liu Hong says she doesn't swallow the idea of the conventional ghost- a departed spirit that returns ...




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