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  1. Veterinary nursing degrees to meet growing demand

    Posted Sep 17th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... training with the Jockey Club and Ocean Park, and exchange trips to London, where students will work with animals at London Zoo. Elements of Chinese medicine like acupuncture are also included. The Veterinary Surgeons Board of Hong Kong says there are 520 registered veterinary surgeons in the city, compared with 361 four years ago. Gohel said this sharp rise had created a huge demand ...

  2. Shining a light on deep-sea enigmas

    Posted Nov 01st 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... conservation than when she was a child. 'I studied at French International School before I left Hong Kong in 1992 at the age of 18,' she said. 'And I'd never heard anything about ... of it. Every time we go down there, we find something new to science.' A part of that mysterious world is on display at the Hong Kong Science Museum in an exhibition jointly mounted ...

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    Turning junk into gold: Business booms for Hong Kong vintage goods collectors

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:44am by Elaine Yau

    ... and whatever, it lessened their workload." Hong Kong's throwaway culture is an added bonus. Fung says he often gets calls from people wanting rid of old belongings when they refurbish or move ... was converted into a canteen by the University of Hong Kong. "Before the conversion, I found boxes of funny documents from the 1950s that recorded why students got demerits or switched to another ...

  4. Arts academy aiming to play on a bigger stage

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... he had an ambitious vision to turn the academy into a world-class arts university on a par with renowned international academies. 'I hope to create within Hong Kong a sort of an arts ... a conference on drama education in Asia, music and dance performances, and the grant opening next February of the 750-seat Jockey Club Amphitheatre. Professor Thompson said they would invite the Vienna ...

  5. Coming soon to a club near you

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... The proposal for random drug tests at discos and in schools has caused uproar, Elaine Yau investigates As a way to combat the rising drug abuse among Hong Kong's teenagers, the Action ... by statistics. Recent figures showed there were 1,226 regular drug abusers under the age of 21 in Hong Kong in the first quarter of this year, 15.2 per cent more than last year. 'Many teenagers also ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    The power of two

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... predicted the doors Anna Zhou and Karen Lee Mei-ling have opened with their Ndoto conferences. Not only are students at their own school, Hong Kong International School, looking at their futures ... and decided to organise something similar after attending an event staged by a local spin-off, TEDxYouth@Hong Kong, two years ago. Karen says she thought Anna was crazy when she first mentioned ...

  7. High-flying dreams

    Posted Jul 13th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... go to the Shek Kong Airfield near Yuen Long for training. The base is occupied by the People's Liberation Army and open to members of the Hong Kong Aviation Club only on weekends. Those ... as a high-end leisure pursuit off-limits to all but the privileged few. But classes offered by Hong Kong's tertiary institutes are allowing people from all walks of life to get a taste of the high ...

  8. Going green on campus

    Posted Feb 07th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau About 20 architects, school principals, academics and experts on sustainable development education from Britain have converged in Hong Kong to discuss how to incorporate environmental education into the curriculum. Organised by the British Consulate-General Hong Kong, the University of Hong Kong, the Kadoorie Institute and the Education Bureau, the two-day Asia Pacific ...

  9. Northern charms

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... compared to locals. Li Ka-fai, who runs cross-border dating agency the Jade Butterfly Club, says some Hong Kong women are attracted by mainlanders' more down-to-earth style. 'They just ... considerable adjustment from both partners. Difficulties in securing employment here discourages mainland men from settling in Hong Kong, says Li of the Jade Butterfly Club. 'Many local employers ...

  10. Glimpse of eco-friendly way of life

    Posted Sep 08th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... gained first-hand experience of the benefits of green initiatives launched by the European country. The trip, organised by the Hong Kong Award for Young People (HKAYP), was sponsored ... destinations by bike. The air and the scenery there are refreshing, a great departure from the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong,' said Alfin Lau Ken, 21, a civil engineering student from the Hong ...




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