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  1. News - Hong Kong - DISPUTE

    Lingnan University student demands for open presidential vote rejected

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com University council chairman says even US institutions don’t have one-man, one-vote system Students’ demand for vote to elect president rejected Lingnan ... to discuss political reform and universal suffrage. Students have said they may boycott classes at the start of the academic year, and may also consider not paying tuition fees. One Lingnan faculty ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Students angered by appointment of ex-CY adviser as Lingnan University president

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 08:40pm by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Rapid appointment of former adviser to chief executive stokes anger, calls for say in selection Students riled by president's CY ties Lingnan University ... last night by university council chairman Bernard Chan after the council had voted 19 to 2 in favour, with two abstentions. Earlier, Cheng told a consultation session with about 300 Lingnan ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Time to build mutual trust in Lingnan University row

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... The controversy surrounding the appointment of the new Lingnan University president is yet another example of how things can quickly become politicised in Hong Kong. Even before assuming ... during the chief executive election last year prompted further speculation. The students have threatened to boycott classes when school begins in September. The former dean of the University ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Lingnan University's president-elect struggles to shed ties with CY Leung

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com President-elect at Lingnan struggles to avoid being seen as CY's man as critics point to his pro-establishment writings and role in politics University chief fights to prove credibility In a three-hour meeting with Lingnan University's staff and students, Leonard Cheng Kwok-hon, the final candidate for the presidency ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Basement woes hit new Lingnan boss

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by Shirley Zhao and Olga Wong

    ... Lingnan University council chairman Bernard Chan has backed the institution's controversial new president in a row over an illegal basement in his former Sai Kung home. Leonard Cheng ... over his Lingnan appointment as he was one of Chief Executive Leung Chung-ying's 11 election campaign advisers. Land records show Cheng bought the Sai Kung house for HK$5.8 million ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Lingnan University president Chan Yuk-shee resigns

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... President of arts college resigns The head of the city's liberal arts college, Lingnan University president Chan Yuk-shee, has resigned for what he says are health reasons. His announcement ... University (CCLU) and Lingnan Institute of Further Education (LIFE) which they say have jeopardised teaching. Student leader Chan Shu-fai said the two colleges, which provide non-degree courses, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Four reprimanded for Lingnan enrolment saga

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Lingnan University investigation shames but does not name associate vice-president after enrolment of 2,000 too many students COLLEGE CHAOS INQUIRY POINTS FINGER The blame for an enrolment fiasco at two of Lingnan University's colleges which saw 5,800 places given to 8,000 students was laid at the feet of one of its associate ...

  8. Lingnan University celebrates 40 years

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Lingnan University this week launched celebrations for its 40th anniversary with the opening of a new student activities centre and a friendly soccer match against Tuen Mun police. LingnanU started life as Lingnan College in 1967, founded by former members of Lingnan University in Guangzhou. It gained university status in 1999, making it the youngest publicly funded ...

  9. Lingnan University

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lingnan University Formerly known as Lingnan College, Lingnan University has positioned itself as a liberal arts institution based on an ancient concept which aims to develop ... were either employed or continued to study further. STUDENT'S VIEW... Jimmy Cheung, who next semester begins his third year majoring in philosophy at Lingnan University, was afraid ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by GLOBAL TIMES, MIAMI HERALD, EL UNIVERSAL

    ... The life and death of Hugo Chavez How they see it 1. El Universal Lieutenant Colonel Hugo Chavez Frias introduced himself to Venezuela and the world in the most dramatic and tragic manner: a failed coup, including violence and death. He would build up a legend that now crosses over another level. … A cycle seems to be ending, along with the extremely personal style of the so-called ...




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