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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Harvard University receives largest ever donation from Hong Kong foundation

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 01:02pm by Linda Yeung and Ng Kang-chung

    ... health threats: pandemics old and new, from malaria and Ebola to obesity and cancer; tackling harmful physical and social environments- covering everything from pollution to gun violence; poverty ...

  2. News - China - EDUCATION

    Migrants' children, as young as six, join fight for school places in Beijing

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 06:21pm by AFP

    ... party has pledged to give migrants more equal rights. But it has also vowed to limit the expansion of China's largest cities, in the face of chronic pollution and traffic gridlock. Now ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Intel donates HK$14m in equipment to Chinese University

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by DANNY LEE

    ... and measure wind temperatures and wind speeds. "We now want to use this drone to fly and collect air pollution data at high altitudes," Yi said. Johnson said Intel, which invests US$100 ...

  4. News - World - EDUCATION

    University of California, Berkeley appoints Wikipedian in-residence

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 08:29pm by AP

    ... justice and cultural studies courses at Berkeley. The students will tackle existing articles on air pollution, urban agriculture and hydraulic fracturing. But instead of their research only being ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HKIS rejects interim school site at Hung Hom

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Elite school halts HK$1 billion redevelopment project indefinitely as a temporary Hung Hom site is deemed too polluted for pupils HKIS cans interim ... this decision to live in a polluted city on behalf of our children as well, but we do our best to keep them away from... heavy pollutants," said the letter, written by Richard and Kat Price, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Students in limbo over HKU hostel in Kennedy Town

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... they could move into the new hostel, two of four blocks in Lung Wah Street. That's despite HKU saying last Wednesday that the cancer-causing air pollutants would be dispersed in a week. ... quality will be worse after students move in. "The university has opened all windows of the hostels to disperse the pollutants right now. But will the formaldehyde level rise ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Students barred from new HKU hostel over air quality fears

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... into office buildings in May suffered health problems. Yau said special attention should be given to the level of other pollutants such as solvent and benzene. "When the level of formaldehyde is high, the levels of other pollutants are usually high too." Test results received by the university on Tuesday showed that of 16 air samples tested, six had formaldehyde content ranging ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Education minister admits Hong Kong faces crisis on international school places

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong, Gary Cheung

    ... waiting lists at international schools. It indicates that the issue is a one of the prime concerns of investors, after pollution. The American Chamber of Commerce reported earlier this year ...



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