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  1. Chinese medicine hospital planned

    Posted Oct 28th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Baptist University plans to build a Chinese medicine teaching hospital providing the first inpatient treatment in this field in the city. The plan to build the HK$800 million hospital with 200 beds was unveiled by the university's president, Albert Chan Sun-chi, yesterday. Chan, a Chinese medicine expert, said the private non-profit hospital would be a boon ...

  2. Fair pay call for Chinese medicine practitioners

    Posted Jun 16th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Li

    ... Vivian Li Legislators are pushing for more pay equity between Chinese medicine practitioners and Western medicine doctors. A recently graduated Chinese medicine student working at a public Chinese medicine clinic makes less than half the salary of a doctor working in a public hospital. The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong and Chinese medicine ...

  3. Chinese University signs earth sciences deal

    Posted Nov 24th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Chinese University has agreed to co-operate with the US Geological Survey on earth science projects. University vice-chancellor Professor Lawrence Lau Juen-yee said the agreement would allow its Institute of Space and Earth Information Science to contribute to the global quest to tackle pressing environmental issues. ...

  4. Big demand for Putonghua tutors

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... says Wu Weiping, director of the Yale-China Chinese Language Centre at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He says demand from international students has grown by about 30 per cent over the past year. Full-time and part-time programmes offered to the general public, he adds, share a similar curriculum with the university's Chinese-language courses offered to students enrolled ...

  5. Pull of knowledge

    Posted Jul 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... associate director of the corporate division. As part of HKBN's programme for its high-potential employees, Wong enrolled in a part-time Executive MBA (EMBA) course at the Chinese University ...

  6. Malaysia promotes Chinese campuses

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Liz Gooch Walk around the streets of Kuala Lumpur and the Chinese influence is unmistakable. From dim sum restaurants to schools where Putonghua is the medium of instruction, the Chinese community is an integral ingredient in Malaysia's cultural melting pot. Now a Malaysian-Chinese group and education officials want to entice top universities from Hong Kong and the mainland ...

  7. Chinese abroad suffer a degree of loneliness

    Posted May 21st 2008, 12:00am by Greg Barns

    ... Greg Barns Australian universities love Chinese students, and it would seem the love is reciprocated on the part of the students and their families. Students from the mainland and Hong ... for these students, living far away from their homeland. Chinese students often experience loneliness, discrimination and racism while they study at an Australian university - as do their fellow foreign ...

  8. Young minds, fresh out of the box

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... numeracy, information management technology, history and civilisation, in addition to university Chinese and English. Students will also need to complete another 12 credits in any of the following areas: arts, business, communication/visual arts, and science/Chinese medicine. Class sizes will be limited to 50 to facilitate discussions. Students will be required to take 38 credits of GE ...

  9. Bilingual teaching 'breaks Chinese University's law'

    Posted Jan 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Student seeks judicial review on instruction in English The Chinese University of Hong Kong was accused yesterday in court of breaking its own founding law by introducing ... becoming English while the university was legally obliged to teach mainly in Chinese- meaning either Putonghua or Cantonese. Mr Justice Andrew Cheung Kui-nung, sitting in the Court of First ...

  10. Talking in tongues pays off

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the division of linguistics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). 'People from various industries expect their employees to have master's degrees. For instance, secondary schools ... a master's in Chinese linguistics and language acquisition, as well as an MPhil-PhD articulated programme in linguistics. 'Our programmes emphasise the study of linguistic theories, as well ...




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