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  1. 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 who are not with the club have nowhere to fly, even if they have a licence. A spokesperson from the Civil Aviation Department attributes the lack of venues to the high land premium in Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/645083/high-flying-dreams
  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

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

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

    ... a penchant for things related to the colonial administration," he says. "I come from a family of civil servants. I used to live in government staff quarters, so things like standard-issue ... is passionate about aviation. We get materials salvaged from decommissioned Royal Air Force planes through contacts in the UK. We get the actual components of the planes, like bomber control units. I am ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1559167/collectors-turn-their-passion-vintage-goods-thriving
  3. Lifestyle

    Call for incentives to help farmers stay on the land and boost Hong Kong's self-suffiency

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 10:42pm by Elaine Yau

    ... are increasingly stacked against farming in Hong Kong. Available land is scarce, leases tend to be short-term, and there is little government support. Still, Wong, a retired civil servant, and three of his ... out, the remaining portion was government land, and when the Lands Department opened bids on a three-year lease, Lai found himself vastly outbid by a law firm, which offered to pay HK$120,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1555617/call-incentives-help-farmers-stay-land-and-boost-hong-kongs-self-suffiency
  4. Landslide education added to curriculum

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... curriculum. The package consists of 14 books written by geotechnical engineers and geologists from the Civil Engineering and Development Department. Featuring the latest information about slope safety, landslides, geology and geomorphology in Hong Kong, the teaching kit is part of the department's public education efforts to raise awareness of slope safety and landslides among ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/681826/landslide-education-added-curriculum
  5. HK universities help out in Sichuan

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... problems caused by bereavements, heavy workloads and long hours. He has devised therapies to enable helpers to tackle problems.Ray Su Kai-leung, assistant professor in the department of civil ... Wai-tung, senior teaching consultant in the department of electrical and electronic engineering, will soon connect Sichuan children with pupils at a Hong Kong primary school. As part of an attempt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/680306/hk-universities-help-out-sichuan
  6. Pay discrepancy demoralising, union argues

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Each salary point is worth about HK$1,000. Hon Lin-shan, deputy director of PTU's complaints and rights department, said the unfair treatment of experienced teachers would dent the morale ... complaints we have got so far only represent the tip of the iceberg.' Mr Hon admitted it would not be easy to fight for the pay adjustments. 'Teachers' salary is a part of the civil ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/654105/pay-discrepancy-demoralising-union-argues

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