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  1. Dissident defends role of democracy leader

    Posted Apr 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung Exiled mainland dissident Wang Dan defended the role of fellow student leader Chai Ling in the 1989 Tiananmen protest, as he wrote for the second time to Hong Kong university students ahead of the 20th anniversary of the bloody crackdown. In an open letter to student union members at the University of Hong Kong after they passed a motion about the 1989 ...

  2. Hong Kong luring mainland's brightest

    Posted Jul 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Beijing's top performers in the national college entrance examination chose universities in Hong Kong over Baida. Three picked the University of Hong Kong and one the University of Science ... impossible for most mainland students to go to a Hong Kong university. Now they can choose from a much wider list. This gives our city a great opportunity to help shape the nation's future. ...

  3. Talking points

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of dissident Li Wangyang will hold their second rally in a week tomorrow in protest at what they suspect was his murder. The Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China ... births The law faculty of the University of Hong Kong holds a symposium on legal measures to deal with the issue of mainlanders coming to Hong Kong to give birth. Among those expected to attend ...

  4. Fewer support shift on June 4

    Posted Jun 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Respondents to the annual survey were also the most optimistic they have been about human-rights conditions on the mainland since the University of Hong Kong's public opinion programme began ... the same as last year, and 58 per cent believe the central government 'did the wrong thing', a 5 percentage point drop from last year. The percentage who think the Hong Kong Alliance ...

  5. An HK perspective for Taiwan

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com 'Not until I started packing up at Sha Wan Drive did I realise that Hong Kong is my home,' said Lung Ying-tai, Taiwan's culture minister designate. She was referring to her staff quarters at the University of Hong Kong, where she has been a visiting scholar since 2004. One of the most influential writers and cultural critics ...

  6. Government aims to attract more overseas students to Hong Kong

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

    ... Elaine Yau More private universities and closer collaboration with overseas universities are to be encouraged to develop Hong Kong into an education hub. Undersecretary for education ... we, after analysis, think joint offering of programmes is a better way. For example, Northwestern University [in the US] is good at marketing and the Hong Kong University of Science ...

  7. Academic 'misused' survey on election

    Posted Jan 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Hong Kong poll which showed the proportion of Hongkongers identifying themselves as Chinese had hit a 12-year low. The HKU poll came under fire from Hao Tiechuan, the publicity, culture and sports affairs director at the central government's liaison office in Hong Kong. 'Zhao said HKU polling director Dr Robert Chung Ting-yiu's way of asking those questions ...

  8. Mainland students flock to Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... Andrea Li More students from the mainland are leaving their hometowns and cities to pursue tertiary education in Hong Kong. Application numbers to universities in the city are on the rise since these institutions began admitting fee-paying students from the mainland six years ago. At the University of Hong Kong, the institution that attracts the greatest number of applicants from ...

  9. Hong Kong has global appeal

    Posted Sep 29th 2007, 12:00am by John Church

    ... World-class institutions in the SAR are proving to be a magnet to undergraduates coming from overseas, writes John Church Hong Kong's multiculturalism and cosmopolitan feel, coupled with first-class institutions such as the University of Hong Kong (HKU), are common denominators prompting students from abroad to study here instead of at western universities. Sabutai Haider, from ...

  10. Hong Kong luring top mainland students

    Posted Jul 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sylvia Chan Hong Kong universities are attracting mainland students with top results in national exams to boost healthy competition between local and mainland students. City University ... away because of financial problems. In response to a recent case where a Shanghai education centre claiming to be affiliated with the University of Hong Kong had asked mainland students to pay ...




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