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  1. Sars hero joins scientists' hall of fame

    Posted Jul 16th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Rahman, chairman of Pakistan's Higher Education Commission and director of the University of Karachi's research centre in chemistry. Professor Peiris said he was cited for his work ...

  2. Shining star comes crashing down to Earth

    Posted Jul 17th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... 1990s and was a member of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee. As head of the Education Commission after the handover, he won respect for his reformist tendencies and openness to new ideas. ... as a frontrunner for the chief executive post in 2007, was educated at the University of Hong Kong, followed by Harvard. He then began a career that took him to the top of the international banking world. ...

  3. Education top priority for HK mothers

    Posted Jul 13th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Despite Sars, Hong Kong mothers still rank education above health as the top priority for their children, a study commissioned for a pharmaceutical chain has found. Forty-one per cent ... of sports sciences and physical education at the Chinese University, said the survey found that 29 per cent of children did not exercise at all, getting only 70 to 80 minutes of exercise a week from ...

  4. More training programmes urged to help the jobless

    Posted May 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez The Poverty Commission has been urged to provide jobs and training programmes in the city's deprived areas. Commission member Nelson Chow Wing-sun, professor of social work and social administration at the University of Hong Kong, said about 100,000 people were poorly educated and could not find jobs, or if they were working could hardly support ...

  5. Young likes, dislikes revealed in survey

    Posted Jul 17th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... What is a typical Hong Kong youth? According to the 'Youth in Hong Kong: A Statistical Profile 2002' prepared for the Commission on Youth: They are likely to favour the sports ... graduates. The proportion of females aged 15-19 studying full-time in tertiary education, at 88 per cent, now matches males. The death rate among males aged 1-14 far exceeded that of females, due ...

  6. More unemployed youth are being sucked into poverty trap

    Posted Jul 17th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... economy, according to the 'Youth in Hong Kong: A Statistical Profile 2002' report prepared for the Commission on Youth. Their unemployment rate was 23.4 per cent in 2000 - significantly ... Professor Shek, a former member of the Commission on Youth and convener of the task force on the Youth Survey. He said creating more jobs would have short-term benefits. 'If we look ...

  7. Lack of concern about colon cancer has doctors worried

    Posted Oct 07th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... of the Hong Kong Digestive Foundation's research committee, which commissioned the survey. 'Compared to all other health concerns as well as other cancers, colon cancer screening is much ... of colon cancers in their family. Darwin Chen Tat-man, the foundation's public health education committee chairman, said: 'We are surprised knowledge about colon cancer is so ...



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