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  1. HK a desert for science graduates, professor says

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Hong Kong is wasting its heavy investment in training science and engineering students because such talents are not valued in a city where banks and property developers make the real money, several academics have warned. � ...

  2. HK fast turning into tennis desert

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay Time is a great healer. It can also erase memories. And this must be a worry for Hong Kong's tennis fraternity, which last week lost a long-standing lover of the game in Ernie Pereira. Uncle Ernie, as we used to call him, was the archety ...

  3. Cultural desert? Embrace it

    Posted Oct 16th 2010, 12:00am by Hamish Mckenzie

    ... it seems obvious that the arts in Hong Kong need support- but they don't need untempered praise or over-defensiveness. Relatively speaking, Hong Kong is pretty much a cultural desert ...

  4. Lai See

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Naivety stalls SouthGobi deal We see there's been slippage in the share price of SouthGobi Resources since the announcement of its takeover by Chalco through the acquisition of a controlling ... decision to suspend SouthGobi's mining licence on security grounds. The share price would seem to indicate the market is doubtful the deal will go ahead. There is no regulation requiring ...

  5. Jobs narrow cultural gap

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... design and animation. Local artists have worked hard to belie Hong Kong's reputation as a cultural desert. But apart from the WKCD, the government is less enthusiastic when it comes ...

  6. Fun all summer

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in Hong Kong, Malaysia and mainland China. The Hong Kong programme, based at a deserted Hakka village in Sai Kung, includes challenge-based activities such as kayaking, abseiling, Great Race ...

  7. Business - Economy - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    Re-exports disguise Hong Kong's gloomy outlook

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... of the rest was used to buy "luxury" apartments in deserted new developments in Kowloon, or was squirrelled away in private banks in Singapore. In short, this value Hong Kong was said to add ...

  8. letters

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a positive attitude. Cherry Wong, Tsuen Wan Public Ho Chuen Yiu Memorial College Government needs to encourage art Hong Kong is sometimes called a cultural desert. This could be why artistic ...

  9. Lo Wai-luen- Literary scholar and educator

    Posted Oct 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lau Kit-wai Propelled by a passion for literature and after more than four decades of hard work, Lo Wai-luen has almost single-handedly restored the face of Hong Kong's literary past, cultivating an oasis in the cultural desert. Lo, a former professor of Chinese language and literature at Chinese University (CUHK), helped set up the university's Hong Kong Literature Database. ...

  10. Design vacuum

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... achieved, how big it is and where it is heading are questions to be answered by sophisticated findings,' Liou says. While Hong Kong is a cultural desert to many, Liou thinks otherwise. 'To ...




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