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  1. Honour for education chief comes under fire

    Posted Nov 26th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Kwok-cheung was the university's vice-chancellor before taking up his ministerial post last year. Shum Kar-ping, chairman of the Federation of Higher Education Staff Associations and a mathematics professor at the university, said Professor Li should not be honoured at a time when the higher-education sector was facing major budget cuts. 'Universities that experience heavier ...

  2. CityU chemistry graduate to work with Nobel Prize winner

    Posted Sep 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung A PhD graduate from City University has won the opportunity to work with a Nobel Prize winner after being awarded a prestigious fellowship. Chow Cheuk-fai, who received his PhD in inorganic chemistry this year, will carry out postdoctoral res ...

  3. A higher goal for special minds

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Jim Sze-chung, executive director of the Hong Kong Sports Association for the Mentally Handicapped (HKSAM), loves to compete in sports, but winning is not the most important thing for him. It is the process of fighting together as a team that ...

  4. Paparazzo finds higher calling as private eye

    Posted Oct 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... of us eventually can't resist the higher pay and more stable hours. I pride myself on having the purity of Luke Skywalker, mainly because I couldn't write a sentence or open my mouth without upsetting some person or organisation, a personal defect highly unvalued in the PR industry. So I am glad one of us has gone in the opposite direction and taken his calling to a higher ...

  5. Chow Yun-fat answers to a higher power when it comes to movie roles

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Clara Mak Hong Kong star Chow Yun-fat has revealed the identity of his real 'boss' during a recent promotional tour. 'It doesn't matter if I am making a film in Korea, Hollywood or Hong Kong; they are all the same to me. I just take or ...

  6. The 12-year hitch

    Posted Jan 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... students eligible to enter secondary school was far higher than available places in Form One. To alleviate the pressure, the Education Bureau was forced to introduce various schemes to create ... she will have a higher chance of success.' Wong Kwok-fan, whose daughter Lai Ching-hei is in Primary Six, is more sanguine. Like Lam, she did not plan to have a dragon child, but reckons ...

  7. Education, laws the answer to stray dog crisis

    Posted Aug 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... unnecessary. Education is at the heart of the matter. Pets are not just another consumer item like handbags or shoes. In return for the companionship and joy they bring, they have to be cared ... misdeed is not to have a home is cruel. Controlling population numbers at source is sensible. Better education about pets and new regulations are urgently needed. ...

  8. Models, drivers in top F1 gear to raise funds for educational charity

    Posted Jun 28th 2010, 12:00am by Maggie Chen

    ... The event was in aid of Room to Read, a San Francisco-based charity with chapters around the world helping to create educational opportunities for underprivileged children. There was free-flowing ...

  9. Holistic education lands girl in whole lot of bother

    Posted Jan 10th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Ma Zhe talked to Raymond Li Beijinger Ma Zhe wants her 12-year-old daughter Ren Yingying to grow up well-rounded, so she put her in extra-curricular activities rather than gruelling 'Olympic maths' classes. Now Yingying cannot get into a good middle school, and Ma is disillusioned by the corrupt education system. How would you describe your relationship with your ...

  10. Embarrassing moments in the sex-education class

    Posted Nov 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Two junior secondary school students at Ho Ngai College (sponsored by Sik Sik Yuen) in Tuen Mun talked to Operation Santa about their impressions of the End Child Sexual Abuse Foundation session they attended. Teacher Angel Chong On-ki acted as interprete ...




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