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  1. Scholarships aim to boost HK research

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

    ... said the scheme would become permanent if it proved successful. 'Most of the research students in Hong Kong come from the mainland,' he said. 'The presence of more overseas students would lead to more exchange of ideas.' There are about 4,800 research students in Hong Kong. The scholarship places will be derived from the 800 postgraduate-research posts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/679363/scholarships-aim-boost-hk-research
  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    It's our right, say New Territories leaders fighting to keep small-house policy

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 12:38am by Elaine Yau

    ... officials and developers? You have to think for yourself as I don't want to antagonise people." Leung and Hau know they have considerable clout in Hong Kong's political matrix ... I engage in whatever work that is lucrative, though nothing illegal." He returned to Hong Kong in the 1980s and started a business exporting goldfish and bloodworms which, he says, brought ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1545665/its-our-right-say-new-territories-leaders-fighting-keep-small
  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Online novelists find success in print and on the big screen in Hong Kong

    Posted May 27th 2014, 11:14am by Elaine Yau

    ... into a semi-autobiographical novel, and posted it in serial form over two years on the popular portal Hong Kong Golden Forum. His narrative of their father-son dynamics, punctuated with other personal experiences like ... given a boost to Chinese-language publishing in Hong Kong. Sun Effort, the first local publisher to release print versions of online novels, has eight such titles in its catalogue. It was a leap ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1519844/online-novelists-find-success-print-and-big-screen-hong-kong
  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    $100 & Under: Korean fried chicken restaurant Uncle Padak offers authentic flavours

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 10:47pm by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau $100 & UNDER Korean fried chicken chain Uncle Padak has 10 outlets on the mainland and now it has opened its first branch in Hong Kong. It's a welcome addition to the clutch of restaurants on the fast-gentrifying High Street in Sai Ying Pun. The groups of Koreans who happily dine at the 26-seat restaurant are testament to the indigenous flavour and superb ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1639904/100-under-korean-fried-chicken-restaurant-uncle-padak-offers
  5. Media's poll tactics cause controversy

    Posted Dec 17th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... with particular political stances for decades,' said Joyce Nip, assistant professor of the department of journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University. Countering the vehement criticisms against biased ... Elaine Yau Advocacy journalism undermining the neutral role of newspapers, critics say Former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang's victory in the Hong Kong Island Legislative ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/619977/medias-poll-tactics-cause-controversy
  6. The politics of networking

    Posted Jun 24th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... recruited a youthful team of election managers, including Ada Lee Man-ching, a sociology graduate from the Hong Kong Baptist University. 'In the past, election managers were mostly experienced ... nursing student from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. With its extensive reach, Facebook has proved to be a convenient and cost-free tool to organise gatherings with new recruits. Mr Tsang ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/642790/politics-networking
  7. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Savour the future: how to make a plant patty that tastes just like beef

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 04:40pm by Elaine Yau

    ... call it veggie burger, meat eaters will think it doesn't taste any good... It's just meat made in a better way," he says. Tastings for select Hong Kong media show that his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/food-wine/article/1638884/forget-beefburger-try-tasty-plant-patty
  8. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDIA

    House News closed last month, but other independent sites still exist

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 06:17pm by Elaine Yau

    ... an independent news portal, especially in Hong Kong's highly politicised environment. Yet within a week, another news site, Hong Kong Citizens' Media, sprang up to deliver financial news ... the main revenue stream. Still, that hasn't deterred several Hong Kong media veterans, including former Sing Tao chief executive Lo Wing-hung, from setting up independent news portals. Yuen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1576116/house-news-closed-last-month-other-independent-sites-still
  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

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

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

    ... and whatever, it lessened their workload." Hong Kong's throwaway culture is an added bonus. Fung says he often gets calls from people wanting rid of old belongings when they refurbish or move ... was converted into a canteen by the University of Hong Kong. "Before the conversion, I found boxes of funny documents from the 1950s that recorded why students got demerits or switched to another ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1559167/collectors-turn-their-passion-vintage-goods-thriving
  10. 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

    ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com Rapidly vanishing farms have heightened concern about Hong Kong's over-reliance on food imports. It's time to give market gardeners a boost, writes ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1555617/call-incentives-help-farmers-stay-land-and-boost-hong-kongs-self-suffiency

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