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  1. Shue Yan launches double degree in tie-up

    Posted Sep 13th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... with the Chinese University of Political Science and Law in Beijing. On completion of the 51/2-year programme, students will graduate from both institutions- in business and law from Shue Yan and a Chinese bachelor of laws from the Beijing university. Although held at Shue Yan, the mainland segment of the course is to be taught by visiting CUPL academics. Hong Kong's only private university, ...

  2. A Buddhist spectacle with political overtones

    Posted Mar 29th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Qinglin, the chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, told a group of 100 delegates on Friday that he hoped Buddhists from the mainland, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan ... this year than at the first forum in 2006.' With the title 'A Harmonious World, a Synergy of Conditions', the summit is hosted jointly by the Buddhist Association of China, Hong Kong ...

  3. Activists put 'under house arrest' during meetings

    Posted Mar 12th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... this week to stop him taking part in a press conference in Hong Kong. The apparent clampdowns come as the National People's Congress and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference ...

  4. Discover new groves of academe

    Posted Feb 19th 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... and give you something to talk about at the job interview. As Hong Kong positions itself as Asia's world city, school leavers are taking an increasingly international outlook on their options ... by overseas universities, colleges and schools. Two pavilions have been set aside for study outside Hong Kong- one for European schools, the other for universities in the mainland. All this is because ...

  5. Activists 'under house arrest' during congress

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... on Thursday for the second time this week to stop him taking part in a press conference in Hong Kong. The apparent clampdowns come as the National People's Congress and Chinese People's ... the people.' A spokesman for the organisation said no one at its Hong Kong office was available to comment. The lawyers' concern group said Shanghai rights lawyer Zheng Enchong was detained for 10 ...

  6. Teachers, principals honoured at awards

    Posted Oct 01st 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... at the Fifth Higwise Awards for Exemplary Hong Kong Teachers, organised by Chung Hwa Travel Service Higwise Service Foundation, at a banquet on Wednesday night. The day had been specially chosen ... that a Taiwanese organisation is concerned about Hong Kong's education,' said Pang Yau-ting, head of moral and citizenship education at Elegantia College. 'Taiwan has been very successful ...

  7. Confucius has bigger say

    Posted Oct 15th 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... than it was when I first came to be principal of this school, six years ago. Maybe it is closely related to the political atmosphere.' The Hong Kong government had placed greater emphasis ... said. Given its importance in Chinese culture and thinking, it is perhaps surprising that Confucian schools in Hong Kong are vastly outnumbered by schools of other persuasions- Catholics, ...

  8. World's apart on idea of embracing globalisation

    Posted Sep 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... compared the content of world history textbooks from Hong Kong, Taiwan and the mainland from the 1950s to the present. The older textbooks tended to focus on military, political, dynastic ... University in collaboration with University of Hong Kong, the Second Worldwide Forum for Comparative Education brought together academics and students from as far afield as Britain, Mexico ...

  9. Calligrapher grandpa was a true character builder

    Posted Jul 16th 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... in primary and secondary school in Hong Kong, we would go to Taipei to visit my grandfather during the summer holidays,' Professor Lau said. Despite his relative fame and political position, Yu ... A NEW EXHIBITION at Chinese University of Hong Kong's Art Museum is paying tribute to one of the most influential Chinese calligraphers of the past century, Yu Youren. But aside from giving ...

  10. Protester sentenced to 're-education through labour', US human rights group says

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... to petitioners on how to protect their legal rights', Human Rights in China said. The rally had been timed to coincide with the league of victims' first congress, which was being held in Hong Kong and the opening of the annual meeting of the National People's Congress in Beijing. The rights group said Zhang had been detained while taking photographs of the protest. ...




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