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  1. HKBU appoints two associate VPs

    Posted Jun 19th 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has appointed a mathematician and a Chinese medicine expert as its new associate vice-presidents to strengthen mainland academic affairs and knowledge transfer. The strategic appointments of Tang Tao and David Fong Wang-fun will take effect from next month until the end of June, 2011, bringing the total number of associate ...

  2. Church leaders hit out at 'selfish' Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com The leaders of Hong Kong's Anglican and Catholic churches yesterday denounced the 'selfishness' of a city beset by a widening gap ... a number some dismissed as 'a trivial matter'. 'All life is precious,' the archbishop stressed, adding: 'I simply cannot imagine that Hong Kong people have become so ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - MINORITY RIGHTS

    Hong Kong Catholics have same-sex marriage fears after court ruling on transsexual

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Johnny Tam

    ... marriage in Hong Kong. Reverend Dominic Chan Chi-ming, the vicar-general of the Catholic Diocese, said he was concerned about the possibility of de facto same-sex marriage. Chan's remarks came ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Mystery Hong Kong woman gives Irish church 100,000 euros

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... call it manna from heaven, a parish priest in Ireland got the shock of his life last week when a mystery woman from Hong Kong appeared on the doorstep of his church and handed him a €100,000 ... said the woman initially phoned St John's from Hong Kong about the donation before later giving the cheque in person. The bank issuing the cheque was not named. It was all academic ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Why are London barristers calling Hong Kong Treasure Island?

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... a favourite of retiring Director of Public Prosecutions Kevin Zervos, will be rubbing his hands, the word from London is that the wigs in the Temple have taken to referring to Hong Kong ... AECOM; and Elvis Au, assistant director of Hong Kong's Environmental Protection Department.   Religion is good for you "No to Religion." "Religion is slavery." ...

  6. Hong Kong egg bank feasible within a decade

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... Suzanne Harrison After Hong Kong's first baby conceived from a thawed frozen egg was born in 2004, doctors predicted that an egg bank could be set up here within 10 years. The Chinese ... before the bank could be established, there were many hurdles to overcome. These included legal, religious and moral issues relating to egg donation. Cheung Lai-ping, an associate professor ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - FESTIVALS

    Russians in Hong Kong prepare for Christmas celebrations

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Originally from Moscow, Pozdnyaev moved to Hong Kong about 10 years ago. He said his Easter service was the most popular, with about 100 parishioners joining the event. The church used to be based ... Maiden, or Snegurochka. Deliya, who moved to Hong Kong four-and-a-half years ago to work as an analyst for an investment bank, said the Russian community was growing. Official consular figures ...

  8. The Maryknoll Sisters in Hong Kong, 1921-1969: In Love with the Chinese

    Posted Jan 09th 2005, 12:00am by Gillian Bickley

    ... for they belonged to the first American Catholic community of women founded for overseas missionary work, and Hong Kong was the first destination they reached. The story told by Dr Cindy Chu, associate ... Gillian Bickley The Maryknoll Sisters in Hong Kong, 1921-1969: In Love with the Chinese by Cindy Yik-Yi Chu Palgrave Macmillan $520 The Maryknoll Sisters arrived in Hong Kong in 1921. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Muslims feel free in Hong Kong but left out

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... but left out Hong Kong's Muslims have religious freedoms they cannot enjoy elsewhere in a unique city of hybrid cultures, but have to put up with prejudice and, often, overt discrimination. ... with Islam. "For a social scientist, Hong Kong is this magical laboratory where you can test and look at things that you don't get the opportunity to look at in other places," he said. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Muslim leaders in Hong Kong vow peaceful rally over anti-Islam film

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... the YouTube trailer for the film Innocence of Muslims. The protest is the first public gathering by Hong Kong's Muslim community in reaction to the video, which sparked deadly protests across ... and community leaders representing Muslims in Hong Kong met at the Kowloon Mosque. "The message that we want to give to the Hong Kong people and the world is that we are hurt by the movie ...




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