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  1. News - China - SOCIETY

    Survey shows problems of China's growing elderly population

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... and a professor at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, said: "There will be a big challenge to provide adequate physical care for those who need assistance. And the health care system ... nursing homes and 186 private ones- roughly three beds for every 100. John Strauss, professor of economics at the University of Southern California and a principal investigator for the study, said ...

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    The 480 things that represent Hong Kong's culture: list unveiled after seven years' work

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:43pm by Denise Tsang, Johnny Tam, Olga Wong

    ... the government commissioned the Division of Humanities of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) to carry out a pilot study on intangible cultural heritage in the city. The HKUST ... and milk tea have made it on to the final list of Hong Kong's intangible cultural heritage. They are among 480 "items" of "intangible cultural heritage" that the city ...

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    Hong Kong's ethnic minorities complain of racial profiling by police

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 06:12am by Patrick Boehler

    ... against by police. Dr Barry Sautman, associate professor of social science at the University of Science and Technology and author of The Politics of Racial Discrimination in Hong Kong, says most ... them," the Hong Kong permanent resident of 10 years says of the patrols he claims have stopped him 10 times in the past month, carrying out body searches in public or asking him to empty his ...

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    Age before duty: more tax may follow rise in elderly

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Pak-wai; head of the University of Science and Technology's economics department Professor Francis Lui Ting-ming; KPMG China tax partner Jennifer Wong Wan How-yee; and Mark Saunders, ... Fiscal Planning was announced yesterday, along with four government experts. Wong, a senior tax adviser at PricewaterhouseCoopers Hong Kong, said the group would go beyond previous studies ...

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    Tin Shui Wai theatre group gets in on the act of healing

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... is a surveyor. His daughter, 21, is a registered nurse at the Tuen Mun Hospital, and his younger son, 20, is studying physics at the University of Science and Technology. The family lives in public ... times since 2009. Founded that year by the Hong Kong branch of the NGO International Social Service, it is made up mainly of housewives, retirees and low-income workers who have gone through ...

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    Hong Kong universities urged to ban alcohol sales on campus

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by Arthur Chan

    ... working closely with City University and Chinese University to educate students about the harmful effects of alcohol. A University of Science and Technology student questioned the ban. "We ... Arthur Chan arthur.chan@scmp.com Tung Wah poll reveals one in five students binge drink, and many don't realise the harmful effects Universities urged to ban alcohol sales on campus ...

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    The young mentors building bridges

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo, Patsy Moy

    ... building bridges The summer of 2009 was a special time for young banker Kenneth Kan Cham-chung. Then a second-year business student at the University of Science and Technology, Kan gave up ... minority teens as part of a community programme jointly run by the university, the Hong Kong Christian Service and property developer Hysan Development. The purpose of the programme, called Project ...

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    People's sentiment towards city at 10-year low, index shows

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... are becoming more unhappy about the city, according to the latest reading of the University of Hong Kong's sentiment index, which has fallen to a decade low. The index, compiled by HKU's ... of the University of Science and Technology, said he was surprised the government component had not dropped significantly, given the recent land scandal surrounding development chief Paul Chan Mo-po and his ...

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    An engineer's fiery passion for robots

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:02am by Annemarie Evans

    ... robot fire detection system, it will put forward a budget plan to the Legislative Council in 2016, he said. Sham graduated this year from the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park's ... that Doraemon did not exist in real life, the then schoolboy set about creating his own. Sham, 29, studied engineering at Chinese University before starting his own company, then called Hong Kong ...

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    How do 90 Harilelas get along under one roof? With plenty of respect

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... for future generations and learning should not have borders. Making his latest donation to the University of Science and Technology, he said he had not directed it towards ethnic minorities because ... to society. "Charity begins at home. I made my home here, so I will give all the charity to the people of Hong Kong," the honorary chairman of the group said. At an age that would ...




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