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  1. Confrontation will bring Hong Kong universal suffering

    Posted May 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong. But that the Democratic Party accepts no less than universal suffrage in 2007-08 is a real cause for concern. It is a dramatic act- a revolution- to put Hong Kong on a collision course ... But it has an obligation to tell the public about the political consequences of its actions. The wrong timing of a move for universal suffrage will bring universal suffering. Hong Kong cannot afford ...

  2. Hong Kong universities eye mainland growth

    Posted Jun 26th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Hong Kong universities are expanding their presence in the mainland with several announcing plans for new schools or courses. The University of Science and Technology plans to set up a graduate school in Shenzhen following a visit by Shenzhen mayor Li Hongzhong last weekend. The school will serve as a base for hi-tech research, and be open to students from Hong Kong ...

  3. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Posted Nov 20th 2004, 12:00am by Charlotte Petrie

    ... Charlotte Petrie Research centre opens The Public Policy Research Institute at Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) opened last week. The institute was established to promote ... of graduates A record-breaking 7,556 students received academic awards during City University of Hong Kong's 19th congregation, which wraps up today. The university has come a long way since its ...

  4. University of Hong Kong first in the region to use JDS

    Posted Jul 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez The University of Hong Kong has started deploying the Java Desktop System (JDS), a move that may help boost the city's adoption of alternative desktop operating platforms to Windows. This move makes it the first university in the Asia-Pacific region to conduct a large-scale rollout of JDS, according to university alumnus and Sun Microsystems Hong Kong general manager ...

  5. Tsang assures UK officials that HK will adopt universal suffrage

    Posted Oct 26th 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... PAGGIE LEUNG Updated at 4.45pm: Chief Secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen overnight (HK time) told British officials that Hong Kong was making progress towards adopting universal suffrage. Speaking in London- at the start of a nine-day European trip- Mr Tsang said Hong Kong would make its 'election methods more representative'. 'The final destination is universal ...

  6. Deng believed universal suffrage was wrong for HK

    Posted Aug 14th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... suffrage would not suit Hong Kong. State Councillor Tang Jiaxuan quoted the late paramount leader as saying universal suffrage could not guarantee 'people who are patriotic and love Hong Kong' would be elected. A member of a delegation from Hong Kong, Wong Siu-yee, said: 'Mr Tang said therefore political development in Hong Kong should adopt a gradual approach.' ...

  7. 'Universal suffrage in 2007 flouts Basic Law'

    Posted Jan 17th 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... by universal suffrage in 2007, we should have stated that in the Basic Law [when it was drafted in the 1980s],' Xiao Weiyun told a forum in Hong Kong on constitutional reform. 'What's the point of us discussing the issue now?' He said Hong Kong people should now concentrate on reviving the city's economy. Professor Xiao, Xia Rong, a mainland member of the Basic Law ...

  8. University merger bid finds support

    Posted Apr 15th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung The University Grants Committee has supported a proposed merger involving Polytechnic University and City University. Deputy secretary-general Mary Tsang Fung-yee said the integration was in keeping with a document released by the committee this year calling for strategic alliances- and even full mergers- among institutions, to help make Hong Kong an education hub. She ...

  9. Referendum on universal suffrage seen as threat to the nation

    Posted Nov 16th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Beijing's top man in Hong Kong has denounced pro-democracy lawmakers' push for a referendum on universal suffrage, saying it was a 'challenge ... by Fernando Cheung Chiu-hung, the vote was adjourned to the next meeting. Mr Gao told Xinhua the 'so-called referendum motion' was inconsistent with the legal status of the Hong Kong special ...

  10. CityU open day offers early taste of university life

    Posted Sep 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui Senior secondary school students will be able to get a taste of campus life when City University (CityU) hosts an open day on Saturday. The CityU Information Day, which is part of the institution's 20th anniversary celebrations, offers visitors- particularly Form Six and Seven students and their parents- an opportunity to get a better understanding of the university's programmes ...




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