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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong universities ranked highly but lack international students

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Hong Kong's universities are ranked highly but they lack international students. A chronic shortage of hostel beds is a major drawback Why Hong Kong ... in the city - a chronic shortage of hostel accommodation is now a big problem. "In Hong Kong this problem is a limiting factor in student exchanges, which has become really important ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Guest house neighbours deserve a say on whether they should operate

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 03:38am by SCMP Editorial

    ... it is managed. Hostels have been licensed by the Home Affairs Department to operate on the third, fifth, 10th and 15th floors of Continental Mansion even though the deed apparently indicates they are only permitted on the ground, first and second floors. The granting of licenses without regard for the deed raises questions as to insurance and liability. Hostels invariably mean the presence ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A GOOD WEEK FOR ...

    A Good Week for..., February 23, 2014

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:07am by STAFF

    ... Laszlo Andraschek The homeless Hungarian man became the unlikely winner of the lottery in his home country, pocketing the equivalent of HK$22 million. He paid off his debts, made a big donation to a hostel for the homeless and bought houses for his three children plus a car, to be driven by them as he and his wife do not drive.   Ethiopian runners Ethiopians took top honours ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Two-year reprieve for Tin Hau school under threat of closure

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 04:11am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... hostel in partnership with the Federation of Youth Groups, but the Education Bureau later ruled the site had to be used for educational purposes. However, with no agreement on renewing the lease ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    Why world-class facilities at HKSI mean players have no excuses not to succeed

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 10:40pm by James Porteous

    ... round the athletes' hostel, where men's players Adam Rolston and Jack Capon have hastily tidied the room they share. Perhaps 150 square feet, with a fine view of Sha Tin Racecourse, ...

  6. Arts venue plan for waterfront

    Posted Dec 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wheelock Properties wants to develop its 2,500-square-metre site on Victoria Park Road into a hotel, hostel and arts centre, with free studio space for artists and the hostel and arts ... be skyscrapers, so we're not going to maximise the site's permitted plot ratio. The hotel will be just 60 metres tall,' Mr Wan said, adding that the hostel's room rate could be as low ...

  7. Killer collapse

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lillian Yang Firemen and rescue workers scour the ruins of a collapsed three-storey hostel for migrant workers in Shanghai yesterday. The building was being remodelled when the collapse occurred, killing four men. One other worker is missing. ...

  8. News - World - HUNGARY

    Homeless Hungarian uses lottery jackpot to help less fortunate

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 08:51pm by The Guardian

    ... to a hostel for the homeless this month, said buying the ticket was a chance decision at a railway station on his way to Budapest for a workshop for recovering alcoholics. "I had only picked six ...

  9. News - World - ANALYSIS: UKRAINE

    Ukraine faces losing its navy as Russian forces block it in Crimea

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 06:01am by Reuters

    ... the Moskva remained, he said. Russian soldiers have taken up residence in the wreck of an abandoned youth hostel near the base here and raised the Russian flag on its roof. They have also dug ...

  10. Teenagers avoid Youth Square

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... youth hostel in the complex, had a usage rate of 18 to 34 per cent- less than the initial target of 40 per cent. The report says Youth Square's inconvenient location made it less attractive ... councillor Andrew Chiu Ka-yin, who stayed in the youth hostel last July, found the condition of its interior poor. 'There are cracks and mould on parts of the wall,' says Chiu. 'And ...




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