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  1. Applicants on waiting list as all Lingnan places filled

    Posted Aug 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Marilyn Ma Lingnan University is offering 651 places through the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (Jupas) this year, with 83 per cent of the vacancies allotted to students ... students who have been nominated by their school principals have applied for programmes offered by Lingnan as one of their first or second choices. Among them, the university will select 10 ...

  2. LingnanU to confer doctorates for achievements

    Posted Oct 06th 2007, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau Lingnan University is to confer honorary doctorates on four distinguished personalities in recognition of their outstanding academic achievements and contribution ... will be conferred honorary doctors of law. Jennie Lee Mui Yee-ching, a council member of Lingnan University Hong Kong Alumni DSS Primary School, and Stephen R. Lewis Jnr, professor of economics at Carleton ...

  3. Abandoned cats swamp Lingnan volunteers

    Posted Apr 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com A plea has gone out to pet owners to stop dumping their cats at Lingnan University in Tuen Mun, where volunteers are struggling to take care of more than 100 ... don't know how to look for food, and strays that live there fight against any newcomers,' To said in comments circulating on Facebook. The university campus has long been home to large ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    More than half of Hongkongers would accept 2017 one-man, one-vote with unsatisfactory nomination, says survey

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 07:11pm by Joyce Ng

    ... of the Concern Group for Public Opinion on Constitutional Reform and founder of property agency Centaline. Shih referred to one question in the phone survey, conducted by Lingnan University researchers, ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Survey finds more than half of Hongkongers would accept universal suffrage even if the nomination process was unsatisfactory Opinions polarised on one-man, ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    It's time to set idealistic pieties aside over Hong Kong's universal suffrage

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:50am by Alex Lo

    ... The survey was conducted by Lingnan University and paid for by the non-partisan Concern Group for Public Opinion on Constitutional Development, led by media and property heavyweight Shih Wing-ching ...

  6. Turnout set to be down on 2004

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chinese University pollster Timothy Wong Ka-ying predicts a turnout of 53 per cent, while Lingnan University analyst Li Pang-kwong expects between 47 per cent and 52 per cent of voters to cast ... University poll, 65.3 per cent said they would definitely vote and another 22.7 per cent said they might vote. Of 1,584 respondents to the Lingnan University poll, 52.3 per cent said they would ...

  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Clampdown at Egyptian universities amid fears of Islamist protests

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:19am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Clampdown at campuses intended to stop any repeat of violent Islamist-led demonstrations Riot police out to prevent Cairo university protests As the new academic term began in Egypt, riot police were standing guard at Cairo's universities to quash any repeat of Islamist-led protests that turned campuses nationwide into battlefields. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Raymond Tam Chi-yuen fails to break the ice with students during talks

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:06am by Joyce Ng, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... departed from love and peace"- the latter part of the movement's name. Moderator Leonard Cheng Kwok-hon, president of Lingnan University and a former adviser to Leung Chun-ying's ... to the ministers by their formal titles. So the secretary for constitutional and mainland affairs took a different tack. He started by introducing himself as a University of Hong Kong alumnus and said he ...

  9. New system opens doors at Lingnan

    Posted May 15th 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... a spokesman for Lingnan University, which specialises in liberal arts courses. 'We are committed to the provision of quality teaching and the promotion of whole-person education.' ... on to tertiary education. This involves a substantial redesign of courses, but local universities already have plans in place to restructure curricula and hire additional staff for new core courses. ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Consensus the best way forward for electoral reform

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 03:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... worsen should universal suffrage not be introduced. Recent opinion polls put the matter into perspective. A Lingnan University survey, while finding that 55 per cent of the respondents would ... widened from 3.3 per cent in May to 9.8 per cent. The city's stability was perceived by a twice-a-year University of Hong Kong study to have fallen and was now at its lowest level since April ...




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