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  1. In a class of its own

    Posted Feb 15th 2009, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... Sunny Tse Winner of the Golden Palm at France's Cannes Festival 2008, French movie The Class (Entre Les Murs) is in a class of its own. You may think that a passionate teacher ... the semi-autobiography the film is based on. The enthusiastic tutor tries to give his class the best education possible, but is often frustrated by the 13-year-olds. The multi-ethnic class is made up of average ...

  2. In a class of its own

    Posted Feb 18th 2009, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... Sunny Tse Winner of the Cannes 2008 Golden Palm Award, French film The Class (Entre Les Murs) is in a class of its own. You might think that a movie about a passionate teacher and a group ... the semi-autobiographical account of working as a teacher of French in Paris, which the film is based on. With good intentions, he tries to give his class the best education possible, but is often left frustrated ...

  3. Class Notes

    Posted Jun 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HK$23.6m grant for marine centre The Centre for Marine Environmental Research and Innovative Technology led by City University has been awarded HK$23.6million funding, it was announced this week. The University Grants Committee's Areas of Excellence ...

  4. World-class consultant lowers the bar for its cowardly client

    Posted Apr 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... One of the world's leading engineering and consulting firms, Ove Arup, has a reputation as a company that offers 'outstanding solutions'. However, its study on the air quality objectives for Hong Kong does not offer such solutions. Unfortunately, it seems to be constrained in providing the results of what one would expect from a world-class company, because ...

  5. Class Notes

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HK academic spreading the word on air pollution A Hong Kong University of Science and Technology professor has been appointed editor-in-chief of a leading academic journal on air pollution. Professor Chak Chan, associate head of chemical and bio-molecular ...

  6. Mainland must tackle its mountain of rubbish

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... within two years; officials would like to turn to incinerators to deal with the crisis. One is being built, but the two others that are planned have been stopped by protests by middle-class ... out of hand as at similar demonstrations elsewhere, has backed off to search for other locations, leaving the garbage problem unresolved. This middle-class revolt is not surprising- few people ...

  7. Class Notes

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Baptist University expert wins award for work in Asian energy sector A Baptist University energy expert has won an award for his work from the Association of Energy Engineers in America. Professor Larry Chow Chuen-ho, director of the university's Hon ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jul 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Harbour Middle class tribulations I refer to the article by Kerry Brown and Loh Su-hsing ('A class apart', July 19), on the mainland's middle class and its indifference to social reform and private consumption. Over the border, the label 'middle class' does not automatically grant someone economic freedom or political power. As your writers pointed out, ...

  9. Dollars and sense

    Posted Feb 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eco-science will be one of the hottest topics in the future. Tin Wai-chung, 15 I would like to see the government lend a helping hand to the middle class. Officials always lose sight of the fate of middle-class people. The government should spend more money to help them, for example, by giving financial aid for them to buy flats. Tsang Man-hang, 15 I think the government should spend more money ...

  10. Why we need America

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Written by Susie Gyopos Author argues that only the US can save us from the effects of global warming, overcrowding, and a growing and demanding middle class Book Hot, Flat and Crowded ... is the rise of the middle class (flat), not just in developed countries but around the world from China, to India, Brazil, Russia and Eastern Europe, and their rise to prominence as consumers. ...




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