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  1. CityU signs pact with top film schools

    Posted Jul 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI THE City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has signed a trilateral agreement with top visual media academies in China and the United States to raise the standard of the creative industry here. CityU's School of Creative Media (SCM) signed an agreement with Beijing Film Academy (BFA) and the School of Cinema-Television of the University of Southern California (USC). ...

  2. Los Angeles

    Posted Jan 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kavita Daswani As of the 2010-11 school year, the number of Chinese students enrolled at US universities was at an all-time high. According to the annual Open Doors report from the Institute of International Education and the US State Department, there are now about 158,000 young people from China on college campuses across the nation, up 23 per cent from the previous year. ...

  3. Jackie Chan made honorary professor

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... the first ever, by the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) on Wednesday afternoon. The fine-arts institution in the US state of Georgia honoured Chan not only for his entertainment career, but for his humanitarian and education initiatives. 'He thinks no mountain is too high, no goal is too lofty,' college president Paula Wallace said. A hotel ballroom doesn't exactly ...


    Posted Feb 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with students at Chinese University's Chung Chi College, under the college's student visitor programme. They also visited local organisations including the Independent Commission Against ... prize Dr Steve Guo, associate professor of journalism at Baptist University and his co-researchers, Cheong Weng-hin and Chen Huailin, from the University of Macau's Faculty of Social ...

  5. Choir of King's College, Cambridge

    Posted Jul 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Johannis de Deo (Klein Orgelmesse). The Choir of King's College comprises half Cambridge University undergraduates (14 choral scholars and two organ scholars) and the rest are schoolboys. ... Yvonne Teh HK Cultural Centre, Concert Hall July 28-29, 8pm For reputable college choirs that tour the world, it is not unusual for them to decide on their programme months before they go ...

  6. Troubling American Women- Narratives of Gender and Nation in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Victoria Burrows Troubling American Women- Narratives of Gender and Nation in Hong Kong by Stacilee Ford HKU Press Troubling American Women is a well-chosen title for this interesting ... American women, Stacilee Ford analyses her subjects' attitudes to gender and nationality, as well as a variety of interlinked themes such as colonialism, being foreign, and a woman's role ...

  7. Newspaper deal sparks fears for independent voice

    Posted Aug 09th 2006, 12:00am by Audrey Parwani, Martin Wong

    ... The association stressed it welcomed the deal despite the concern. It was good to see new investment in the media industry, which would make it more vibrant, Ms Woo said. Shue Yan College head ... Economic Journal would keep its renowned independent voice after a change of ownership. 'HKEJ is one of the few papers that still dares to speak out now. I just hope that such a vital element ...

  8. News - China - ENTERTAINMENT

    How popcorn has become a 390 million yuan hit with mainland Chinese movie-goers

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 06:02pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... at the mainland’s largest cinema chain, as more people flock to the nation’s movie theatres. Wanda Cinemas said on its website it earned 390 million yuan (HK$491 million) in revenue last year from popcorn, just under 10 per cent of its total returns of 4.1 billion yuan. Huang Qunfei, the general manager of the Beijing New Film Association, a cinema in the capital, told Xinhua popcorn sales ...

  9. Fallibility of the father of a nation

    Posted Sep 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... New Delhi As national figures go, no one is more revered in India than Mahatma Gandhi. The word 'mahatma' means 'great soul'. He's known as the 'father of the nation' who took on the might of the British. Every town in India has an 'M.G. Road' and a statue. His face adorns every rupee note, and Indian children refer to him simply as Bapu ...

  10. In step with life

    Posted Oct 30th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung University of Science and Technology student Cheng Chok Kwong was among 200 students from the eight publicly-funded institutions competing in the 5th Intervarsity Dance Competition that featured performances in jazz, hip-hop, funk, house and modern styles. Polytechnic University emerged the champion and also won the Best Choreographer award in the event organised ...




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