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  1. Turning pro on back burner as Hak aims for college degree first

    Posted Nov 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Jason Hak Shun-yat is in no hurry to turn professional. He wants to get his university degree first before contemplating a future as a pro. But he ... Kelvin Inge, the chairman of the Hong Kong Golf Association's junior development programme. 'It is extremely important for youngsters in Hong Kong to have someone to look up ...

  2. Association continues to reflect needs of the business community

    Posted Sep 13th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... the opportunity, like today, to go to college or university,' says Sun, who is also president of the Asian Association of Management Organisations and chairman of Fuji Photo Products Hong Kong. ... for excellence ought to be encouraged. Looking back at the work of the Hong Kong Management Association over the decades, deputy chairman Dr Dennis Sun says education and professional development ...

  3. Beijing backs Shanghai goal as finance hub

    Posted Mar 26th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Zhou, Peter So

    ... associate professor of finance at Chinese University, said Hong Kong should focus on foreign exchange and derivatives markets and Shanghai on equity and commodities futures markets. The statement ... and shipping. Shanghai must speed up developments in these areas, it said, adding that this could bring benefits to the nation at large and to the Yangtze River Delta in particular. In his annual work ...

  4. Inspired out of Africa

    Posted Aug 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chinese University of Hong Kong's (CUHK) S.H. Ho College made a 14-day trip in collaboration with the Watoto Child Care Ministries, a non-governmental organisation based in Uganda. They were acting as volunteers for a programme that supports orphans and women in the war-torn nation. There have been civil wars in Uganda since the 1980s. Poverty and famine are commonplace as a result ...

  5. One nation, many issues

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Anthony Lawrance

    ... government has much else to worry about. Second, it is constantly experimenting with new regulations to make its matrix of national, provincial, city, county, town, township and village governments ... them to interpret it, and consider universal suffrage for Hong Kong elections, is to put something on their plate that they have neither time nor patience for right now. The year 2007 might ...

  6. Talking points

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... HKU welcomes back education professor The University of Hong Kong hosts a briefing to introduce Professor Mark Bray (left), the first holder of its new Unesco chair in comparative education, to the media. The university says Bray's field of expertise is the study of private supplementary tutoring, a sector ...

  7. CUHK feels heart of Africa

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Perhaps unfairly, Uganda has been associated in the global media with war, disease, hunger and poverty. Tragically, indeed, it's been ravaged by civil war and Aids. In response to Uganda's dire state, 15 students from the SH Ho College of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) went on a 14-day social service trip to the country in July. The mission ...

  8. From eavesdropping across the border to Tang dynasty lectures

    Posted Apr 17th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... the border. The knowledge of the language and friendships he made here convinced him to switch from reading classics to Chinese when he went to Cambridge University after his National Service. 'I ... as a visiting professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). There the Cambridge academic has been teaching Tang dynasty history to local undergraduates and pursuing his own studies ...

  9. University's founder 'in a hurry' to make brainchild a global institution

    Posted Nov 29th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... The university's main campus in Cyberjaya, a technology park on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, is also a mini United Nations, with foreigners from 133 countries representing 60 per cent of the 9,000 ... Liz Gooch When Limkokwing University of Creative Technology launched its Piccadilly campus in London last year, Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi was on hand to celebrate ...

  10. Nation revels in cricket feverNation revels in cricket fever

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis Many countries are passionate about sport, but there are few places where cricket is as much a symbol of achievement as in Bangladesh. The nation's co-hosting of this year's Cricket World Cup is viewed as one of the biggest events since independence 40 years ago. Bangladesh thrilled the cricket world with a stunning opening ceremony featuring homegrown singers ...




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