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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Housing market crash would only add fuel to Occupy Central campaign

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by GRANT CHUM

    ... Grant Chum says with a conflagration over political reform threatening to erupt, officials now have less room to move on the housing front, and the status quo may be the best hope A year ... issue to bring out the fabled silent majority for what would otherwise be a purely political cause. Remember July 2003? Grant Chum is head of Hong Kong equity research at UBS Crash control ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - industry

    Polytechnic plans aviation maintenance research centre

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... engineering, but has yet to secure funding from the University Grants Committee for an undergraduate programme because of low enrolments and high costs. ... research centre for aviation maintenance technology is in the planning stage at Polytechnic University. Academics hope the centre will boost the industry in the city, which has suffered from a lack ...

  3. Polytechnic eyes merger with City University

    Posted Apr 14th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... at the 'getting to know each other' stage, and not 'holding hands' yet. He added the government had not exerted any pressure, but the University Grants Committee is offering cash incentives ... Linda Yeung Move aimed at maximising resources, raising academic levels Polytechnic University and City University are moving towards a possible merger, it emerged yesterday. Both ...

  4. Polytechnic University to impose language tests on new students

    Posted Oct 06th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... by the University Grants Committee as a voluntary exit test for all university students. 'IELTS is designed to assess students' ability for university entrance. Its advantage is it is recognised ... Linda Yeung Those who fail to reach Putonghua and English benchmark face remedial classes Polytechnic University will impose compulsory English and Putonghua tests on all new students from ...

  5. Mars tool team was refused HK funds

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... applications, for more than $1 million, between 1999 and 2000 to the University Grants Committee and the government's $5 billion innovation and technology fund. Both were rejected on the grounds ... The University Grants Committee was unavailable. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Critics say Finance Committee chair Ng Leung-sing is in over his head

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:57am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Ng Leung-sing took Finance Committee chair after eight years out of politics. Now he faces a battle his critics say he lacks the skills for Old hand ... the Finance Committee which scrutinises government funding requests, has become engulfed in a political storm over his handling of meetings- or, more precisely, his failure to handle them. Regina Ip ...

  7. News - World - GERMANY

    German committee wants to question Edward Snowden in Moscow

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 10:32am

    ... the committee it could not ensure that Snowden would not be detained and possibly extradited to the United States once he arrived. Russia granted Snowden a year’s asylum in August last year despite ... Merkel’s grand coalition government, a German parliamentary committee wants to meet former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden in Moscow in the coming weeks, German network ARD reported ...

  8. Universities seek fifth matching grant

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... financial crisis. Laura Cha Shih May-lung, chairwoman of the University Grants Committee, which runs the scheme, said: 'It is encouraging to see that the community has responded to the matching ... chairmen of all eight publicly-funded institutions had written a joint letter to the government calling for a fifth matching grant scheme. Polytechnic University, which has so far raised HK$229 ...

  9. PolyU staff to be consulted on pay restructuring

    Posted Nov 08th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... of $2 million to be raised among staff before the end of the year. PolyU is hoping to rake in another $3 million of matching money from the University Grants Committee. But Professor Poon ... Linda Yeung Government's budget cuts have university chiefs exploring options, including salaries and donations Polytechnic University will consult staff next month on a new ...

  10. Comment - Debates - SCMP DEBATE

    SCMP Debate: How could the chief executive nominating committee be more representative?

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:57am by STAFF

    ... systems" in 1997. We ask leading politicians and academics for their views on how the nominating committee should be formed and the best way to nominate candidates.   Q1 How could the nominating committee, that would select chief executive candidates, be more representative of Hong Kong's social, economic and political diversity? Q2 How many chief executive candidates should ...




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