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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Harvard University receives largest ever donation from Hong Kong foundation

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 01:02pm by Linda Yeung and Ng Kang-chung

    ... Linda Yeung and Ng Kang-chung Morningside Foundation hands over US$350m to American university's school of public health HK tycoons in record gift to Harvard A foundation set up ... health. The school will be renamed the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health after the late tycoon Chan Tseng-hsi, founder of Hang Lung. It becomes only the second Harvard faculty to carry ...

  2. News - China - EDUCATION

    Kindergarten drug scandal leads to calls for overhaul of regulations

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:51am by WU NAN

    ... the education, public health and judicial departments. Any revisions of the law needed a clear line of command and more detailed guidance on the running of schools, Lan said. Cui Shaoying, a lawyer helping families in Xian sue for compensation, said too many state departments oversaw the operation of kindergartens. "The departments of education, justice and public health do not clearly ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Liberal studies subject moulds new generation of socially aware youth

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... relationships; Hong Kong today; modern China; globalisation; public health; energy technology and the environment. It covers topics such as the rule of law and Hongkongers' identity. ... of modules, citing overlapping content. Many respondents said the public health module should be removed, along with technology and environment, saying it is better to integrate them into the other ...

  4. News - China - EDUCATION

    Studies of Xi Jinping thought or ideology grab lion's share of funding for research

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 05:38am by Cary Huang

    ... Planning Office of Philosophy and Social Science. The organisation falls under the party's Publicity Department and is headed by propaganda chief Liu Qibao. Despite that proximity ... published academic papers relate to studying Xi. Nor does Ai have a history of publications on the topic. Zhang said areas deemed off-limits by party propagandists were unlikely to receive funding. ...

  5. News - World - EDUCATION

    Free music programme gives academic boost to low-income children in Los Angeles

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:57pm by AP

    ... development, said the study's findings were "a game-changer for both the scientific and public policy domains, particularly in an era when these sorts of enrichment activities are being aggressively eliminated from our schools". Martin approached the National Institutes of Health, seeking to learn if there was a connection between music and the educational achievements ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Chung Chi-yung: tributes to 'selfless' principal of first private university

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 05:13am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... they moved to Hong Kong. In recognition of her contribution to higher education, Chung was awarded a Gold Bauhinia Star in 2000. Chung's health had deteriorated since 2001 when she had a stroke. ... A public memorial will be held at the university's Braemar Hill campus on March 29.   ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Old boys relive their school days at exhibition

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 03:51am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... relive their school days at exhibition Old boys, former teachers and current students of Hong Kong's oldest public school, Queen's College, gathered yesterday to mark the opening ... publication in the city, carrying education and school news along with students' literary contributions. Old boy Dr York Chow Yat-Ngok, attending the launch yesterday, said he had been a reader ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Withdrawing national education classes not an option, C.Y. Leung says

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 02:00pm

    ... his health was fine and he “still has hope” that the government will withdraw the curriculum. “We are reaching a consensus that the general public opposes national education. We have ... for adjusting details to address public concerns. Speaking to the media on Tuesday morning, Leung said he and his ministers were “very willing” to discuss the issue with activists and opponents. But he ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Students barred from new HKU hostel over air quality fears

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... and budgeted HK$1 million for alternative accommodation. But an expert on indoor air quality said yesterday it could take up to six months and students' health could suffer if they moved ... into office buildings in May suffered health problems. Yau said special attention should be given to the level of other pollutants such as solvent and benzene. "When the level of formaldehyde ...



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