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  1. HKU review of security for Li Keqiang visit under fire

    Posted Sep 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com The special panel set up by the University of Hong Kong to review security arrangements for last month's visit by Vice-Premier Li Keqiang is not transparent enough and lacks a deadline, critics say. The eight-member panel was appointed by the university council to review and make recommendations on the arrangements after a row erupted over ...

  2. University To review Policing of Li visit

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... to be headed by council member Lester Huang and consisting of students, alumni and staff. Council chairman Dr Leong Che-hung said: 'The panel is to review the planning of Li's attendance ... Steven Kwok Wing-kin, a representative of Centenary Action, said it was 'very likely' the alumni would apply for judicial review of the police core security zones. He said a decision ...

  3. Lawmakers back review of UGC's role

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

    ... Liz Heron Legislators across the political spectrum have backed a motion demanding a wide-ranging review of the role and functions of the University Grants Committee. The motion was passed ... into the final non-binding motion, which was backed by all the main political parties, demand further changes, including a review of the ceiling for undergraduate study- set at 18 per cent ...

  4. Rosy review slammed

    Posted Nov 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau An overwhelmingly positive review of self-financed sub-degree programmes commissioned by eight local tertiary institutions has been described as a 'toothless tiger'. The review was conducted between May last year and this July by the Joint Quality Review Committee, established by the Heads of Universities Committee in 2005. City University, Lingnan University, ...

  5. Call for review of 'caring companies'

    Posted Feb 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... was filed with supporting documents and verified by the HKU. The council would review the scheme next month, he said. This year, the Hong Kong and China Gas Company and the Correctional Services ...

  6. HKU staff protest review of jobs by outsiders

    Posted Sep 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong About 500 non-teaching staff at the University of Hong Kong rallied on campus this week to protest against what they called a 'non-transparent' salary review which they described as a 'black-box operation with a hidden agenda to cut costs'. The university said it was 'too early for anybody to make any presumptions at this stage' about the review ...

  7. RMIT University to review offshore courses

    Posted Sep 24th 2005, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Melbourne-based RMIT University is reviewing all its offshore programmes in a bid to ensure quality, according to its new vice-chancellor Margaret Gardner. Professor Gardner ... by a financial crisis in 2003. She has held discussions with partner institutions in Hong Kong, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur on course offers. The review would provide input for the drafting of RMIT's ...

  8. Police, HKU duo hit over protest

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the University of Hong Kong in August, a review committee said yesterday. Releasing the findings of its four-month investigation, the university review panel singled out HKU vice chancellor Professor ... It is inexcusable,' legislator Cheung Man-kwong, who represents the education sector, said. He noted that the review panel did not suggest punishing Tsui or Wai. Following a meeting that endorsed the review ...

  9. Lessons to learn from HKU flap

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as press freedom- the cornerstones that set Hong Kong apart from the rest of the region. Six months after Li's visit, the university and the police have each released its review and suggested ... baffling to see the state leader given the symbolic seat of power in the middle of the stage- an arrangement deemed inappropriate by the review panel. It is in the university's interest ...

  10. Protect our freedoms, university chiefs told

    Posted Sep 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to review security arrangements for Li's controversial visit instead of the review being carried out by a team appointed by the university's council. HKU vice-chancellor Professor Tsui ... undergraduate who was locked up during Li's visit, said he was seeking legal advice over a possible legal challenge against police. He said both a judicial review against police security ...




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