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  1. Chinese University signs earth sciences deal

    Posted Nov 24th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Chinese University has agreed to co-operate with the US Geological Survey on earth science projects. University vice-chancellor Professor Lawrence Lau Juen-yee said the agreement would allow its Institute of Space and Earth Information Science to contribute to the global quest to tackle pressing environmental issues. ...

  2. Keeping tabs on expats no longer a precise science

    Posted Jun 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Dual nationalities, returnees make 'foreign' a slippery term Some call it 'de-gweilofication', others localisation, but one thing is for sure, the number of expatriate workers in Hong Kong is dropping. Or is it more a matte ...

  3. Science friction

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Kavitha Rao

    ... of a miniaturist in 16th-century Mughal India. His harrowing latest novel, Racists, is set in Victorian England. The story is about 19th-century racial science- the science of the differences between the races. What Basu describes as 'an indecent and dangerous curiosity' to determine the superiority of the races has fostered many streams of science, from craniology to intelligence ...

  4. The science of co-operation

    Posted Jun 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chief Secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen (left) shows Shenzhen Mayor Li Hongzhong around the Hong Kong Science Park at Sha Tin yesterday. Mr Li ended a four-day visit during which the two cities signed several agreements designed to boost co-operation. ...

  5. Social Sciences

    Posted Jun 14th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Name: Miki Man Pui-kwan Age: 23 Course: Bachelor of Social Sciences (Sociology) School: Lingnan University Year of Study: Year Three Duration of programme: Three years Young Post: What courses have you studied? Man: I have studied gerontology [the study of ageing and its impact on society], contemporary social issues, changes in modern society and government ...

  6. Wedding bells ringing for money rather than love

    Posted Feb 15th 2011, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai Finding the ideal partner is rarely easy but on the mainland- where an estimated 260 million are hunting for a spouse- the process is often more about economics and pragmatism than a desire for romance, a major survey finds. Accordin ...

  7. Survey methods queried after polls show wide variations

    Posted Jun 17th 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong With just a week before the constitutional reform proposal is put to the vote, universities and political groups have bombarded the public with a barrage of surveys whose findings are sometimes conflicting. At least eight surveys have been pub ...

  8. Social cohesion suffers along with economy, survey finds

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Public satisfaction with employment and the economy scored the lowest in a survey on social cohesion, while overall satisfaction with governance was only just acceptable. People are most unhappy with the widening wealth gap and unemployment, an ...

  9. HK residents second most worried around world on security, poll finds

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Sin People in Hong Kong are the second most worried in the world about security matters, such as identity theft and fraud, a survey shows. Hong Kong ranked second only to Brazil when it came to the overall level of security concern, and was well ah ...

  10. Volunteers enter into the spirit

    Posted Dec 18th 2010, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... Wilson Lau Clapping to the musical beat, marvelling at magic tricks, having their blood pressure and hearing tested and getting a haircut, 200 disadvantaged people savoured each moment at this month's launch of the second round of the 'Share-to- ...




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