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  1. Opinion of Beijing down, but still high

    Posted Jul 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Hongkongers have a more negative impression of Beijing's policy towards Hong Kong than they did last year, a poll revealed yesterday. Respondents' 'positive evaluation' of the central government's policy on the city dr ...

  2. Beijing adviser calls for C.Y. to assert executive's role

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in science and engineering, has appointed dean of law Wang Zhenmin to lead the centre. It will run training courses for civil servants in collaboration with government bodies. Another Beijing adviser, Lin Tai, a professor of social sciences at the university, said Leung must take responsibility for pushing through policies, as civil servants had faced difficulties after the handover ...

  3. Still no fix for crowd-count conundrum

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... reliable method. 'Science and democracy are ways for society to advance,' Chung said. 'We may not get democracy, but we can do our best to do the science well.' ...

  4. Filmmaker made honorary professor

    Posted Nov 11th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Director Wong Kar-wai is to be appointed honorary professor of the Open University of Hong Kong's School of Arts and Social Sciences today. It said the honour was for his directing, writing and producing. Tam Kwok-kan, dean of the school, will officiate at the award ceremony at the university's main campus in Ho Man Tin. Wong already holds an honorary doctorate ...

  5. Beijing's HK allies back tough security

    Posted Sep 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... insufficient, Loke Yew Hall on August 18 would have become like the Science Museum on September 1,' said Lew during RTHK's City Forum. He was referring to the much-criticised heavy police security presence during Vice-Premier Li Keqiang's visit to the University of Hong Kong. At the Science Museum on Thursday the consultation forum descended into chaos when protesters ...

  6. Civil servants blast protest at forum

    Posted Sep 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... RTHK's City Forum. The statement was released three days after protesters gatecrashed the consultation meeting at the Science Museum and forced Constitutional Affairs Secretary Stephen Lam ... of Vice-Premier Li Keqiang to the University of Hong Kong last month, Lew said: 'If the security measures had been insufficient, Loke Yew Hall on August 18 would have become like the Science Museum ...

  7. Fourth candidate in race denies he is vote spoiler

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... The relatively unknown consultant for the Applied Science and Technology Research Institute said he was confident of gaining the 150 nominations necessary to contest the March 25 election. At a press ... science and technology. Yu said he would welcome debates with the other candidates. However, the top aide for fellow chief executive hopeful Leung Chun-ying said his candidate was more interested ...

  8. Beijing loyalist turns on Tsang

    Posted Jun 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... associate professor of social sciences at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, said Chan's strong words could be an attempt to secure voter support in view of her intentions ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Tighter rules urged over declaration of interest for Exco members in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... a political analyst at the University of Science and Technology, said the rules on declaration for Executive Council members should be tightened and that all subsidiaries held under declared companies ...

  10. It's all down to a question of timing

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... government absolutely has no plan to change the system.' Dixon Sing Ming, associate professor of social science at the University of Science and Technology, said: 'Yam probably wants Leung ...




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