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  1. Help for construction apprentices

    Posted Feb 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters About 400 government-subsidised apprenticeships will be created in the construction industry over the next two years. The plan aims to address a general ageing of the industry's workforce. The employers' subsidy scheme, to be launched as soon as April, aims to attract job seekers aged 18 to 24 into the industry. The first 60 positions are expected ...

  2. Tin Shui Wai to get economic boost with HK$8.5m centre for construction training

    Posted Aug 10th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man An HK$8.5 million training facility for construction workers is being built in Tin Shui Wai, the first of several projects aimed at injecting life into the poor area. Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, secretary for development, yesterday said a site, next to the Wetland Park, had been designated for the facility, which would be run by the Construction Industry Council. ...

  3. Constructive steps towards the future

    Posted May 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... SUSAN STREET was dean of the School of Dance at the Academy for Performing Arts when the Hong Kong Arts Development Council provided funding for the Hong Kong Dance Festival. Not long after, however, she had to leave Hong Kong to take up a position in Aus ...

  4. Transport matters

    Posted Jun 12th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei The University of Hong Kong's master of arts in transport policy and planning is specifically geared for those working in the sector. The programme is co-organised by the department of geography, department of urban planning and design, ...

  5. Building blocks

    Posted Apr 10th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei In modern metropolises, building services engineers have to deal with complex projects, and contribute towards sustainability of the urban environment. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) offers a master of science in i ...

  6. Schools pave greener path to future

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... for Environmental Technology and Management, said they were made from recycled construction waste, including glass and concrete. 'The bricks help save space at congested landfill sites,' he said. ...

  7. Reputation and diversity major factors in decision

    Posted Jan 17th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of education and work experience. I am here to learn and build a network of top quality friends,' Holme says. He is proud of playing a role in the changes the container shipping industry ...

  8. New chairman aims to keep ship on trilingual bearings

    Posted Jul 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Cheng Kai-ming, senior adviser to the vice-chancellor of the University of Hong Kong, has been appointed chairman of the Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (Scolar). Professor Cheng's appointment took effect this week as ...

  9. Respected course steers candidate to shipping lane

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yan-po's decision to enter the MSc in International Shipping and Transport Logistics programme. Ms Ngai said: 'Because of PolyU's long-established and well-respected shipping ... the programme.' As a marketing and chartering officer at Transfield ER Resources, her duties include co-ordination between ship owners and charters, marketing, forecasting and cargo arrangements, among ...

  10. All abroad with the good ship Scholar

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... on board the Scholar Ship, which docked at Hong Kong's Ocean Terminal over Christmas. Most of the Hong Kong students had to take a year off from their universities for the voyage. The journey ... students said the journey was well worth the price as they returned with a global vision and a heightened sense of accomplishment. On her maiden voyage, the Scholar Ship took 22-year-old George ...




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