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  1. Tsang says Henry Tang right to head poor fund

    Posted Oct 16th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Fund will provide him a platform to seek election as his successor in 2012. Tsang announced the setting up of the fund in his policy address on Wednesday. The government and the business sector ... Tang was the most suitable person to administer the fund. 'The scheme was devised by me. I introduced it. But I need someone to help me administer it, someone with a good reputation ...

  2. Wealth of opportunity at your front door

    Posted Nov 08th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor Road show the chance to compare the finest that business schools have to offer The 10th World MBA Tour coming to town on November 20 offers people wanting to pursue an MBA the chance to compare a host of programmes from local and overseas s ...

  3. School needs more funds for vital building work

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com A shortage of funds at Hong Kong Island's only school for children with disabilities has left it operating on a shoestring, doubling up on facilities ... a first-former with cerebral palsy who relies on a pair of sticks for walking. The Education Bureau funded the building of the new wing, completed five years ago, but did nothing to connect the two parts ...

  4. Britain's elite colleges look East for funds

    Posted Nov 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Yuk-hang in Oxford Some of England's most prestigious universities, strapped for cash after deep cuts in government subsidies, are to step up fund-raising drives in Hong Kong ... to diversify funding. And the amount donated by Hong Kong philanthropists is expected to rise this year, with new scholarships and projects to be announced. 'Oxford University has put ...

  5. Ex-HKU surgery head in court on funds charges

    Posted Jul 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the institution's funds to pay a domestic helper. Top surgeon John Wong, 70, was also accused of covering up a subordinate's embezzlement, and cheating on overseas travel expenses through false ... payments from the staff provident fund worth nearly HK$699,000. The other two charges allege Wong falsified entries in the director's report and accounts of Unisurgical Limited- a company he ...

  6. Funds prime the research pump

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... and foreign students, aim to attract the best young brains from around the world. Universities also received the first income from the government's HK$18 billion research endowment fund set up ... million from the fund would be available in the next academic year. Total competitive research funding rose 4 per cent this year after the investment income from the fund was used to replace most ...

  7. Stanley Ho donates HK$39m to Oxford to boost Chinese studies

    Posted May 08th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... said. 'It's knowledge that's your lifelong companion, not wealth. I repeat, not wealth.' Oxford vice-chancellor John Hood said the university was aspiring to step up ... emphasis on developing Oriental studies, and it was seeking funding for lectureship in management, with expertise in Chinese business. Oxford and China have long and deep links. The Bodleian ...

  8. Campus co-teaching blurs funding lines

    Posted Aug 30th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... fees paid by Chow, a self-funded student who pays HK$75,000 a year for her tourism management degree course, and the HK$42,500 paid by her government-subsidised classmates. Chow is among an unknown number of self-financed students who study alongside subsidised students, raising concerns that tax dollars are being used to educate private students, possibly diluting government-funded ...

  9. City Digest

    Posted May 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... said the party would fight for cleaner politics and to narrow the wealth gap. Tsui and Li, who said they might run in the Legislative Council election, called for the government to help ...

  10. Culture wilts on the shelf

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... won global acclaim and is now a valuable source for other academics, it does not attract research grants, a factor that will increasingly determine how universities are funded. An upcoming change in the University Grants Committee's funding model for universities- which will tie funding more closely to the research grants each institution attracts- could even further ...




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