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  1. Union keeps lid on ad campaign until eve of poll

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong and Dennis Chong The Hong Kong University Students Union says it will not disclose more details about its controversial advertisement campaign against chief executive hopeful Leung Chun-ying until March 23- two days before the election. The campaign, which cost the union HK$387,550, has drawn criticism; many people asked whether the decision was politically motivated ...

  2. Student union under fire for political ads

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Present and former student leaders are piling the pressure on the University of Hong Kong's student union over its decision to spend HK$300,000 on newspaper adverts questioning chief executive hopeful Leung Chun-ying. Student unions normally do not pay to have their say on current affairs, and critics of the union questioned whether it had ...

  3. Student union ads take aim at Leung

    Posted Mar 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo and Gary Cheung The University of Hong Kong's student union took an unusual and expensive step into the chief executive election campaign yesterday. It placed advertisements in eight newspapers questioning candidate Leung Chun-ying's involvement in what it calls 'black gold politics'. Newspaper insiders say the union would have spent at least ...

  4. HKU students begin voting on their union's June 4 policy

    Posted Apr 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'massacre'- could determine the students' union's policy on the incident. The motion demands that the Beijing government deliver a public apology and offer compensation to the families ... said he was rethinking his stance on the crackdown after controversy over remarks by union president Ayo Chan Yi-ngok, which could leave Mr Chan facing a vote of no confidence. 'I learned ...

  5. HKU students to vote on leaders' ousting

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan The University of Hong Kong will launch a referendum on Wednesday to decide whether or not to oust its student leaders. The move comes after the student union spent HK$387,550 ... on April 2 directed at the student union's council chairman Tam Chun-sing, union president Dan Chan Koon-hong, and about 10 other student leaders. Backers of the no-confidence vote gathered ...

  6. Student Union in finance revamp

    Posted Nov 27th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Delays in funding for student organisations have forced the president of the University of Hong Kong Student Union to back a review of its finance administration. Students ... and campus TV also faced a crisis because of the union's delay in providing funding, the article said. Even campus TV faced financial crisis because of the union's delay in providing ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIAL MEDIA

    Confession sites all the rage on Hong Kong university campuses

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi, Ernest Kao

    ... vent their problems. "Student unions haven't done a very good job at this," he said, requesting annoymity.   Confessions of Hong Kong university students I sometimes sign ...

  8. Sketches of Nudes by Tsang Kai-hong

    Posted May 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A retrospective of works from the 1960s to the 80s traces the evolution of Tsang Kai-hong's drawing style, from Soviet socialist realistic to German expressionistic. Mon-Sat, 9.30am-6pm, Sun, 1.30pm-5.30pm, University Museum, University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam Rd, Pok Fu Lam, free. Inquiries: 2241 5512. Ends Jun 3 ...

  9. Legality of adverts in question

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong The University of Hong Kong's student union is under fire for spending HK$300,000 on adverts questioning chief executive candidate Leung Chun-ying. The advertisements ... Boy'. Union president Dan Chan Koon-hong said the full-page adverts did not favour any party but were aimed at upholding a 'core value'- that politicians must not work together ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Probe finds HKU dental clinic's 'serious negligence' put 254 at risk

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Students' Union, Dan Chan Koon-hong, criticised the panel's failure to establish which staff member or members were liable for the mistakes, but welcomed the fact the investigation had been ...




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