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  1. Space mission inspires young rocket scientists

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... rocket- and parachute-making workshops, paper-aeroplane flying competitions and talks on China's space technology development programmes. School principal Yung Pui-king said the nation's third manned mission and first space walk provided an opportunity to boost students' understanding of their motherland. 'By engaging the whole school in relevant activities, we can ...

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    Crime storeys: property owners battle bid-rigging between estate managers and contractors

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 09:39am by Elaine Yau

    ... buy flats and car park spaces in an estate years before [it's due for renovations]. They get into owners' corporations and take up posts in the [management] committee." Former ...

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    Veteran entertainer Lawrence Cheng returns to directing after 20-year break

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:10am by Elaine Yau

    ... I just want to show how people view love today." Cheng's team converted the space once occupied by a pet shop in Sheung Wan into the charming backyard cafe that he envisaged ...

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    Turning junk into gold: Business booms for Hong Kong vintage goods collectors

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:44am by Elaine Yau

    ... working as an architect in Britain. "When I worked on different commercial and residential projects, I had to think of how we could bring the space to life. I developed an interest ...

  5. SPACE in private university quest

    Posted Feb 28th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau HKU SPACE has launched its first step in a bid to become a private university. Director Lee Chak-fun said the University of Hong Kong's continuing education arm would take a two-pronged approach to attaining the status of private university. Under the plan announced this week, HKU SPACE Community College and HKU SPACE Po Leung Kuk Community College will jointly apply ...

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    Local eco-warriors push for more sustainable lifestyles

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 12:11am by Elaine Yau

    ... to grass roots and underprivileged communities. Its recent study on subdivided flats, conducted in collaboration with the Baptist University, found deplorable air quality in the cubicle spaces ... cent per kilowatt hour. Some families also use rice cookers to boil water because they don't have space for a kettle. But they don't realise that adds HK$100 to HK$200 ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. What is your dream house?

    Posted Sep 07th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... pollution because my villa would be far away from the highways. Name: Beatrice Chow Age: 18 Top Tunes: Black Eyed Peas' songs I'd like to live in a space station. Living in an environment without gravity surrounded by floating objects would be really fun. Unlike Earth, there wouldn't be much pollution in outer space. I could also see the stars and planets from the windows ...

  9. The world dies but robot love survives

    Posted Jul 31st 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... desolation- the result of years of excessive human consumption and pollution- has driven the human race to migrate to a space station, en masse. However, in space mankind hasn't fared much ...

  10. 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. ...




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