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  1. HKU tackles Singapore on global trade programme

    Posted Oct 18th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... school, faculty of social sciences, the centre of urban planning and the centre of Asian studies. Indeed these units have been doing WTO-related studies.'' The free flow of information ... in the region, Professor Chan said. While WTO officials will deliver part of the training, HKU intends to draw from its expertise in wide-ranging disciplines, from economics and politics to urban ...

  2. Choose a track soon, urge rail planners

    Posted Feb 06th 2004, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... for a rail-led transport policy. 'The sooner a decision comes, the better,' said Bill Barron, an associate professor at the Centre of Urban Planning and Environmental Management ... tight-lipped despite the findings of a 20-month long feasibility study that has exposed myriad conflicts among government bureaus, passengers, shareholders and employees and the two companies ...

  3. Refreshing honesty as top leader 'embarrassed' by food safety

    Posted Mar 07th 2011, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... as were those for the Olympic Games, the World Expo and the Asian Games. 'But what about our daily life? Can't we do it? Those are the issues worth studying.' As expected, Wen, in presenting the government work report for this year and the next five-year plan on Saturday, has promised to overhaul the way the economy operates and spread the benefits of growth to all people. ...

  4. French giant buys control of city's trams

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Celine Sun

    ... the world. It runs bus joint ventures in Anhui province and Nanjing. Veolia sees buying a half-share in Hongkong Tramways as helping provide know-how as it builds an urban rail business in China. ... and technical services and the safety, efficiency and quality of its services. 'We will study our passengers first before analysing the sustainability of the existing system,' he said. But he ...

  5. Road scholars

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Katie Lau

    ... to Shenzhen and Seoul last year to learn about their architecture and urban planning trends. See Network director Patsy Cheng Man-wah says 10 people each paid about HK$7,500 for the five-day tour ... fascinating,' says Kwok, a secondary schoolteacher. 'I like travelling on my own, but I am too busy to plan trips to [such remote places] because they take a lot of time and energy. Besides, ...

  6. Talkback

    Posted Sep 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it is currently underdeveloped. It makes it inconvenient for residents to go to urban Kowloon or Hong Kong Island. Chow Yun Tin, Mongkok Q Do Hong Kong people work too hard? Yes, Hong Kong people work too ... actually enjoy the long, arduous journey to get there. Harry Chen, Tsuen Wan Q What do you think of the revised Mega Tower plan? Other than calling civil servants 'rice buckets', Sir ...

  7. Peace of the action

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... of Starbucks-bashing carnage at the so-called 'Battle of Seattle' which welcomed the World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial conference in 1999, the urbane camaraderie shown at the anti-WTO meeting at the City University of Hong Kong two weeks ago came for many as a pleasant surprise. Plans were drawn up for protests against the WTO ministerial meetings in Hong Kong from December ...



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