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  1. Berkeley strengthens growing links with Asia

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Victoria Burrows

    ... Written by Victoria Burrows City University stands to profit from partnership Asia is becoming increasingly dominant on the global business stage and the new Asia Business Centre, set up by the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, aims to nurture this growth. Berkeley partnered with five Asian universities, including the City University of Hong Kong, ...

  2. Executives will learn from link with Berkeley

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by Victoria Burrows

    ... Written by Victoria Burrows Some of Asia's top business minds will gain new skills, while American institution picks up experience of business in Asia City University is offering 60 ... of California's Asia Business Centre. The centre, set up by the Haas School of Business at the university's Berkeley campus, partnered with CityU this year in a collaboration to facilitate talent ...

  3. Focus on the city

    Posted Sep 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Jessie Hui A group is organising activities to raise young people's interest in preserving local culture Students are invited to organise a street tour of their neighbourhood to help preserve local culture. The idea was put forward by the Communit ...

  4. Stall a start for teen eager to experience 'an essential part of HK and its culture'

    Posted Nov 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng When it comes work experience, most teenagers would choose to learn about business in a swanky corporate office in Central rather than a stall in a wet market. But not Carole Shing Wing-yan. The Form Six student from St Rose of Lima's Colle ...

  5. Dad says sorry for school protest

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com A father who staged a protest against his son being denied a place at an elite school that closed lanes on one of the city's busiest roads apologised to those affected by his stunt as he was sentenced yesterday to 150 hours of community service. Taxi driver Paul Li Chun-yin, 53, pleaded guilty in Eastern Court to one count of carrying out an act ...

  6. Academy wants all the city to be a stage and everyone players

    Posted Apr 07th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... to the city centre,' he said. 'In Wan Chai, where you find an older population, people might prefer something like Cantonese opera.' An amphitheatre of 600 seats, being constructed ... to the community, Hong Kong would become a 'cultural commonwealth' where people could breathe the arts. 'Hong Kong still has some way to go to be a truly great city like Boston, London ...

  7. Study reveals geographically and socially segregated schooling

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

    ... while for those in remote areas of the New Territories, the chances were as low as 4.45 per cent. Only three districts - Central and Western, Wan Chai and Kowloon City - had enough ... district, pupils had a 52.8 per cent chance of getting an English-medium place and in Kowloon City they had a 41.7 per cent chance. But for children in neighbouring districts, the chances were ...

  8. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    For many, having an extra child just brings on labour

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:25am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Even money is not enough to make parenthood any easier on the mainland, so city couples are unlikely to rush to double their problems For many, having ... That reality is often at its most stark in big cities like Shanghai or Beijing, where many couples can barely make ends meet. So if you do not have enough money to buy happiness for just the two ...

  9. Visions for greener city impress judges

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lifestyle school programme for three years. In previous years, the programme involved a drama and model design competition. This year, students were asked to draw up proposals for making a city ... the senior category with their plans for a promenade around Wan Chai's Bauhinia Square and an educational exhibition centre in Victoria Park. The team also clinched the Most Creative Award. ...

  10. City Briefs

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... counselling and career advice centres open Two government centres providing comprehensive career advice and counselling services to Form Five students and their parents will operate from today until Saturday. The centres will offer information about how t ...




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