Chinese University of Hong Kong

Graduate doctors avoid Prince of Wales Hospital due to workload

The accident-and-emergency ward at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sha Tin may be popular with mainland women rushing to give birth, but among medical graduates this year it is not their workplace of choice.

Tuesday, 25 September, 2012, 10:42am

Educators upgrade IT roles

With information technology (IT) underpinning the way many schools and universities deliver and support programmes, IT professionals in the education sector frequently find themselves working on groundbreaking technology.

While the same can be said of IT professionals at corporations, the education sector presents a number of key differences.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

Law Society mulls common exam

An overhaul of the examination system that allows law graduates to become qualified lawyers is being considered by the head of the Law Society.

Students currently have to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) before they qualify as apprentice solicitors or barristers.

30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

career tracker

Jon Chung, general manager - marketing, Fuji Xerox Hong Kong

21 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Young champions flaunt assets

A third-year professional-accountancy student from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) beat 11 other contestants from four Chinese cities to emerge as the champion of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Job Hunting Competition 2012 China Grand Final.

14 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Pull of knowledge

After graduating from the University of Hong Kong (HKU) with a degree in computer science, Eric Wong joined conglomerate Jardine Matheson for about a year before plugging into the telecom sector via Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN), where he has been for almost two decades.

7 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Emergency-ward birth fees set to be doubled

Medical charges for mainland women giving birth in the emergency wards of Hong Kong's public hospitals are set to almost double, but there are doubts whether even that will be enough to curb the influx.

A proposal by Hospital Authority chief executive Dr Leung Pak-yin to raise the cost from HK$48,000 to HK$90,000 will go before the authority's board on Thursday.

24 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Confidence key to ACCA contest

Taking on his role as a business adviser with gusto, Harry Yung Ho-shu sailed through a day of business plan development and presentation before industry top brass to emerge as champion of the ACCA Job Hunting Competition 2012 Hong Kong Final.

21 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Young minds, fresh out of the box

Just months away from the launch of four-year degrees in September, Hong Kong universities have made great strides in developing new courses and faculties for an expanded curriculum that aims to produce graduates who can adapt and effectively respond to a fast-changing world.

20 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Prejudice haunts disabled workers

There was a time when society at large believed that disabled people should stay at home, for their convenience and safety as well as to keep them from troubling others. The 'out of sight, out of mind' thinking created isolation, unemployment, poverty and discrimination.

19 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Course aims to bring world to China and China to the world

Executive MBA The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong's economy is closely tied to the mainland and the rest of the world. This being so, executives must combine the best of Chinese and Western management cultures to excel.

17 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Keep things easy, simple and familiar for clients

Vincent Tse Shing-hin (left) was offered a summer internship focusing on Hong Kong business development at Schroder Investment Management (HK) after winning the Schroders Case Competition 2011, which tested participants' ability to create a viable long-term investment plan. Tse talks to Wong Yat-hei

What's your academic status?

9 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Big demand for Putonghua tutors

With China poised to become the world's economic leader within the next few decades, the mainland's expanding influence in the international business community is helping to boost the popularity of learning the national language.

3 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Positively charged

Professor Chung Yue-ping of Chinese University smiles a lot. It's not because he is one of eight recipients of the university's latest Outstanding Teacher Award, though. That's just the way he is.

19 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Know your limits through workplace challenges

Jonathan Fung Pui-lam (left) was offered a two-month internship opportunity at Schroders Hong Kong, after winning the Schroders Hong Kong 40th Anniversary Fund Product Development Competition. The competition was co-organised by Schroders and the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He talks to Wong Yat-hei

What's your academic background?

17 Feb 2012 - 12:00am