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Emily Tsang

Leung Chun-ying's popularity rating hits lowest point since election

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's popularity rating has plunged to another record low, the latest poll by the University of Hong Kong's public opinion programme has found.

Thursday, 30 August, 2012, 12:07pm

Care training on offer

If you didn't manage to get a place at university this year and have always wanted to work with the elderly, an opportunity has come up.

Due to staff shortages, an owner of old people's homes is wooing school leavers with free training and a salary of HK$8,000 a month.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:30pm

Tributes and a triumph as old make way for the new

There was a rare buzz around the government headquarters in Admiralty yesterday as top officials packed their bags to make way for Leung Chun-ying's team.

With Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's term finishing at midnight tonight, those who are not staying on - either because they didn't want to or because they weren't asked - prepared for life away from government.

30 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Hospital steps up countdown to closing

Hong Kong Central Hospital met Health Department officials yesterday to begin the process of shutting its doors after a devastating court ruling this week ordering it off the site it has occupied for more than 50 years.

23 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

University to honour its botanist 'holly hu'

Chinese University is arranging a memorial ceremony for Professor Hu Shiu-ying, who earned international fame for her contributions to botany fore her death aged 102.

The university plans to dedicate a museum to the honorary professor at its Sha Tin campus to house 30,000 botany samples collected by Hu (pictured), many of which were named after, or by, the scholar.

24 May 2012 - 12:00am

Seventh superbug case found in baby boy

An 11-month-old boy from the mainland has been diagnosed with a deadly and drug-resistant superbug, the seventh such case in the city's hospitals.

Although none of the patients have been infected in the city, medical experts warn that the highly contagious NDM-1 could spread rapidly as more victims come to Hong Kong. None of the patients locally has died.

15 May 2012 - 12:00am