Lap-Chee Tsui

Police, HKU duo hit over protest

Police used 'unjustifiable' and 'unreasonable' force to contain protesters during the visit of Vice-Premier Li Keqiang to the University of Hong Kong in August, a review committee said yesterday.

Saturday, 4 February, 2012, 12:00am

City Digest

Woman on bail after death of 2-month-old son

7 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Call for probe into departure of HKU chief

A lawmaker and member of the University of Hong Kong's top advisory body is calling for an independent investigation into vice-chancellor Professor Tsui Lap-chee's abrupt decision to quit.

4 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

I have agreed he should stay on

University of Hong Kong official Linus Cheung Wing-Lam, on departing vice chancellor Tsui Lap-chee

Enough is enough. The cruelty and extreme violence against Chen and his family brings dishonour to the government of China and must end

3 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

HKU chief should stay, critic says

A member of University of Hong Kong's governing body - a vocal critic of the outgoing vice chancellor's ability - now says Tsui Lap-chee should stay on until a successor is found.

Linus Cheung Wing-lam believes Tsui should be given an extension to his contract when it expires next August, according to another council member who spoke to him.

3 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

A bad week for ...

Julian Assange

30 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

New head requires political 'sense'

University of Hong Kong wants someone who is more than an outstanding academic to be its new vice-chancellor, according to the head of its governing body.

30 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Exit of HKU's Tsui 'full of mystery'

The departure of University of Hong Kong vice-chancellor Tsui Lap-chee was an abrupt development that was full of 'mystery', a university council member said yesterday.

The member, who took part in the Tuesday meeting when the council was informed of Tsui's decision to leave, said no advance warning was given.

28 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

HKU students protest police actions on state visit

More than 1,000 University of Hong Kong alumni and students, dressed in black, attended a vigil last night to protest against police actions on the campus during a visit by Vice-Premier Li Keqiang last week.

27 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

HKU chief apologises on treatment of protesters

The University of Hong Kong vice-chancellor said sorry yesterday over the treatment of protesters at the campus during a visit by Vice-Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday when three were pulled to the ground by police and one was locked up for an hour.

20 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

University heads welcome big boost for academic research

A pledge to strengthen academic research has been made by the government, which is to set up an HK$18 billion endowment fund and 800 extra research postgraduate places by September next year.

Diversified research and development activities were essential to sustain economic growth and enhance competitiveness, the financial secretary said.

28 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

HKU wants more cash to help lure staff

The University of Hong Kong's vice-chancellor says the university is facing tougher competition hiring professors and wants the government to help out with more cash.

Speaking on a radio programme yesterday, Tsui Lap-chee said the institution had plans to recruit more teachers by 2012 to meet the challenge of a curriculum extended by a year under the 3+3+4 reforms.

12 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

University of Hong Kong names dean of education

The University of Hong Kong has finally named the dean of education after a search of more than a year.

5 May 2007 - 12:00am

A new world to explore

Hong Kong has some ambitious research institutes but the industry is still in its infancy

HUGE ADVANCES in genetics in recent years have opened up a new world of products and technologies based on living organisms.

13 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

HKU seeks public opinion on campus revamp

The public are invited to give their opinions on the four proposed architectural designs for the University of Hong Kong's (HKU) campus expansion project.

Last week the university unveiled the models for its Centennial Campus project, developed by four architectural consortiums.

21 Feb 2006 - 12:00am