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Lingnan University

Academic sentenced to community service

A Lingnan University assistant professor was ordered to perform 200 hours of community service for falsifying expense claims involving HK$56,000.

Thursday, 18 November, 2010, 12:00am

Retirement a question of age

People may not like it, but the numbers can't be ignored. Hong Kong has passed a critical demographic tipping point - the community is ageing rapidly and faces tough decisions.

With low birth rates, it means if people live longer they must also be expected to work longer to be sure of making ends meet in their later years.

6 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Letters

HK is already leading the way in liberal arts

In her article of October 3, 'Paying for the cachet of a top university,' Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee usefully discusses some strategies of tertiary educational development, and very helpfully signals the value of liberal arts institutions that do not emphasise narrow, career-based outcomes.

10 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Master's in HR gives global outlook

Professional training and expertise among business managers are key areas employers look for.

This has led to a surge in the number of postgraduate programmes catering to individuals who aspire to become future managers.

9 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Top official's diligence on the job presents lesson to others

Is it really an urban myth that those working at the government only sit on a fat remuneration package and do little? Perhaps not all of them are that lazy. Take Undersecretary for Commerce and Economic Development Greg So Kam-leung (pictured), for example.

22 May 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Things will get worse before they get better, respondents feel

29 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Class Notes

Indian professor to speak at Lingnan University

5 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Artists form alternative to arts hub authority

Artists are forming a team to work out alternative proposals to counter the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, which they say is too sluggish in forming arts strategies.

29 May 2009 - 12:00am

Show your creative colours

The Arts Ambassadors-in-School Scheme is organised by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. It encourages students to share the fun of arts and take their passion for the arts beyond campuses and into the larger community.

26 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

In Brief

Chinese literature professorship

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has donated HK$2.32 million to set up a new visiting professorship at Lingnan University with the aim of promoting modern Chinese literature. The first scholar receiving the professorship is Chen Sihe, chair of the department of Chinese language and literature at Fudan University in Shanghai.

8 Mar 2009 - 12:00am