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Polytechnic plans aviation maintenance research centre

Polytechnic plans aviation maintenance research centre

Hong Kong's first research centre for aviation maintenance technology is in the planning stage at Polytechnic University.

Friday, 2 November, 2012, 4:59am

Charity gala raises HK$2 million for PolyU

Ellen Wong and Chester Lim

Big names in the fields of business, hospitality and politics crowded into Hotel Icon's ballroom on Tuesday evening.

25 Oct 2012 - 4:01am

Creative project sways judges

Environmental concepts, innovation and multiple functions were combined in one groundbreaking design that earned Rocco Design Architects the Medal of the Year for local achievement at the Hong Kong Institute of Architects' (HKIA) annual awards.

14 May 2012 - 12:00am

Building on his success

A 96-year-old former engineer will become the city's oldest recipient of an honorary doctorate.

Ng Wing-hong will receive his honorary degree from Polytechnic University (PolyU) on October 29.

11 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Physiotherapists provide complex care and simple comforts

Sports fans may not have noticed Sharon Wan as she gave her full support to the Hong Kong women's rugby team in the 2010 Asian Games, but the players will never forget her role as their sports physiotherapist.

22 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

There is a clear case for HK government publishing its own school textbooks

Anyone looking at the recommended textbook list released by the Education Bureau recently will be taken aback that less than five per cent of the new editions are unbundled from learning materials.

17 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Young inventors show green credentials at fair

A machine for making yogurt at home was among a range of environmentally friendly appliances presented at a trade fair yesterday by Polytechnic University students.

Students Matto Chu Ho-wing, Max So Ka-ho and Eva Wong Chung-hung, all 21, invented the device, which does not use electricity.

21 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

An English fast lane for Form Five students

About 100 Form Five students from 21 secondary schools will take intensive English courses offered by Polytechnic University to get a taste of university-level study. They will be among the first to enter university under the new 3+3+4 curriculum.

20 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

University plans to aid pupils weak in English

Form Five pupils whose English is below par will soon get a taste of university life to boost their skills and confidence. They will be participants in a programme being launched by Polytechnic University to offer intensive courses to pupils in areas where they are weak.

The pupils will be among the first to enter university under the new 3+3+4 curriculum.

19 Apr 2011 - 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

Making blocks of money

At the age of 31, Zinc Lam Chi-sing is chief operating officer for Laputa Eco-Construction Material, a business that uses waste glass in the production of paving blocks for the construction industry. His company's products are used by developers in major property constructions in both Hong Kong and on the mainland.

16 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

MBA can enhance career development

The choice of whether to pursue an MBA, despite knowing that within six months greater responsibilities associated with a promotion will beckon, was one that Jaime Wong pondered long and hard.

20 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

PolyU students spread New Year cheer to those in need

More than 100 students ran a Lunar New Year fair stall at Victoria Park last week to raise money for the less fortunate.

Thirty Polytechnic University computer students came up with the idea, which won the support of more than 70 students from local primary and secondary schools.

16 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

University teams win national awards

Hong Kong researchers have won honours at the 2009 State Science and Technology Awards, the most prestigious in the country.

12 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Tourist survey holds surprises

Hong Kong makes many claims about why tourists like coming here: it's chiefly the fine shopping, the myriad dining choices, the cosmopolitan buzz and so on.

18 Dec 2009 - 12:00am