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Families of six Hong Kong workers killed in 2009 accident sue for damages

The families of six construction workers who plunged 17 storeys to their death on an overloaded bamboo platform in a lift shaft at Hong Kong's tallest building are claiming damages from the contractor.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 11:14am

Students 'audition' for local CSI

Up to 100 aspiring forensic scientists helped to solve 'murders' at two, three-day workshops last week.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:05pm

PLA showcases latest weaponry

The People's Liberation Army had a chance to display its latest military hardware when it welcomed 15,000 members of the public to its Ngong Shuen Chau naval base on Stonecutters Island yesterday.

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

PLA welcomes visitors to Stonecutters Island

28 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Explosive change for a woman at the top

Edith Sia Siu-ping used to dress for the office and spend her days managing external relations for her construction company in comfort and safety. Now she is handling explosives and drills beside the men working on Hong Kong's deepest tunnel-blasting project - the Harbour Area Treatment Scheme.

27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

TOWERING prospects

The emergence of premium offices, luxury malls and world-class hotels in Kowloon has reinvigorated an area that has taken a back seat in the development of Hong Kong.

28 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

The art of discovery

Our fingers and thumbs - useful for typing, texting, and holding things - also add up to 10. This number equals the destinations around Hong Kong featured on this month's Aedas Secret Spaces tour.

The Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation, which organised the tour, asked professional artists to transform 10public locations across Hong Kong into art 'happenings'.

27 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

iPad e-learning fears

Parents of students from St Francis of Assisi's English Primary School, in Shek Kip Mei, are unhappy about the school's decision to use e-textbooks in the forthcoming school year.

As part of the school's e-learning plan, all Primary Three students must buy an iPad for Chinese and English lessons. Poorer parents, worried by the financial burden, say they were not consulted.

26 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

CityU DBA aims to take shock factor out of study

DBA CityU

The thought of completing a doctoral thesis that possesses originality and real-world significance can be daunting for some who are considering enrolling in a Doctor in Business Administration (DBA) programme.

23 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Swimming against the city's current

Eric Chen Zixiang firmly believes that a suitable marketing strategy is the key to unleashing science and technology's potential to make the world a better place.

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

EMBA programme is just what the 'doctor' ordered

EMBA CityU

Executives wishing to take a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) may find the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programme offered by the School of Business at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) an attractive choice.

16 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Trial triumphant

The fictional Republic of Libidan may not exist on a map. However, winning the International Criminal Court (ICC) Trial Competition 2012 has certainly put City University of Hong Kong (CityU) School of Law firmly on the map in the competitive world of mooting.

11 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Grappling with green issues

MSc in Energy and Environment CityU

The world faces energy and environment problems, from global warming and rising oil prices, to water and air pollution. New laws and ever-more stringent regulations aim to ease or at least slow down their impact. This will change the way business is run and how people live.

18 May 2012 - 12:00am

Internships unlock China's great wall

Many people are fascinated by the huge potential of the mainland market. Simon Kan Chun-man is one of them, and so he decided to do a two-month internship in Shanghai during the summer of 2011.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Jewels in the crown

Commanding some of the best views of Hong Kong's skyline, the cluster of buildings above Kowloon station has also become a city landmark.

3 May 2012 - 12:00am

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