The city's top two universities have lost ground in the latest global university league table.Friday, 5 October, 2012, 2:31pm 6 comments
The new Taiwanese mega bookstore in Causeway Bay has revised its round-the-clock operations after a month-long trial.
The rationale behind that decision could be summed up in a talk by Eslite founder and chairman Robert Wu Ching-yu at the University of Hong Kong: "Running a bookstore in Hong Kong, I believe, requires a little more shrewdness and a little less romance."1 Oct 2012 - 1:31am
A third of Hong Kongers do not have any insurance, and most of them do not plan to buy any in the next year, a university survey has found.
A quarter of the people surveyed accept they have insufficient financial protection for themselves or their family, and half do not even know if they have sufficient coverage.19 Sep 2012 - 11:03am
Hongkongers have grown even more pessimistic about the city's future after fewer than three months under Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's leadership than they were in the aftermath of a 500,000-strong protest that rocked the city in 2003.19 Sep 2012 - 1:15pm
University of Hong Kong students forced to stay off campus after excessive formaldehyde levels were found in new Kennedy Town residences say they still don't know whether they can move in tomorrow.
Student union president Dan Chan Koon-hong said the university had yet to inform affected students when they could move into the new hostel, two of four blocks in Lung Wah Street.12 Sep 2012 - 2:53am
The University of Hong Kong will have to subsidise more than 300 foreign students' off-campus lodgings until its new halls of residence are finished.
HKU is looking for short-term hostel accommodation in Chai Wan, Sai Ying Pun and Shek Tong Tsui.30 Aug 2012 - 3:36am
Health hazards plaguing the University of Hong Kong's new campus could damage its hopes of having the development win top-level green building status, experts say.
The university has faced mounting pressure over its decision to move staff into its Centennial Campus before its completion, exposing them to high levels of legionella bacteria and the carcinogen formaldehyde.18 Aug 2012 - 5:17am
An attempt to put a definitive figure on the number of protesters in the July 1 rally has been proposed by two statistics experts - but they have accused march organisers of snubbing them.14 Aug 2012 - 4:14am
EMBA-Global Asia School of Business, HKU
Success in business depends to a large extent on interpersonal skills and understanding others, particularly when operating in an international environment with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm