We should not be happy with mere scrapsTuesday, 7 May, 2013, 2:22am 3 comments
Convert old sites to boost land supply
I wonder how many people are really happy with Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's first policy address last month.
Leung's failure to address Hong Kong's housing problem has caused his popularity to drop to a new low.3 Feb 2013 - 6:45am 2 comments
The facility would address the shortage of veterinarians in the city and help combat the mounting threat that animal-related diseases pose to people in the region.27 Jan 2013 - 5:00am
A "shameful" shortage of care experts on farms due to Hong Kong's lack of training schools may lead to a rise in animal-related diseases, experts say.27 Dec 2012 - 7:07am 3 comments
The shutdown of a training programme for nurses could threaten the quality of veterinary surgery in Hong Kong while a new law may open the floodgates to less qualified surgical assistants, an animal rights group warns.
Cheung Yuen-man, an officer from Animal Earth, said the closure of Polytechnic University's course would leave the city short of qualified veterinary nurses.31 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
Polytechnic University wants to improve professional standards and meet demand for training in animal health and welfare by introducing a BSc degree in veterinary nursing from September next year.26 Sep 2009 - 12:00am
The city's first bachelor's degree programme in veterinary nursing will be launched next year, helping to satisfy rising demand for professionals.17 Sep 2009 - 12:00am
Hong Kong's first veterinary medical school may be set up by City University in response to a shortage of vets, acting Secretary for Education Kenneth Chen Wei-on says.19 Mar 2009 - 12:00am
The focus of health care education in Hong Kong has been on caring for people. But with pets becoming increasingly popular in the city, the need for trained manpower in the veterinary field is growing.7 Mar 2009 - 12:00am
Christmas and the new year coincide with holidays for students studying abroad. For many homesick overseas students, this well-earned respite from the books is an opportunity to spend time with family. The festive period is also extra busy at the clinic because owners not only prepare their homes and themselves for the public holidays, but also their pets.30 Jan 2009 - 12:00am
Hong Kong's first ever bachelor's degree programme in veterinary nursing will be launched next year.
The four-year degree programme, offered by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in collaboration with the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) of the University of London, will address the huge shortfall of skilled veterinary nurses in Hong Kong.11 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
New programme is a link between PolyU and world-famous college in London, setting out to alleviate shortage of trained professionals in HK1 Mar 2008 - 12:00am