A researcher at work in a lab at the HKU Faculty of Medicine in Pok Fu Lam. To train top-notch medical professionals, universities need state-of-the-art laboratories, operation rooms and surgical equipment. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong needs more doctors and health workers: so why deny universities the funding to train them?

  • Pro-establishment legislators who blocked consideration of three universities’ application of funds to build medical teaching facilities are doing Hong Kong a disservice
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A researcher at work in a lab at the HKU Faculty of Medicine in Pok Fu Lam. To train top-notch medical professionals, universities need state-of-the-art laboratories, operation rooms and surgical equipment. Photo: Nora Tam
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The ICC (International Commerce Centre) is seen in the distance through damaged glass at Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The campus became the focal point of some of the worst violence in more than five months of anti-government protests. Photo: AFP

Lessons for Hong Kong from Polytechnic University siege: losing anger and gaining trust amid the tear gas

  • How staff, faculty and students came together to listen, share feelings and build trust
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The ICC (International Commerce Centre) is seen in the distance through damaged glass at Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The campus became the focal point of some of the worst violence in more than five months of anti-government protests. Photo: AFP
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