Anti-government protesters set up roadblocks outside Chinese University in Sha Tin in preparation for clashes with riot police. Photo: Sam Tsan

Hong Kong protests: officials withdraw HK$250 million in funding requests for two universities after disquiet at lack of control over campuses voiced by pro-government lawmakers

  • Lawmakers told funding requests to be withdrawn for two projects related to medical facilities at University of Hong Kong and Chinese University
  • University campuses have recently become latest battlefields in the political unrest rocking Hong Kong
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Anti-government protesters set up roadblocks outside Chinese University in Sha Tin in preparation for clashes with riot police. Photo: Sam Tsan
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Anti-government protesters set up roadblocks and other defences outside Baptist University in Kowloon Tong earlier this month. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Baptist University president Roland Chin to step down but insists ongoing Hong Kong protests have nothing to do with decision

  • Roland Chin, 68, says in a letter to students, staff and alumni that the only reason he is retiring is because he has passed normal retirement age
  • He says he considered staying on after his five-year tenure ends next August, but his family said no
Topic |   Universities in Hong Kong

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Anti-government protesters set up roadblocks and other defences outside Baptist University in Kowloon Tong earlier this month. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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