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Despite the region's current economic woes and increased unemployment rates, CityU's science and engineering students have received 30 per cent more job training placements over last year at multinational corporations in the Pearl River Delta region this summer.
While many scholars turn democracy into a gigantic, often culturally specific package of political and economic arrangements, Professor Edward Rubin, Professor of Law of the University of Pennsylvania, offered a different approach in his public lecture on 9 April. He pointed out that democracy consists of pragmatic political arrangements that align the incentives of government officials with the desires of people.
Five enterprises signed an agreement of sponsorship with the College of Higher Vocational Studies on April 12. They would offer sponsorship of teaching software, project consultancy, staff training as well as possible student employment to the College's Division of Commerce by the agreement.
A novel non-destructive inspection (NDI) technique invented by CityU's Professor Michael Hung, Chair Professor in the departments of Electronic Engineering, and Building and Construction, may provide the answer to detecting faults in building structures.
The City University debate team took its first ever championship in the annual Inter College Debate Competition by beating the Chinese University team with a unanimous 5-0 vote from the adjudicating panel. CityU student Li Kin-on was also awarded the title of Best Debater in the event, which was held on 7 April.
Government officials, corporate executives, logistics practitioners and academics got an update of the latest trends and developments in logistics at the Procurement & e-Logistics Management Symposium 2002 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on 26 and 27 March.