Harbour Crossings June 25

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Yet another disputed university appointment; New names in Boards of HKSTP and OPC.

 

New associate dean of BUHK School of Communications arouses controversy

Staff of the Hong Kong Baptist University expressed surprise over the appointment of Principal Lecturer in Journalism CK Lau (劉志權) as the Associate Dean of School of Communications. People were reportedly questioning whether Lau is suitable for the post as he does not hold a doctoral degree and has no experience in research and executive works.

 

Appointment to the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Board of Director

The Government appointed a new member and re-appointed five incumbent members to the Board of Directors of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corp. Professor Wong Wing-shing (黃永成) will join the board on July 1 for a term of two years. Wong is a professor of information engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and is specialised in networked control and wireless communications.

 

New names in Board of Ocean Park Corporation

The Government announced the appointments of two new members and re-appointments of eight incumbent and ex-officio members to the Board of Ocean Park Corporation with effect from July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017. Professor Kenneth Leung Mei-yee (梁美儀) and Ir Ma Lee-tak (馬利德) are the newcomers. Leung is a professor at the University of Hong Kong’s Swire Institute of Marine Science and School of Biological Science while Ma is the former Director of Water Supplies.