Newsletter No. 48

CUHK Newsletter No.48 November 1993 welcome. For details, please contact Dr. Chua Bee-leng (tel. 6097787 or fax. 6035104). Concessionary Rates for EMSD Courses University staff members on Terms of Service (B) and (C) and full-time students can enjoy the following concessionary rates for courses offered by the Department of Extramural Studies (EMSD): (a) 50 per cent discount for general courses, (b) 20 per cent discount for certificate/diploma courses. The same rates will apply for distance learning courses. EMSD Invites New Ideas The Department of Extramural Studies invites new ideas and/or new course proposals from all academic staff members. Those interested please contact the department (tel. 3683503 or fax. 3672593). Office-bearers of NACAA1993-95 The New Asia College Alumni Association recently held its general meeting and elected office-bearers of its Executive Committee for 1993-95: Chairman Dr. Fung Kin-kong, William Vice-Chairman Mr. Sau Chi-ming, Colin Secretary Miss Mak Mei-kuen, Alice Treasurer Mr. Keung Kwok-keung, Kenneth Executive Members Ms. Kwan Choi-wah Ms. Lee Suk-yee Mr. Wong Kin-ping Miss Chan Yin-ling, Elaine Ms. Ko Cheuk-wan Mr. Yip Wing-sang Miss Ko Wai-kwan, Vivian Adviser and Convener Mr. L i Kai-ming Advisers Prof. P. C. Leung Mr. Tong Duen-ching Mr. Ha Yan-shan Mr. Lee Kam-chung Mr. Heung Shu-fai Ms. Yuen Wai-chu, Juni Auditor Mr. Chan Mau-por, Paul Corporate Affairs Adviser Mr. Ip Hon-chow Medical Adviser Dr. Fung Kin-kong, William Legal Adviser Tse Pang-yuen, George Representatives to Board of Trustees, New Asia College Mr. Heung Shu-fai, Dr. Fung Kin-kong, William Representatives to the Representatives' Council, The Federation of Alumni Associations of The Chinese University of Hong Kong Mr. L i Kai-ming (chief representative), Mr. Ip Hon-chow, Mr. Sau Chi-ming, Colin, Ms. Lee Suk-yee, Mr. Keung Kwok-keung, Kenneth Representative to the Convocation of The Chinese University of Hong Kong Mr. L i Kai-ming For enquiries, please contact Mr. Sau Chi-ming, Colin (tel. 7230818 ext. 74 or fax. 7213494). Swimming Pool to Be Closed The Benjamin Franklin Centre Swimming Pool will be closed from December 1993 to March 1994 for annual maintenance. The reopening date will be announced in due course. New Publications of The University Press The following books will be sold at a 20 per cent discount to staff members at the University Bookshop, John Fulton Centre. • Air Cargo and The Opening of China: New Opportunities for Hong Kong, by Joseph P. Schwieterman, 116 pages, paperback, HK$80. • Health Care in Hong Kong: An Economic Policy Assessment (in Chinese), by Joel W. Hay, 114 pages, paperback, HK$58. Obituaries Mr. Wu Tong-chuen, workman I I at the Buildings Office, passed away on 9th October 1993. Mr. Wu first joined the University in June 1990. Mrs. Yau Fung Tai, workman I at the Buildings Office, passed away on 16th October 1993. Mrs. Yau first joined the University in December 1973. Donations for Bereaved Families The Buildings Office express condolences on the death of their colleagues, Mr. Wu Tong-chuen and Mrs. Yau Fung Tai, and are collecting donations from members of the University for the bereaved families. Mr. Wu is survived by his wife and five children, the youngest being 12. Mrs. Yau's husband retired from the Buildings Office last summer. Both families have lost their breadwinners. Donations can be sent to Mr. K. M. L i of the Buildings Office (ext. 6674). 10