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Cover Story
Periscope: A tale of two cities
People compare Hong Kong and Shanghai on economic terms. Comparing the quality of university students in the two cities provides another insigh

Which city is better?
Students, professors and businessmen have different views on the relative superiority of the two financial centres in Asia ?Hong Kong and Shanghai.

CAMPUS LIFE
Local universities lack standardised smoking policy
Some local universities lack a clear stance on regulating smoking on campuses. Students have different views on whether a complete smoking ban should be imposed.
SOCIAL ISSUES
Credit cards for university students
University students are attracted to the special offers of credit card services. Unfortunately, some students do not manage their finances well and get deeply into debt.
Sexual harassment on university campuses
Victims have few channels to air their grievances.
PEOPLE
Star on ice
A 10-year-old ice skater talks about her mission and vision on the ice rink.
Utopia, hell & utopia again

Pop idol Wang Lee Hom opens his heart to readers about his likes and dislikes.
PHOTO FEATURES
Time to say goodbye
Tai Hom Village is being demolished. Varsity takes a final look at this old village.
EDUCATION
Rewards gained from early learning
Learning phonetics facilitates pronunciation. Educationalists suggest teaching phonetics at the youngest possible age, when children are still receptive to new things.
CHANNELS
Internet movies: An alternative for film buffs
Internet movies allow users to download segments of films at home or in the office. Internet movies may well become a fad in Hong Kong.
CULTURE & LEISURE
To win once in a lifetime
The Derby, a British tradition, is an important part of horse racing in Hong Kong. It trains horses?stamina and tests the audienceís ability to pick the winner of the race.
Scary critters have become trendy pets
Small snakes are getting popular as pets. Snake lovers speak of their charm. Shop owners explain the dos and doníts in caring for them.
SCIENCE
Application of acupuncture to pets
Acupuncture is effective in curing diseases of pets with minimal side effects.

 


Periscope: The prospects for Hong Kong and Shanghai


People: The happiness and unhappiness of Wang Lee Hom


Photo Features: Farewell to Tai Hom Village