Day: July 3, 2020

Hong Kong dean: ‘It is difficult now, but I haven’t abandoned my plans yet’

Lin Zhou joined the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)’s company faculty with ambitions to broaden its intercontinental attractiveness, but 7 months later the new dean has not left Hong Kong when.

Grounded by the world pandemic, which has distribute across the entire world right after erupting in mainland China, he admits: “It is hard now, but I haven’t deserted my plans nonetheless.”

They will have been specified a strengthen by his school’s general performance in this year’s FT rating of masters in finance (MiF) programmes: CUHK is the quickest climber, soaring 19 sites to quantity thirty. Yet that accomplishment comes against a troubled backdrop, of which coronavirus is only a aspect.

For a whilst it seemed the pandemic experienced specified the city a crack from its existential political disaster, sparked very last 12 months by a stand-off amongst professional-democracy demonstrators and a authorities witnessed as too accommodating to China’s

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