(From South China Morning Post)
Byline: Linda Yeung
The official taskforce set up by Hong Kong University of Science and Technology to consider the pros and cons of merging with Chinese University of Hong Kong is likely to decide against the proposal.
Members of the taskforce will meet tomorrow to finalise their report on the idea that Secretary for Education and Manpower Arthur Li Kwok-cheung unveiled last month.
One taskforce member, Professor Leonard Cheng Kwok-hon, said most felt that there were insufficient grounds for supporting a merger. "They feel the benefits do not outweigh the disadvantages," he said. The 18-member taskforce has …