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  1. HK poised to host World Series

    Posted Oct 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hong Kong could host a leg of the America's Cup World Series in Victoria Harbour next year if preliminary negotiations bear fruit, said China Team chief executive Thierry Barot. Barot, who is spearheading the campaign for China Team who have taken part in two of the six legs in the 2011 America's Cup World Series calendar, said ...

  2. Real value

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kelly Yang Every time I go back to America, it tugs at my heart. It's not just the hills and tree-lined streets; it's the values, optimism, equality and freedom it represents. When I was six, my family moved to America, hopeful, heedful and hungry. We chased the American dream. Fifteen years later, I moved back to Asia for a better dream. The Asian dream now seems ...

  3. Why America's fate matters in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... Tom Plate They are worried about America, no doubt about it. 'It looks like your new president can actually chew gum and walk at the same time! Obama is perceived extremely ... historic American protectionism will resurface to harm Hong Kong's economy. Many in Hong Kong worry because it is not in their interest for America to stumble big-time. They know that all ...

  4. Voice of America ends HK editing

    Posted Nov 25th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron The Voice of America is closing its editing operations in Hong Kong but says its regional news coverage and broadcasting will not be affected. The US government's external broadcaster has a small regional team of editors and production staff at its bureau in Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, working on news programmes for its radio channels worldwide. A VOA spokeswoman confirmed ...

  5. China Team prepare for America's Cup

    Posted Mar 01st 2006, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... Judy Ngao A team of sailors representing China will come to Hong Kong next week to help prepare for the America's Cup, the first time a Chinese syndicate has entered the race. China ... they would be preparing the new recruits for the America's Cup, which will be held in Valencia from April to June next year. 'Sailing is not very important [in China] at the moment, so we ...

  6. Learning from America

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Willy-nilly, the most powerful country in the world is on the stage of Hong Kong politics. Those who look up to America may draw a few lessons from its strengths. Solidarity and a strong sense of allegiance to the country are outstanding characteristics of the American people. Domestically there can be much dissent, brazen criticism, boisterous party politics. But America never ...

  7. Keep quiet, America

    Posted Jan 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... No country, under any circumstances, has a right to meddle in the internal affairs of another ('US hits back at Beijing's claims of interference', January 11). There may be exceptions to this rule, for instance, if a country poses a threat to world peace. Certainly, America's voice has been heard occasionally over the past two years and it is up to the world ...

  8. Voice of America admits wrong tack with 'island nation' report

    Posted Aug 29th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma The United States government-funded Voice of America has admitted it mistakenly referred to Hong Kong as an 'island nation'' in a news bulletin. In a report about ... a correction was issued on our website both correcting his story and regretting his mistake.' According to the station's founding charter, Voice of America's mission is to represent ...

  9. America guided by moral compass in soulless world

    Posted Nov 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... causes, but without success. These approaches do not do well when blind hate is involved, even when they are supported by other nations. Our diplomatic efforts will, of course, continue. America ... to Americans, that we deserved what we got. Mr Ewing has run out of arguments? Those who insult America are the ones who should be defending themselves. Ask them why they want to live in a soulless ...

  10. Look to Hong Kong, America

    Posted Jul 16th 2004, 12:00am by Kent Ewing

    ... equal importance at stake in America? Mr Bush maintains that the future of democracy in the Middle East rests with the occupation of Iraq. That dubious notion, however, has already cost far too many lives and will no doubt cost many more. What is really at risk is America's reputation as a world leader. Moreover, the world has already spoken. Only a country which has turned ...




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